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Detroit Jazz Festival Road Closures In Effect The 36th Annual Detroit Jazz Festival is taking place this Labor Day weekend, Sept 4-7 in downtown Detroit. As a result of this long standing event there are necessary street closures that will impact your commute in the downtown area this weekend.
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Customers of new Park Detroit system can challenge online instead of in person.
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Program opens new career path for Detroit students that didn’t exist before. First Firefighter class to start this fall; EMT training begins next year.
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Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan today joined representatives from Quicken Loans, The Home Depot and members of the community to announce the “Rehabbed and Ready” program – a public-private campaign to renovate homes, increase occupancy and bring pricing stability to Detroit’s neighborhoods.
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Detroit bonds get very favorable interest rate

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When the bankruptcy court approved the City of Detroit’s Plan of Adjustment last December, it was projected the city would be required to pay an interest rate of 5.75% on the bonds it planned to sell to finance many of its post-bankruptcy expenses
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All marked cars will have fully operational dash cameras within the next 12 months
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New Logistics Center to bring 150 jobs to Detroit's East Side
Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan, joined by City Council Member Scott Benson, announced today a development that is bringing 150 jobs to an area of the city with the highest rate of unemployment.
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Preparing For the Next Storm

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Preparing For the Next Storm
How a Grant Will Help Detroit Fight Blight and Floods
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As Part of its 21st Century On-Street Parking System Overhaul ParkDetroit transitions the city into more efficient and customer friendly on-street parking system. Flanked by a small army of parking enforcement officers, and local merchants, City of Detroit Chief Operating Officer Gary Brown and Municipal Parking Director Norm White, launched the city’s new ParkDetroit mobile app which helps make its system arguably the most comprehensive on-street parking system in the country. ParkDetroi...
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Standard and Poor’s Ratings Services (S&P) today issued a solid investment grade credit rating of “A/stable” on $245 million worth of bonds to be offered to the public by Barclay’s, Mayor Mike Duggan announced today. As a result of the favorable rating, the city believes it will save $2.5 million annually and $20 million in interest costs over the life of the debt.
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