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Mark Emerick, director of Verizon's Michigan network operations, discusses the features of the Verizon Switch facility. (By Edward Cardenas)

Steel Roof, Reinforced Walls, Layers Of Security Protect Verizon Wireless Switch Facility [VIDEO]

Verizon Wireless opened one of its switch facilities – which connects phone calls and data transmissions for its customer – for the first time Monday.

CBS Detroit–03/23/2015

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Detroit Public Schools Working With U-M’s Business Faculty

Experts from the University of Michigan are working with Detroit’s public schools on a new executive leadership program, the financially troubled district said Monday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/23/2015

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AT&T Invests $1.7B In Michigan Over The Past Three Years

AT&T has invested $1.7 billion in Michigan during the past three years which has included new cell sites and new high-speed Internet network connections.

CBS Detroit–03/23/2015

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Lawmaker Recommends Taking Money Earmarked For Accident Victims To Fix Michigan Roads

One Michigan lawmaker says he has a “Plan B” to fix Michigan’s roads that does not involve a tax increase.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/23/2015

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Detroit Summer Employment Efforts Get $500,000 Funding Boost

The Skillman Foundation is awarding money for the work.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/23/2015

Punch Bowl Social in Detroit held a preview before Wednesday's charity grand opening event. (By Edward Cardenas)

Punch Bowl Social Serves Up Weekend Brunch Menu

Punch Bowl Social is expanding its offerings to include weekend brunch with unique menu items, Bloody Mary bar and a DJ spinning vinyl hits.

CBS Detroit–03/22/2015

Jolly Pumpkin Pizzeria and Brewery will open in Detroit in April. (By Edward Cardenas)

Jolly Pumpkin Sets April Opening In Midtown Detroit

Craft brewery and restaurant Jolly Pumpkin has announced an April opening date in Midtown Detroit.

CBS Detroit–03/21/2015

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Graco Fined For Delayed Reporting Of Child Car Seat Buckle Complaints

Graco has agreed to pay a $3 million fine to the government for being too slow to report complaints about difficulty opening car seat buckles.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/20/2015

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Michigan’s Unemployment Rate Is Back On The Rise

Despite the increase, unemployment does remain down from a year ago.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/19/2015

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New Internet Fiber Network A ‘Selling Point’ For New And Existing Talent In Detroit

Dan Gilbert says the new high-speed Rocket Fiber Internet network under construction in downtown Detroit will be a key component in attracting and retaining talent to the city.

CBS Detroit–03/19/2015

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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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