Detroit rejects deal, will close 50 parks, reduce maintenance and services at others

Posted: February 2, 2013 at 2:27 a.m.

Detroit will close nearly half of its parks and reduce maintenance and other services at dozens of others after the City Council passed on a deal with the state to operate the city’s Belle Isle park, Mayor Dave Bing announced Friday.

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