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  • Snowstorm From U.S. Midwest Sweeps Cold Air Into the East

    Updated 24 minutes ago

    Temperatures in Washington and New York were forecast to drop as much as 38 degrees as a cold front that brought snow to Chicago this week sweeps eastward with gusty winds grounding flights.

  • Barra Adds Team to Focus on Safety During GM Vehicle Development

    Updated 3 hours, 18 minutes ago

    General Motors Co. Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra, under fire for the company’s slow response to flawed ignition switches linked to 13 deaths, said she is creating a team that will make the company’s cars as safe as they are fun to drive.

  • Pedophiles Lured by Avatar in Tech Industry Porn Fight

    Updated 7 minutes ago

    Sweetie looks much like other unfortunate young Filipinas. Just 10 years old, her user profile shows, she spends her days online fielding requests from men who offer her money to perform sexual acts in front of a webcam. When she logs on, invitations pour in -- “Are you a working girl?” or “I’m into girls your age” -- from strangers keen to get her into a private show via Skype or Yahoo! Messenger.

  • Detroit Reaches Accord With Police, Firefighter Retirees

    Detroit reached an agreement on pensions and health benefits with a group representing retired police officers and firefighters, as mediators seek deals with other retirees in the city’s record $18 billion bankruptcy.

  • GM Traders Most Bearish Ever Versus Ford on Rising Costs

    General Motors Co. shares are having the worst start to a year since returning to the market after bankruptcy. Traders are bracing for bigger declines.

  • GM to Boost Chevrolet China Sales With Redesigned Cruze

    General Motors Co. will debut a redesigned Chevrolet Cruze sedan this month in Beijing, picking China for the model’s global rollout as the carmaker seeks to boost sales of the brand in its biggest market.

  • GM CEO Seeks New Spokesman, Replaces Human Resources Head

    General Motors Co.’s new Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra moved to put more of her team in place with the automaker revealing the departure of two senior executives, including its top spokesman, as the company faces mounting pressure over its slow recall of 2.59 million vehicles linked to the deaths of at least 13 people.

  • Governor Declares Financial Emergency in Detroit Suburb

    Michigan Governor Rick Snyder declared a financial emergency in the Detroit suburb of Lincoln Park, a step that may lead to state control.

  • GM CEO Seeks New Spokesman, Replaces Human Resources Head

    General Motors Co.’s new Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra moved to put more of her team in place with the automaker revealing the departure of two senior executives, including her top spokesman, as the company faces mounting pressure over its slow recall of 2.59 million vehicles linked to the deaths of at least 13 people.

  • Detroit Judge to Consider Debt Crisis Veteran as Adviser

    Detroit’s bankruptcy judge will interview five candidates so he can choose one to help decide whether the city’s debt-adjustment plan is viable, including Richard Ravitch, who helped New York City resolve its fiscal crisis in the 1970s.

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In Detroit, 45 percent of the population rents and the remaining 55 percent are homeowners. And in the past year the Detroit real estate market has seen an 4.8 percent increase in value, with a median sales price of $30,700, according to Zillow.
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