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Apr 17, 2001, 01:00 ET Detroit Mayor Dennis Archer Declines to Seek a Third Term

DETROIT, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Detroit Mayor Dennis W. Archer announced today that he will not seek a third term as mayor, but will instead...


Apr 16, 2001, 01:00 ET City of Detroit Demolishes More Than 1,000 Structures in 5 Months and Auto Thefts Drop 22 Percent in 4 Years

DETROIT, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Detroit is announcing two recent gains in the effort to continue improving neighborhoods -- auto...


Apr 13, 2001, 01:00 ET Detroit Mayor Archer Thanks Fire Fighters and Citizens for Heroic Actions Taken During Recent Windstorm

DETROIT, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Mayor Dennis W. Archer is thanking fire fighters and citizens for their efforts in trying to save 10-year old...


Apr 11, 2001, 01:00 ET Detroit Mayor Dennis Archer Completes Visioning Process; Releases Visioning Report to the Community

DETROIT, April 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Detroit Mayor Dennis W. Archer today released "Detroit: Building on a Solid Foundation; A Community Vision for...


Apr 09, 2001, 01:00 ET Detroit Mayor Archer Celebrates First of its Kind Small Business Opening in National Empowerment Zone

DETROIT, April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Mayor Dennis W. Archer recently congratulated Detroit businessman Harrien Clark for being the first person in...


Apr 06, 2001, 01:00 ET Hollywood Motors Back to Detroit as 10-Screen First-Run Neighborhood Movie Theatre Opens

DETROIT, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Hollywood motored back to the city today with the opening of the 10-screen Phoenix Theatre on 8-Mile and East...


Apr 03, 2001, 01:00 ET City of Detroit Cited by National Magazine For $17 Billion in Economic Growth Success

DETROIT, April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Mayor Dennis W. Archer has been noted as the nation's "urban renewer" in a section titled "The Gurus of Growth."...


Mar 29, 2001, 00:00 ET Mayor Dennis Archer Reappoints Fountain and Turner to Detroit School Board

DETROIT, March 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Detroit Mayor Dennis W. Archer today announced that he has reappointed W. Frank Fountain and Reginald Turner...


Mar 28, 2001, 00:00 ET Detroit Population Decline Reaches 40-Year Low

DETROIT, March 28 /PRNewswire/ -- After years of double-digit declines, the City of Detroit experienced its lowest drop in population in...


Mar 26, 2001, 00:00 ET Detroit Mayor Archer Expresses Support for GreenWays Initiative

DETROIT, March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of his announcement of the final design details for Campus Martius Park, and in conjunction with...


Mar 23, 2001, 00:00 ET Downtown Detroit Improvement Program Update on Construction Conditions for March 23-31

DETROIT, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Listed below are the construction projects and events that may affect traffic in the downtown Detroit area...


Mar 17, 2001, 00:00 ET Downtown Detroit Improvement Program Update on Construction Conditions For March 17-23

DETROIT, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The following are ongoing impacts related to downtown construction events: -- The sidewalk at Michigan...


Mar 15, 2001, 00:00 ET Mayor Archer Reminds Detroit Community To Keep Watch on City's School Children

DETROIT, March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- As the weather continues to become nicer, and our 163,000 school children begin to extend their time outside,...


Mar 13, 2001, 00:00 ET Mayor Archer Reminds Detroit Community To Keep Watch on City's School Children

DETROIT, March 13 /PRNewswire/ -- As the weather continues to become nicer, and our 163,000 school children begin to extend their time outside,...


Mar 09, 2001, 00:00 ET Downtown Detroit Improvement Program Update on Construction Conditions for March 9-16

DETROIT, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Listed below are the construction projects and events that may affect traffic in the downtown Detroit area...


Mar 05, 2001, 00:00 ET City of Detroit Announces Parking and Transportation During SAE 2001 World Congress March 5-8

DETROIT, March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Detroit will welcome 50,000 engineers and suppliers at the annual SAE World Congress at Cobo...


Feb 01, 2001, 00:00 ET Detroit Mayor Archer Announces New Lows in Fire Fatalities and Crime

DETROIT, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Detroit Mayor Dennis W. Archer is announcing sharp drops in overall serious crime and fire fatalities occurring...


Jan 26, 2001, 00:00 ET Downtown Detroit Improvement Program Update On Construction Conditions for January 26-February 2

DETROIT, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Listed below are the construction projects and events that may affect traffic in the downtown Detroit area...


Jan 18, 2001, 00:00 ET Convenient Parking and Transportation Available in Downtown Detroit For Closing Weekend of North American International Auto Show 2001

DETROIT, Jan. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- As the closing weekend of the North American International Auto Show at Cobo Conference/Exhibition Center...


Jan 18, 2001, 00:00 ET City of Detroit Warns of Parking Frauds

DETROIT, Jan. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Detroit Consumer Affairs and Municipal Parking departments issued this reminder to individuals...