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About Karen Dybis

Karen Dybis is a freelance journalist. A Michigan native, Dybis was born in Bad Axe and raised in Romeo. She graduated from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and has worked as a reporter at The Mackinac Island Town Crier, The Kalamazoo Gazette, The Adrian Daily Telegram and The Oakland Press in Pontiac. She spent five years at The Detroit News as a business writer with stints in retail, workplace issues and personal finance. During her years in Detroit, Dybis covered everything from Kmart’s massive bankruptcy to the state’s unemployment crisis to debates over how dirty desktops really are. Dybis now calls Grosse Pointe home, which she shares with her husband (who is from Grand Rapids) and two children.

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October 31, 2010

The End or What I Learned This Year

October 29, 2010

Speaking of (Jazz) Music...

October 29, 2010

Feeding Detroit Body and Soul

October 28, 2010

A Little Night Music in Detroit

October 28, 2010

Tick, Tick, Tick...

October 27, 2010

The Poetry of Detroit

October 26, 2010

You've Got to Be Kidding Me

October 26, 2010

Q&A: Wendy N. Powell on Detroit's Potential Progress

October 25, 2010

Only 635 Miles From Home

October 22, 2010

Unfiltered: Mike Han on Transforming Detroit

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