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July 24, 2014: Detroit Bankruptcy & Water / Election Spotlight / John Dingell & Kim Kardashian

Tonight on MiWeek, host Christy McDonald and contributors Nolan Finley, Nancy Kaffer (Detroit Free Press), and Sandra Svoboda (WDET) examine the stories making news across Michigan: • Another big step in Detroit’s bankruptcy • Tensions over water shut offs in Detroit • A spotlight on the 4th Congressional District • Cautious optimism for the new stadium and […]

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July 10, 2014: DIA Art Appraisal / Charter School Reform / Birth Control Decision / Fill in the Blank

Tonight on MiWeek, host Christy McDonald and contributors Nolan Finley and Stephen Henderson take a look at the issues making headlines across the state: A new report on the value of DIA art was released just days before creditors and retirees are to vote, but will the new appraisal have any impact on the bankruptcy […]

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July 3, 2014: The Biggest Discussions from the Mackinac Policy Conference

Tonight on MiWeek, host Christy McDonald revisits some of the biggest conversations from the Mackinac Policy Conference: What will the future hold for Detroit as it works through bankruptcy? What does the future hold for students across the state? Will we see more regional cooperation from Macomb, Oakland, and Wayne counties? Tune in as Christy […]

Stephen Henderson Editorial Page Editor The Detroit Free Press
Nolan Finley Editorial Page Editor The Detroit News
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