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Michigan wants 50,000 skilled immigrants to save Detroit

Jan 23, 2014
But employment-based visas aren't divvied up geographically.
Posted In: Tech, Detroit

Detroit: A city built for 2 million, with 700,000 left

Nov 4, 2013
Detroit's infrastructure problems grind on, despite bankruptcy.
Posted In: Detroit, bankruptcy, Motor City, infrastructure

Judge hears arguments over whether Detroit is eligible for bankruptcy

Oct 23, 2013
The city says it can't pay for the $18 billion in long-term liabilities it has accumulated.
Posted In: Detroit, Detroit bankruptcy

Syrian-Americans find ways to help from afar

Sep 27, 2013
Metro Detroit has one of the nation’s largest and oldest Syrian communities, where ex-pats work to help family and friends back in Syria.
Posted In: syria, Detroit

Detroit City employees brace as judge mulls pension cuts

Sep 10, 2013
Today, a US district court considers Detroit's request for bankruptcy protection.
Posted In: Detroit, bankruptcy, San Bernardino

A football fantasy: Ranking the NFL with economics

Sep 3, 2013
As the pro football season kicks off, the Marketplace Wealth & Poverty Desk is looking beyond passing yards and fumbles. Our W&P power rankings put the NFL team with the highest median income on top.
Posted In: NFL, football, median income, San Francisco, Detroit

In Detroit, bankruptcy comes with a cost

Aug 22, 2013
As if Detroit doesn’t have enough money problems, now the cash-strapped city faces a huge bill from their bankruptcy lawyers.
Posted In: bankruptcy, Detroit

Bond fallout from Detroit bankruptcy limited so far

Aug 12, 2013
Detroit's bankruptcy last month has sent ripples through the $3.7-trillion municipal bond market, but so far the fallout seems limited to communities in Michigan.
Posted In: municipal bonds, Muni Bonds, Detroit, Detroit bankruptcy

Detroit lost a million-dollar check

Aug 9, 2013
The bankrupt city received a check from the local school system, but it wasn't deposited because it was left inside a City Hall drawer.
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Detroit art sale: Museum ready to fight

Aug 8, 2013
The city of Detroit has brought in Christie's to appraise its art collection to help bail the city out of its $18 billion debt.
Posted In: Detroit, art, museum

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