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Detroit Artists Paint Town Orange to Force Change

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Detroit Artists Paint Town Orange to Force Change

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Detroit Artists Paint Town Orange to Force Change

Detroit Artists Paint Town Orange to Force Change

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A group of artists in Detroit have been painting dilapidated houses a bright shade of orange. The project, called "Object Orange," is an attempt to draw attention to the buildings and to get the city to tear them down or repair them. City officials say the group's activities are criminal.

Celeste Headlee of Detroit Public Radio reports.