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River Rouge, Michigan is located in Wayne County. Zip codes in River Rouge, MI include 48218. The median home price in River Rouge is $18,000. More River Rouge information.

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Wednesday Apr 16 | MLive.com

Peek Through Time: Brooklyn shared in Henry Ford's dream of small, hometown factories

So, he built the world's largest manufacturing plant on the River Rouge in Dearborn in 1918.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Windsor Star

Petcoke fight spreads throughout Great Lakes region

A front-end loader works to move a pile of petroleum coke at the Detroit Harbour on March 30, 2013.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

MLive.com

More dead pets, dog and cat, found at Detroit's River Rouge Park

The problem with strays and discarded dead dogs at Detroit's River Rouge Park is so undeniable that a Metro Detroit animal rescue plans to return about once a month and search for more.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Rochelle Riley: River Rouge Park in Detroit is getting the attention it needs

While the eyes of the state and city were on Belle Isle during a yearlong, contentious battle over improvements and ownership, Sally Petrella and state Rep. Harvey Santana watched with rising frustration as River Rouge Park, the city's largest, sat ignored.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

MLive.com

400 trees to be planted at Detroit park Saturday

The Greening of Detroit, Detroit Water and Sewage Department, SEMCOG, Michigan Land Bank Authority and Detroit Future City held a tree planting in the Cody Rouge neighborhood to transform a corner vacant lot into a green space Thursday morning, June 5. The Cody Rouge neighborhood is connected to a sewage overflow system and often causes street ... (more)

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Detroit News

Retro Spacelander bike is out of this world in fun - and value

'The newest things on wheels,' and, 'The only one of its kind in the world,' reads the newspaper ad for the Boden Spacelander from Target Sales & Service, a bike, pet and garden supply store that once stood on West Nine Mile in Oak Park.

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The Detroit News

Ficano opposes storing petroleum coke Downriver

Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano has fired off a letter to state officials opposing the proposed storage of petroleum coke in the River Rouge/Ecorse community.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

MLive.com

Animal rescue to search Detroit's River Rouge Park for dead and stray dogs

Two weeks ago, media outlets reported 28 dead dogs within a few days had been collected from Detroit's 1,184-acre River Rouge Park.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

ClickOnDetroit

Roof collapses at U.S. Steel in River Rouge

A collector main pipe collapsed on the roof of what is called a bop shop, according to U.S. Steel officials.

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CBS Local

Dead Dogs Found Dumped In Flint Street

Workers involved in blight elimination efforts in Flint found 12 dead dogs dumped in the middle of a street in trash bags.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

WXYZ

Dead dogs dumped: What's going on?

Detroit - Late last week, as the snow began to melt in the River Rouge Park, and the first signs of spring began to appear, it was a hellish revelation.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

MLive.com

Dead dog number inflated at 28 but still a problem at Detroit's River Rouge Park, rescue says

Discarded hypodermic needles, condoms, empty liquor container, three dead dogs and five strays were among the findings made by more than 50 animal rescue workers, volunteers, neighbors and two off-duty Detroit police while scouring River Rouge Park Saturday on what they called a "rescue mission."

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Sun Mar 23, 2014

Patch.com

Snow Melt Reveals Horrific Sight: Dozens of Dead Dogs

Melting snow has revealed a long-standing problem in the metro Detroit area: dog fighting.

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Fri Mar 21, 2014

CBS Local

Dozens Of Dead Dogs Exposed By Melting Snow At Sprawling Detroit Park

A city employee came upon unspeakable horror while working on Detroit's west side when he uncovered dozens of dead, frozen dogs.

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