Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Detroit State Of The City

  • Detroit Mayor Dave Bing is set to give his annual State of the City address from the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center Wednesday night.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Its a critical time in Detroit as Mayor Dave Bing prepares to lay out his plans and highlight accomplishments in his third State of the City address. The annual speech — moved to the Erma L. Henderson Auditorium at City Hall from the Max M.
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  • Stakes dont get higher than theyll be tonight for Detroit Mayor Dave Bing, wholl take to the podium to make his annual State of the City Address against a backdrop of impending financial doom. Detroit is within weeks of running out of cash.
  • (Detroit Free Press)
  • "I'm happy for the city of Detroit," said McCallum, the former Ball State and Houston head coach. "We're Detroit's team. This gives the city a program to follow in the tournament with its name on it.
  • (ESPN)
  • Almost 2 million inhabited the city in the 1950s. State Representative Al Pscholka said that bankruptcy might leave the state liable for Detroit's debts.
  • (Bloomberg)
  • Its unfair to make snap judgements on the state of the Lakers on just a two-game sample the Lakers for third place in the Western Conference and No. 1 Oklahoma City (30-8) and runner-up San Antonio (25-12) sitting comfortably above them.
  • (Los Angeles Times)
  • A more recent City of Detroit audit found an $11 million grant program intended to provide business clothes to 400 low income job applicants assisted only two people, the Detroit News reports.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • You have to feel for Detroit Mayor Dave Bing as he grapples with Motown's financial disaster – a disaster that former city Budget Director Edward Rago described as "hopeless" in a Tuesday Free Press story by Suzette Hackney.
  • (Detroit Free Press)

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