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Monroe School Says Teacher Made Racist Comments

A Monroe Public Schools disciplinary document claims a former teacher regularly made racist comments before he was placed on administrative leave after an assistant principal observed a lesson on stereotypes.

CBS Detroit–12/22/2014

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App Lets Patients Take Prehistoric Virtual Journey At U-M Hospital

Art student Sarah Renken says she’s “always been interested in how art and health are interwoven and this project allowed me to give back by providing a creative outlet for pediatric patients.”

CBS Detroit–12/22/2014

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Gunshot Victim Found In Burning Home Near Lansing

Lansing-area authorities say firefighters responding to a house fire found the body of a man who’d been shot to death.

CBS Detroit–12/22/2014

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Sinkhole Opens Up After Man Crashes Into Fire Hydrant; Residents Without Water

The accident dislodged the fire hydrant and damaged a water main on Borgman Street at the North I-94 service drive in Van Buren Township, creating a giant sinkhole and leaving residents without water.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/22/2014

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Airman Proposes To Girlfriend At Metro Airport (Video)

Romance was in the air at Detroit Metro Airport this weekend as a returning airman proposed to his girlfriend as he deplaned from his Delta Air Lines flight.

CBS Detroit–12/22/2014

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Police Go Door-To-Door In Search For Suspect In Child Abduction, Assault

A door-to-door search is underway to find the person responsible for the abduction and sexual assault of an 11-year-old girl in Highland Park.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/22/2014

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Mexicantown Restaurants Prepare Thousands Of Tamales For Christmas Meals (Video)

Tamales are becoming an increasing popular dish to be served with Christmas dinners in Metro Detroit, and restaurants are working hard to meet demand.

CBS Detroit–12/22/2014

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BMW To Replace Air Bags Nationwide, Joining Other Automakers

BMW has agreed to demands from the government to replace driver’s-side air bags across the entire U.S.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/22/2014

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Last-Minute, Affordable Tech Gifts Still Available

Last-minute shoppers still have a few hours to find unique technology gifts for Christmas.

CBS Detroit–12/22/2014

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State: 57 School Districts Had Deficits For Year

The Department of Education reported the figures last week to the state House and Senate education budget subcommittees.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/22/2014

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Participants in a protest in downtown Detroit laid down on the pavement as if they were dead,  demonstrating in honor of  Eric Garner. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

‘Die In’ Protest In Downtown Detroit

Protesters demonstrated in Campus Martius in response to a grand jury’s decision not to indict a NYC police officer in the killing of Eric Garner.

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.

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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