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Detroit: Largest city in Michigan
Detroit is the largest and most populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan, the largest U.S. city on the United States–Canada border, and the seat of Wayne County. The municipality of Detroit had a 2018 estimated population of 672,662, making it the 23rd-most populous city in the United States. The metropolitan area, known as Metro Detroit, is home to 4.3 million people, making it the second-largest in the Midwest after the Chicago metropolitan area. Regarded as a major cultural center, Detroit is known for its contributions to music and as a repository for art, architecture and design.


Shades of Detroit? Germany's auto heartlands in peril as 'golden age' fades

When Kristin and Thomas Schmitt took out a mortgage and bought a house last summer, the German couple's dream looked as if it was coming true. Two months later, they learned that the tire factory where..
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'Kind of pointless': In battleground Michigan, impeachment takes back seat to everyday issues

Ask Victor Burch about the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, and he will rattle off a string of issues of more pressing concern to him, starting with making a living as a barber in this..
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Videos for Detroit

A Delta Airplane Slid Off An Icy Runway In Kansas City [Video]A Delta Airplane Slid Off An Icy Runway In Kansas City

A Delta Air Lines plane slid off an icy runway Friday morning with its front wheel impacting the grass. The aircraft was taxiing to be de-iced in preparation for departure when the incident occurred...

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Corvette Wins North American Car of the Year [Video]Corvette Wins North American Car of the Year

The prestigious award was announced in Detroit on Monday morning.

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Detroit bank calls police on black man depositing cheque

Sauntore Thomas was depositing a cheque won in a racial bias lawsuit against his old employer.
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Detroit fire crews under fire for burning house selfie

Detroit's fire chief said it was "inappropriate" for the crew to pose for a snap as a building burned.
BBC News - Published

US Taser death teen's relatives settle with police for $12m

Damon Grimes was killed in Detroit when police fired a Taser after he allegedly failed to pull over.
BBC News - Published

Hazardous green chemical oozes onto Detroit highway

Experts say it could take days to clear what appeared to be hexavalent chromium from the highway.
BBC News - Published

Ford to invest $1.45 billion in two Detroit plants, add 3,000 jobs

Ford Motor Co said on Tuesday it plans to invest more than $1.45 billion at two of its manufacturing facilities in Detroit to make electric, autonomous and sports utility vehicles, and add 3,000 jobs.
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Former UAW official charged with embezzlement appears in U.S. court

A former United Auto Workers board member charged with conspiring with other union leaders to embezzle hundreds of thousands of dollars of rank-and-file members' dues made his first appearance in..
Reuters - Published

Factbox: Tesla, Detroit, Amazon-backed Rivian race to electrify pickup trucks

Tesla Inc debuted its electric pickup truck Cybertruck on Thursday, joining a list of automakers and start-ups that have been working on electrifying pickup trucks - the heart of the Detroit..
Reuters - Published

Tesla's electric pickup breaks the mould with angular design and armored glass

Tesla Inc on Thursday unveiled its electric pickup, a truck with a futuristic angular body in gunmetal gray that resembled an armored vehicle and takes aim at the heart of Detroit automakers' profits.
Reuters - Published

Tesla unveils electric pickup truck, futuristic design ignites controversy

Tesla Inc on Thursday unveiled its first electric pickup truck that looked like a futuristic angular armored vehicle in gunmetal gray, as the California company took aim at the heart of Detroit..
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Tesla unveils first-ever electric pickup truck

Tesla Inc unveiled on Thursday its first-ever pickup truck, a long-awaited expansion to its product line-up that poses a direct challenge to Detroit automakers.
Reuters - Published

Tesla picks a fight with Detroit by going after the pickup market

Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk has talked for years about building an electric pickup truck that would threaten the heart of the Detroit automakers' profits, and on Thursday he will finally take..
Reuters - Published

Detroit police officer shot dead, another wounded in home invasion

One Detroit police officer was shot and killed and another was wounded on Wednesday while investigating a home invasion in the city's westside, police said.
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Michigan boy, 17, gets double lung transplant after damage from vaping

A 17-year-old Michigan boy facing "imminent death" from vaping injuries has undergone a double lung transplant, the first in a patient suffering from the effects of e-cigarettes, a Detroit hospital..
Reuters - Published

Acting UAW head to examine 'every inch' of union in scandal's wake

The acting head of the United Auto Workers (UAW) said on Wednesday that he will examine every department of the union in response to a spreading federal corruption probe that has damaged the union's..
Reuters - Published

