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Big Oil Buyout

Marathon Oil's property-buying spree in the Oakwood Heights neighborhood continues. Seeking to create a "buffer zone" between its expanding SW Detroit refinery and oxygen-based lifeforms, the oil giant has purchased hundreds of nearby homes for an average of $65K a piece. Curbed took a trip to Oakwood Heights last year to see what exactly was happening over there. [Detroit News]