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Once-sleepy New Baltimore wakes up with downtown business, housing and recreation

Once-shuttered storefronts are open for business as New Baltimore undergoes a renaissance.  Metromode's Melissa Anders tells us how they're doing it.




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Roseville Rising: How an older suburb is rebuilding its historic center

Roseville is reinventing itself by taking stock of its bones and its history, envisioning a walkable, vibrant town center at Utica Junction.


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In search of the Hillbilly Highway

Between 1940 and 1960, seven million Appalachians left their home region to find work in places like Detroit. In the first of a two-part series, native-West Virginian Courtney Balestier writes about the history of the migration, and speaks to people who experienced it. 

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On the verge of quitting: Virtual schools offer high school students a second chance

Whether it’s bullying, health issues or sheer boredom, some students are not cut out for sitting in a classroom seven hours a day, five days a week. Online and blended learning helps meet students where they are and provides options beyond just dropping out.    

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VOICES: Why it's time to re-think our Eastside borders

Can the Eastside unite and function as a region? Grosse Pointe Park resident Graig Donnelly tells us how it can happen.

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Will Metro Detroit buy into regional transit?

Next week, Metro Detroiters face a ballot decision on whether to fund the Regional Transit Authority. Patrick Dunn talks with transit coalition leaders in other cities across the nation to find out how efforts to fund regional transit have fared.
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