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Fireworks fired from barges on the Detroit River light up the Detroit skyline. (Credit: JEFF KOWALSKY/AFP/Getty Images)

Ford Fireworks To Feature 10K Shells During Show Billed As ‘Best Detroit Has Ever Seen’ (VIDEO)

The Ford Fireworks will feature nearly 10,000 shells in a 24-minute show over the Detroit River.

06/22/2015

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AT&T Hosts Brooksie Way Training Event And Health Expo

AT&T will hold a health and fitness expo and run Saturday in conjunction with the Brooksie Way training program.

CBS Detroit–06/19/2015

Students from the Ronald Brown Academy in Detroit are among the first to visit the new Robot Lab at the Michigan Science Center. (By Edward Cardenas)

Robots Come To Life At New Michigan Science Center Exhibit (Video)

A new, hands-on, multi-experience robot lab has opened at the Michigan Science Center.

CBS Detroit–06/19/2015

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy, left, toured  NextEnergy with  Jean Redfield, CEO of NextEnergy, right. (By Edward Cardenas)

EPA Administrator Visits NextEnergy, Promotes Clean Energy

Gina McCarthy, head of the U.S Environmental Protection Agency, visited NextEnergy in Detroit and discussed the economic benefits of pursuing a clean-energy future.

CBS Detroit–06/18/2015

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FCC Proposes $100M Fine For Misleading Mobile Customers

The FCC announced Wednesday that it plans to fine AT&T Mobility, LLC, $100 million for misleading its customers about unlimited mobile data plans.

CBS Detroit–06/17/2015

Participants in Automation Alley’s 24-hour hackathon, #hack4Detroit, worked through the night to design an app to highlight the kid- and family-friendly activities in the city of Detroit. (Credit: Rebecca Thibault, Automation Alley)

#Hack4Detroit Winner Creates Family-Friendly Bicycling App

An app to help people discover, create and share bike routes in the city won the second #hack4detroit hackathon.

CBS Detroit–06/16/2015

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Comcast To Offer Home Internet Speeds Up To 2 Gbps

Comcast will offer residential customers the option of having Internet speeds of 2 gigabit-per-second.

CBS Detroit–06/16/2015

New York, NY, USA - April 22, 2015: Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger attends the World premiere Narrative of Maggie during the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival at BMCC Tribeca PAC, Manhattan. Credit: iStock

The Voice Of The Terminator Can Now Get You Home

The voice of Arnold Schwarzenegger is the latest celebrity voice added to the Waze navigation app.

CBS Detroit–06/15/2015

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Xbox Introduces New Games, Hardware And Backward Compatiblity

New games, hardware and the ability to play Xbox 360 games on the Xbox One console are among the product announcements made during Xbox event at E3.

06/15/2015