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State Evaluating Replacement Of Pedestrian Bridge Over Southfield Freeway

MDOT is working to determine damage and cleanup costs, which is estimated at several hundred thousands of dollars.

WWJ Newsradio 950–17 hours ago

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Police Arrest 4 Students, Detain 10 After Fights At Detroit High School

It’s unclear what caused the fighting, although the EAA referenced “gang violence” in a statement.

WWJ Newsradio 950–17 hours ago

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City Of Detroit To See Portion Of Lead Abatement Aid

Thirty-nine state and local agencies are getting $112 million under several programs designed to reduce the risk of lead exposure to children and families.

WWJ Newsradio 950–21 hours ago

Students ready for Count Day Wednesday. (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

Count Day For DPS Wednesday Will Determine State Funding

DPS Emergency Manager Jack Martin says they are on track to meeting the district’s projected number of students enrolled, which is about 47,000 students.

WWJ Newsradio 950–23 hours ago

University of Michigan Athletic Director Dave Brandon -FILE. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Rally On Michigan’s Campus Calls For Firing Of AD David Brandon

“This weekend was just the last straw,” said one U-M student.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/30/2014

Vivica Fox stars in "Danger at my Door" at the Detroit Opera House. (WWJ/Vickie Thomas)

“Danger At My Door” Opens At Detroit Opera House

The play, a hit gospel written and directed by Detroit’s own Michael Matthews, runs Thursday through Sunday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/30/2014

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

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UM President Extremely Disappointed With Handling Of Injury To Shane Morris

University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel has issued a statement on the Shane Morris controversy …

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/30/2014

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25 People, Including 1 Infant Test Positive For Enterovirus In Michigan

Michigan has seen an increase in severe respiratory illness in children across the state …

09/30/2014

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CDC Confirms Patient In Dallas Has The Ebola Virus

It’s the first diagnosed Ebola case in the United States.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/30/2014

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Abandoned cars are completely under water on I-696. (Credit: Bill Szumanski/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Metro Detroit Flooding – August, 2014

Torrential storms with record-breaking rainfall passed over metro Detroit, causing flash-floods that trapped thousands of motorists on freeways.

April Millsap Murder In Armada

April Millsap, 14, was found dead in a ditch along a trail in Armada on July 24, 2014.

Sunday Storm Leaves Damage In Its Wake

Heavy rain and large hail hit the Metro Detroit area causing outages and leaving damage in its wake.

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July Fourth Fun! Pets Of The Week

Two dozen or more overpasses to be reconstructed.  (credit: Bill Szumanski/WWJ)

I-96 Construction Progress: An Aerial View

A seven mile stretch of the freeway between Livonia and Redford Township is closed until at least October for an overhaul.

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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2014 Mackinac Policy Conference [PHOTOS]

Photos from the 2014 Detroit Regional Chamber Mackinac Policy Conference.

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