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Detroit May Not Send Any Black Representatives to Congress

Detroit’s population loss may leave Michigan without a Black representative in Congress for the first time since 1955, a shift that would punctuate the...

Detroit Could Go Broke in Two Weeks

Detroit's mayor warned Monday that the city could go broke if its top lawyer refuses to drop her lawsuit challenging a deal with Michigan...

Detriot to be Gentrified: Democratic Mayor Rolls out Detroit Downsizing Plan

Detroit’s Democratic mayor, David Bing, revealed further details Wednesday of his plan to shrink the city by forcing residents out of neighborhoods deemed too poor or underpopulated. Under the “planned contraction” scheme, the city will reduce or eliminate trash pickup, street lighting, fire and police protection, public schools and other essential services to drive residents out.

Ford Ready to Export From South Africa

Ford Motor Company this week announced the completion of a two-year, US$500-million (R3.4-billion) upgrade of its manufacturing and assembly plants in South Africa to enable it to produce and export its new Ranger diesel pickup trucks to 148 countries, mostly in Africa and Asia.