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Ford F-150 (credit: George Fox/CBS Detroit)

Ford’s New F-150 To Get 26 Mpg, Tops Among Pickups

Ford said Friday that its new aluminum-bodied F-150 pickup will get up to 26 mpg on the highway, making it the most fuel efficient gas-powered full-size pickup.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/21/2014

Owner Bethany Shorb didn't set out to be a tie baroness and she planned to go back to New York after graduating, but she's doing good business in Detroit.  (credit: Paul Pytlowany/CBS 62)

Cyberoptix Tie Lab Owner’s Mission Is To Get Rid Of Your Bad Ties

Owner Bethany Shorb didn’t set out to be a tie baroness and she planned to go back to New York after graduating, but she’s doing good business in Detroit.

11/21/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 20: Committee Chairman Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) (R) holds up a photo of Stephanie Erdman of Destin, Florida, of her face injury by the airbag explosion in her Honda Civic after a traffic accident last year, as Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) (L) looks on during a hearing before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee November 20, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The committee held a hearing to examine defects in airbags manufactured by Takata and their recall process. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Senators Get No Clear Answers On Air Bag Safety

There were apologies and long-winded explanations, but after nearly four hours of testimony about exploding Takata air bags, senators never got a clear answer to the question most people have…

11/20/2014

A sign is posted outside of a Domino's Pizza restaurant on May 1, 2014 in San Francisco, California.  Domino's Pizza Inc. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Domino’s Pizza Looking To Hire 250 In Metro Detroit

Like pizza? Need a job?

CBS Detroit–11/20/2014

Two of the recalled Graco stroller models. (credit: Consumer Product Safety Commission)

4.7 Million Graco Strollers Recalled Due To Amputation Risk

The recall includes 11 models sold in the U.S.

CBS Detroit–11/20/2014

(credit: Henry Ford Innovation Institute)

Henry Ford Health System Reveals ‘Model G’ Hospital Gown That Covers Rear

Resembling a wrap-around robe, the “Model G” gown closes the once-drafty back, using adjustable snaps on the front and along the shoulders.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/19/2014

Comcast unveiled a new talking guide to assist those with visual disabilities. (By Edward Cardenas)

Comcast Launches Talking Guide For Visually Impaired Viewers (Video)

Visually impaired Comcast customers who have the X1 platform will soon have talking guide which reads information displayed on the screen.

CBS Detroit–11/18/2014

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Audit: Michigan Stores Buying Players’ Winning Lottery Tickets

Some stores that sell lottery tickets are hitting the jackpot by buying winning tickets from desperate players at a discount, according to auditors who are urging a crackdown on the illegal practice.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/18/2014

Reams of paper have been eliminated in Lenawee County as the prosecutor's office has digitized files. (Source: File Photo)

ImageSoft Helping Law Enforcement Digitize Paperwork

Prosecutors in Lenawee County are using a digital case management system developed by a Southfield based company.

CBS Detroit–11/18/2014

(Credit: ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)

Honda Quietly Will Replace Air Bags Nationwide

The move is likely to give more ammunition to lawmakers who are calling for a nationwide recall of cars with air bags made by Japanese parts supplier Takata.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/17/2014

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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.

Detroit Tigers' mascot Paws helps stuff money into the red kettle manned by Col. Dennis Stissel.

Paint the City Red Day: Salvation Army Fundraising

The city of Detroit is turning red to raise awareness of the final days metro Detroiters can donate to The Salvation Army’s 2012 Red Kettle Campaign, which ends when red kettles leave storefronts across metro Detroit on Christmas Eve. (WWJ Photos by Pat Sweeting)

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