Marie Osborne

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Marie Osborne is an Anchor and Reporter for WWJ Newsradio 950. She has been named one of the most influential women in Detroit radio and is a frequent contributor to the CBS Radio Network.

Marie’s passion is reporting on the resurgence of the city of Detroit and the region to a national economic and cultural powerhouse. Once known for inventors like Henry Ford, Marie enjoys telling the stories of the region’s ‘re-inventors’.

She is a graduate of the University of Detroit, a three time winner of the Edward R. Murrow award the winner of a national Headliner Award. Marie has been honored by the Michigan Association of Broadcasters and Associated press. She’s reported from Europe and China and her work has been heard internationally on the BBC.

Marie and her husband have three children. Her hobbies include reading and knitting and has often had to defend a long time hobby — button collecting.

Jello and Cricket check out the new Service Animal Relief Area. (credit: Marie Osborne/WWJ)

Service Dogs Can Find Relief Inside Metro Airport Thanks To ‘Central Bark’

Service animals who travel in and out of Metro Airport will have an indoor area to “do their duty” thanks to a new Service Animal Relief Area affectionately dubbed ‘central bark.’

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/22/2014

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Superhero Run Will Have Folks Flying Though WSU Campus

The event is family friendly and registration includes a superhero cape.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/19/2014

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OU Puts Zombie Studies On The Menu For April Fools’ Day

Oakland University decided the time was right to offer the next generation of students first hand zombie survival skills.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/01/2014

Owner Mario Falone (credit: Marie Osborne/WWJ)

New Italian Market In Northville A ‘Little Culinary Disney Land’

The owners of a little slice of Italy have high hopes as they open up a big new store on Haggerty Road.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/19/2014

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Consultants Propose Raising Detroit Parking Fines, Pursuing Ticketed More Aggressively

Experts are looking at ways for the cash strapped city to raise money have suggested increasing fines, and going after parking deadbeats.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/18/2014

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95-Year-Old Photographer Caught Iconic Images Of Old Detroit [PHOTOS]

Rauhauser says he would occasionally ask someone if he could take their photo and was surprised at their response.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/17/2014

David Kirby stands outside of his new grocery story, Parker Street Market, in Detroit's West Village. (Credit: Marie Osborne/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Detroit’s West Village Draws Young, Inspired Entrepreneurs

Some experts say the development taking place in Detroit’s West Village will soon rival the comeback enjoyed by Midtown.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/14/2014

Telly's Greenhouse in Troy. (WWJ/Marie Osborne)

It’s Michigan! Roll With The Weather Punches Advises Greenhouse Owner

At one local nursery the greenhouses are packed with thousands of budding plants, even though it will be weeks before plants can go into the ground.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/12/2014

Pipes ripped from the walls, toilets smashed - just some of the damage caused by alleged 'scrappers' in search of a quick cash for scrap metals. (Photo/Kindred Ministries)

Scrapped To Death: City, Community Leaders Push For Legislation To Ban Quick Buck For Stolen Metals

Michigan ranks 10th in scrap metal theft in the nation and community leaders says it’s time to pass laws that will cut off the quick cash for those who steal metal and sell it to disreputable scrap yards.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/10/2014

Cayden Taipalus is front and center with his mom, dad and two younger siblings. (Photo: Marie Osborne)

8-Year-Old Comes To The Rescue For Hungry Classmates, Buys 4,000 Lunches

“I was in lunch one day, in the lunch line getting hot lunch,” Taipalus said. “A kid in front of me didn’t have enough money on their account, so it made me sad.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/05/2014

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