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Michigan Senate Approves New Teacher Evaluation Standards Based Partially On Student Test Scores

The bill would initially base 25% of an evaluation on student growth and testing data, rising to 40% in 2018-19 and beyond.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/21/2015

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Steelmaker To Pay $1.35M For Alleged Violations At Dearborn Plant

An Ohio-based steelmaker has agreed to pay $1.35 million to settle environmental violations at a Dearborn plant alleged by the federal government and state of Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/21/2015

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Police Raid Chop Shop On Detroit’s East Side

Police say this operation started when observant neighbors saw what was going on, and called Detroit police.

CBS Detroit–05/21/2015

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3 Cases Of Canine Flu Hit Macomb, Kent County

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development says there is one case of the H3N2 canine influenza in Macomb County and two in Kent County.

CBS Detroit–05/21/2015

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Michigan Joblessness Ties US Rate For 1st Time In 15 Years

Michigan’s unemployment rate has fallen again, pulling even with the national rate for the first time in 15 years, the state announced Wednesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/20/2015

The Uniroyal Giant Tire, off Interstate I-94 near Detroit Metropolitan Airport, is shown here on July 6, 2014. It is the largest non-production tire scale model in the world.

Once A Ferris Wheel – World’s Largest Tire Turns Half Century

The 96-passenger Ferris wheel was a hit at the World’s Fair, drawing an estimated 2 million visitors, including Jacqueline Kennedy and her children, as well as the shah of Iran.

CBS Detroit–05/20/2015

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Snyder, Lawmakers Reach Deal On Budget Framework

It is the fifth straight year the state will transfer general fund money to the road budget.

CBS Detroit–05/20/2015

Detroit Red Wings general manager Ken Holland addresses the media about the departure of longtime head coach Mike Babcock. (Photo by Ashley Dunkak/CBS Detroit)

‘We Got 10 Great Years’ Says Red Wings General Manager Of Coach Babcock

“I’ve got mixed emotions because he is one of the greatest coaches in the league, if not the greatest coach in the league,” said Holland.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/20/2015

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Dearborn-Native Is First Muslim American In TV Cooking Competition

A Michigan native becomes the first Muslim American to compete on a popular cooking show, which premieres Wednesday night.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/20/2015

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CBS 62 – Open Casting Call For ‘The Amazing Race’

If you and a partner are looking for the adventure of a lifetime, head to CBS 62’s open casting call for ‘The Amazing Race’ at CBS 62 Studios on June 2nd!

CBS 62–05/20/2015

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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  

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.

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