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Metro Detroit Called The ‘Haunted House Capital Of The World’

The Metro Detroit region is being called the “haunted house capital” of the United States by the publisher of a haunted attraction finder who also runs his own venue in Pontiac.

CBS Detroit–10/23/2014

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M-1 Rail Developers Say Route Will Be A Magnet For Commerce

The executive of the M-1 Rail project thinks it’s the beginning of a beautiful thing — connecting neighborhoods, services and businesses with each other.

10/23/2014

A mixed-use development in the David Whitney Building is expected to open in December. (By Edward Cardenas)

David Whitney Building Renovations Near Completion In Detroit (VIDEO)

Crews continue work to renovate and redevelop the David Whitney Building into a mixed-use development with restaurants, apartments and a boutique hotel.

CBS Detroit–10/22/2014

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New Grand Rapids Amtrak Station Will Provide Direct Route To Chicago

The Michigan Department of Transportation says the first Chicago-bound train is set to leave Vernon J. Ehlers Amtrak Station on Monday morning.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/22/2014

Propane tanks. (credit: istock)

Mich. Attorney General Announces Propane Suit Settlement

Bill Schuette told reporters Wednesday that the deal with AmeriGas affects about 5,600 customers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/22/2014

The John Varvatos Boutique on September 21, 2014 in West Hollywood, California. (Credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images for John Varvatos)

John Varvatos Bringing Men’s Designer Clothing To Downtown Detroit

International fashion designer John Varvatos, who was born in Allen Park and grew up in Detroit, is bringing his luxury clothing line to the Motor City.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/22/2014

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Target Offers Free Shipping On All Items Through Dec. 20

For the first time, Target is offering free holiday shipping on all items as the retailer throws itself in the ring to compete better with the likes of Amazon.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/22/2014

Slows Bar BQ will be opening its first location outside of Detroit in 2015 with a new restaurant in Grand Rapids. (Source: Slows Bar BQ)

Slows Bar BQ Expanding To Grand Rapids

Slows Bar BQ announced Tuesday it is bringing a taste of Detroit to Grand Rapids.

CBS Detroit–10/21/2014

A Kickstarter campaign has been started to fund the development of a hoverboard. (Source: Hendo Hover)

‘Back To The Future’-Style Hoverboard Being Developed

Inventors in Silicon Valley have developed technology which may bring the “Back to the Future” hoverboard to reality.

CBS Detroit–10/21/2014

(credit: Paul Pytlowany/CBS 62)

OU Professor Prepares Students For Detroit’s New Economy

The biggest challenge for growth in Michigan business and our state’s economy – is preparing a ready workforce for today’s very different business environment. Mark Simon is up to the challenge.

10/21/2014

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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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