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  • At Detroit's border, a barrier separates the haves from have-nots

    At Detroit's border, a barrier separates the haves from have-nots
    The border between Grosse Pointe Park and Detroit represents a huge dividing line separating the haves and have-nots: Detroit's median household income is $26,955. Grosse Pointe Park's is $101,094. The average response time for Grosse Pointe Park...
  • Tuesday's election will be hard to take sober

    Mix a pitcher of martinis Tuesday evening to fortify yourself against the torrent of election returns painting a pointillist portrait of the nation's mind. Before you become too mellow to care, consider some indexes of our civic tendencies. Voting...
  • Related to Spire developer: Where's the deed?

    Related to Spire developer: Where's the deed?
    The Chicago Spire's developer did not make a required payment to Related Midwest Friday that would have allowed it to retain possession of the coveted site for at least a little longer. Now, Related wants the property, stat. About 12:07 a.m. Saturday,...
  • U.S. students need more help dealing with loan companies

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - U.S. students are still largely on their own to protect themselves when they are struggling to repay their debt, despite the government's condemnation of some education loan servicers' unfair, deceptive and illegal practices. In a...
  • Different pension rulings expected in Stockton, Detroit bankruptcies

     Different pension rulings expected in Stockton, Detroit bankruptcies
    Stockton employees and retirees avoided pension cuts when a federal judge last week approved the San Joaquin Valley city's plan to emerge from bankruptcy. U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Christopher M. Klein opted to protect pensioners' payouts despite...
  • Shuttered health clinics plan relaunch

    Shuttered health clinics plan relaunch
    Some former employees are questioning a plan to resurrect the shuttered People's Community Health Centers as a unit of a for-profit company while they remain unpaid. Several dozen people who worked for the nonprofit People's are seeking wages that...
  • Glastonbury Businessman Wins Bidding For Waterford Speedbowl

    WATERFORD — To the attending crowd of Waterford Speedbowl supporters Saturday afternoon, Glastonbury businessman Bruce Bemer was a mystery man when bidding began during a foreclosure auction of the facility. When the bidding was over, Bemer was...
  • Exide hazardous waste dripped onto roads from trucks, records show

    Exide hazardous waste dripped onto roads from trucks, records show
    Hazardous waste from an embattled Vernon battery recycler dripped from tractor-trailers onto public roadways last year, according to recently released public documents in which a state environmental inspector called the leaks an "on-going problem" that...
  • Suit: FBI took assets owed for child support

    Suit: FBI took assets owed for child support
    A man who helped the FBI build a criminal bankruptcy fraud case against his ex-wife is now suing the federal agency, claiming it kept nearly $150,000 in cash and jewelry seized from the former Winnetka woman that he says is owed to him for child support....
  • Why Ezekiel Emanuel is wrong to 'hope' for death at 75

    Why Ezekiel Emanuel is wrong to 'hope' for death at 75
    Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, eminent oncologist, medical sage, policy advisor to the Obama White House, outspoken defender of the Affordable Care Act — has roiled the political and policy communities, both left and right, with an essay in the Atlantic...
  • Major settlement puts Detroit closer to bankruptcy exit

    Major settlement puts Detroit closer to bankruptcy exit
    Detroit announced on Thursday a last-minute settlement with its final major holdout creditor, Financial Guaranty Insurance Co., as it edged closer to exiting the biggest-ever municipal bankruptcy. Corinne Ball, an attorney at law firm Jones Day, told U....