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Presidential candidate Donald Trump attends a Republican party rally at the Birch Run Expo Center in Birch Run, Michigan on Tuesday August 11, 2015. (credit: George Fox/CBS Detroit)

ICYMI: ‘Together, Grimace, We Could Own This Town’ Declares Trump In ’02 McDonald’s Ad

In honor of Throwback Thursday, please enjoy this YouTube gem.

CBS Detroit–08/13/2015

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Michigan Gas Prices Spike Overnight After Refinery Shutdown

“The BP refinery is experiencing an unexpected shutdown and we don’t know the extent of the damage.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/12/2015

Back to school fest in Detroit. (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

Over 1,300 Kids Score New Backpacks During Back To School Festival

One Detroit church has rolled out the stops for its annual back to school event.

08/11/2015

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Discount Tire Recalls 79,513 Truck And SUV Replacement Tires

If the steel belts crack, the tread could separate, increasing the risk of a crash.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/11/2015

Wayne County Executive Warren Evans. (credit: Marie Osborne/WWJ)

County Executive: Consent Agreement Best Option For County’s Financial Woes

Gov. Snyder has already made the decision that there is a financial emergency within the county.

CBS Detroit–08/05/2015

Connectivity in Cars (GM Photo)

Automakers Trying To Prevent Hackers From Commandeering Cars

“The adversary only needs to find one way to compromise the system…”

08/05/2015

Pulitzer Prize winner and "To Kill A Mockingbird" author Harper Lee smiles before receiving the 2007 Presidential Medal of Freedom on November 5, 2007 in Washington, DC. The Medal of Freedom is given to those who have made remarkable contributions to the security or national interests of the United States, world peace, culture, or other private or public endeavors. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Michigan Bookstore Offers Refunds To Buyers Of Lee’s ‘Watchman’

A northern Michigan bookstore is offering refunds to buyers of Harper Lee’s “Go Set a Watchman.”

CBS Detroit–08/04/2015

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Detroit Diner Makes Bon Appetit’s ’50 Best New Restaurants’

It’s a big accolade for a little diner in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/04/2015

Two women work on the engine of a GM truck on the assembly line of the General Motors Flint Assembly Plant. (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images) FILE

GM Announces $877M Investment To Modernize Flint Assembly Plant

Local 598 Chairman David Campbell says this is the fruit of his membership’s hard labor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/04/2015

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Chopped Walnuts Recalled Due To Salmonella Contamination

Double check your pantry for this snack that could make you sick.

CBS Detroit–08/04/2015

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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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