Your Friday morning briefing: Voters widely support ballot proposal to legalize recreational marijuana; roadwork will resume following the standoff over a labor dispute; and a Nigerian immigrant can stay in Detroit – for now.
What you need to know today: How Detroit schools plan to fix elevated levels of lead and copper; ICE plans to deport a deaf Nigerian immigrant living in Detroit; and the universities of Michigan and Harvard team up to tackle poverty and the opioid crisis in the Motor City.
More than 100 protesters rallied outside of an Immigration Customs and Enforcement center in Detroit on Friday to show opposition to President Trump’s pledge to carry out mass deportations of undocumented immigrants. The peaceful rally last about three hours. Many metro Detroit immigrants are worried that their law-abiding relatives and friends could be deported as part of Trump’s […]
On one of the windiest, iciest nights in Detroit in over a year, the city had just one Public Lighting Department crew overnight to handle countless downed, sparking power lines and fallen street lights spread across 139 square miles.