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Educator Collaboration Can Spell Success For Teachers And Their Students

New research led by the University of Michigan shows that teacher involvement in quality collaborations with colleagues can lead to improved teacher and student performance.

WWJ Newsradio 950–4 hours ago

CASTLEREAGH, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 22: WIRES volunteer, Christelle   cares for 'Phoenix' an orphaned baby Swamp Wallaby burned in the Springwood fires on October 22, 2013 in Castlereagh, Australia. Bushfires continue to rage in Australia's East, with 120,000 hectares (296,526 acres) burnt since fires started on Thursday last week. There are fears for wildlife likely caught up in the blazes, which are often very fast moving. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

U-M Hockey Player Taking Heat For Trying To Sell Baby Wallaby Online [VIDEO]

One University of Michigan hockey player was attempting to sell the 4-month-old marsupial online for more than $2000.

CBS Detroit–15 hours ago

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Teen Spits Cherry Pit The Furthest But Doesn’t Win Annual Contest

A member of the Krause family has won 26 events since farm owner Herb Teichman began the contest in 1974, partly to celebrate the region’s tart cherry harvest.

CBS Detroit–17 hours ago

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The ‘Cherpumple’ Is The Horribly Wonderful 4th Of July Frankenstein Dessert You Deserve [VIDEO]

Brainstormed by the wacky mind of entertainer and test kitchen chef Charles Phoenix, this monstrosity is a combination of three different kinds of pies and cakes.

CBS Detroit–18 hours ago

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Authorities Searching For Police Impersonator In Oakland County

The fake officer was in a silver or champagne-colored Pontiac Bonneville and sped away when the real officers tried to follow him.

WWJ Newsradio 950–21 hours ago