Detroit

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Business leaders Dan Gilbert and Chris Ilitch are scheduled to speak at the Urban Land Institute's 2018 Spring Meeting at Cobo Center in downtown Detroit.

Wayne State University officials have approved a plan to create a $65 million performance complex in Detroit's Midtown area.

The Detroit Industry Frescoes by Diego Rivera (1886-1957), completed on March 13, 1933
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The Detroit Institute of Arts is preparing to host a traveling exhibition of "Star Wars" costumes that explores the artistry behind their creation.

With provocative signs and loud chants, thousands of people have marched in Michigan in support of gun restrictions.

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Police in Detroit and neighboring communities are warning young people against threatening violence at schools.

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Detroit officials want to buy a shuttered golf course for nearly $2 million and use the property as mainly open public land that would help alleviate frequent flooding in the area.

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Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan is endorsing Democrat Gretchen Whitmer in her run for governor.

The Downtown Detroit Partnership plans to hold its annual meeting and release the group's 2017 report showcasing the past year's accomplishments and progress.

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There's a little bit more dancing in the street at the Motown Museum as officials accept another donation supporting its expansion plans.

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A real estate agency is hoping to preserve the front of a historic theater building in downtown Detroit as groundbreaking nears for an area development project.

Detroit Water Front
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Full-time school employees in Detroit will be able to pay half-price for Land Bank-owned homes up for auction.

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Officials say 84 leaders from churches in the Detroit suburb of Warren have signed up to attend a special police informational meeting designed to prevent shootings at houses of worship.

Detroit Water Front
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Technology giant Google is opening an office in a planned office, retail and residential development just north of downtown Detroit.

statue of priest
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On Saturday, Nov. 18, as many as 60,000 people will come to Ford Field in Detroit to celebrate the life of Fr. Solanus Casey.  The priest who once lived in Detroit is taking a step towards sainthood.

 


Dr. Ray Boeman stands in front of IACMI's compression press.
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Michigan State University is a core partner with the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation, or IACMI, in Detroit. They work to make automobiles lighter, and opened their doors just last month. WKAR’s Katie Cook went to get a look at the facility and find out more about the work they do.

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