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A Completely Deranged Trump Claims GM Is Coming Back To Detroit (GM Never Left)

A Completely Deranged Trump Claims GM Is Coming Back To Detroit (GM Never Left) | Detroit Rises | Scoop.it
With no evidence to support his claim, Trump assumed that GM was bringing a South Korean plant back to Detroit. Trump said that GM was coming back to Detroit. The problem is that GM never left Detroit.
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If you haven't read the book 1984, by George Orwell, it is a good time to do so.

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trevor cutts captures detroit's urban scene with his drone

trevor cutts captures detroit's urban scene with his drone | Detroit Rises | Scoop.it
fresh graduate trevor cutts presents his 'art detroit' video captured by his Q500 4K drone during the first summer after graduate school.
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Michael Moore slams Donald Trump for editing his speech

Michael Moore slams Donald Trump for editing his speech | Detroit Rises | Scoop.it
The famously liberal filmmaker does not support Donald Trump, though the GOP candidate wants you to think he does.
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Small Factories Emerge as a Weapon in the Fight Against Poverty

Small Factories Emerge as a Weapon in the Fight Against Poverty | Detroit Rises | Scoop.it
Small manufacturers are vital if the United States is to narrow the nation’s class divide and build a society with opportunities for everyone, regardless of race or education.
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We have known for decades that the big chain stores are net destroyers of employment.  Where better to encourage a revival than in Detroit...but let's not destroy the green shoots--let's set a cap on how big a store can be so we can give the little guys a chance!

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DROUGHT Launches Wholesale Line of Organic, Cold-Pressed Juices - BevNET.com

DROUGHT Launches Wholesale Line of Organic, Cold-Pressed Juices - BevNET.com | Detroit Rises | Scoop.it
DROUGHT is owned by four sisters who manage all operations of their five metro-Detroit retail locations, manufacturing facility and self-distribution network.
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Great stuff

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Street Artist Literally Makes Streets Art | The Creators Project

Street Artist Literally Makes Streets Art | The Creators Project | Detroit Rises | Scoop.it
Each summer, artist Jim Bachor fills potholes in the streets of Chicago with beautiful mosaics.
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Detroit-Made Bicycles Are Taking Over Bike-Share Programs

Detroit-Made Bicycles Are Taking Over Bike-Share Programs | Detroit Rises | Scoop.it
When Zak Pashak’s factory opened in 2013, bicycle manufacturing in the U.S. had all but disappeared
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Go Detroit!

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|: Brush Park Developers Name Visionary Architectural Consortium to Design Detroit’s Largest Residential Development in Decades

|: Brush Park Developers Name Visionary Architectural Consortium to Design Detroit’s Largest Residential Development in Decades | Detroit Rises | Scoop.it
|: Brush Park Developers Name Visionary Architectural Consortium to Design Detroit’s Largest Residential... https://t.co/FMldcBAAtb
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A History of Detroit's Woodward Avenue

1987 documentary on the history of Woodward Avenue narrated by Mort Crim. Featuring: Motown Records General Motors Fox and Hound Detroit Zoo Midtown ...
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Important history

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See Detroit street art through readers' eyes - Detroit Free Press

See Detroit street art through readers' eyes - Detroit Free Press | Detroit Rises | Scoop.it
Stumble upon street art in Detroit? We want to see it. Share your images with on by using #DetroitStreetArt on Twitter or Instagram.
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Beautiful

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Best Paddling Towns: Detroit, Michigan - CANOE & KAYAK

Best Paddling Towns: Detroit, Michigan - CANOE & KAYAK | Detroit Rises | Scoop.it
This Ain't Abbey Road . . .it's Detroit. Courtesy detroitriversports.com/ Almost a century ago, rum-running Garwood torpedo boats rooster-tailed between De
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Fun things to do in Detroit

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Detroit: 10 Top Things To Do – Zandlicious by Irma Zandl | Cool...

Detroit: 10 Top Things To Do – Zandlicious by Irma Zandl | Cool... | Detroit Rises | Scoop.it
Spent an amazing weekend in Detroit (thank you Nick Belperio for being such a willing and adventurous travel partner!).
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Number one should be to start an advertising agency/web design firm.

