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Packard Plant in Detroit. (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)

Demolition Underway, But Developer Hopes To Preserve Parts Of Decaying Packard Plant

Some preliminary demolition is underway at Detroit’s historic Packard Plant, to prepare the sprawling complex of abandoned buildings for an ambitious redevelopment project.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/21/2014

Detroit, Michigan, USA - June 8, 2013: Delta Airlines Boeing 747 "Jumbo Jet" being serviced at the gate at Detroit Wayne County Metropolitan Airport (DTW) in preparation for pushback. (Credit: iStock.)

Delta Air Lines 747s Flying Into Retirement

Delta has announced it will be retiring its iconic, double-decker, Boeing 747 airplanes by the end of 2017.

CBS Detroit–10/21/2014

(Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Michigan International Speedway Green Efforts Rev Into New Gear

Michigan International Speedway is increasing its “green” efforts through a new partnership with Consumers Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency.

10/20/2014

(Credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

GM Ignition Switch Death Count Rises To 29

At least 29 people have died and 27 people have been seriously injured in crashes involving General Motors cars with defective ignition switches.

10/20/2014

Apple Pay was launched Monday. (Source: Apple.)

Apple Pay Launched Monday, Allows Mobile Payment With iPhone 6

Apple’s new mobile payment service, Apple Pay, went live Monday on iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and the new iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3.

CBS Detroit–10/20/2014

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Detroit-Based Start-up Takes The Scare Out Of Haunted House Ticketing

A Detroit start-up has created an online ticketing service for haunted attractions.

CBS Detroit–10/19/2014

Joe Louis Arena

Ride Uber To See The Wings At The Joe, Win A Ride On A Zamboni

Ten fans who use Uber for rides to weekend games for Detroit Red Wings can have the chance to win unique prizes through an AT&T and Uber contest.

CBS Detroit–10/17/2014

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CBS Debuts Stand-Alone Streaming Service

CBS is launching a stand-alone digital streaming service for $5.99 a month that will offer subscribers access to its current and older shows.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/16/2014

Apple unveiled a number of enhancements to products Thursday, including a new iPad Air 2 which will be available in three colors. (Source: Apple)

Apple Rolls Out Product Updates Including New iPad 2 Air

Apple released details Thursday of its thinnest iPad ever along a new iMac, Mac mini and software enhancements.

CBS Detroit–10/16/2014

File Photo. (Photo credit: DAMIEN MEYER/AFP/Getty Images)

What Are We Asking Google?

Directions, homework and obtaining phone numbers are among the top Google voice searches, the company reports in a survey.

CBS Detroit–10/16/2014

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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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