3:46 pm
Thu May 23, 2013

Oldest person in America celebrates 114th birthday near Detroit

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The oldest American is 114 years old today and she lives in Inkster, Michigan.
Michigan woman, oldest living American, celebrates 114th birthday today Jeralean Talley of Inkster is the oldest living American - and third-oldest person in the world, according to the Gerontology Research Group, which keeps a list of the world's oldest people. A link to this page will be included in your message.
1:54 pm
Fri April 5, 2013

Detroit the "most miserable" U.S. city?

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The publishers of the magazine say their article was actually intended as a sarcastic response to a Forbes Magazine story the criticized Detroit.
The March edition of a culture and entertainment publication distributed at Detroit Metro Airport was pulled because the cover appeared to cast Detroit in a bad light, an airport spokesman said. The headline on the cover of the Metropolitan reads, in large letters: Welcome to Detroit. "The Most Miserable City in America."
1:06 pm
Mon March 11, 2013

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick guilty of racketeering and extortion

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Former Detroit mayor was convicted on 24 of 30 counts
Kilpatrick and Ferguson were found guilty on multiple counts of extortion. Kilpatrick was also found guilty on several charges of mail fraud, wire fraud and for filing false taxes. Bernard Kilpatrick was convicted on one tax count.There was no verdict for Bernard Kilpatrick on the racketeering charge.U.S.
3:21 pm
Tue March 5, 2013

Detroit plans appeal against emergency financial manager

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The city of Detroit is preparing its appeal to prevent an emergency financial manager from running the city. Governor Rick Snyder announced on Friday that the city is in a state of financial emergency, and that he plans to appoint an emergency financial manager to solve the city’s problems.
Detroit - Residents and others from communities under emergency management turned up at Tuesday's City Council meeting, urging leaders to wage a legal battle against a state takeover. "This is a dark time for us," said Detroit resident Lillian Scott Jr. "It's time for you all to stand together and take this to court.