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Revitalization by Gentrification | Jacobin

Revitalization by Gentrification | Jacobin | Detroit Rises | Scoop.it
"Detroit: 1950s urban renewal thru slum clearance, now revitalization removes blight. Same story.
- http://t.co/jlorQJcPv2 via Shareaholi…
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'Detroit Rising' podcast: Growth opportunities for food business, affordable housing

'Detroit Rising' podcast: Growth opportunities for food business, affordable housing | Detroit Rises | Scoop.it
Crain's reporter Chad Livengood talks to Melinda Clemons of Capital Impact Partners and Ashley Mizzi of Detroit Community Loan Fund about their organizations' efforts in real estate development and lending to small business startups.
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And what a great name for the podcast too!

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First look: Avalon adds cafe to downtown Detroit mix

First look: Avalon adds cafe to downtown Detroit mix | Detroit Rises | Scoop.it
The 1049 Woodward Ave. location across from the new Under Armour store is the longtime Detroit bakery's second full service restaurant, including beer and wine, coffee and baked goods.
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Rock on Detroit

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Turning Detroit’s Abandoned Homes Into Greenhouses

Turning Detroit’s Abandoned Homes Into Greenhouses | Detroit Rises | Scoop.it
A new kind of neighborhood regrowth
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Pioneering harsh environment agriculture...though what that has to do with Donald Trump is anyone's guess

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Silicon Valley Discovers 'Making a Car is Hard'

Silicon Valley Discovers 'Making a Car is Hard' | Detroit Rises | Scoop.it
Every now and then, a critical mass of clever, ambitious folks excited about a particularly good idea coalesces, often in a particular geographic region, a
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Bring it on back to Detroit!

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In Detroit, Freedom Schools Offer an Alternative to City’s Struggling Education System

In Detroit, Freedom Schools Offer an Alternative to City’s Struggling Education System | Detroit Rises | Scoop.it
As Detroit’s public schools fight to stay afloat, Black families turn to a civil rights-era approach to education.
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Hotbed of innovation

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How Shinola turned Detroit into a luxury brand

How Shinola turned Detroit into a luxury brand | Detroit Rises | Scoop.it
When it comes to luxury items, consumer minds are likely to think about some of the world’s fashion meccas. Think Paris. Milan. New York. But Detroit? One growing company would like to think so.
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Detroit Turnaround

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Creativity from within city drives Detroit's turnaround - Detroit Free Press

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Creativity from within city drives Detroit's turnaround
Detroit Free Press
The Knight Foundation was part of Detroit's “Grand Bargain,” which helped the city emerge from bankruptcy faster and better than anyone had expected.
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Creativity and drive is what will make Detroit thrive

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Detroit Art Institute at Center of Bankruptcy Debate

The Detroit Institute of Arts Museum, also known as the DIA, is home to valuable paintings, sculptures, and artifacts from around the world. But what is housed ...
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At the heart of the Detroit Renaissance is art

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Farming Starts in Cities

Farming Starts in Cities | Detroit Rises | Scoop.it
Farm commentators are remarking somewhat in surprise that the new move towards local food production and backyard farming are much more in evidence in and around cities than out where the big tractors lumber over the landscape.

Via Flora Moon
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The future in our backyards

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Foreclosure deadline extended on thousands of Detroit, Wayne County properties

Foreclosure deadline extended on thousands of Detroit, Wayne County properties | Detroit Rises | Scoop.it
Wayne County Treasurer Raymond Wojtowicz extended the deadline to make arrangements on overdue taxes to June 8. Tuesday's deadline was pushed back from March 31.
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Michigan Surpasses National Average In Manufacturing Job Growth - Daily Detroit

Michigan Surpasses National Average In Manufacturing Job Growth - Daily Detroit | Detroit Rises | Scoop.it
Manufacturing employment in Michigan increased for a forth year in a row, according to the 2015 Michigan Manufacturers Directory, and there are some interesting local trends in the sector.
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