Daily Archives: September 11, 2018

Why the process of developing a plan differs in each neighborhood

For the next few months, Model D will sit down with Maurice Cox, the city of Detroit’s Planning Director, to talk about the work of his department. Read the first article from our talks here.  Maurice Cox, director of the Planning Department for the city of Detroit, has set an ambitious agenda for his department. It’s currently developing or will soon ...

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Michigan Man Credited With Discovering Florescent Glow Rocks Called, ‘Yooperlights’ « Detroit News Watch

(CBS) Erik Rintamaki was searching for rocks on a Michigan beach last summer when he made what he calls a “mind blowing” discovery. Resting among the thousands of pebbles covering the Lake Superior beach, Rintamaki saw a glowing rock. The gem and mineral dealer told CBS News he often goes rock hunting. But on this particular June night, he found ...

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This southwest Detroit community organizer is fighting for the rights of her people

Samantha Magdaleno’s journey as an activist started before she was born. Her uncle and dad worked for nonprofits, and her aunt is Mary Turner, whose name is emblazoned across the Center for Advocacy that is home to State Rep. Stephanie Chang’s office and community-based initiatives such as the fellowship program Girls Making Change. It’s no surprise, then, that Magdaleno began ...

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Best NFL Division « Detroit News Watch

Each NFL division is filled with rivalries. Whereas most teams square off every two or three seasons, when the schedule pits their divisions against each other, teams in the same division play each other twice a season, every season. That makes for familiar opponents and competitive, emotional games. But an intra-division win doesn’t necessarily signal the strength of a division ...

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