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.
Some experts say the development taking place in Detroit’s West Village will soon rival the comeback enjoyed by Midtown.
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.
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.
“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.”
While thousands of the Polish sweet treats are being devoured to mark this day before lent, there’s a bakery in Farmington that’s selling the traditional New Orleans Mardi Gras delight– king cakes.
Road crews work to patch thousands and thousands of potholes, resulting from the wicked Winter weather.
Duggan asked local business leaders to contribute their success stories that involve successfully turning-around business.
A motorist hit a pothole and damaged the tire enough that it needed to be replaced, just minutes before a press conference to address the problem.
Photographer Dave Jordano says that he’s seen enough of the ‘ruin porn’ coming out of Detroit.
“It was like winning a Tony or an Emmy or something,” said John King of John K. King Books.