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Consumers Energy Debuts Drone To Monitor Utility Lines

Consumers Energy has launched a drone to inspect utility poles and wind turbines in parts of Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/22/2015

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GM To Hire 300, Invest $245M In Michigan For New Vehicle Program

The automaker announced plans Monday for the plant in Oakland County’s Orion Township.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/22/2015

Customers line up to be the first to try dishes from the new Andiamo food truck. (By Edward Cardenas)

Andiamo Italia Goes Mobile With Food Truck (Video)

Andiamo Restaurant Group launched their own food truck Thursday in Detroit.

CBS Detroit–06/18/2015

Richard Branson spent two days in Detroit to promote the new route for his airline, Virgin Atlantic, and heard businesses pitches from local businesses. (By Edward Cardenas)

Billionaire Entrepreneur Richard Branson Talks Detroit Sports, Local Innovation

Entrepreneur Richard Branson revisited his trip to Detroit and discussed being pitched to, and pitching, during his visit.

CBS Detroit–06/18/2015

Pizza Hut will debut a new pizza Thursday with 28 mini hot dog bites baked into the crust of a large pizza. (By Edward Cardenas)

Pizza Hut Set To Unveil New Hot Dog Stuffed Crust Pizza (Video)

Pizza Hut will debut Thursday a new pizza with 28 hot dog bites baked into the pizza crust.

CBS Detroit–06/17/2015

Pamela Owens speaks at a rally in Detroit. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Detroit Janitors Demand ‘Family Sustaining’ $15 Per Hour Wage

How much should janitors be paid?

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/17/2015

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‘It’s An Historic Shift': Japanese Brands Overtaken In JD Power Quality Study

Japanese brands are no longer alone at the top when it comes to car and truck quality.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/17/2015

Job-seekers attend a District Detroit job fair at Don Bosco Hall. (credit: Ron Dewey/WWJ)

Job Fair Today For Work Building New Red Wings Arena

“We’re very happy with the individuals that are coming out and the type of experience that we’re getting from Detroiters.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/17/2015

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Michigan House Committees OK Regulations For Uber Car Service

The bills would regulate ride-hailing services differently than taxi or limo services, which fall under a mix of state and local regulations.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/16/2015

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Comcast To Offer Home Internet Speeds Up To 2 Gbps

Comcast will offer residential customers the option of having Internet speeds of 2 gigabit-per-second.

CBS Detroit–06/16/2015

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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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