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Detroit City Council Approves Controversial Ambassador Bridge Land Swap Deal

DETROIT (WWJ) – The Detroit City Council has voted 7-2 to approve a contentious land-swap that could mean a second span will be added to the Ambassador Bridge. 484 more words


Friday's reasons to fear for humanity: Is the CBC Canada's most hypocritical national nanny?

1. The Society for Online Puritanism strikes again

An Alberta candidate tweets about women baking pies and gets blasted for it. A restaurant owner in Cape Breton tweets a remark about noisy children and gets similarly attacked.   647 more words


Michigan Proposal 6: Sucking and Blowing at the Same Time

It’s a given that the presidential race in the US has big implications for our economic health as Canadians.  But there is another vote going on in Michigan that would also carry significant economic impact if billionaire Matty Maroun, the owner of the 85-year old Ambassador Bridge between Windsor and Detroit, has his way.  858 more words

Naked Regression

Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 6: Know the Ballot, Know Your Rights

By David Sands

The 2012 election promises to be an eventful one in Detroit. Not only is it a presidential election year, but a number of state, county, and city ballot initiatives will give voters an opportunity to weigh in on how our government will function for years to come. 1,109 more words

Fall 2012 Issue

A new bridge to Canada — Gov. Snyder has it right


Morris Goodman

Very infrequently in an American political arena is it clear that one side is not just wrong, but unmistakably wrong from any vantage point — factually, economically, intellectually, morally, etc. 746 more words


PHOTOS: New International Trade Crossing Agreement

In case you missed Friday’s historic event announcing the agreement to build the new bridge, here are some photos to recap the announcement. The new bridge will create 10,000 new Michigan jobs as well as position Michigan as a leader in the global marketplace. 65 more words


Bridge Question Could Appear On November Ballot

SOUTHFIELD (Talk Radio 1270) – Gov. Rick Snyder’s International Bridge Crossing between Detroit and Windsor may not be a done deal.

That’s according to Detroit International Bridge Company spokesman Mickey Blashfield, speaking with Talk Radio 1270 morning show host  Charlie Langton on Monday. 349 more words