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Michigan Radio: Investigative

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Assorted stories from Michigan Radio

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New international bridge to bring more pollution to already polluted neighborhood

10/5/2015
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When the Gordie Howe International Bridge from Canada to the U.S. is complete, it’s expected that thousands of trucks a day will travel through the...

Duration: 00:04:08


DTE: New Fermi 3 nuclear reactor an option

7/17/2015
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Alarms are going off. People are checking gauges, trying to determine what's wrong. We’re in a large simulator of a nuclear reactor control room at the...

Duration: 00:03:49


City of Detroit has rocky relationship with Arab-American gas station owner

7/10/2015
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For many years Detroit residents and businesses didn’t see a lot of services from the city. After an emergency manager and bankruptcy, one of the first...

Duration: 00:03:57


Cheaper auto insurance for Detroit, but at what cost?

6/29/2015
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People in Detroit pay some of the highest auto insurance rates in the nation. Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan believes that’s part of the reason people move...

Duration: 00:03:52


Broken fire hydrants contribute to more Detroit buildings burning

6/8/2015
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Detroit has one of the busiest fire departments in the nation. One problem in the city causes fires to be worse than they should be: broken fire...

Duration: 00:04:05


People in Wayne County unnecessarily losing homes to foreclosure

5/26/2015
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Thousands of Detroit and Wayne County homeowners face tax foreclosures. Some of those families still have time to save their homes, but they might be...

Duration: 00:03:48


New buses not enough to fix Detroit transit; drivers needed

5/8/2015
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Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan planned to have a lot more buses on the streets by this point. There’s been progress in some areas: more buses, better...

Duration: 00:04:16


Just landing a job is the first of many obstacles for this Detroiter

3/20/2015
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If you live in Detroit, getting a job is just the first hurdle. Sometimes you have to be incredibly resourceful just to get to work. After finishing her...

Duration: 00:04:01


Training for Detroit's future (part 2)

3/19/2015
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While central business districts in Detroit are seeing the beginnings of resurgence, the neighborhoods are lagging behind. People who live in the city...

Duration: 00:04:04


Training for Detroit's future (part 1)

3/18/2015
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The unemployment rate in Detroit is nearly double the statewide rate. Detroit residents need jobs. But too few people have marketable skills. What does...

Duration: 00:03:51


Detroit downtown resurgence divided by race?

3/5/2015
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Detroit is seeing more private investment and new businesses in its downtown areas, but some residents in the neighborhoods don’t see how they’re...

Duration: 00:03:28


Creating a more accurate poverty measure

2/26/2015
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The child poverty rate is a critical indicator of our nation’s economic and social health. Child poverty costs the U.S. some $500 billion annually in...

Duration: 00:06:18


Tomorrow brings a serious federal criminal trial involving Michigan charter

2/10/2015
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The Michigan Department of Education has called it the most serious federal criminal case involving a Michigan charter school since the state gave the...

Duration: 00:09:05


Even this Detroit bakery has a hard time finding skilled workers

2/6/2015
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Detroit businesses sometimes have a hard time finding qualified workers. Even a bakery determined to hire its neighbors has had a tough time. “At one...

Duration: 00:03:49


3 months after flooding, Detroit still cleaning up

11/17/2014
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It’s been more than three months since parts of the Detroit area were flooded by torrential rains. People are still cleaning up the mess. Organizations...

Duration: 00:03:12


How much can a governor really affect job creation?

10/13/2014
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Politicians like to take credit for improving the economy, and challengers like to blame sitting officials for damaging it. In the race for governor in...

Duration: 00:03:48


Truth Squad rules "flagrant foul" on teachers' union ad, warns Snyder campa

9/23/2014
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The Truth Squad at Bridge magazine has had a busy summer looking at ads in the race for governor. The close race between Republican Rick Snyder and...

Duration: 00:03:50


Truth Squad rules "fouls" in ads for Snyder and Schauer

9/18/2014
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The Truth Squad at Bridge magazine is handing out "fouls" to Democrats and Republicans. Political groups are airing ads on behalf of the candidates...

Duration: 00:03:16


After Detroit bankruptcy, is there enough money?

9/15/2014
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The pieces are falling into place for Detroit to eventually emerge from bankruptcy with a lot less of its budget-servicing debt. But the city of...

Duration: 00:04:07


Truth Squad: no fouls for Land attack ads, but not the "whole truth," eithe

8/28/2014
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The Truth Squad at Bridge Magazine reviewed a couple of TV ads put on the air by Republican Terri Lynn Land’s campaign for U.S. Senate. But, there’s a...

Duration: 00:02:54

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