Jesse Jackson protests Detroit manager

DETROIT, March 23 (UPI) -- The Rev. Jesse Jackson says the appointment of an emergency financial manager violates Detroiters' right to elect their own leaders.

Detroit mayor accepts emergency decision

DETROIT, March 7 (UPI) -- Detroit Mayor Dave Bing says he won't fight a state decision to send an emergency financial manager to his struggling city.

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Boy, 9, raises more than $2K for Detroit

DETROIT, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- A Detroit 9-year-old who set up a lemonade stand to benefit his struggling city presented an oversized check for $2,832.64 to officials, his father says.

Detroit consent pact comment criticized

DETROIT, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Detroit City Council members Tuesday criticized a fellow council member's suggestion they were more interested in saving their jobs than preventing insolvency.

Councilwoman's home assessed as empty lot

DETROIT, May 26 (UPI) -- A Detroit councilwoman who has been paying taxes as if her house was a vacant lot says the mistake was the city's.
Thousands attend Winans memorial

Thousands attend Winans memorial

DETROIT, April 16 (UPI) -- A memorial for David "Pop" Winans Sr. was held at Detroit's Perfecting Church, with the gospel music icon's son, the Rev. Marvin Winans, officiating.

Detroit mayor, council battle over lawyers

DETROIT, June 21 (UPI) -- Detroit City Council members are telling lawyers hired by the city's embattled mayor they should drop their efforts to protect the mayor from removal hearings.

Detroit City Council debates future

DETROIT, May 6 (UPI) -- The Detroit City Council emerged from a closed-door session Tuesday to discuss ousting Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick without a final decision.

NAACP official Work dead at 94

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., April 13 (UPI) -- Beulah Work, whose work with the Detroit branch of the NAACP helped the drive for equal voting rights, has died in Southfield, Mich., at the age of 94.

Detroit open for business during games

DETROIT, June 26 (UPI) -- Detroit's City Council has approved a measure allowing downtown businesses to operate during the upcoming All-Star Game and Super Bowl XL.

Contractors must reveal slavery earnings

DETROIT, June 25 (UPI) -- Contractors who want to do business with Detroit will have to disclose whether their companies profited from slavery under a new city ordinance.
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