detroit detroit  /dɪ ˈtrɔ ɪt/

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  • (n) the largest city in Michigan and a major Great Lakes port; center of the United States automobile industry; located in southeastern Michigan on the Detroit river across from Windsor

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News

  1. Detroit cop says he didn't mean to kill 7-year-old

    DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit police officer charged in the fatal shooting of a 7-year-old girl says he unintentionally pulled the trigger during a struggle with the victim's grandmother.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. Detroit's Police and Fire Retirement System to select new general counsel

    Detroit — The Police and Fire Retirement System Thursday is expected to select new general counsel to replace its former attorney who was indicted in a bribery scandal.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Detroit News

  3. Detroit's early culinary tastes topic of talk

    Detroit — How — and what — Detroiters ate in the city's early days is on the table for discussion next week at the Detroit Historical Museum.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Detroit News

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  1. In a rushed monotone, before a standing-room only audience, Kilpatrick told Wayne Circuit Judge David Groner: "I lied under oath in the case of Gary Brown and Harold Nelthrope versus the city of Detroit ...... I did so with the intent to mislead the...
    on Sep 4, 2008 By: Kwame Kilpatrick Source: USA Today

  2. Romney, who was born in Detroit and whose father was an auto industry executive, wrote: "Without that bailout, Detroit will need to drastically restructure itself. With it, the automakers will stay the course - the suicidal course of declining...
    on Nov 19, 2008 By: Mitt Romney Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "Joining the Pistons will allow me the opportunity to play the game I love in my hometown of Detroit surrounded by my family," Webber said in a statement Monday.
    on Jan 15, 2007 By: Chris Webber Source: USA Today

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