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FCA CEO: Current Industry Model “Unsustainable”— Consolidation Needed

Sergio Marchionne warns that unless car companies start combining their efforts, the high costs of the auto industry will once again put the industry in a difficult position.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/29/2015

The NextEnergy Center in Detroit

Three Michigan Advanced Energy Companies Receive NextEnergy Grants

Three Michigan advanced energy companies have received nearly $300,000 in Michigan Accelerating Technology Energy Grant funds from NextEnergy.

CBS Detroit–04/29/2015

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Federal Lawsuit Against Quicken Loans: Gilbert Says Company Did It The Right Way

Gilbert has filed a preemptive lawsuit claiming the Department of Justice is trying to force a cash settlement for something he didn’t do.

CBS Detroit–04/28/2015

Xenith employees assemble football helmets in Detroit. (By Edward Cardenas)

Xenith Football Helmets To Be Made In Detroit (VIDEO)

Xenith announced Tuesday that it will be assembling its football helmets, made with Michigan-made products, in Detroit.

CBS Detroit–04/28/2015

A blossom on a Michigan cherry tree. (credit: istock)

Michigan Cherry Crop Suffers Over Record Cold Winter

The bitter, record-busting cold winter and some frosts this spring have taken a bit of a toll on Michigan’s cherry crop.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/28/2015

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Federal Safety Agency Seeks Ideas On Getting More Recall Fixes Done

Frustrated that cars recalled for serious safety defects aren’t getting fixed quickly enough, the nation’s auto safety chief will host a gathering of automakers to search for solutions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/28/2015

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Nylabone Puppy Chews Recalled Due To Possible Salmonella

A popular chew toy could put both dogs and humans at risk for Salmonella.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/27/2015

Virgin Atlantic will begin flying a Detroit-London route in 2015. (Source: Virgin Atlantic.)

Virgin Atlantic Promotes Detroit As Hotbed Of Art, New Restaurants Before Starting Non-Stop To London Service

Virgin Atlantic, which begins service between London and Detroit in June, has a blog post which highlights the many unique features of Detroit.

CBS Detroit–04/27/2015

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Big Four Leaders In Metro Detroit Talk Prop 1, Legalization Of Pot

The Big Four leaders of Detroit, Wayne, Macomb and Oakland Counties told the members of the 8 Mile Boulevard Association just how they will vote on next month’s Proposal 1.

CBS Detroit–04/24/2015

Customers streamed into the Apple Store at the Mall at Partridge Creek with hopes of purchasing the new Apple Watch. (By Edward Cardenas)

Metro Detroit Customers On Watch, Lining Up For The Apple Watch

Fans lined up early Friday outside the Apple Store at Partridge Creek with hopes of buying an Apple Watch.

CBS Detroit–04/24/2015

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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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