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Coalition Calls For State Ending Control Of Detroit Schools, Taking On District’s Debt

Gov. Rick Snyder said he “respects” the coalition’s work and his administration will review the recommendations.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/30/2015

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Commission Approves 2.5 Percent Pay Hike For Detroit City Council Members

The Detroit Elected Officials Compensation Commission unanimously approved the increases at a meeting Monday evening.

CBS Detroit–03/30/2015

Mitchelle Blair is arraigned via video March 26, 2015 on charges of child abuse. (Credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Defense Preparing Case For Mother Of 2 Kids Found Dead In Freezer

Wyatt Harris said that he has met with Mitchelle Blair but has not yet decided if they will pursue an insanity defense.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/30/2015

Screenshot of the Amber Alert sent by Michigan State Police via their wireless emergency alert system. (credit: WWJ Newsradio 950)

Michigan State Police Defend 5 A.M. Amber Alert: ‘We’ve Heard A Couple Of Grumblings’

The alert went out to phones in a 200-mile radius of Flint.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/30/2015

On the campus of Michigan State University. (credit: Marisa Fusinski/WWJ)

13 MSU Students Charged For Throwing Bagels Into Crowd During Street Celebrations

Lt. Steve Gonzales said that some were charged for being too close to a fire and others for tossing objects — mainly bagels — into the crowd.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/30/2015

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GoFundMe: Canton Man Who Lost 400 Lbs. Needs Surgery To Remove 40 Lbs. Of Excess Skin

Brian Flemming used to weigh 625 pounds and drank a fifth of vodka every night.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/30/2015

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Detroit Entrepreneur Claiming Idea For Heinz Dip & Squeeze; Sues Condiment Giant

If the jury rules in the Detroit businessman’s favor and determines Heinz agreed to pay for the ideas, a separate trial will begin June 10 on how much Heinz owes David Wawrzynski.

CBS Detroit–03/30/2015

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Charlie Langton On The Streets With Michigan State Fans [VIDEO]

Food truck operators had lots of ideas for items they could create in the team’s honor — from a “mean weenie” to a deep green spinach wrap.

CBS Detroit–03/30/2015

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Suspect Wanted In Disturbing Attack On 15-Year-Old Girl Along Trail

The teen told deputies the young man hit her in the face before using a knife to cut off her ponytail.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/30/2015