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Detroit, Michigan is located in Wayne County. Zip codes in Detroit, MI include 48275, 48201, and 48214. The median home price in Detroit is $12,500 which is roughly $39/per square foot. More Detroit information.

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52 min ago | Detroit News

Grapevine: Tom Sizemore plans film set in Detroit launches crowdfunding effort

Actor Tom Sizemore plans to film his next movie, 'An Honest Thief,' in his native Detroit. Written by his brother Aaron Sizemore , the film is based on the lives of their two uncles, who were petty thieves.

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5 hrs ago | The Detroit News

25-year-old manages to bring back the Detroit Fringe Festival

After only three years in Detroit, 25-year-old Emilio Gonzalez took it upon himself to create a new event celebrating his new home's underground theater scene.

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9 hrs ago | The Detroit News

New lion heads for Detroit's Whitney Building are a sign of times

The lions are coming back. Starting next week, workmen from Ram Construction will begin hauling 26 lion heads up 19 stories to the top of the David Whitney Building on Grand Circus Park.

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12 hrs ago | Model D

Detroit techno saved Berliners from boredom. Now it's time we take a few lessons from Berlin.

In Berlin, the coolest city in Europe if not the world, you don't want to appear too cool. You risk standing out among the truly hip, the people who led the way out of postwar geographic isolation and into a brave new world of outlaw entrepreneurship and social innovation.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

Detroit News

Detroit symphony's neighborhood series gets $3.75M grant

The series has sold out concerts since its launch in 2011 with six metro Detroit performance locations. The grant will support the series of concerts throughout Metro Detroit, as well as additional activities outside Orchestra Hall, over the next three years.

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Detroit News

Activists, groups gather in Detroit to push for immigration reform

Labor, faith and civil rights activists from across the country met Tuesday in Detroit to push for immigration reform and a shift in enforcement activities. About 100 attendees made the plea for change during the 2014 Northern Borders Conference.

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Detroit News

Detroit civil rights symbol Dunbar Hospital going to highest bidder

When it opened in 1919, Dunbar Hospital was a symbol of self-determination and achievement for Detroit's first black doctors. Even in this forlorn moment, the building at 580 Frederick reflects a century-old spirit of ambition and resilience.

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ClickOnDetroit

Detroit police arrest gunman who refused to leave restaurant

A gunman refused to leave a restaurant Tuesday evening at Gratiot Avenue and McDougall Street on Detroit's east side. The armed man entered the Gratiot Grill Tuesday evening, demanded a coffee and hung out in the lobby with the gun.

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WXYZ

Help Our Heroes: Donate to Detroit fire houses

As 7 Action News has been showing you since last week, Detroit fire houses and medic units are in poor condition. Some of the fire houses have no furniture, or barely usable furniture.

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Examiner.com

Spotlight on a Local Detroit Business; Randy's Veteran Resale

In an effort to support and promote local businesses in the city of Detroit; Spotlight on local business Randy's Veteran Resale Randy's Veteran Resale Again 8500 E. 8 Mile, located in the 8 mile Trade Center Detroit, MI 48234 Ph: Randy 986-3445 Ph: Glenda 523-7112 Hours: Call for hours Email: Glenda.Cantie@yahoo.com It was by chance I came across Randy's Veteran Resale on McNichols in Detroit. I took the time to look around and thought this was an establishment many locals might find useful if they are remodeling or decorating on a tight budget.

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Former Detroit high school football star arraigned on new charges

Jayru Campbell, the 17-year-old former football star for Cass Tech High School, was arraigned in court today on a probation violation. Campbell had just completed his 57-day sentence for body slamming a security guard to the floor at his school last year.

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The General Motors headquarters building in Detroit, Michigan.

A House committee has determined that the government's auto safety agency should have discovered General Motors' faulty ignition switches seven years before the company recalled 2.6 million cars to fix the deadly problem. The report issued Tuesday by Republicans on the Energy and Commerce Committee raises serious questions about the agency's ability to keep the public safe as cars become more complex.

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Detroit News

$500K grant to connect immigrants, international students to economic resources in Detroit

The same week the city of Detroit joined a national initiative aimed at creating immigrant-friendly environments, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation announced a $500,000 grant to Global Detroit to expand its efforts to connect immigrants and international students to business and economic resources. Global Detroit's program works to revitalize Detroit neighborhoods and grow the regional economy by connecting skilled immigrants and refugees with employment opportunities and fostering international student retention.

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Detroit News

Roadwork relief defies Metro Detroit's summer rains

One of the worst winters in Michigan spawned road problems. Crater-size potholes developed in the southbound lanes of Greenfield from Eight Mile to just north of Nine Mile, forcing repairs.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Detroit News

Grapevine: Jack White talks about leaving Detroit with Dan Rather

Jack White sat down for an interview with Dan Rather for the newsman's show 'Big Interview,' which airs 8 p.m. Tuesday on AXS TV. He gives Rather a tour of his Third Man Records store and headquarters in Nashville, Tennessee, and talked about his decision to leave his native Detroit.

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Detroit News

Officials celebrate M-1 Rail project funds in Detroit

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and Michigan politicians and business leaders celebrated a $12.2 million federal grant for the construction of a 3.1-mile streetcar line being built on Woodward. Fox delivered a keynote address and was joined by Gov. Rick Snyder, Mayor Mike Duggan and other officials to tout M-1 Rail's new $12.2 million federal grant to help finish the streetcar project.

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ClickOnDetroit

Arrest made in 7-year-old girl's shooting in Detroit

INVESTIGATED. THEY'RE LOOKING FOR THE DRIVER OF THE JEEP THAT LEFT THE SCENE. Carmen: UPDATING A STORY YOU SAW LAST NIGHT HERE ON LOCAL 4, AN ARREST HAS BEEN MADE IN THE SHOOTING OF A 7-YEAR-OLD DETROIT GIRL.

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Ex-Detroit library official to be sentenced for bribery

The former chief administrative and technology officer of the Detroit Public Library is scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty to as been charged with taking more than $1.4 million in bribes and kickbacks from contracts of the library. Timothy Cromer held his position at the library from 2006 to 2013.

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MLive.com

Video: Take a ride on one of the Detroit-area's worst roads

Potholed is an understatement. They're more like craters, some 6 inches or more deep with a grid of exposed rusty rebar protruding from below.

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The Detroit News

1 in custody in shooting of young girl riding bike in Detroit

Detroit -- A person is in custody in the shooting of a 7-year-old girl, the city's latest young victim who was struck by gunfire as she rode her bike just outside the family home on the city's northeast side.

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