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Michigan Senate OKs 15-Cent Gas Tax Hike For Roads [Podcast]

It was a close one, with Lt. Gov. Brian Calley serving as a tie-breaker.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/01/2015

Detroit church leaders gather for a news conference to talk about violence in the city. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Church Leaders Urge Detroiters To Ditch ‘No Snitch’ Policy After String Of Shootings

“We’re tired of burying our young men, young woman and we’re gonna do something…”

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/01/2015

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State Review Is Next Step After Emergency Loan Board Finds ‘Financial Stress’ In Wayne County

“While county officials have taken some important steps in an effort to remedy the current crisis, the county continues to face significant financial difficulties that must be addressed now.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/01/2015

(credit: State Office of Highway Safety Planning )

Stepped-Up Patrols Target Drunken Drivers Over Fourth Of July Weekend

“Our publicity efforts are designed to forewarn the public…”

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/01/2015

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Driver Going 90 MPH On Southfield Freeway Arrested After Fight With Trooper

A 25-year-old wanted man has been taken into custody after an altercation with police on the Southfield Freeway — thanks in part to a retired Michigan State Police trooper.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/01/2015

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Michigan Teenager’s Hand Blown Off By Homemade Firework

Police described the device as a homemade firework about the size of a golf ball, wrapped in tin foil.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/01/2015

Timothy Graves has been missing since June 28, 2015. (credit: Michigan EMS/Facebook)

Missing Downriver Firefighter’s Car Abandoned At Ohio Rest Stop

Authorities are hoping the public can help locate a Downriver firefighter who disappeared on Sunday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/01/2015

Flooding River Raisin(credit: Charlie Langton/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Rain Keeps River Raisin Floodwaters High In Monroe County

The River Raisin at Dundee was 1.5 feet over flood stage on Wednesday morning.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/01/2015

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Detroit City Council Says No To Water And Sewer Rate Hike

Detroit City Council has voted against a water and sewer rate hike that was proposed by the Water and Sewerage Department.

CBS Detroit–06/30/2015