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April 4, 2020
May 27, 2021
News From Around Detroit
- Preliminary investigation: GLWA not at fault for metro Detroit floodsby Olivia Lewis (Olivia Lewis | Bridge Detroit)
Great Lakes Water Authority officials say they aren’t at fault for the floods that have plagued Detroit and some suburbs this summer, but they’re updating procedures anyway.
- Bus riders fearful as DDOT looks to cut routesby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman | Bridge Detroit)
Detroit officials say reducing bus service will make transportation more reliable. Residents and transit advocates say they want more service, not less.
- Fact-checking James Craig’s campaign launch speechby Louis Aguilar (Louis Aguilar | Bridge Detroit)
Former Detroit Police Chief James Craig formally launched his run for governor while touting an unfounded charge about “paid” protesters disrupting his event and by endorsing a costly, divisive audit of elections.
- Here’s your chance to help Detroit weather climate changeby Louis Aguilar (Louis Aguilar | Bridge Detroit)
The City of Detroit is seeking residents’ input to shape its climate change policy in neighborhoods.
- Ilitch family revives its first historic Detroit building in 30 yearsby Louis Aguilar (Louis Aguilar | Bridge Detroit)
After promising five new neighborhoods within its District Detroit and census data showing the surrounding area has lost residents, the Ilitch group unveiled its first renovation of a historic Detroit building since the late 1980s.
- 'Jeopardy!' hosts Mayim Bialik, Ken Jennings will finish 2021
Sony Pictures Television announced the plan Thursday, the same week that episodes filmed by ousted host Mike Richards to begin the show's 38th season are airing.
- Australia to acquire nuclear submarines through new security alliance
Australia's prime minister says it has canceled a contract with France for conventional submarines and instead will build nuclear-powered submarines using U.S. technology because of changing strategic conditions in the Asia-Pacific region.
- Macron, Merkel meet in Paris to discuss world's crises, E.U. issues
French President Emmanuel Macron has met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Paris to discuss international crises and European issues.