Scott Ryan

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Hi there! Each morning, I write much of the news that you hear on WWJ. Despite the early hours, it’s usually fun working amid the “controlled chaos” in our newsroom. When I’m not at work, I like to spend time with my wife and kids. My hobbies include running, kickboxing, and improv.

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‘My D Is Bigger’ T-Shirt Promotes Detroit Pride

“No matter if you go to Miami, L.A., Chicago, people will not only know you’re from Detroit, you’re proud to say you’re from Detroit,” he said.

CBS Detroit–05/07/2015

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Michigan’s Tulip Town Decked Out In Orange For World Cup Today

Look for much of west Michigan to be awash in orange, as the state’s Dutch contingent cheers on The Netherlands in today’s World Cup semifinal match against Argentina.

CBS Detroit–07/09/2014

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Motor City Trikes Needs Help Naming Detroit-Centric Bike

This version of Motor City muscle rolls on three wheels — not four.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/09/2013

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The Reunion Project – Passing the Torch (6/30)

By Scott Ryan As the final minutes ticked away Saturday night, a big weight lifted from our shoulders, but we knew there was just a bit more work to do. Sunday morning, a few of […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/04/2013

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The Reunion Project – The Main Event (6/29)

After thinking we couldn’t top Friday–we showed up Saturday ready to rock!

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/03/2013

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The Reunion Project – Showtime! (6/28)

By Scott Ryan Eighteen months of planning went into this weekend, and it was worth it. One of our classmates was the general manager of a new restaurant down by the beach and he offered […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/03/2013

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The Reunion Project – One Week (6/21)

Everybody’s excited…and maybe a bit nervous.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/21/2013

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The Reunion Project – The Final Countdown (6/7)

One last push for ticket sales, as we count down the final 20 days.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/07/2013

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The Reunion Project – Friday Fun (5/17)

We’ve added a second event to an already busy weekend!

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/17/2013

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Nightwatch: The Final Frontier In Bird Watching

La Puma says his ‘birdar’ fills a need for birdwatchers who want to follow their flocks at night, when binoculars are no help.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/10/2013

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Pro Squash Tour’s World Championship Returns To Detroit

The world’s top squash players are raising a racquet this weekend at the Detroit Athletic Club.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/03/2013

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The Reunion Project – Your Name Here (4/22)

By Scott Ryan The big day is just over two months away, and things are starting to take shape. Not as quickly as I’d hoped, but as long as everything comes together I’m fine with […]

04/22/2013

The inaugural flight of GateKeeper at Cedar Point. (Credit: Cedar Point/Facebook Photo)

Cedar Point’s New Roller Coaster GateKeeper Undergoes Testing

Cedar Point opens one month from Thursday, and you can’t miss their newest roller coaster.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/11/2013

Bowl Games: Contest Seeks To Find America’s Best Restroom

Have you ever used a restroom that had the WOW factor? If so, the Cintas Corporation wants to hear about it.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/30/2013

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The Reunion Project – An Eerie Silence (3/13)

The peace and quiet is nice, but my nerves won’t get a break until we’ve got enough people.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/13/2013

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The Reunion Project – Ticket To Ride (2/11)

We’ve got the details worked out–so what are you waiting for?

02/11/2013

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Motown’s ‘Funk Brothers’ Record Song For President Obama

Detroit’s own Funk Brothers, known for their background vocals and instruments on many Motown chart-toppers, headed back to the recording studio for the first time in 40 years.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/15/2013

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‘George The Animal Steele’ Writing Book About His Life

He was a successful teacher and coach during the week — and moonlighted as a pro wrestler. Now, 75-year-old Madison Heights native Jim Myers is penning a book about himself and his alter ego, “George The Animal Steele”.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/14/2013

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The Reunion Project – New Year, New Energy (1/11)

Still tying up loose ends from 2012, as new tasks for the reunion await.

01/11/2013

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The Reunion Project – Location, Location, Location (12/7)

The contract is signed, but there are still plenty of things to do.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/07/2012

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How Much Do You Know About Michigan?

Now you can get the party started with a game about Michigan. It’s called the Michigan Chat Pack. It’s a card game that features various factoids about the state, followed by questions that spark some conversation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/12/2012

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The Reunion Project – Are We There Yet? (11/9)

I was hoping to unveil our reunion details this time around, but there’s still a bit more work to do.

11/09/2012

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Google Warns Detroit Schools Website Infected With Viruses

Is the Detroit Schools’ official website unsafe?

10/08/2012

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The Reunion Project – A Plan Is Hatched (10/5)

We’ve done lots of talking, now it’s time to start planning!

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/05/2012

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GVSU Adds Konami Easter Egg To Website

Grand Valley State University has entered the world of geek chic, with a video game buried in its recently-designed website.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/19/2012

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The Reunion Project – Labor Day, Every Day (8/31)

It’s Labor Day weekend, so why wouldn’t I take a look at the many jobs our classmates have?

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/31/2012

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The Reunion Project – 300 and Counting (8/17)

My last phone call reaches classmate number 300, while I look at those who have ties to my new home 700 miles away in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/17/2012

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The Reunion Project – False Start (8/3)

After finding so many classmates so early, I’m afraid I’ll have to find them again.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/03/2012

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Movie Massacre Victim Was A Michigan Native

Known on the air as Jessica Redfield, 24-year old Jessica Ghawi was an aspiring broadcaster, born in Metro Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/20/2012

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The Reunion Project – Crazy Calls (7/20)

One long chat ends with a wrong number; another ends with a polite warning about having my heart cut out if I know too much.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/20/2012

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