Tag Archives: Detroit corruption

What exactly happened to Detroit?

Someone from Europe posed the following question on Reddit a few days ago… “Americans: What exactly happened to Detroit? I regularly see photos on Reddit of abandoned areas of the city and read stories of high unemployment and dereliction, but as a European have never heard the full story.” Here, because I think some of […]

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Ypsi to pay Detroit more for water

Residents of Ypsilanti were informed today that the price they pay for water could rise by 9% or more in the coming year. The following clip comes from AnnArbor.com: …Water rates for customers of the Ypsilanti Community Utilities Authority could be going up as a result of a proposed 9 percent increase in rates from […]

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The strange case of Davontae Sanford

We haven’t seen her here on the site for the better part of a year, but, for a quite a while, we were getting regular updates from a woman by the name of Taminko Sanford on the fate of her son, Davontae, a prisoner in the Michigan correctional system. Davontae, who was found guilty of […]

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June 18 mayoral debate at Dreamland Tonight

The next episode of Dreamland Tonight will be taped before a live audience on the evening of Friday, June 18, in Ypsilanti’s historic Dreamland Theater. This show, among other things, will feature a mayoral debate moderated by Puppet Mark, between incumbent mayor Paul Schreiber and his challenger, former Ypsilanti mayor Pete Murdock, who currently serves […]

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