This three-day series is based on a poll of Detroiters' attitudes about their city and leadership, commissioned by The Detroit News and funded by the Thompson Foundation. The survey provided a rare, statistically sound measure of public opinion in a city traditionally difficult to accurately poll.
Detroit voices: How residents feel about their city
The Michigan Senate needed the help of Lt. Gov. Brian Calley to narrowly pass a 15-cent gas tax increase. #1
If financial distress spreads to other nations, automakers' sales in region could take a big hit. #1
Some lawmakers across the country are pushing for new laws that would make it harder for gay and lesbian couples to wed. #1
Across Michigan, supporters break out in tears and cheers as gay marriage is legalized, while opponents vow to continue to fight. Five pages of coverage. #1
Blight hits home after home in a once-solid Detroit neighborhood. Plus, a look at how the city backed off suing lenders over risky mortgages. #1
First in a series: Risky loans contribute to swaths of empty homes and lost tax revenue. #1
Niyo: Tom Wilson of Olympia Entertainment was lured by the Ilitch family to share a 'bold vision' as they build a new hockey facility. #17
The U.S. beats Colombia 2-0 to advance to the quarterfinals, though two key players won't be on the pitch for the next match. #13
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