TITLE

DETROIT STRONG

AUTHOR(S)
Holeywell, Ryan
PUB. DATE
June 2013
SOURCE
Governing;Jun2013, Vol. 26 Issue 9, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on challenges faced by Detroit city in Michigan and states that in 2013 there were 411 homicides in the city and has the current unemployment rate of 23.1%, which is the highest in the U.S. It also provides brief profile of several people of Detroit, working for improving the social and economic condition of the city including restaurateur Phil Cooley, the Planning & Development Department director Robert Anderson and city's Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr.
ACCESSION #
88394068

 

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