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Bedrock Real Estate Services and Quicken Loans partnered with Over the Edge to raise funds for two Detroit-area charities by giving those who donate at least $1,000 a chance to repel down a Detroit skyscraper. (By Edward Cardenas)

Charities Raise Funds By Rappelling Down A Detroit Skyscraper; WWJ Reporter Gives 1st Person Perspective [Video]

Bedrock Real Estate Services and Quicken Loans partnered with Over the Edge to raise funds for two Detroit-area charities by giving those who donate at least $1,000 a chance to rappel down a Detroit skyscraper.

CBS Detroit–05/07/2015

WWJ broadcasts live from the Mackinac Policy Conference at The Grand Hotel. (Credit: Rob Davidek/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Students, Robots, Bill Ford & More Join The Usual Suspects For 2015 Mackinac Policy Conference

The 2015 conference will focus on three areas: talent, urban revitalization and cohesion.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/07/2015

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Small Business Workshop: Giving Shape To Your Small Business Goals

the focus of the workshop is to provide resources to start a business and also provide ideas on how to grow your small business.

CBS Detroit–05/07/2015

Four historic mansions will be redeveloped in Brush Park, and 337 new residential units, are planned a development in the historic Detroit neighborhood. (By Edward Cardenas)

Detroit Residents Look Forward To New Brush Park Neighbors (Video)

Detroit officials, developers and residents of Brush Park gathered Wednesday for the announcement of a $70 million mixed-use development for the community.

CBS Detroit–05/06/2015

Ten contestants competed in the Del Taco Epic Burrito Challenge in Dearborn Heights. (By Edward Cardenas)

Two Epic Burritos Devoured In Less Than Four Minutes In Cinco De Mayo Event (Video)

Competitive eaters attempted to eat two, one-pound Del Taco epic burritos in less than 15 minutes on Cinco De Mayo.

CBS Detroit–05/05/2015

Jeep Cherokee. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

US Reopens Investigation Into Jeep, Dodge Sun Visors That Could Catch Fire

The feds are reopening an investigation into Jeep and Dodge sun visors after reports that some caught fire even after a recall repair.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/05/2015

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Two Metro Detroit Start-Ups Competing For $30K In Comcast Business Contest

Two Metro Detroit businesses are among 32 regional winners competing in the Comcast Business’ Innovations For Entrepreneurs contest.

CBS Detroit–05/05/2015

The Estee Lauder Beauty Boutique at Detroit Metropolitan Airport was honored at the Airports Council International-North America 2015 Airport Concessions Awards ceremony in Phoenix. (Photo courtesy of Detroit Metropolitan Airport)

Metro Retailers Flying High At Airport Concessions Awards Ceremony

Two Detroit Metropolitan Airport retailers were recognized at the Airports Council International-North America 2015 Airport Concessions Awards ceremony in Phoenix.

CBS Detroit–05/04/2015

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Michigan House Says ‘No’ To Film Incentives For Next Year

The House has voted to remove, from next year’s state budget, Gov. Rick Snyder’s proposal to put $50 million toward incentives for filmmakers

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/04/2015

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Trip To Target Ends With Fire Department Rescue For 4-Year-Old

Authorities say they had to cut the basket from around the girl’s hands before cutting the holes around her fingers with scissors.

CBS Detroit–05/03/2015

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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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