Daily Archive: May 22, 2013

    Orr: ‘Detroit has no choice’

    Emergency manager takes on critics in candid interview about city’s futureKEVYN ORR, Detroit’s emergency financial manager, discusses the challenges facing Detroit while admonishing his critics to look at the facts on the city’s books. — Andre Smith photosKevyn Orr, Detroit’s emergency financial manager, unfazed by criticisms and mounting o…

    Collaboration is key: 2013 Mackinac Policy

    2013 Mackinac Policy Conference will align diverse groups in statewide conversationEmerging from its troubled state, Michigan is poised for a seismic economic turnaround that may be right around the corner.While some critics and pundits predicted that it would take decades to turn Detroit around and years to address Michigan’s languishing economy,…


    UPDATE: 9-Year-Old Girl Who Went Missing After Oklahoma Tornado Found Dead

    UPDATE: Sad news. It has just been confirmed that 9-year-old Janae Hornsby, one of the many children who went missing during the tornado that hit Moore, Okla., yesterday, was found dead. KOCO-TV 5 reports that Hornsby’s family was notified this morning that her body was at the medical examiner’s office. The grandmother broke the terrible news. The family is waiting for the body to be released to a funeral home ….


    Chief Keef Arrested Near Atlanta For Marijuana Possession

    Chief Keef was arrested near Atlanta this week for disorderly conduct after hotel security smelled marijuana smoke coming from his room, the Chicago Tribune reports. The Chicago rapper was at the LeMeridan Hotel in Dunwoody, north of Atlanta. Booked under his real name, Keith Farrelle Cozart, the rapper was released on his own recognizance from the …