A corner in Poletown, the section of Detroit where Drew Philip bought a house for $500. Courtesy of Garrett MacLean hide caption

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The Detroit skyline as seen from Windsor, Ontario, across the Detroit River. Rebecca Cook /Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Theodore P. Wafer, 54, charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of Renisha McBride, appears at his arraignment in Dearborn Heights, Mich., on Friday. Paul Sancya/AP hide caption

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A stray dog in Detroit last week. Carlos Osorio/AP hide caption

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Detroit's abandoned Packard car plant, seen here in a 2010 photo, could eventually sell for $21,000 if a development deal falls through, a Wayne County official says. Carlos Osorio/AP hide caption

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Detroit Tigers shortstop Jhonny Peralta bats during the sixth inning against the Washington Nationals on Tuesday. Detroit fans watching game had the option of tuning in to a broadcast that lacked announcers, featuring only the sounds from the stadium. Carlos Osorio/AP hide caption

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A customer in the produce section at Metro Foodland, one of the Detroit grocery stores participating in a healthy food incentive program for people with SNAP benefits. The store will add a section of specially marked local produce as part of the program. Courtesy of the Fair Food Network hide caption

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