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(MPRN-Detroit) A federal appeals court says it’s too late to go back and re-hash the “Grand Bargain” that allowed Detroit to emerge from bankruptcy two years ago. 

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Urban agriculture can be done in many places, and by people of different ages and with different interests. That’s according to Kami Pothukuchi, a Wayne State University Professor and the director of SEED Wayne. 


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Note: Updated to include Saturday's Arts & More audio, with songs.

Imagine giving up your dreams of a music career in the belief that your first two albums didn't sell well.  So, you work in hard manual labor jobs for the next nearly 30 years only to find out that, all along, while not a hit in America, your albums had made you a mega star in Australia and South Africa but you never see a dime. It happened to protest folk singer Sixto Rodriguez of Detroit. But a film about him has reversed his fortune. He performs Dec. 11 at the Kalamazoo State Theatre

"The City Council on Tuesday approved transferring the vacant lot of the former Tiger Stadium to the Detroit Economic Growth Corp., paving the way for redevelopment of the site." (Detroit Free Press)

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(MPRN-Detroit) Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan says the city is ready to take 150 Syrian refugee families over three years. 

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