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Construction Crews Making Headway On New Detroit Meijer Store

Crews are at work on what was once the site of the long-vacant Redford High School on the city’s west side.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/17/2014

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Costco Building New Warehouse, Adding Jobs In Wayne County

Van Buren Township approved a $3.7 million tax break for the project.

CBS Detroit–09/17/2014

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State Approves Bonds For New Red Wings Arena

The new Detroit Red Wings arena took another step toward reality as the state approves issuing $450 million in bonds for the project.

09/17/2014

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Drowning In Debt, Younger Workers Feeling Disillusioned With American Dream

Liz Shuler says the Labor Movement has been “grappling” with staying ahead of the technology curve … and believes engaging the next generation is critical.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/16/2014

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Bond Financing Plan Approved For New Red Wings Arena, Topless Bars, Tarot Card Readers Prohibited In Area

The city’s Downtown Development Authority has approved the bond financing plan for an entertainment district that will include a new 18,000-seat hockey arena for the Detroit Red Wings.

CBS Detroit–09/16/2014

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Don’t Worry Too Much About Counterfeit, Secret Service Says, After Bogus Bills Turn Up In Toledo

“The amount of counterfeit in circulation is very, very small,” said Douglas Zloto with the U.S. Secret Service in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/16/2014

General Motors CEO Mary Barra arrives to testify on the GM ignition switch recall during a US House Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, June 18, 2014. Barra is updating lawmakers on an internal GM report published on June 5 that absolved top management in the failure to recall millions of cars for more than a decade after the problems with the ignition switches were discovered.  (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

House Panel: Safety Agency Mishandled GM Recall

A report raises serious questions about the NTSA’s ability to keep the public safe.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/16/2014

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Toys R Us Reveals Hot Toy List For 2014 Holiday Season

If you have kids, you know they’re already planning out their Christmas list for Santa.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/16/2014

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Does Royal Oak Need A Few More Bars? Neighbors Air Concerns

The issue will be discussed during a public hearing Monday evening.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/15/2014

The General Motors headquarters is seen April 1, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. General Motors has recalled millions of vehicles in recent months due to a power steering defect and a faulty ignition-switch. (Credit: Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

Number Of Deaths Related To GM Ignition Switches Rises

Nineteen compensation claims have been approved for deaths related to GM ignition switch recall, Twelve injury claims have been approved.

09/15/2014

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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.

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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.

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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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