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DPS privatizing bus service

Last Updated: February 24. 2010 12:07PM
DPS privatizing bus service
Plan saves financially strapped school district $50 million; 289 drivers to lose jobs
Tom Greenwood and Oralandar Brand-Williams / The Detroit News
http://detnews.com/article/20100224/SCHOOLS/2240342/1026/DPS-privatizing...
Detroit -- Detroit Public Schools' move to privatize bus service for thousands of students will mean nearly 300 drivers will lose their jobs with the district, but savings of about $50 million over five years.

Thousands attend three Michigan tea parties

Wednesday, September 9, 2009
Thousands attend three Michigan tea parties
Delores Flynn and Valerie Olander / The Detroit News
http://detnews.com/article/20090909/POLITICS02/909090352/Thousands-atten...
Troy -- Neither rain nor delays could dampen the spirits of thousands who thronged Tuesday for Tea Party Express rallies in Troy, Brighton and Jackson against big government and national health care reform.

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