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    Hey Folks "REMEMBER"...Our Detroit Lions are only...

    Hey Folks "REMEMBER"...Our Detroit Lions are only in their 62nd year of Re-Building..."Rome Was Not Built In A Day"
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    If I recall, it was one of those place that was...

    If I recall, it was one of those place that was kinda pricy, like some of the high class joints downtown. besides I was 21 yet. Also, I think it was near Northwestern Hwy, Lodge Service Drive, 8...
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    Actually, Selfridge is a Michigan Air National...

    Actually, Selfridge is a Michigan Air National Guard installation, owned by the State of Michigan National Guard Bureau and that installation plays host to USAF Reserve ,Navy & USMC Units, Army...
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    Gistok....When I said High Rise, I probably...

    Gistok....When I said High Rise, I probably should have said that any building over 3 stories is what we considered a high rise (Birwood is DFD retired), not a high rise where you would clip a wing...
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    City airport could be a real boost to the city...

    City airport could be a real boost to the city and economy of the surrounding areas BUT the main thing is the runways. They need to be replaced, rebuilt and lengthened in order to accommodate any...
  6. From what I recall,listening to my father...

    From what I recall,listening to my father discussing the topic.....Mayor Young wanted to merge SEMTA with D-Dot and D-Dot was have control for the whole thing, it became a $$$$ issue....the burbs...
  7. My late father worked for the City of Detroit...

    My late father worked for the City of Detroit (DSR) now D-Dot, and back in the mid 70's Mayor Young, wanted a subway system along Woodward and possibly branch out from that utilizing existing abandon...
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    I too remember going to the Rotunda as child. My...

    I too remember going to the Rotunda as child. My Grandfather, was a foreman in charge of the grounds crews that maintained both the Rotunda and old World Headquarters/Lincoln Mercury Building across...
  9. If there is a Rock and Roll Heaven..."Then you...

    If there is a Rock and Roll Heaven..."Then you know they've one hell of a band"
  10. With the revitalization of the Corktown area, do...

    With the revitalization of the Corktown area, do the residents and new businesses really realize how short changed they are as far as fire protections goes. The closest fire companies to respond for...
  11. Yeah Ray…Sonny still does weather and Al Ackerman...

    Yeah Ray…Sonny still does weather and Al Ackerman on sports:)
  12. Are they also going to include the Flint City...

    Are they also going to include the Flint City Council and Mayor?
  13. Why don't they get rid of LeDuff instead? All he...

    Why don't they get rid of LeDuff instead? All he does is sensationalize and spin the story to his own beliefs, as does Perkins and Langton.
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    With the Illiches and Gilbert sinking a bunch of...

    With the Illiches and Gilbert sinking a bunch of dough and creating all the interest in rebuilding the downtown area to attract new residents and visitors, I have yet to see any interest toward...
  15. I'm just wondering here…What If ? What If...

    I'm just wondering here…What If ?

    What If Christie had been a Liberal Democrat, would he be demonized by the media and everyone else?

    What If one of New York Governor Cuomo aides had done...
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    "Same Circus" with a New Ringmaster.

    "Same Circus" with a New Ringmaster.
  17. It's already in the works, It's know here as...

    It's already in the works, It's know here as "Regionalization". It starts off as what we call "Auto-aid". Some Communities (Dearborn Hgts, Garden City,& Inkster), (Harper Woods & the Grosse Pointes),...
  18. As Huel Perkins pointed out and asked the other...

    As Huel Perkins pointed out and asked the other night on "Let It Rip

    1. Were any laws broken ?... because its not a crime to do something stupid.

    2. Was the man physically injured or harmed?
    ...
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    Now that I read the other posts and thank you...

    Now that I read the other posts and thank you everyone who commented, I do now seem to recall that the Lansdown dock was east of where the Bob-Lo boats were docked at the foot of Woodward and the...
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    I remember as a kid in the early 1950's coming...

    I remember as a kid in the early 1950's coming home by train from somewhere in Canada with my parents, and crossing the river on the RR Ferry Lansdowne still in the train car. The original dock was...
  21. Brizee....I really hate to stereo type or profile...

    Brizee....I really hate to stereo type or profile but look at the last names. As with many fires investigated over the years and not just in Detroit either, they turn out to be insurance scams and...
  22. Can anyone out there tell us, DYer's who is...

    Can anyone out there tell us, DYer's who is paying the freight to transport, feed and lodge Jesse Jackson while he is here in Detroit? I'm sure the man doesn't come cheap and isn't doing this out of...
  23. I live with a mile of Fermi NPP as the crow...

    I live with a mile of Fermi NPP as the crow fly's, but all you nay sayers never seem to have a truthful logical answer. You don't want Nuke Power, you don't want Coal, you don't want natural gas...
  24. Now that the Fed's have convictions, they really...

    Now that the Fed's have convictions, they really ought to look at all the lap dogs of the late Eddie Mac in Wayne County, Ficano & Duggan for starters.
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    As I remember....Back in the day, the 50's &...

    As I remember....Back in the day, the 50's & 60's, Christmas decorations in all the neighborhoods, all the different business districts, Downtown was aglow along Woodward and out E. Jefferson, up...
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