While more than 20,000 city of Detroit retired workers worry about their pensions being reduced under the court approved bankruptcy, there seems to be little discussion on the root of the problem. Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr estimates the city owes its two pension funds -- one for general employees and another for police and fire -- $3.
If you're a fan of ABC's "The Chew," then you already know all about Daphne Oz, the show's co-host and author of "The Dorm Room Diet". Oz's latest book, "Relish: An Adventure in Food, Style, and Everyday Fun" (William Morrow, 2013), is a hybrid - part cookbook, part lifestyle/decor/self-help volume for the 20- or young 30-something "confident lady" who "wants to live the biggest and best that she can, but often life gets in the way.
Riad Shatila immigrated to the United States in the late 70's to pursue the American dream of owning a business. Since he was a teenager Riadhad an interest in creating Middle Eastern sweet treats and began experimenting with recipes. If he didn't like something he created, he would toss it out and start again from scratch.
Light snow will develop after 9 p.m. today and intensify about 1 a.m. More snow will fall intermittently on Saturday before tapering off around midnight. Forecasters say between 4 and 6 inches of snow is expected by late Saturday. East winds at 20 mph overnight and into Saturday could cause minor blowing and drifting of the snow, causing visibility issues for motorists.
St. Clair Shores residents are opposed to a plan by federal environmental regulators clean up two of the four most PCB-contaminated manholes in the 10 Mile Road-Harper area. Instead, homeowners and city officials prefer a lengthier -- and more expensive -- program to remove all four of the manholes in the Ten Mile Drain site.