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Homeland Security chief to visit Michigan to discuss border security

By Todd Spangler

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Gary Peters said today U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson will visit Michigan in the near future to discuss security along the Canadian border — and the prospects for a new customs plaza at a proposed Detroit River bridge. 322 more words

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"Icons on Barricades: Incredible Ukrainian Protest Art" by Konstantin Akinsha and Alisa Lozhkina

In January, violence erupted between the Ukrainian anti-government protesters and special forces. At the center of the event was an artist named Maksim Vegera. He said that he couldn’t resist the call of history, and he wasn’t alone. 497 more words

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"Germany Announces Deal on Art Looted by Nazis" by Melissa Eddy

Cornelius Gurlitt, the son of a Nazi-era art dealer, made an agreement with the German government to allow them to examine the art that was confiscated from his apartment. 329 more words

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MP: Future Hinges On DRIC

By Trevor Thompson

Chatham-Kent-Essex MP Dave Van Kesteren thinks the new border crossing in Windsor is key to the economic future of the riding.

Van Kesteren says with the bridge comes a shift in what southwestern Ontario produces. 73 more words

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Why is Obama administration blocking Detroit River bridge?

By Michael Barone

Why isn’t the Obama administration willing to finance the customs plaza for the new international bridge over the Detroit River between Detroit and Windsor, Ontario? 387 more words

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Canada’s transportation minister calls on Washington to fund DRIC plaza

By Dave Battagello

Canada’s transportation minister Lisa Raitt called on the Obama administration Friday to step in and provide $250 million needed for a customs plaza in Detroit so construction of the planned downriver Windsor-Detroit bridge can begin. 474 more words

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U.S.-Canada Bridge Funding at Risk

By Alistair MacDonald and Matthew Dolan

In a potential blow to a project that would speed traffic over one of the world’s busiest trade routes, the Obama administration is holding back financial support for a customs plaza that is key to the future of a proposed international bridge linking Detroit and Windsor, Ontario. 665 more words

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