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Detroit Water Crisis - a Prelude to the Privatization of Water

Atpeace Makita, a single mother of five children who turned to activism after her water was shut off by the Detroit Water and Sewage Department, talks with Dennis Trainor, Jr. 534 more words


A Look at the Fees from the Detroit Bankruptcy Judge's Expert

For the month of June 2014 the expert hired by Judge Rhodes submitted an invoice for the amount of $312,735 for a total of 691 hours worked. 89 more words


Data, People, and Water: the need for people-centered innovation in Detroit

“Orr on Wednesday said more needs to be done to differentiate the legitimate residential accounts from those connected to blighted and abandoned properties, or occupied by squatters or used as drug houses — conduct that the city doesn’t want to facilitate.” – …

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State Appoints Emergency Manager To Fix Lincoln Park's Finances

LINCOLN PARK (WWJ) - Michigan has officially named an emergency manager to help balance the budget in Lincoln Park after city leaders rejected a consent agreement. 446 more words