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Bill McGraw

Bill McGraw has been a reporter and editor for 45 years, specializing in both contemporary Detroit as well as historical issues that resonate today. He played key roles in two critically acclaimed documentaries on Detroit—BURN and the Emmy-winning 12th and Clairmount. He was Detroit’s first full-time news blogger, came up with the idea for Deadline Detroit, and created two best-selling books on the city, The Detroit Almanac and The Quotations of Mayor Coleman A.Young. In 2007, McGraw drove all 2,100 streets in Detroit for an award-winning Free Press project.

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