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  1. How Michigan Became the Epicenter of the Modernist ExperimentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2018 | The New York Times

    IN 1908, the year Henry Ford introduced the Model T, what he called his "car for the great multitude," the architect Albert Kahn submitted designs for Ford's factory in Highland Park, Mich., near downtown Detroit. In 1913, three years after the company moved into the building, this would become the first automobile facility in the world with a continuously moving assembly line, and over the next 14 years, the site of creation for millions of Model Ts.

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  2. What to See, and Where to Eat Square Pizza, in DetroitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2018 | The New York Times

    Michigan's largest and most populous city, Detroit has turned into an emblem of American urbanism. It's long been celebrated as the heart of the automobile industry and the birthplace of Motown Records - and it's studied in our coming issue as the epicenter of the Modernist experiment - but it has also become a symbol of unbridled gentrification.

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  3. 'Access to Literacy' is Not a Constitutional Right, Judge in Detroit RulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2018 | The New York Times

    On Friday, a Federal District Court judge in Michigan decided that they did not when he dismissed a class-action lawsuit filed by students at troubled schools in Detroit. The suit, filed in September 2016, argued that students at some of the city's most underperforming schools - serving mostly racial minorities - had been denied "access to literacy" because of underfunding, mismanagement and discrimination.

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  4. What's on TV Thursday: 'The Gong Show' and 'Detroiters'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2018 | The New York Times

    Mike Myers's latest absurdist character showcases people's weird talents. And "Detroiters" gently pokes fun at its own city.

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  5. Daedra Charles, 49, Hall of Fame Center for Tennessee, DiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | The New York Times

    Daedra Charles , a Hall of Fame basketball player who helped the University of Tennessee win two national championships under its indomitable coach, Pat Summitt, died on Saturday in Detroit. She was 49. Charles, who went by the surname Charles-Furlow after her marriage to Anthony Furlow, was a powerful center with a soft touch who became a critical part of the Lady Vols, a team characterized by relentlessness and an unflagging work ethic under Summitt, who won more games than any other Division I college coach, male or female.

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  6. Can Fashion Help Detroit Make a Comeback?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | The New York Times

    A Detroit native looks homeward with ambitious plans to build a fashion center that he hopes will play a key part in the city's economic renewal. DETROIT - In 1915, as demand for the Model T was booming, Henry Ford came up with a plan.

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  7. Wheels: When Detroit Muscle Powered a Breakthrough in Heart SurgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | The New York Times

    As they still do, General Motors cars cruised the streets in the shadow of Detroit's Harper Hospital in 1952. Above them was the room of Henry Opitek, a cardiac patient who would come to owe his life to the engineers who built those cars - and who helped foster a partnership between the automotive and medical industries that continues today.

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  8. Ford Chooses a Detroit Base to Take On Silicon ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2017 | The New York Times

    In a bid to link its historic past with its future products, Ford Motor said on Thursday that it had chosen a site near downtown Detroit as the base for a high-level team working on self-driving and electric cars. By relocating the group from its corporate campus in nearby Dearborn, Ford is embracing its Motor City roots and creating an urban work environment similar to a Silicon Valley start-up.

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  9. Putting Detroit's Finest in Detroit Public TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2017 | The New York Times

    Sheltered from the sun on a covered wooden platform, the actors in funky '60s-era clothing traded lines, Motown classics in the background mixing with the intermittent laughter of children in the distance. An enthralled crowd watched from stackable blue plastic chairs on the dusty grounds of Gordon Park.

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