UAW-GM picket lines become 2020 U.S. presidential campaign battleground

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is scheduled to join United Auto Workers members on a picket line in Detroit on Wednesday, underscoring the extent to which the longest auto worker..
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Fiat Chrysler senior manager charged in diesel emissions probe: court document

A senior manager at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV was charged in Detroit earlier this month in connection with the Justice Department's probe into excess emissions in diesel vehicles, according to..
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Warren, Sanders to visit striking GM workers as dispute continues

Two major Democratic presidential candidates plan to visit striking General Motors workers in Detroit in the coming days as a five-day-old labor dispute threatens to enter its second week.
Reuters - Published

Detroit mayor wants to wipe out residential blight with bonds

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan unveiled a plan on Monday to sell up to $250 million of bonds to tackle the city's remaining blighted and abandoned houses over the next five years.
Reuters - Published

UAW walkout turns up heat on GM as contract expires

Leaders of the United Auto Workers (UAW) turned up the pressure on General Motors Co on Sunday, ordering 850 maintenance workers at five GM facilities to walk off the job ahead of a meeting in Detroit..
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UAW says no GM contract extension, union leaders to meet Sunday

The United Auto Workers (UAW) said late on Saturday it would not extend its contract with General Motors Co and would decide on a course of action at a meeting of union leaders in Detroit Sunday..
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U.S. corruption probe involving lavish parties, champagne hits another top UAW official

Just two days before the UAW's contracts with Detroit automakers were due to expire, U.S. prosecutors arrested and charged a senior union official on Thursday with embezzlement, releasing a complaint..
Reuters - Published

Senior UAW official charged in widening U.S. corruption probe

A senior United Auto Workers (UAW) official was arrested on Thursday and charged with conspiring with other union leaders to embezzle hundreds of thousands of dollars in a mushrooming corruption..
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UAW official charged with conspiring to embezzle union funds

A senior member of the United Auto Workers (UAW) union was arrested Thursday and charged with conspiring with other union officials to embezzle hundreds of thousands of dollars in union money, the U.S...
Reuters - Published

Former UAW official pleads guilty to fraud, money laundering

Former United Auto Workers official Michael Grimes pleaded guilty Wednesday to wire fraud and money laundering as part of an ongoing FBI corruption probe that could hamper upcoming contract talks with..
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With contract expiration looming, UAW targets GM first for talks

The United Auto Workers union on Tuesday said that it would target General Motors Co first of the Detroit automakers for talks ahead of the current four-year contract's expiration on Sept. 14.
Reuters - Published

Dog owner charged with murder in mauling death of nine-year-old girl

The owner of three dogs that mauled a 9-year-old girl to death in Detroit earlier this week was in jail on Friday, held on a $2 million bond on charges that include second-degree murder.
Reuters - Published

Detroit man who lived his life in the US dies after deportation to Iraq

Man who came to the US as a child was deported over criminal convictions amid a crackdown.
BBC News - Published

After debate, Democrats will try to gain traction

Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden survived another debate night of sustained criticism, while many of his rivals for the Democratic Party's 2020 presidential nomination leave Detroit..
Reuters - Published

Democrats pass up chance to dent GM on job cuts in Detroit debates

Detroit-based General Motors Co emerged from two days of Democratic debates in its hometown largely unscathed as 2020 White House hopefuls largely passed up an opportunity to criticize it for..
Reuters - Published

Democratic debates: Candidates face off in second debate in Detroit

Frontrunner Joe Biden goes up against senators who targeted him in their last debate.
BBC News - Published

Factbox: Four moments to watch for as U.S. Democrats debate in Detroit

Twenty Democratic presidential hopefuls will take the stage in Detroit on Tuesday and Wednesday nights in their second debate of the nominating contest for the November 2020 U.S. election.
Reuters - Published

Second 2020 Democratic debate to feature Biden-Harris rematch

Former Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Senator Kamala Harris will have the chance for a re-match on the second night of the second round of Democratic presidential debates later this month in..
Reuters - Published

US music festival cancels policy of charging white people double

Detroit's Afrofuture Fest initially charged white people double, but cancelled the policy after a backlash.
BBC News - Published

Villagers accuse city of seizing water as drought parches 'India's Detroit'

In the small village of Bangarampettai, 20 miles from India's manufacturing capital Chennai, about 150 people last month "captured" a water tanker, breaking its windscreen and deflating its tires..
Reuters - Published

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