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Detroit mayor being investigated

DETROIT (AP) — An inspector general’s probe into whether Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan gave preferential treatment to a health program involves over 400,000 pages of documents.

The Free Press has sought records, including emails and financial reports, from the city’s Office of Inspector General through a public records request. Detroit’s law department billed the newspaper over $200,000 for documents, but still plans to fight the release.

City officials cite inspector general concerns about details being taken out of context and “misleading the public” in a Sept. 10 letter responding to the records request.