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L. Brooks Patterson, Denise Ilitch, Kelly Rossman-McKinney and  Carol Cain on the "Michigan Matter's" set discuss Proposal 1,  Gov. Rick Snyder's future and auto insurance reform. Watch "Michigan Matters" 11:30 am Sunday on CBS 62. (credit: Brandon J. Patton/CBS 62)

Patterson Rips GOP Over Auto Insurance Reform Looks To Dems To Support

Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson — a longtime card-carrying member of the Republican party — ripped the GOP for its handling the auto insurance reform measure making its way through Lansing with lightning speed.

04/24/2015

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Company Renovating Building At Old Packard Car Plant Complex

The Display Group, an event specialist company, is spending $750,000 on renovating Building 22 on the 40-acre site.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/24/2015

Ford workers build a Ford Focus on the assembly line at the Ford Motor Co.'s Michigan Assembly Plant (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Hundreds Of Layoffs Coming In June As Ford Cuts Shift At Michigan Assembly Plant

The layoffs are due to low sales of cars produced at the plant, including the Ford Focus and C-Max Hybrid.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/23/2015

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Verizon Takes Top Spot In RootMetrics Network Performance Survey

Independent mobile analytics firm RootMetrics has ranked Verizon Wireless highest for overall network performance in Metro Detroit.

CBS Detroit–04/23/2015

The Detroit Aircraft Corp. is building drones at Detroit City Airport and selling the aircraft to a growing number of private and public customers. (By Edward Cardenas)

Start-Up Drone Company Flying High At City Airport In Detroit [Video]

From the 25-yard-line, the drone lifted off from the turf and flew around up and down the field with the ease of a Barry Sanders run.

CBS Detroit–04/23/2015

Safety Technology On Display (Jeff Gilbert photo)

What Do Car Buyers Want? Safety Technology!

New J.D. Power study shows that of all new technologies, customers find crash prevention technologies the most important.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/22/2015

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Mayor Mike Duggan Says Detroit Is Ripe For Investment, A ‘Real Good Value’

Entrepreneurs and small businesses are finding Detroit’s cheap real estate attractive.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/22/2015

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Trader Joe’s & Al Fresco Brand Chicken Sausage Recalled Due To Possible Contamination

There are concerns plastic may have made its way into the packages.

CBS Detroit–04/22/2015

Taubman's body is moved into a waiting car outside of Congregation Shaarey Zedek. (WWJ/Jon Hewett)

Hundreds Gather To Remember Life Of Philanthropist, Businessman Alfred Taubman

Several state dignitaries were in Southfield to pay their final respects to philanthropist and shopping mall mogul A. Alfred Taubman.

CBS Detroit–04/21/2015

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Twitter Expands Direct Messaging Function

Twitter has expanded its direct messaging function to allow users to receive direct messages from people they do not follow.

CBS Detroit–04/21/2015

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Pretzel dog (credit: Edward Cardenas/WWJ)

New Food Options At Comerica Park

How about a pretzel dog? Some unique food options are available at the ballpark for the 2015 season.

A homeless man sleeps outside a window of the former Wayne County Office building.

Homeless Find Sleeping Shelter At Vacant Wayne County Office Building

It’s an unfortunate chapter in the storied history of the old Wayne County Building in Detroit.

(credit: Pat Sweeting/WWJ)

New Dave & Busters In Livonia

Opening Dec. 16. 2013 near 7 Mile and I-275.

Grand Circus in downtown Detroit is dressed up to look like Hong Kong for the shooting of Transformers 4. (credit: Peter Mays)

Transformers 4 Filming In Detroit

Downtown Detroit is dressed up to look like Hong Kong for the filming of Transformers 4.

(credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Whole Foods Detroit Grand Opening

The first Whole Foods store in Detroit officially opened for business on Wednesday, June 5, 2013.

Students from two Detroit Public Schools check out construction trade as possible career choice. (WWJ/Pat Sweeting)

Student Construction Science Expo

Ninth graders from Detroit Public Schools got a chance to get a hands-on feel for the construction trades as a possible career choice.

Medical Center Fire Sets Crime, Arson Investigation In Motion

Workers at the Park Medical Centers said a former maintenance worker came in shooting and took a female worker downstairs before setting the building ablaze.

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