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gov gretchen whitmer announces new rules to limit spread of covid in michigan
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced a new statewide epidemic order to limit the spread of the coronavirus -- here’s how the new restrictions will affect you.
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construction at quonset hut in core city neighborhood of detroit
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Voyager curbside pickup dockside
Social distancing doesn't mean you have to miss out on fresh seafood, melt-in-your-mouth cookies, mile-high sandwiches and more.
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career savvy coaching heather Coleman-Voss
Heather Coleman-Voss of Career Savvy Coaching has some advice for landing a dream job.
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seat detroit coworking space's new home in the north end
Less than a year after opening, coworking space Seat Detroit left their rental in Eastern Market to focus on building a community of entrepreneurs in the North End.
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Alice Jennings, Donele Wilkins, Theresa Landrum and Monica Lewis-Patrick persevere in the relentless fight to secure environmental justice for the people of Detroit.
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thanksgiving meals you can order from detroit restaurants and food businesses
Detroit chefs, restaurants and markets we love can help make Thanksgiving feel special, with meals to pre-order, pies that are better than homemade and nontraditional options that still feel festive.
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Planet Detroit is your source for reporting on environmental issues in Detroit and Michigan, following the stories that impact you, your health and your community.
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obama building in detroit
Developers of the Obama Building took a unique approach to ensure it would serve residents, and in the process, baked in more community benefits than many projects in the city.
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track your absentee ballot michigan
The Wayne County Board of Canvassers certified the election results and called for an audit of out-of-balance precincts after an earlier deadlock.
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Democrats canvass to engage voters and increase turnout in Detroit ahead of the 2020 presidential election.
Political experts and grassroots organizers we spoke to noted demographic changes in the region and highlighted the importance of the minority vote from communities surrounding Detroit. But they also suggested the Biden campaign failed to excite Detroit voters and connect with them about pressing issues in their daily lives. Most agreed: if Michigan Democrats want to sustain their wins in the coming years, they need to pay closer attention to the state’s largest voting ground -- starting now.
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how detroit will enforce new covid-19 rules in michigan
Mayor Mike Duggan said Detroit can't get comfortable despite relatively low COVID-19 case numbers and must go farther than restrictions set in a new statewide order.
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russ marshall photo exhibit
In the exhibition “Russ Marshall: Detroit Photographs, 1958-2008,” now on view at the Detroit Institute of Arts, the artist’s life-long project comes into view in 90 enduring black and white images.
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Spigot with water dripping. Activists are testing drinking water in Detroit neighborhoods for lead.
Is compliance testing performed by the City of Detroit under Michigan's Lead and Water Copper rule adequate to the task of uncovering problems in the city's most vulnerable neighborhoods? A group of three "women water warriors" have come together to find out.
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