Detroit

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Detroit Museum Pledges $100 Million to Save Its Art Collection

It'll give the money to the city, to pay pensions.

Reuters

Why Detroit's Collapse Was So Much Worse Than Other Hard-Hit Cities

Comparing the Motor City's manufacturing woes to the rest of the region.

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The Midwest Is Running Dangerously Low on Propane

And prices are up 50 percent since last week.

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Detroit's Latest Plan for Financial Solvency Goes Bust

A judge rejected they city's proposal to offer gambling revenue as loan collateral.

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Private Donors Try to Save Detroit's Art Collection From Bankruptcy Auctions

Nine philanthropic foundations pledged $330 million in exchange for transferring ownership from the city.

Detroit Gets Ready for the Auto Show

Car companies show off their newest rides for an event that could generate more than $350 million for the local economy.

Reuters

The Arctic 'Steam Fog' Over the Great Lakes, Seen From Space

An escaped chunk of the Polar Vortex caused this weird-looking mass emanation of vapors.

Reuters

Should Cities Ditch Their Mayoral Mansions?

This outdated tradition may cause new mayors more headaches than its worth.

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Detroit's Newly Elected Mayor Gets an Actual Job Description

The city's emergency manager reaches a power-sharing agreement.

A Delightfully Cheesy 1976 Ode to Detroit's Art Museum

The DIA's fortunes weren't always so grim.

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Rand Paul Thinks He Can Show the GOP How to Court Urban Voters

The libertarian from Kentucky has his own plan for how to save Detroit.

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Detroit Is Officially Eligible for Bankruptcy

And its pensions could be cut, a judge has ruled.

Geronimo Patton

After a String of Fires, Detroit's Heidelberg Project Vows to Rise From the Ashes

"We can't just let the destruction of a building stop the efforts that we have been making."

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Why Some Expensive Cities May Be More Affordable Than We Think

A different way of measuring what we spend on housing.

Enrico Natali

The People of Detroit, Circa 1968

Enrico Natali's empathetic look at the residents of the tension-filled city nearly 50 years ago. 

REUTERS

Election Day 2013: Races to Watch

Miami Beach and Minneapolis are neck-and-neck for "most entertaining" mayoral campaign season.

Reuters

Detroit Heads to the Polls to Elect a Mayor Who Won't Have Any Power

How do you campaign to be in charge of nothing?

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Why Drug Traffickers Love Buses

The most anonymous form of travel is the best one for smuggling. 

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A 140-Acre Forest Is About to Materialize in the Middle of Detroit

The city's emergency manager has approved a deal to turn scores of blighted properties into a lush green space with maple and oak trees.