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U-M researchers presenting their work at Celebrate Invention. Photography by Leisa Thompson, courtesy of U-M.

Record Year Of Inventions At U-M Tech Transfer

Fiscal year 2014 was a record-setting year for University of Michigan Tech Transfer which recorded a record year of inventions, agreements and start-ups.

CBS Detroit–10/06/2014

Creator and host Gary Bredow. (Promotional photo)

Created And Directed By Detroiters, ‘Start Up’ Offers A View Into The World Of The American Entrepreneur

It’s a show about how some people are following their dreams of opening a small business.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/06/2014

GM Logo

GM Recalls Some Cadillac, Pontiac Sedans For Fuel Pump, Ignition Switch Defects

General Motors is recalling more than 60,000 vehicles in North America, the latest round of recalls this year for the automaker.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/04/2014

Crews at Comerica Park are hard at work preparing the stadium for playoff games this weekend. (By Edward Cardenas) File Photo

Comcast Ups Internet Speed At Comerica To Help Reporters Tell Tigers Playoff Story

Comcast has increased the bandwidth at Comerica Park to allow the Tigers and reporters to share information quicker from the American League Division Series.

CBS Detroit–10/03/2014

Students in a training program at Grand Circus. File Photo (By Edward Cardenas)

Grand Circus To Host Free Tech Boot Camps

Grand Circus is offering a pair of boot camps to help professionals in transitions, and those looking for a new career, can learn how to code.

CBS Detroit–10/03/2014

Detroit's former Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Manager Orr Takes The Stand In Detroit Bankruptcy Trial

Orr’s debt restructuring plan, in which deals have already been reached with most creditors, sets aside $1.7 billion for improving city services.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/01/2014

St. John opened a mixed-use medical and retail development in the former Borders book store in Grosse Pointe. This is the latest redevelopment in the shopping district. (By Edward Cardenas)

Scott Shuptrine Returns To Grosse Pointe, Continues Revitalization Of Village Shopping District (VIDEO)

A mixed-use medical and retail development in the building which once housed a Borders book store is the latest in a wave of redevelopment in the Village shopping district in Grosse Pointe

CBS Detroit–10/01/2014

A woman looks at an Apple iPad at one of the company's stores in Paris, on December 20, 2013. AFP PHOTO / PATRICK KOVARIK (Photo credit should read PATRICK KOVARIK/AFP/Getty Images)

Apple Reportedly To Release Gold iPad

Apple will reportedly announce it will be offer a a gold version of its iPad later this month.

CBS Detroit–10/01/2014

Slow Roll break during a Monday evening ride. (WWJ/Sandra McNeill)

Slow Roll Goes Into High Gear After Feature In Apple Ad

Jason Hall, the co-founder of Detroit’s bike ride called the Slow Roll that draws thousands of people from all walks of life into the downtown streets.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/30/2014

Source: Microsoft

Microsoft Jumps To Windows 10 With New Operating System

Microsoft previewed the next generation of the Windows operating system, which will be called Windows 10.

CBS Detroit–09/30/2014

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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.

(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.

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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