Zahra Huber

 

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“Zahra Huber is a reporter, editor, and producer at WWJ. She has her own feature that runs Monday through Friday on WWJ titled “Trending With Zahra.” Catch it at 4:22 p.m. and 6:52 p.m. You can read more about the top trending stories of the day on her page CBSDetroit.com/Trending.

Growing up in New York City, Zahra first became interested in journalism when an article she wrote in high school was published in Newsday, a daily New York newspaper. That’s when she decided she wanted a career in journalism. Zahra studied English with a minor in Print Journalism for a year at a college in New York, but then in 2002 her family moved to Michigan. Zahra transferred to the University of Michigan-Dearborn where she continued with the same major and minor.  At the University, she was President of the Society of Journalists and Secretary of Student Government. Zahra graduated in 2005, and was hired into WWJ in August of 2008.”

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A Pakistani child drinks water from a hand-pump in an impoverished neighborhood. According to UNICEF as many as 60 million people may not have access to safe drinking water. Clean water is also one of the factors considered in calculating the Multidimensional Poverty Index. (Photo by RIZWAN TABASSUM/AFP/Getty Images)

Water Contaminated With Arsenic: Engineers Without Borders Look To Bring Clean Water To Small Village

Members of Engineers Without Borders in Detroit are holding an event Friday evening to raise funds to bring clean water to villagers in Laguna de Apoyo, Nicaragua.

CBS Detroit–06/11/2015

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2 Oakland County Beaches Still Closed After High E. Coli Levels Detected

Nine beaches were originally closed and they’ve reopened all but Addison Oaks County Park in Leonard and Mercer Beach Park in Walled Lake.

CBS Detroit–06/11/2015

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‘Yalla Eat’ Tour Offers Taste Of Arab American Culture In Detroit’s Eastern Market

Yalla in Arabic means “let’s go.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/29/2015

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Native Michiganders Caught In Texas Flooding

Stranded amid the flood are Kate Mangona and her husband Victor, originally from Detroit, who were trying to get to their Houston, Texas home from Dallas Monday afternoon.

CBS Detroit–05/26/2015

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Dearborn-Native Is First Muslim American In TV Cooking Competition

A Michigan native becomes the first Muslim American to compete on a popular cooking show, which premieres Wednesday night.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/20/2015

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Cafe With Cats? Sounds Purr-fect For This New Businesswoman

A cafe with cats. That’s the novel idea of an Ann Arbor entrepreneur who plans to merge coffee and cat adoption in Ann Arbor.

CBS Detroit–05/14/2015

BHAKTAPUR, NEPAL - APRIL 29: Nepalese earthquake victims walk among debris of collapsed buildings on April 29, 2015 in Bhaktapur, Nepal. A major 7.8 earthquake hit Kathmandu mid-day on Saturday, and was followed by multiple aftershocks that triggered avalanches on Mt. Everest that buried mountain climbers in their base camps. Many houses, buildings and temples in the capital were destroyed during the earthquake, leaving over 5000 dead and many more trapped under the debris, as emergency rescue workers attempt to clear debris and find survivors. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Ann Arbor Tour Guides Assist With Earthquake Relief Efforts In Nepal

“Our staff over there have changed from leading comfortable trekking tours to serving as emergency aid workers…”

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/29/2015

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Monroe Teen Eyes Ivy League Schools For Next Academic Chapter

A 17-year-old senior at Monroe High School has quite a few schools to choose from once he graduates — including top Ivy League universities.

CBS Detroit–04/14/2015

C) Eastern Michigan University President Sue Martin during a 2010 event. (File photo)

EMU’s President Will Step Down To Pursue Next Chapter In Life

EMU president Sue Martin is taking a year sabbatical before becoming a professor of accounting and finance.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/31/2015

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GoFundMe: Canton Man Who Lost 400 Lbs. Needs Surgery To Remove 40 Lbs. Of Excess Skin

Brian Flemming used to weigh 625 pounds and drank a fifth of vodka every night.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/30/2015

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