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Call For Artists: Entries Sought For Public Arts Project On Detroit’s Eastside

Local artists are invited to submit proposals by April 1 for the Mack Avenue Green Thoroughfare Landmarks Public Arts Project

03/16/2015

Exercise and outdoor tech are among the popular items at the new Verizon Wireless store in Rochester Hills. (By Edward Cardenas)

Exercise And Outdoor Tech Popular Items This Spring (Video)

The change in season and melting of the snow in Metro Detroit is leading to increased interest exercise-related technology.

03/13/2015

Ruth Fruehauf, Author of "Singing Wheels:  August Fruehauf and the Fruehauf Trailer Company," and Michigan Matters host Carol Cain. (credit: Ken Bryant, Jr. CBS 62)

‘Michigan Matters’ Focus: Of Semi-Trailers, Shoes And Elephants

August Fruehauf invented the semi-trailer 100 years ago which helped shape the 20th century.

03/13/2015

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Lawsuit That Showed GM Hid Ignition Switch Problem Settled

Brooke Melton, 29, died in a 2010 crash near Atlanta when the ignition switch of her Cobalt slipped out of the run position.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/13/2015

Michigan native John Varvatos has returned to Detroit to open his first menswear store in the Midwest. (By Edward Cardenas)

John Varvatos Returns Home To Bring Fashion Back To Woodward (Video)

John Varvatos is returning to Michigan to open a new 4,000 square foot boutique on Woodward in Detroit.

CBS Detroit–03/12/2015

Items such as the Google Chromecast are available on the company's new online store. (File photo)

Google Opens Online Store

Google opened an online store where customers can find laptops, smart phones and accessories in one spot.

CBS Detroit–03/12/2015

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Should Michigan Drop Its Film Industry Incentive Program? Senate Considers Bill

Some in the film industry are sounding off after the Michigan House of Representatives voted to drop the state’s $50 million a year incentive program.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/12/2015

Downtown Detroit, looking south on Woodward Avenue. (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Law Firm In Detroit’s Bankruptcy Will Open Office In City

The out-of-state law firm that guided Detroit through bankruptcy is opening an office in the city.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/12/2015

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IRS Addresses Last Minute Tax Filing Woes

Taxpayers have until Wednesday, April 15, 2015 to file their 2014 tax returns and pay any tax due.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/11/2015

Jolly Pumpkin Pizzeria and Brewery will open in Detroit in April. (By Edward Cardenas)

Sen. Peters Co-sponsors Bill Supporting Michigan’s Small Breweries

U.S. Sen. Gary Peters, D-MI, is co-sponsoring legislation that would reduce the per barrel tax rate paid by small breweries.

CBS Detroit–03/11/2015

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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.

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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.

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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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