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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.

WWJ Photo/Roberta Jasina

Hats Off To The Wyandotte Woman Crafting Derby Creations

The Kentucky Derby isn’t until Saturday, but a Detroit-area woman has already won — big time.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/02/2012

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New Tattoo Could Be Just What The Doctor Ordered

Diabetics may soon be lining up for a special new tattoo that does “tricks.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/17/2012

Ruth Mossock Johnston displays a morel mushroom. (WWJ Photo/Roberta Jasina)

Morels. Mmmmm…

It’s morel mushroom season. And that little fungus among us — is valuable.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/13/2012

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What’s Hot Around Town For Easter Weekend?

A big, pink bunny is hopping into metro Detroit for Easter Sunday — but that’s not the only thing going on. Check out our guide to what’s hot around town this weekend.

CBS Detroit–04/05/2012

D'Andre Lane (Booking photo)

Prosecutor: Father Killed, Abused Bianca Jones

Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy says 2-year-old Bianca Jones of Detroit is dead, and her father D’Andre Lane is guilty of abusing and murdering her late last year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/14/2012

Dr. Scott Laker

Weight Loss Woes: What’s The Secret?

What’s the secret to quick (and healthy) weight loss? Is there a secret? WWJ’s Roberta Jasina spoke with Dr. Scott Laker, Director of Bariatric Surgery at Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/17/2012

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Are Church Confessions Safe? Court To Hear Arguments

The Michigan Court of Appeals will hear arguments Thursday about whether a pastor’s testimony related to a possible confession in a child sexual assault case may be used in court.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/08/2012

Remembering Viola Liuzzo

A special memorial service is being held at noon Saturday at the crypt of Viola Liuzzo at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Southfield. Liuzzo was a white Wayne State University student who was murdered by the [...]

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/12/2012

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Calvin Johnson’s Cool And Controversial Car Commercial

YouTube is getting thousands of hits from people wanting another look at that new Acura TV ad featuring Detroit Lions superstar Calvin Johnson.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/09/2012

New Year’s Hangover? Don’t Take It Lying Down. Avoid It With These Tips

Dr. Saper issued a warning for holiday revelers: Don’t treat a hangover with acetopminophen, the common ingredient in Tylenol and many cold medications.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/31/2011

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