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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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painkiller cocktail
If you’re missing your favorite bar, we feel you -- and we’ve got you. Here are 7 simple drinks easy enough for anyone to whip up at home, to remind you of your home away from home.
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local food guide detroit
The Hunger Files guide is a bite-sized taste of their wisdom about growing, preserving and finding local food in Detroit, with tips for things you can do, starting today.
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vote in person detroit
Michigan is now in the canvassing stage of the post-election process. The unofficial count is in, and county canvassing boards throughout the state are working to verify it.
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bedrock renovation free press building
Welcome to the Nov. 11 edition of The Dig, a weekly newsletter bringing you all the dirt on real estate, housing and development in Detroit. Sign up to get it in your inbox every Wednesday.
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photo of detroit free press building exterior, reopened after a rehab by bedrock
Bedrock has salvaged another historic building -- this time, rehabbing the former Detroit Free Press Building, now called The Press/321.
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metro detroit presidential election results
A closer look at Metro Detroit presidential election results, from a resounding Biden victory in Oakland County to turnout gains across the board.
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bengali ballot
The state offered election information in nine languages this year. For voters, that meant new resources -- and some continued frustrations.
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detroit poll workers
Op-ed: Volunteering at the polls restored a good deal of my faith in the integrity of our elections. That’s not to say there weren’t any issues — they just all got resolved.
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Photo of Detroit ballot drop box. Detroiters deserve scrutiny of election problems
Op-ed: Detroiters deserve thorough scrutiny of how the election went -- both the good and bad.
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tcf center detroit poll workers count
Inside TCF Center, in the eye of the storm, Detroit’s poll workers meticulously checked thousands of ballots to ensure every vote was counted for the 2020 election.
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What an amazing first week of NewsMatch we've had! This week we've welcomed 20 new members, 18 new donors, and 5 new business sponsors to Planet Detroit. Thanks to you, we've raised more than $4,500 and are nearly a quarter of the way to our $20,000 goal. We're the Feel Good Tap this month at Homegrown Brewery in Oxford, Michigan. Might we suggest taking a fall color tour through northern Oakland County this weekend and stopping by for a tasty beverage? And the first 10 members from this week will receive a free print from their choice of the following
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