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News From Around Detroit
- Detroit leaders urge action on gun violence to ‘bring relief to our babies’by Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
Detroit has seen nine mass shootings this year alone and heightened frustrations among residents fearful of public spaces or leaving their homes.
- Nonprofit develops award for Black leaders advancing racial justiceby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
Three “trailblazers” in Michigan will be honored, with the top prize being $10,000 in grant money. Two other awardees will get $2,500.
- Detroit embarks on new planning study for Joe Louis Greenwayby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
Two-year study to evaluate economic impact, land use and policies to beautify future and existing developments along the greenway route.
- Inspector general drops interim suspension for Detroit demo contractorby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
Investigation reveals Inner City Contracting did not falsify documentation to get Detroit-based company preference in demolition work.
- Eligible Detroiters can get new COVID-19 boosters starting Saturdayby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
Bivalent boosters guard against newer and more contagious COVID variants like Omicron BA.4 and BA.5.
- In Jackson, the tap water is back, but the crisis remains
JACKSON, Miss. -- In mid-September, Howard Sanders bumped down pothole-ridden streets in a white Cadillac weighed down with water bottles on his way to a home in Ward 3, a neglected neighborhood that he called "a war zone." Sanders, director of marketing and outreach for Central Mississippi Health Services, was then greeted at the door by Johnnie Jones. Since Jones' hip surgery about a month ago, the 74-year-old had used a walker to get around...
- EPA launches new office to distribute $3 billion in environmental justice grants
President Joe Biden's top environment official visited what is widely considered the birthplace of the environmental justice movement Saturday to unveil a national office that will distribute $3 billion in block grants to underserved communities burdened by pollution.
- China tells world leaders 'external interference' on Taiwan won't be tolerated
China underscored its commitment Saturday to its claim on Taiwan, telling assembled world leaders that anyone who gets in the way of its determination to reunify with the self-governing island would be "crushed by the wheels of history."