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Roberta Jasina

robertajasina Roberta JasinaThat sounds so impersonal. Let’s get personal for a moment. Let me tell you a little bit about myself. I am a native Detroiter…and proud of it.

I was born here. I lived on Detroit’s lower east side for 25 years (Ashland Avenue). I graduated from Servite High School. I graduated from Michigan State University. I’m married to a man I met at MSU…We worked together in the kitchen at Shaw Hall.

He is a history buff, and an expert on the American Civil War. He loves history so much that we live in a house built in 1856. (We’ve got the plumbing to prove it). Our family vacations usually involve touring some battlefield. My favorite is Antietam. We have two wonderful little boys.

Next to God and my family, WWJ is my life. It is a wonderfully vibrant and exciting place to work…always something new, unexpected, sometimes frightening, sometimes funny. Always challenging! You can hear me Monday through Friday from 5am to 10am.

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Reinventing Roberta: The First Step

My sister had a stroke. My father died from complications of a stroke.
My mother died of a stroke. I would be stupid if I didn’t see this is a wake up call. This is handwriting on the wall. I have to lose weight. Lots of weight.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/17/2013

Fr. Steven J. Kelly (credit: Roberta Jasina/WWJ)

Pray For The Tigers At Special Service Tonight

“Bless you boys” … literally.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/04/2013

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What’s On Jane Goodall’s Bucket List? Q+A At Oakland University

World famous anthropologist, 79 year old Dr. Jane Godall visits Oakland University, and tells reporters she considers herself an “obstinate critter” who won’t give up on saving endangered species, and the environment.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/28/2013

‘I Wear Your Grandad’s Clothes': Thrift Shopping Thrives

A song about thrift shopping is a huge hit — but what’s the reaction from the people who operate thrift stores?

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/26/2013

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U.S. Marine Turned Attorney: There’s A War On Christmas In Detroit

A local attorney is fighting against what he calls a “war on Christmas” in metro Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/30/2012

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Science Center To Open For Detroit’s Noel Night; Permanent Plans On Horizon

Good news for fans of the Science Center in Detroit, which closed 14 months ago: It’s getting ready to re-open.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/28/2012

Dace Chumita installs flags on a sign in front of Tiger Stadium in Detroit April, 8 1999. Monday 12 April 1999 was last opening day at Tiger Stadium. (Credit: Jeff Kowalsky/AFP/Getty Images)

Tiger Stadium Lettering Goes On Display At Historical Museum

Just as the team stands one win away from a spot in the World Series, the Detroit Historical Society has obtained the original lettering from Tiger Stadium.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/18/2012

Mark Hackel. 
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Macomb’s Mark Hackel Mulls Run For Governor

Hackel added, “I hear about it, people say, ‘You have a good possibility of running for governor some day.’ I hear it.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/05/2012

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Arts, Beats & Eats Opens Today

It’s one of Oakland County’s favorite summer festivals: Arts, Beats & Eats, and it takes place in downtown Royal Oak today through Labor Day.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/31/2012

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What’s Hot Around Town This Weekend? More Than Weather

It’s one of the first summer weekend weather events of the year, so there’s no excuse to lay around the house — especially when you see our list of what’s hot around town.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/15/2012

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