DETROIT (AP) - A judge has concluded interviews with candidates seeking to serve as an expert adviser in the Detroit bankruptcy case. Judge Steven Rhodes said he wants a set of fresh, experienced eyes to offer opinions as Detroit tries to emerge from bankruptcy this year. Eighty-year-old former New York Lieutenant Governor Richard Ravitch was among those questioned Friday by Rhodes in court.
DETROIT (AP) - The names of high-profile businessmen Dan Gilbert and Roger Penske are among those on a witness list for a court proceeding this summer on Detroit's plan to exit bankruptcy. The city released the list on Friday. It has grown to 30 and also includes emergency manager Kevyn Orr and Mayor Mike Duggan.
DENVER (AP) - Officials say a Delta Air Lines plane on a flight from Detroit to Denver, Colorado reported an unspecified potential security threat and taxied to a remote area after landing safely at Denver International Airport. FBI spokesman Dave Joley (JAH'-lee) said yesterday the agency didn't believe the threat was credible but agents followed standard security procedures as a precaution. All the passengers were released after they and their luggage were screened.
TRENTON, Mich. (AP) - Thousands of marshmallows dropped from the sky in the Detroit area. And there was no shortage of young people running to pick them up. The annual Marshmallow Drop took place Friday at Wayne County parks in Trenton and Westland. The marshmallows were dropped from a helicopter.
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