Detroit

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An international border tunnel connecting Detroit to Windsor, Ontario, Canada will see temporary closures as part of an ongoing $22 million renovation project.

Detroit
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Mercedes-Benz USA is asking a judge to protect it from legal action over its use of images of murals in Detroit in social media posts.

Motown
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A copy of the original land contract for Motown Records' Hitsville U.S.A. in Detroit will be unveiled as part of the music company's 60th anniversary celebration.

Detroit police
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One of two Detroit men who were imprisoned for nearly 20 years has filed a federal lawsuit seeking $100 million saying Detroit police framed them in a 1999 slaying.

Members of the press await the candidates in the spin room following the second night of debates in Detroit.
Abigail Censky, WKAR

The second round of Democratic presidential hopefuls debated in Detroit Wednesday. WKAR’s Abigail Censky, was there and she joined Morning Edition Host Mary Ellen Pitney for a conversation about major themes of the final night of debates in Detroit.

Supporters gather across the street from the Fox Theatre in Detroit on the evening of the first debate.
Abigail Censky, WKAR

Ten Democrats took the stage at the Fox Theatre in Detroit Tuesday for the first night of the July debates. WKAR’s Abigail Censky was watching in Detroit and she joined WKAR Morning Edition Host Mary Ellen Pitney to recap the big takeaways from the first night in the set of debates. 

Police Lights
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A 26-year-old Detroit man has been charged in an attempted robbery and shooting that left one gay man dead and another wounded after they were contacted through a dating app.

Sneakers
Daniel Vaughn

It is more than fashion, as having the right Yeezys and Jordans make Michigan State students savvy shoppers and collectors of sneakers.

Detroit Water Front
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 Delta Dental is giving $5 million to help build a 5-acre (2-hectare) playground along the Detroit River in what will be Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Centennial Park.

Aretha Franklin
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There's one more sign a Detroit riverfront concert venue has been renamed after Aretha Franklin.

Detroit
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A report shows that more than 4,300 families in Detroit avoided losing their homes last year through a program designed to prevent properties from entering a county tax foreclosure auction.

Google's self-driving car spinoff Waymo says it will reopen an axle plant in Detroit to convert conventional vehicles so they can drive autonomously.

Magic Johnson
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Plans are moving forward by a company with ties to former NBA and Michigan State University basketball star Magic Johnson to redevelop property at the old Michigan Fairgrounds in Detroit.

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Authorities have released the name of a 79-year-old man who died after accidentally driving his car into a southeastern Michigan river.

University of Detroit Jesuit High School
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University of Detroit Jesuit High School is looking to buy a former recreation center from the city of Detroit for $625,000.

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