It deserves to be read, as four years of loss of local control has ended. It is a necessary step, if the community's elected leaders are unable to balance the budget, but it is a controversial one, too.
It is most controversial, of course, in Detroit, where politics gets ugly.
Meanwhile, everyone played up the story of the bomb threat at Pontiac High School, including a scroll during the morning shows on WDIV-TV 4. It used to be such threats were not publicized for fear of inspiring other threats, but lately, perhaps because of real bombs and bombings, such threats receive big headlines and live reporting. Let's hope it doesn't happen elsewhere this week.