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Better Life Bags Creates Jobs For Those With Barriers To Employment

Six years ago owner Rebecca Smith made her first diaper bag. Now she has an Etsy shop, a small manufacturing center and employees in Hamtramck.

07/29/2015

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Couple From Hawaii Says City Wrongly Filled In Pool At Detroit Home

A couple who bought a Detroit home to move from Hawaii says a city contractor filled in the house’s pool without their knowledge or permission.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/29/2015

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Authorities: Man Smuggled Guns From Michigan To His Native Lebanon

Authorities say a 54-year-old western Michigan man used his import-export business to smuggle handguns from the U.S. to his native Lebanon.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/29/2015

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Another Hot, Humid Day With Storms On The Horizon

Those sweltering summer conditions we’ve been experiencing over the last few days aren’t over yet.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/29/2015

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Police Swarm Oak Park Neighborhood After ‘Random’ Shooting

An Oak Park neighborhood quickly turned into a crime scene after a man was injured in what police say was a random shooting.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/29/2015

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Average US Vehicle Age Hits Record 11.5 Years

Experts say there’s no rule for how long to hold on to an old car or truck.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/29/2015

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Consumer Reports Investigation Reveals How Hospitals Can Make Patients Sick

Every year an estimated 648,000 people in the U.S. develop infections during a hospital stay and about 75,000 die.

CBS Detroit–07/29/2015

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A New Hyatt Place Hotel Expected In Royal Oak

A $48 million project is coming to the north end of downtown Royal Oak.

CBS Detroit–07/28/2015

A DTE crew is seen on a property where a man was electrocuted by a downed power line. (credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ)

Thousands Left In The Dark As Power Outage Hits Detroit Area

DTE Energy is reporting a power outage in the city of Detroit that is effecting roughly 5,000 home and business owners.

CBS Detroit–07/28/2015

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Top Trump Adviser Under Fire Over Rape Comment

One of Donald Trump’s top advisers is in trouble over comments he made about marital rape to a Daily Beast reporter.

CBS Detroit–07/28/2015

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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!

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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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