Detroit http://www.kunc.org en Battling Blight: Detroit Maps Entire City To Find Bad Buildings http://www.kunc.org/post/battling-blight-detroit-maps-entire-city-find-bad-buildings Inside one in a series of abandoned homes along a blighted block of Detroit's Brightmoor neighborhood, filmmaker Tom McPhee walks through the remnants of a life — broken furniture, scattered knickknacks and a flooded basement.<p>"This is fresh water that's coming into the basement here," McPhee points out. "All of that plumbing has been ripped away 'cause someone found a value in it, so they don't care that it's running. Tue, 18 Feb 2014 12:06:00 +0000 54127 at http://www.kunc.org Battling Blight: Detroit Maps Entire City To Find Bad Buildings Detroit Has Many Strays, But 'We're Not Tripping Over Dogs' http://www.kunc.org/post/detroit-has-many-strays-were-not-tripping-over-dogs While there's a serious dog problem in Detroit, the initial results of an effort to count the number of homeless canines in the city indicate there are far fewer than <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/08/23/214819880/50-000-stray-dogs-in-detroit-that-makes-no-sense" target="_blank">the 50,000 strays</a> that some news accounts have talked about.<p><a href="http://www.mlive.com/news/detroit/index.ssf/2013/09/american_strays_survey_were_no.html" target="_blank">MLive.com reports</a> that over the weekend, "volunteers with the <a href="http://www.wa2s.org/american-strays.html">Ame Mon, 23 Sep 2013 18:01:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 49948 at http://www.kunc.org Detroit Has Many Strays, But 'We're Not Tripping Over Dogs' VIDEO: Tigers' Fielder Takes Fan's Chip After Chasing Foul http://www.kunc.org/post/video-tigers-fielder-takes-fans-chip-after-chasing-foul He thought about stealing some cheese, too, <a href="http://www.freep.com/article/20130919/SPORTS02/309190161/" target="_blank">Detroit Tigers' first baseman Prince Fielder says</a>, but worried that the fan might be <a href="http://youtu.be/YWuSi00CcNk" target="_blank">a double-dipper</a>.<p><a href="http://wapc.mlb.com/play?content_id=30750543" target="_blank">Watch what happened Thursday</a> when Fielder chased a foul ball toward the stands and casually lifted a nacho chip from an unsuspecting fan's snack tray before heading back on to the field.<p>The moment has, of course, <a href="http:/ Fri, 20 Sep 2013 11:45:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 49838 at http://www.kunc.org VIDEO: Tigers' Fielder Takes Fan's Chip After Chasing Foul 50,000 Stray Dogs In Detroit? That 'Makes No Sense' http://www.kunc.org/post/50000-stray-dogs-detroit-makes-no-sense A disturbing <a href="http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-08-21/abandoned-dogs-roam-detroit-in-packs-as-humans-dwindle.html" target="_blank">story from Bloomberg News</a> that we posted about on Wednesday — "<a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/08/21/214151836/detroits-stray-dog-epidemic-50-000-or-more-roam-the-city" target="_blank">Detroit's Stray Dog Epidemic: 50,000 Or More Roam The City</a>" — is getting some pushback from Detroit journalist Jeff Wattrick.<p><a href="http://www.deadlinedetroit.com/articles/6136/the_town_that_cried_dog_why_the_50_000_stray_dogs_stat_makes_no_sen Fri, 23 Aug 2013 15:45:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 48728 at http://www.kunc.org Detroit's Packard Complex Could Sell Below $100,000 If Deal Fails http://www.kunc.org/post/detroits-packard-complex-could-sell-below-100000-if-deal-fails The Packard plant, which once symbolized the might of America's auto industry, is at risk of heading to auction if a pending development deal fails. Thu, 22 Aug 2013 20:55:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 48690 at http://www.kunc.org Detroit's Packard Complex Could Sell Below $100,000 If Deal Fails