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Taubman's body is moved into a waiting car outside of Congregation Shaarey Zedek. (WWJ/Jon Hewett)

Hundreds Gather To Remember Life Of Philanthropist, Businessman Alfred Taubman

Several state dignitaries were in Southfield to pay their final respects to philanthropist and shopping mall mogul A. Alfred Taubman.

CBS Detroit–04/21/2015

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Twitter Expands Direct Messaging Function

Twitter has expanded its direct messaging function to allow users to receive direct messages from people they do not follow.

CBS Detroit–04/21/2015

This aerial photo shows the planned location of the new Red Wings arena and entertainment complex, downtown Detroit. (Credit: Bill Szumanski/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Detroit City Council Votes To Approve Rezoning Plan For New Red Wings Arena

This means construction on the site can begin at anytime.

CBS Detroit–04/21/2015

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Lightweighting Job Postings Increase To Start 2015

Job postings for positions in the lightweighting field have increased in the first two months of 2015, a new report found.

CBS Detroit–04/21/2015

Quikly executives Anthony Beven, left, and Mark Sandford, right, presented at Techweek Detroit. (By Edward Cardenas)

Detroit Start-Up Quikly Powers New Social Campaign For Taylor Swift, DSW

A Detroit-based tech start-up offers companies a new take on contests that provides greater consumer data for businesses, and more prize opportunities for customers.

CBS Detroit–04/20/2015

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Report: Homes Sales At Highest In 6 Months Across Metro Detroit

A new report on home sales shows prices are at their highest in six months.

CBS Detroit–04/20/2015

Comerica Bank visited five high schools, including Ferndale High School, this week and surprised the baseball and softball teams with $5,000 grants. (By Edward Cardenas)

‘Grand Slam Grant’ Provides Needed Funds High School Baseball, Softball Teams (Video)

Comerica Bank visited five high schools this week and surprised the baseball and softball teams with $5,000 grants.

CBS Detroit–04/17/2015

Attendees at Techweek Detroit learned about the latest tech businesses and investments Thursday at Ford Field. (By Edward Cardenas)

Tech Job Fairs To Be Held This Weekend

Job seekers looking for a position with tech companies can learn more about opportunities with Detroit-area firms at a pair of job fairs this weekend.

CBS Detroit–04/17/2015

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Money Smart Week Offers 500-Plus FREE Events Across Michigan

Helping consumers get the best out of their money is the focus of a week-long public awareness campaign now underway.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/17/2015

Paul Prange, Tom Canedo, Gov Rick Snyder, Carol Cain, Rod Alberts and Hiram Jackson at the Michigan Chronicle's "Pancakes and Politics" forum. They are holding rocks the governor brought from potholes and broken roadways to the stage as he talked about his support of  Proposal 1. (credit: Ken Bryant)/CBS 62)

Gov. Snyder Rocks Pancakes And Politics With Talk Of Road Woes, Prop 1

Gov. Rick Snyder brought giant rocks with him — from potholes found on area roads — as he took to the Michigan Chronicle’s “Pancakes and Politics” stage and talked about why he was supporting Proposal 1.

04/17/2015

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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.

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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.

(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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