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Flashpoint: Examining new Detroit, Thanksgiving parade plans

This episode of Flashpoint examines the idea of a new Detroit and changes to the Thanksgiving Day Parade.

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Flashpoint: How should Detroit view its past?

The Flashpoint panel discusses how Detroiters should view toxic events in the city's history.

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Flashpoint: How construction affects Thanksgiving parade

How will the M-1 rail construction on Woodward Avenue change the route of the Thanksgiving Day Parade?

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Flashpoint: Bloggers discuss idea of new Detroit

Two bloggers join the show with very differing opinions of race in Detroit.

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Experts talk bankruptcy, Saunteel Jenkins talks council

Experts joined Devin Scillian Sunday morning to talk about bankruptcy and a new gas tax in Michigan.

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Saunteel Jenkins talks about leaving Detroit City Council

Saunteel Jenkins joined Devin Scillian to talk about why she left the Detroit City Council to become the CEO of THAW.

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Flashpoint: Was bankruptcy a fresh start for Detroit?

The experts debate whether or not bankruptcy was the right move for the city of Detroit.

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Flashpoint: Experts talk about faults in Detroit bankruptcy

As Detroit heads toward getting out of Chapter 9 bankruptcy, experts talk about whether it was handled correctly.

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WATCH: Kevyn Orr on Flashpoint

Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr talks to Devin Scillian about Judge Rhodes' decision to approve the city's bankruptcy exit plan. Watch the rest of the Flashpoint episode here.

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Flashpoint: Detroit bankruptcy, midterm election results

The roundtable on election results and Detroit's bankruptcy exit plan's approval.

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2014 Flashpoint episodes

Previous Flashpoints from 2013

  • Flashpoint 12/29/13

    Devin Scillian talks about the week's events in this week's roundtable discussion.

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  • Flashpoint 12/22/13

    Devin Scillian talks about the week's events in this week's roundtable discussion.

  • Flashpoint 12/15/13

    Sandra Ali talks about the week's events in this week's roundtable discussion.

  • Flashpoint 12/8/13: Detroit EM Kevyn Orr

    Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr discusses the city's future as he sees it.

  • Flashpoint 12/1/13

    Devin Scillian talks about the week's events in this week's roundtable discussion.

  • Flashpoint 11/24/13

    Devin Scillian talks about the week's events in this week's roundtable discussion.

  • Flashpoint web-exclusive: Tyree Guyton, Jenenne Whitfield

    The founder and director of the renowned Heidelberg Project in Detroit sit down with Flashpoint to talk about being artists in the city.

  • Flashpoint 11/17/13: Mike Duggan, the Heidelberg Project

    Mayor-Elect Mike Duggan (@TransitionDET) on his priorities for Detroit and artist Tyree Guyton and Heidelberg Project Executive Director Jenenne Whitfield on art and arson (@HeidelbergProj).

  • FlashPoint: 11/10/13

    Critical national issues affect Detroit.

  • FlashPoint: 11/3/13

    As election day draws near, Benny Napoleon and Mike Duggan vie to become Detroit's next mayor.

  • Flashpoint: 10/27/13

    A little more than a week away from the election, roundtable talks about race and racism as they intersect with politics in Detroit.

  • FlashPoint: Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013

    FlashPoint: Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013

  • Flashpoint 9/29/13

    Not quite all the president's men, but several arrive in Detroit with checkbooks at the ready. Governor Snyder talks about what's coming and then the roundtable discuses whether it's a difference maker for the city.

  • FlashPoint: Mayor says Detroit worse off with EM Orr

    Mayor Dave Bing says Detroit is worse off since Kevyn Orr was appointed Emergency Manager 6 months ago and has advice for the next mayor of Detroit.

  • Flashpoint 5/19/2013

    The round table discusses another busy week in Detroit, after a new chief of police was named and a man was stabbed at a gas station while no one stepped in to help him.

  • Flashpoint 4/14/2013

    The roundtable talks about the regionalization of Detroit and what Kevyn Orr's axe will slice first.

  • Flashpoint 4/7/2013

    Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano on his budget battles, plus the roundtable.

