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U.S. Coast Guard (Getty Images, File)

Coast Guard Tries To Free Wheat Carrying Freighter Grounded In Lake St. Clair

Two more tugs are scheduled to arrive on scene and attempt another refloating.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/28/2014

Police are asking for help locating the man in this composite sketch. (Armada Police)

Police Release Sketch Of Person Of Interest In Murder Of Teen Girl In Armada

Police say they haven’t ruled anyone out in her murder, but do not believe the girl’s family is involved at this point.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/27/2014

Milo's dog food truck. (WWJ/Beth Fisher)

Lucky Dogs Get Day Of Treats, Selfie With Owner At Canton Dog Park

It was a day to relax or maybe stretch with your four-legged friend and stop by the food truck for dogs by Milo’s Kitchen Dog Treats.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/27/2014

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“There’s A Guy Being Attacked By A Couple Of Dogs,” A Caller Tells 911 Operator [AUDIO]

“There’s a guy being attacked by a couple of dogs, they’re on top …, ” begins the call to a 911 emergency operator.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/27/2014

DETROIT, MI - JANUARY 15:  Jim Caldwell addresses the media after being introduced as the Detroit Lions head coach at Ford Field on January 15, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Lions’ Caldwell Honored As Team’s First African-American Coach

The Detroit Historical Society’s Black Historic sites committee recognized Caldwell and four others Friday evening for being African American “firsts” in their fields of endeavor.

CBS Detroit–07/26/2014

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Study: Social Media May Be Just As Addicting As Other Vices, Drugs and Alcohol

“People gravitate to social media because it’s a way to seem like you’re contacting people while you take no risk,” Dr. Gerald Schiener said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/26/2014

Members of Positive Images celebrated at the 2010 ARISE Detroit! Renewing the Village event at Hart Plaza. (credit: arisedetroit.org)

‘Neighborhoods Day’ Brings Help From Around The Country To Northwest Detroit

State Representative David Nathan said that the Rippling Hope Project will help repair homes in northwest Detroit with the help of out-of-state volunteers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/26/2014

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Criminalization Of Homelessness On The Rise

Some citywide behavioral bans prohibit sleeping in public, begging in public, loitering, sitting or lying down in public spaces, food sharing and sleeping in vehicles, among other behaviors.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/26/2014

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Metro Detroit Muslims Mark The End Of Ramadan By Giving Back

Volunteer Azhar Ali said that the food drive helps fulfill their obligation of helping the needy, especially during Ramadan, which ends on Sunday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/26/2014