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Twitter Celebrates Ninth Birthday, First Tweets Recognized

Twitter is celebrating its ninth birthday Friday of micro-blogging in 140 characters or less.

CBS Detroit–03/20/2015

Students from across Macomb and St. Clair counties will compete in a variety of science events Saturday at a regional Science Olympiad competition. (Photo courtesy of Science Olympiad)

Science Olympiad To Test Science Skills Of Students

Nearly 1,300 students will compete in a variety of events Saturday at the regional Science Olympiad competition.

CBS 62–03/20/2015

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New Internet Fiber Network A ‘Selling Point’ For New And Existing Talent In Detroit

Dan Gilbert says the new high-speed Rocket Fiber Internet network under construction in downtown Detroit will be a key component in attracting and retaining talent to the city.

CBS Detroit–03/19/2015

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Automation Alley To Host Cyber Security For Business Panel Discussion

Automation Alley will host a cyber security summit March 26 to discuss the threats these attacks pose to businesses.

CBS Detroit–03/19/2015

Facebook will be rolling out a feature that will allow users to send money via the messenger feature. (Source: Facebook)

Facebook Introduces Feature To Send Funds Via Messenger

Facebook is introducing a new feature that will allow users to send money via the Messenger feature.

CBS Detroit–03/19/2015

A view of basketballs prior to the midwest regional final game between the Kentucky Wildcats and the Michigan Wolverines during the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Lucas Oil Stadium on March 30, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

‘March Madness’ Tips Off On The Court And Online

The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament starts Thursday on the court, and there are a number of online resources for fans to follow the action.

CBS Detroit–03/18/2015

The U.S. Army brought a traveling display to Warren Mott Wednesday to showcase STEM opportunities to students. (By Edward Cardenas)

U.S. Army Showcases STEM Opportunities In The Military (Video)

Students from Warren Mott High School learned Wednesday about real-world applications for a science, technology, engineering and mathematics education from the U.S. Army.

CBS Detroit–03/18/2015

The Archives of Michigan has made available images of Michigan death records from 1921 to 1939, expanding its online collection to 2.6 million records. Among the death records in this group is that of illusionist and stunt performer Harry Houdini, who died in Detroit Oct. 31, 1926. (Source: State of Michigan)

Archived Michigan Death Certificates Now Available Online

The Archives of Michigan has posted death certificates are from 1921-1939 online.

CBS Detroit–03/17/2015

AT&T will begin offering the new Samsung S 5 mini smart phone Friday in retail stores and online. (Source: AT&T)

AT&T To Carry Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini

AT&T will begin offering the new Samsung S 5 mini smart phone Friday in retail stores and online.

CBS Detroit–03/17/2015