  • Flashpoint 4/21/2013

    Detroit schools are becoming the incredible shrinking district, but Roy Roberts has a sweeping new plan he believes can change that.

  • Flashpoint 4/28/2013

    The roundtable tackles topics on Detroit Mayor Bing's potential re-election to Michigan’s no fault insurance laws.

  • Flashpoint 5/5/2013

    The round table talks about companies funding schools and buses and the sister of a Michigan man imprisoned in Iran more than a year talk about the family's pleas for his freedom. Visit freeamir.org.

  • Flashpoint 5/19/2013

    The round table discusses another busy week in Detroit, after a new chief of police was named and a man was stabbed at a gas station while no one stepped in to help him.

  • Flashpoint 9/15/13

    Should you pay more when you shop online? Plus a local hamburger joint paying its employees $15 an hour.

  • Flashpoint 9/8/13

    Rep. Mike Rogers discusses Syria and a new kind of business conference.

  • Flashpoint 9/1/13

    Detroit Public School's emergency manager Jack Martin is here to talk about the school year ahead and the roundtable will take on common core, Medicaid expansion and more.

  • Flashpoint web exclusive: 8/11/13

    More roundtable on Kevyn Orr’s controversial comments to the Wall Street Journal.

  • Flashpoint 7/28/13

    From money pit to entertainment destination, developers set their eyes on a piece of Detroit.

  • Flashpoint 7/7/13

    A conversation about Detroit's finances and the Detroit City FC.

  • Flashpoint 6/30/2013

    The roundtable takes a look at the incredible shrinking Detroit City Council including the disappearance of Charles Pugh, and can Mike Duggan's write-in campaign for Detroit mayor really work?

  • Flashpoint 6/23/13

    The round table panel talks about the residency rules that tripped up Mike Duggan’s run for mayor and the huge downtown development that doesn't seem to fear the prospect of bankruptcy.

  • Flashpoint 6/2/2013

    Michigan’s business and political leaders gather for the annual conclave on Mackinac Island.

  • Flashpoint 3/31/13

    Flashpoint talks with Detroit's new emergency financial manager and a businessman's big plans to transform the city.

  • Flashpoint 3/24/2013: Levin's decision

    Sen. Carl Levin talks with Flashpoint about his decision not to run again.

  • Flashpoint 3/10/13

    Detroit City Council members on the case they'll make in Lansing, plus Cardinal Adam Maida on choosing the next Pope.

  • Flashpoint 3/3/13: Snyder's EFM decision

    More in-depth discussion from the roundtable on Detroit's future after Gov. Snyder's emergency financial manager decision for Detroit

  • Flashpoint 2/24/13

    Devin Scillian looks at two highly anticipated decisions in Detroti, Gov. Snyder's decision on an EFM and the jury is still out in the Kwame Kilpatrick federal corruption trial.

  • Flashpoint 2/17/13

    Mayor Bing expands on the State of the City, plus our roundtable on how much Detroit controls its own future.

  • Flashpoint 2/10/12

    The Governor's budget priorities, Democratic Party politics, and experts on Kwame Kilpatrick's future.

  • Web exclusive: Flashpoint 2/3/13

    Devin Scillian talks about proposed changes to the Electoral College.

  • Flashpoint 2/3/13

    Devin Scillian talks with three members from Detroit City Council about recent decisions made.

  • Flashpoint: 1/27/13

    From Belle Isle to the Greektown Casino, we talk about changes on the horizon and what's best for Detroit.

  • Flashpoint 1/20/13

    The roundtable on Gov. Rick Snyder's State of the State, gun control, and the Kwame Kilpatrick trial.  Plus, a tour of the can't-miss cars at the Auto Show.

  • Flashpoint 1/13/13

    Devin Scillian talks with the architects of Detroit Future City and has the latest on the Kwame Kilpatrick trial.

  • Flashpoint 1/6/2013: Rob Parker's explanation

    This weekend's episode starts with an explanation from Rob Parker.

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About Devin Scillian

  • Devin Scillian

    In addition to anchoring Local 4 News at 5 p.m., 6 p.m. and 11 p.m., Devin Scillian is also the host of "Flashpoint," Local 4's weekly community hot topic program which airs Sundays at 10 a.m.

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