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Motor City Muckraker:

“Improve Detroit,” that allows users to easily alert city hall to potholes, illegal dumping sites, abandoned cars, water main breaks, busted traffic signals and broken hydrants.

Not too long ago, all the headlines about Detroit were about the city declaring bankruptcy and how bad everything was. Now they’re taking advantage of modern technology to marshall the resources they’ve got, and the city appears to be turning around.