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DETROIT (AP) - Former pro basketball star Dave Bing received the most votes in Tuesday's primary for mayor of Detroit. Incumbent Ken Cockrel, Jr., was a close second. With 98 percent of precincts reporting, Bing had 25,989 votes. Cockrel had 24,385...
Tags: Elections, Regional Authority, Politics
Detroit - AP The former top aide to Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick has rejected an offer that included pleading guilty to two felony counts and serving at least 60 days in jail in a City Hall sex scandal. A lawyer for Christine Beatty on Monday...
Detroit - AP A judge says he'll release some sealed text messages by former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick and his ex-chief of staff unless an appeals court intervenes by Thursday. Wayne County Circuit Judge Timothy Kenny rejected arguments Monday...
Detroit Mayor Kwame M. Kilpatrick pleaded for forgiveness from his family and his constituents in an emotional televised speech, his delayed response to recently revealed racy text messages that contradicted his sworn testimony that he did not have a...
Tags: Regional Authority, Detroit, Politics, Family
Tribune staff reporterThe same week Hurricane Katrina slammed into New Orleans, exposing a shocking level of poverty and racial inequality, the U.S. Census Bureau released a shocker of its own. Despite four years of steady U.S. economic growth and the most aggressive...
Detroit Democratic Mayor Kwame M. Kilpatrick named a new chief of staff a day after the woman who previously held the post resigned amid allegations that she and the mayor had lied under oath about an affair. Kandia Milton, who has served as deputy chief...
Tags: Regional Authority, Detroit, Politics
Last Sunday, New Yorkers gathered in Times Square for the second annual Good Riddance Day, feeding reminders of the things they least liked about 2008 into an industrial-sized paper shredder. There's something so wonderfully archetypal about this ritual...
Tags: Disasters, Government, Philosophy, Rod Blagojevich, Los Angeles
Spin CycleYesterday was an extraordinarily busy day, and we didn't get to posting a few things that merit some notice: 1. McCain slightly exceeded Obama's Nielsen rating for his acceptance speech, with both topping 38 million viewers. This is a......
Spin CycleIn the weeks since Gov. Paterson put out negative information on Caroline Kennedy in the wake of her withdrawal from the Senate sweepstakes, the name Judy Smith has surfaced a few times as a key media advisor involved in......
Tribune staff reporterThe last time voters in this old Ohio River city went to the polls, two jetliners plowed into New York's World Trade Center towers. All of a sudden the furious local debate over who would lead Cincinnati through the arduous healing process after last...
Sun StaffHe's thinking about getting a tattoo, but cutting back on gigs with his rock band. He's as buff as ever, but eating more Lean Cuisine. He's juggling an impossible job and a big brood of kids, but wondering how long he can keep all those balls up in...
Sun StaffDETROIT - A few weeks after the Greektown casino opened in this blighted city's downtown, a sign went up across the street on a door to the Second Baptist Church, the oldest black church in Michigan: "Gamblers Anonymous: Open meeting every Monday." The...
Tags: Michigan, Arts and Culture, Christianity, Government, Greektown
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