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By Donald Lambro
Growth spikes are little more than trend-free anomalies
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Dave Bing
Your move, Mr. Mayor. If and when D.C. United departs for another part of town, RFK Stadium will become home to the ghosts of D.C. past and a bleak, silent reminder that big-city mayors who lack vision are bound to be shown the exit signs.
The disintegration of Detroit has been occurring for well over half a century ("Detroit files for bankruptcy," Web, July 18). If you grew up there, as I did, you still cannot believe what has happened.
Detroit Mayor Dave Bing warned Sunday that his may be the first major city to declare bankruptcy, but that it won't be the last.
Detroit Mayor Dave Bing ripped Michigan officials Tuesday for failing to deliver on promises and then announced he won't seek re-election in the city, which recently became the nation's largest to be placed under state oversight.
Gov. Rick Snyder declared a financial emergency in Detroit on Friday, pushing the city closer to having a state-appointed emergency manager control its finances.
Caroline Kennedy is reported to have topped President Obama's short list to replace David Jacobson as the U.S. Ambassador to Canada.
Time ticks for the city of Detroit as its burgeoning fiscal crisis and its dispute with the state likely will come to a head soon.
With his wife, Juli, looking on at the postgame press conference and his young children close by, Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim's final remarks were not about his milestone 900th career victory.
Detroit police Chief Ralph Godbee has stepped down after an internal affairs officer revealed that she and the chief had been conducting a sexual relationship, the mayor announced Monday.
Detroit’s mayor slashed wages and reduced benefits for city workers Wednesday without any collective bargaining, one of the most severe steps taken so far as officials grapple with a crisis that has pushed the city to the brink of financial ruin.
A son of the late Sen. Robert F. Kennedy claimed Thursday that he is constitutionally entitled to see the medical records of two nurses who claim he injured them when he tried to take his newborn son from a hospital maternity ward.
A lawsuit that threatened a delicate financial deal between debt-ridden Detroit and the state of Michigan was thrown out Wednesday after a lawyer for Mayor Dave Bing intervened and said the city's top attorney had no authority to challenge the agreement.
As the clock ticks down on Detroit's long-coming financial meltdown, some residents wonder if the Motor City is poised on the edge of an explosive summer of unrest.
Unions angry that Detroit is trying to put its financially battered books back in order by laying off hundreds of workers and imposing steep contract concessions on those who remain are considering an illegal strike.
A county detective says a man serving six months in a southwestern Pennsylvania county jail illegally hid a cellphone and charger in his prosthetic leg.
"We can't think bankruptcy is the worst thing that ever happened to us," he said at a Tuesday afternoon news conference.
Detroit Mayor Dave Bing said he hoped the judge's ruling "gives us a chance today to move forward with a clean slate and make good decisions that will improve the quality of life for Detroit."