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Michigan, UAW to start contract negotiations

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's administration and the largest union representing state employees are set to formally start talks on a new contract. Full story

Despite mutual dislike, Michigan may need Detroit

DETROIT (Reuters) - Defending his decision to approve America's largest ever bankruptcy filing in Detroit last week, Rick Snyder returned to a point that he has been hitting on since his successful run for governor in 2010: for Michigan to thrive, Detroit must prosper. Full story

Mich. gov. says bankruptcy the right choice

It wasn't easy making Detroit the largest U.S. city to file for bankruptcy protection, but it was the right decision, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder said Sunday as he, the city's mayor and its emergency manager made the television talk show rounds. Full story

‘ED Show’ guest list: Sunday, July 21 (5p ET)

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder says he’s making Detroit a better place by putting the city through bankruptcy. But his plan is little more than a Republican scheme to bust unions and rob public workers out of their hard earned pensions. Today on The Ed Show, live from New York on msnbc at 5pET (4pCT/3pMT Full story

2: Rick Snyder breaks down Detroit bankruptcy status

   Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder visits Meet the Press to discuss the city of Detroit's recent filing for bankruptcy.

Mich. governor front, center in Detroit bankruptcy

Seven governors came and went during the decades-long decay of Michigan's largest city that culminated with a humiliating collapse into financial ruin. Full story

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  Detroit's future viable?

Gov. Rick Snyder (R) Michigan, and Kevyn Orr, Detroit Emergency Manager, discuss the city's bankruptcy, what it means and the ongoing negotiations with creditors.

  JC Penney Says Sorry

Discussing whether JC Penney's "mea culpa" will work with its customers, with Mary Epner, Retail Analysis; Jan Kniffen, Worldwide Enterprises; and Rick Snyder, Maxim Group.

  Sharpton files lawsuit against Emergency Manager law

As the emergency manager officially came into power in Detroit, Rev. Sharpton traveled there to file a lawsuit against Michigan Governor Rick Snyder and his emergency manager law.

  Tale of Two Retailers: Best Buy & JC Penney

While Best Buy is bouncing back, JP Penney is not. Anthony Chukumba, BB&T Capital Markets; and Rick Snyder, Maxim Group, discuss what JCP needs to make a turnaround.

  Detroit protests takeover by undemocratic program that doesn't work

Rachel Maddow reports on the displeasure of Detroit voters who have had their local government summarily replaced by Michigan governor Rick Snyder with the appointment of an "emergency financial manager" despite the efficacy of that solution being extremely dubious.

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Finance turnaround expert Jack Martin addresses the crowd, after being named the Detroit Public Schools' newest emergency manager by Governor Rick Snyder, during a press conference at Davison Elementary-Middle School Auditorium in Detroit, Michigan on July 15, 2013. (AP Photo/Detroit News, Claren

A image of the Detroit skyline is seen on the podium in Detroit
A image of the Detroit skyline is seen on the podium in Detroit

A image of the Detroit skyline is seen on the podium where Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr and Michigan Governor Rick Snyder will address the media about filing bankruptcy for the city of Detroit during a news conference in Detroit, Michigan July 19, 2013. REUTERS/ Rebecca Cook

Detroit Emergency Manager Orr addresses the media as Michigan Governor Snyder listens during a news conference about filing bankruptcy for the city of Detroit in Detroit
Detroit Emergency Manager Orr addresses the media as Michigan Governor Snyder listens during a news conference about filing bankruptcy for the city of Detroit in Detroit

Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr addresses the media as Michigan Governor Rick Snyder listens during a news conference about filing bankruptcy for the city of Detroit in Detroit, Michigan July 19, 2013. REUTERS/ Rebecca Cook

A man walks past a vacant, boarded-up home in Detroit
A man walks past a vacant, boarded-up home in Detroit

A man walks past a vacant, boarded-up home surrounded by overgrown grass in a once vibrant neighborhood, near downtown Detroit, Michigan July 19, 2013. Investors dumped Detroit's municipal bonds a day after the city's historic bankruptcy filing even as a ruling in state court raised questions about