Detroit bankruptcy

7:32 pm
Tue September 9, 2014

Deal Reached With Holdout Creditor for Detroit Bankruptcy

Agreement must still be approved by Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes
Detroit The city reached a last-minute deal with its fiercest holdout creditor late Tuesday to give the firm millions, control of a city parking garage and a 20-year lease extension of the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel a deal that could speed the end the Detroit bankruptcy. Bermuda-based Syncora Guarantee Inc.
6:52 am
Tue September 2, 2014

Detroit Bankruptcy Trial Begins Tuesday

The trial could last into the middle of October
The City of Detroit must prove over the course of a bankruptcy trial that starts today that it has a viable and fair plan to correct the financial mistakes of its past and revitalize services that are so desperately needed in the city's neighborhoods.
September 1, 2014
12:01 am
Mon September 1, 2014

WestSouthwest September 1, 2014

Binu Baby Narakathu (foreground) and Sai Guruva Avuthu
Credit Western Michigan University

On this edition of WestSouthwest, we feature  two interviews originally broadcast this summer.  

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8:41 am
Mon August 4, 2014

WSW: WMU Teams Find Savings in Detroit

City of Detroit employee Lori Sowle, WMU Instructor Ken Jones, City employee David Shackleford and recent WMU graduate Hanna Downs
Credit Western Michigan University

When Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan was looking for ways to save money on city operations, faculty and students from Western Michigan University became part of the solution. 

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6:23 am
Tue July 22, 2014

Detroit Pension Holders Vote for Bankruptcy Deal

Creditors still object to deal
Detroit retirees voted to accept pension cuts and allow the Detroit Institute of Arts to spin off as an independent institution, reflecting a critical endorsement of the city's restructuring blueprint to resolve the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history.