The History and Present of Detroit’s Labor Movement

Laura Weber Davis/WDET There are probably three major tipping points connecting Detroit and labor throughout history, according to Wayne State...

Previewing The Upcoming NCAA and NFL Football Seasons

Laura Weber Davis/WDET College football begins this weekend in Michigan. Michigan State University plays Furman on Friday night, and University...

It Looks Increasingly Likely Republicans Will Lose On Straight-Ticket Voting Ban

Rick Pluta/MPRN Republicans who want to end straight-ticket voting in Michigan are running out of legal options. State Attorney General Bill...

Schuette Must Decide Whether To Take Voting Case To SCOTUS [UPDATE]

Jake Neher/WDET UPDATE: Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has filed an emergency appeal with the U.S. Supreme Court. A legal...

DDOT to Add 24 Hour Service, Eastern Market Bus Lines

Courtesy of DDOT The Detroit Department of Transportation unveiled a series of expansions to its bus service that should add 1,500...

Major Automakers Take Sales Hit in August

Most major automakers took a sales hit in August. Ford sales dropped more than 8% while General Motors was down...

The Rising Cost of EpiPens and Disparities in Life-Saving Medicine

Laura Weber Davis/WDET EpiPen is like Kleenex in the allergy medicine world, a brand name so widely used it’s synonymous with...

This Old House’s Kevin O’Connor and Tom Silva On Fixing Up Historic Detroit Homes

Jake Neher/WDET This Old House was home improvement before home improvement was cool. The show has been on the public...

Bill Clinton to Campaign at Detroit Labor Day Parade

A former U.S. president who could become the nation’s First Gentleman is set to campaign in Detroit next week. Bill...

After 175 Years Mt Elliott Cemetery Represents Detroit’s Cultural Immigration

Detroit’s oldest cemetery turns 175 years old this week. The Mount Elliott Cemetery Association formally incorporated on August 31st  1841....

Detroiters: Proposal A…Proposal B…Both or Neither?

Detroit residents will decide in November whether to approve a Community Benefits Agreement, or C-B-A. But the ballot is expected to...

The Gallery Project: More than 50 Midwest Artists on Display

Gallery Project This is the first of a semi-regular series of conversations with Detroit arts critic Sarah Rose Sharp focusing on...