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Christmas In August: Walmart’s Holiday Layaway Starts Early

Ready or not, the Christmas season is starting to descend on metro Detroit — and it’s only August.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/27/2015

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‘Motor City High’ Follows Medical Marijuana Dispensary [VIDEO]

“Weed, finally having its moment of justice in an increasing number of states all across the country, is serious business.”

08/27/2015

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Gov. Snyder: Talking To China Important Despite GOP Critics

He’s on his fifth trade trip to the nation, where he’s making the case for Chinese companies to expand in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/27/2015

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Speed Dating Event Happens Tonight For People 70 Years Old And Over

“I have a number of individuals here who are dating.”

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Cars Struck By Bullets On I-94 And I-69, Authorities Confirm

Sheriff Matt Saxton believes the shootings were intentional and that they are all connected.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/27/2015

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More Than 750 Jobs Up For Grabs At ‘Get Hired! Michigan’ Career Expo

Looking for work? You might just be in luck.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/27/2015

Suspect in stabbing of woman on DDOT bus. (Police handout)

Most Dangerous Place In Detroit On A City Bus? Riders Frightened, Cautious After Deadly Stabbing

As police continue their hunt for a woman accused of fatally stabbing another passenger on a Detroit city bus, riders are saying the public form of transportation is one of the scariest places in the Motor City.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/27/2015

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Detroit Street Littered With More Than 50 Bullet Casings After Deadly Shootout

The vehicle’s back tire was blown out, the windows were shot out and the back seat was covered in blood.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/27/2015

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Crooks Steal Backpacks Stuffed With School Supplies From Detroit Community Center

The thieves made off with 75 filled backpacks and 46 that had yet to be filled with crayons, markers and other supplies.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/27/2015

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2 Teens Arrested, Another Wanted For Questioning In $55,000 Cemetery Vandalism

“It is unfathomable,” the sheriff said. “What these individuals did demonstrates that they have no regard or respect for life.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/27/2015

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A federal soldier stands guard in a Detroit street on July 25, 1967 as buildings are burning during riots that erupted in Detroit following a police operation.        (Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Looking Back: 1967 Riots, Unrest In Detroit

The riots ended after five days, leaving more than 2,000 buildings in Detroit destroyed. Over 400 people were injured and more than 7,000 people were arrested.

Detroit Tigers Opening Day 2015

It’s just about time for some Detroit Tigers baseball!

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.

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I-94 Tanker Truck Fire

A burning tanker truck shut down a stretch of Interstate 94 near the border between Detroit and the suburb of Dearborn.

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LIVE At The Capitol With Jackie Paige 2-11-15

WWJ’s Jackie Paige broadcasts live from the library at the State Capitol.

Press Kits And Other North American International Auto Show Swag

A variety of different press kits and gifts were given out during press preview days at the North American International Auto Show  

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