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Detroit

  1. clickables
    Hear Peter Weller’s Thoughts on the Detroit RoboCop StatueHe is pro-statue, obviously.
  2. clickables
    Support the Online Campaign for a RoboCop Statue in DetroitLearn more about the issues.
  3. terrorble
    Man Arrested for Alleged Plot to Attack a Detroit MosqueRoger Stockham was found outside the mosque in his car.
  4. Dirty Business
    Does Detroit Actually Need a Wal-Mart Instead of All Those Urban Farms?So argues a recent article in ‘Good’ magazine.
  5. Mediavore
    Former San Gab Mayor Evades Purse-Snatching Charges; The Derby Will Become ChaseAlbert Huang’s bao-fight at a CHinese restaurant doesn’t lead to more serious charges, while a sign of the times hits Los Feliz.
  6. winning the lotto
    After Buying Powerball Ticket at a Detroit Porn Shop, Friends Win Over $120 Million“Everything has changed.”
  7. Mediavore
    Iron Chef Michael Symon Buys Venice Loft; Randy Moss Pops His Top at aThe Ohio-based chef goes Hollywood, and the Vikings wide receiver may have been traded due to his outburst in front of eatery owners.
  8. Mediavore
    Harvard Bets The Farm; Subway Customer Robbed At Knifepoint
  9. tarpies
    Tim Geithner: Prone to ‘Odd Fits of Giggling’The auto industry gives Tim Geithner the giggles.
  10. Mediavore
    Guns Exchanged for Groceries; Justice Sought for Zubumba OwnerFamily is upset that Monica Beresford-Redmen’s killer has not been found, while over $200,000 in grocery credit is traded for old guns.
  11. Slideshows
    Slideshow: Chef Jimmy Schmidt Storms Morgan’s in the Desert in La QuintaLa Quinta welcomes a locavore chef who’d rather talk about sustainability than becoming the next celebrity.
  12. Mediavore
    Pico-Union Candyman is Murdered; Food Changed Our Lives This DecadeA Pico-Union institution is killed and The Food Network changed us over the past decade.
  13. reinvention tour
    Detroit Looks to Revive Itself Through FashionMotor City knows how to manufacture, and that’s only a few short steps away from a garment district, right?
  14. the greatest depression
    GM Emerges From Bankruptcy, Much Faster Than ExpectedWith the sale of its good assets to a government-controlled group, the auto giant exits Chapter 11.
  15. what other people think
    Will Obama’s Auto-Emission Plan Actually Work?Some worry that nobody will want to buy the more expensive, fuel-efficient cars.
  16. don't forget the motor city
    GM Will Likely Shut Down Plants for Longer This SummerAs opposed to the normal two-week production break, sources at GM say the company may take up to nine weeks off in order to reduce inventory.
  17. early and often
    Obama Offers GM and Chrysler a Tough New DealBut will it actually work? The commentariat weighs in.
  18. early and often
    In Detroit, Obama Administration Takes the WheelThe president pushes out the CEO of GM and gives it, and Chrysler, some firm deadlines.
  19. early and often
    Is Bankruptcy the Answer for Automakers?Today’s editorial pages are full of opinions on the Detroit mess.
  20. early and often
    What You Need to Know About the Auto-Industry BailoutAfter numerous hearings and fervid demands that car-company CEOs repent with symbolic gestures, Congress has nearly settled on a plan.
  21. ad wars
    Obama’s Latest Attack Ad Is Just SillyThe ad attacks McCain for owning (get ready to gasp) … three foreign-made cars! Out of thirteen!