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Will He Or Won't He?

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 04.25.2013 | Detroit

Though mayoral candidates have been coming out of the woodwork for Detroit elections this year, Mayor Dave Bing has been tight-lipped about whether he...

POLL: Should Detroit's Mayor Be Recalled?

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 12.04.2012 | Detroit

Detroit's mayor may have less time than he expected to grapple with Detroit's fiscal crisis. A campaign to recall Dave Bing is seeking to boot the ...

Detroit's Fire Department Gets Lifeline From Feds

Posted 06.28.2012 | Detroit

Over 100 Detroit firefighters scheduled to be laid off will keep their jobs thanks to a federal grant. Sen. Carl Levin (D-Mich.) announced Wednesday t...

Casino Gets Makeover As City's Public Safety Facility

Posted 05.29.2012 | Detroit

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing joined Police Chief Ralph Godbee and community members Tuesday morning to break ground on a new public safety headquarters, a ...

Snyder Appoints Detroiter To Financial Advisory Board

Posted 05.17.2012 | Detroit

Gov. Rick Snyder appointed Detroiter Dr. Glenda Price to the city's Financial Advisory Board Thursday. Price is a president emeritus at Marygrove C...

Bing May Extend Hospital Stay

Detroit News | Posted 03.31.2012 | Detroit

Detroit -- Mayor Dave Bing might be hospitalized for a few additional days as he is recovering from surgery to correct a perforated colon, Deputy Mayo...

Detroit Holds Forum On Youth Violence Prevention

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 03.22.2012 | Detroit

Concerns over youth violence have been rising in the city of Detroit after a string of recent tragedies involving young people. A conference devoted t...

Childhood Poverty in Detroit Tops 67 Percent and Detroit Tops List of Nation's Most Costly City Councils

Patricia Lesko | Posted 04.25.2012 | Detroit
Patricia Lesko

In Michigan's largest city, 67 percent of children live in poverty. How can they not? Unemployment in Detroit is thought to be close to 50 percent by the city's mayor.