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Fast food strike wave continues in the shadow of Detroit bankruptcy

"The problem that Detroit has is not the problem of a deficit and debt," says Reverend Charles Williams II. "The problem is we need reinvestment, we need jobs."Full story

Michigan attorney general sees no conflict in defending Detroit retirees

DETROIT (Reuters) - Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette says he sees no conflict in representing the state's governor, who approved Detroit's bankruptcy filing, while at the same time representing Detroit's retirees, who assert that the filing is illegal. Full story

Cooley law grads lose appeal over tuition, jobs

Today's lesson: Are graduates of the largest Michigan law school entitled to a tuition refund if they don't find satisfactory jobs? Not according to a federal appeals court. Full story

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Monthly charge to help poor added to power bills

Naming mediator brings authority to fractious Detroit bankruptcy case

Michigan attorney general backs pensioners in Detroit bankruptcy

Mich. AG on pensioners' side in Detroit bankruptcy

Schwartz says Lions have reasons to be optimistic

Unemployment rate rises in all 17 Michigan regions

Michigan Will Post Traffic Deaths on Highway Signs

Detroit manager scores first win over unions in bankruptcy bid

Michigan spends little to promote health care law

19 states have laws aimed at helping broke cities

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  Detroit: The system, not the suburbs

Federal policies helped encourage whites to leave the cities and then were a hindrance to those left behind trying to sustain them, Jamelle Bouie explained. The Up panel talks about Detroit and its larger implications about the federal policies at play there, and in America.

  July consumer sentiment 85.1

CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the University of Michigan consumer Sentiment Survey for July is 85.1, a six-year high.

  Ford to hire 800 workers

Ford announced today that it plans to expand vehicle development work in Michigan and add 800 new white collar workers to the company, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  'If I could wish one thing for Detroit...': What is the city's future?

The New York Times' Thomas Friedman and MSNBC.com's Richard Wolffe join Morning Joe to discuss the latest in Detroit's filing for Chapter 9 bankruptcy and the challenges to the filing. Can the state of Michigan help? What about Washington?

  Dark days ahead for Detroit

Days after Detroit became the largest American city to ever file for bankruptcy protection, the battle over its future now heads to federal court. Layoffs, selling off assets, and the scaling back of basic services like trash collection could all be on the horizon, as Detroit seeks to address its $1

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