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Convicted bomber faces immigration fraud charges in Detroit

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By Aaron Foley DETROIT (Reuters) - A Chicago woman convicted of a 1969 supermarket bombing in Israel and indicted on U.S. Rasmieh Yousef Odeh, 66, was accused of immigration fraud and arrested at her home in October by federal agents. A federal indictment alleges she failed to reveal her criminal history when she immigrated from Jordan in 1995 and again when she was naturalized as a U.S. Accord...

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on Sep 02, 2014 at 02:50 PM

Doubts over whether Detroit bankruptcy plan gets job done

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By David Greising, Karen Pierog and Tim Reid DETROIT Reuters) - Detroit’s plan to recover from bankruptcy includes several blueprints for a new future. Detroit is far short of the $1.7 billion it needs over the next 10 years to remove abandoned buildings, replace outdated technology and increase public safety to stem the exodus from the city. “What Detroit needed to start with was a reinvestmen...

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on Sep 02, 2014 at 11:50 AM
Detroit raced toward this w...

Detroit raced toward this week's bankruptcy trial

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DETROIT (AP) — It took decades of mismanagement, malfeasance and meltdowns in its bread-and-butter manufacturing sector for Detroit to hit fiscal rock bottom. The path to exit bankruptcy could take less than a year and a half.

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on Aug 31, 2014 at 02:50 PM
Fall Tracking: The Absolute...

Fall Tracking: The Absolute Latest on Detroit's Most Anticipated Fall Openings

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GAR Building. Fall is coming, and while it's way to soon for most Detroiters, for those in the know when it comes to the city's culinary scene, that's pretty exciting news. So many restaurants are supposed to finally open...

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on Aug 27, 2014 at 07:50 PM
Detroit resumes shutting of...

Detroit resumes shutting off water service

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DETROIT (AP) — Bankrupt Detroit resumed shutting off water to people who have not paid bills after a month long suspension that followed international and local criticism that the practice was unduly harsh to residents of one of the nation's poorest cities.

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on Aug 26, 2014 at 11:50 PM
2 Michigan boys critically ...

2 Michigan boys critically injured in Ferris wheel fall

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CHELSEA, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say two children are recovering from injuries after falling at least 15 feet from a Ferris wheel at a community fair in southeastern Michigan.

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on Aug 22, 2014 at 06:50 PM
Eater Inside: A Look Inside...

Eater Inside: A Look Inside New Distillery Our/Detroit Vodka

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Our/Detroit Vodka The tasting room for Our/Detroit Vodka is now open to the public, serving mixed drinks made with local ingredients in addition to selling their vodka by the bottle. Our/Detroit hosted an opening party last weekend, in a...

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on Aug 21, 2014 at 05:20 PM

Can Detroit Restart Its Engine?

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Detroit is a dichotomy. The city’s innovative spirit that brought us the assembly line and the modern auto industry lives on in wildly successful new enterprises like Quicken Loans. Yet Detroit’s much-publicized poverty has spawned a depressed yet resilient culture that continues to struggle to pull itself out of the gutter.

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on Aug 21, 2014 at 11:23 AM
How Detroit's Water Crisis ...

How Detroit's Water Crisis Is Part Of A Much Bigger Problem

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In Detroit, thousands of people have had their water turned off in the last few months after not paying their bills. For the water department, it's a way to get delinquent customers to settle their tabs. For residents and activists, it's a serious issue when the city's poorest, including children, are made to live without running water in their home. A group of United Nations experts called it ...

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on Aug 19, 2014 at 07:50 PM
Michigan girl mauled by rac...

Michigan girl mauled by raccoon finishes surgeries

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ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — Now that Charlotte Ponce has her ear, she's looking to accessorize.

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on Aug 19, 2014 at 02:20 PM