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News From Around Detroit
- Asphalt plant still can’t be built in Detroit because of pollution worriesby Jena Brooker and Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
Grandmont-Rosedale residents came together to oppose an asphalt plant in their residential community – again.
- Detroit cops to deploy more cameras to ID vehiclesby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
The technology will enable crime center analysts to search by geographic area and by the make, model and body style of vehicles as well as the presence of racks or bumper stickers and vehicle history.
- Higher definition cameras could curb freeway shootings, Detroit chief saysby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
White said if the department gets access to higher quality freeway cameras, they would only be used to fight part one violent crimes, which includes fatal and non-fatal shootings.
- City Council wants driver bonuses, low-income fare for DDOT ridersby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
DDOT has held public input sessions in recent weeks to discuss how it should spend $51 million in federal rescue dollars.
- Detroit Parks and Rec is staffing up for summerby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
The City of Detroit’s Parks and Recreation department is hoping to hire Detroiters as lifeguards, play leaders and more for summer jobs in their neighborhoods.
- Josh Shapiro wins unopposed Democratic primary for Pennsylvania governor
Pennsylvania Democrats have made their choice for governor official, handing the nomination to second-term state Attorney General Josh Shapiro.
- Ted Budd, Cheri Beasley to face off for North Carolina Senate
Republican U.S. Rep. Ted Budd will face Democrat Cheri Beasley in North Carolina's Senate race after both easily clinched primary victories Tuesday night.
- GOP congressman dubbed 'Grandstander' by Trump wins Kentucky primary
A Republican congressman whom Donald Trump once called a "third rate Grandstander" and a "disaster" for Kentucky has coasted to victory in his primary election.