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Lessenberry on Detroit State of the City, Richard Spencer at MSU

Photograph of Downtown Detroit
Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan's State of the City address Tuesday focused on ways to improve the city’s schools, and made a commitment to demolish thousands of blighted homes by the end of 2019. ";

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan delivered his annual State of the City address last night. He talked about ways to improve the city's public schools, and the city's demolition program.

Michigan Radio's senior news analyst Jack Lessenberry joined Morning Edition host Doug Tribou to discuss the speech.

They also talked about Michigan State University's handling of white supremacist Richard Spencer's visit, and a plan to remove a controversial fountain in Kalamazoo.

Doug Tribou joined the Michigan Radio staff as the host of Morning Edition in 2016. Doug first moved to Michigan in 2015 when he was awarded a Knight-Wallace journalism fellowship at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.
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