Roberta’s Hot Topics

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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

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Wow! ‘Pretty Tough Broad’ Retires After 65 Years With Company

How has she survived the office politics, the bosses, the gossip, and the typewriter-computer-revolution over the last 65 years? She admits she’s “a pretty tough broad.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/14/2011

Dangerous Prescription Drugs

Are you taking a dangerous prescription drug? The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid have identified a list of drugs that pose a high risk to patients, especially seniors. Starting in January, many insurers will not […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/13/2011

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“Hanoi Jane” Has Grown Up

Some American Vietnam War Veterans can’t stand Jane Fonda.  They do not forgive her for visiting North Vietnam during the war in the 1970s, and calling American soldiers “War Criminals.” That was horrible. But that was 40 years ago […]

10/31/2011

Meeting Dr. Richard Dawkins at Oakland University

I love my job. I get to interview great people.  One-on-one.  I get to ask them whatever I want. This week, I went to Oakland University, and attended a lecture by world-famous biologist, and confrontational […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/14/2011

The Underwear Bomber Case—Behind the Scenes

After I got off work at WWJ on Wednesday, I decided to take a ride down to U.S. District Court in downtown Detroit to sit in on jury selection in the trial of the accused “Underwear Bomber,” Umar Farouk […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/06/2011

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Detroit Toy Stories

Starting this weekend, the Detroit Historical Museum is taking the wraps off a new exhibit called “Detroit Toy Stories.” It’s full of all the stuff kids around here have been playing with for years.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/23/2011

Secrets That Hurt

 Do you have a secret that would break someone’s heart? (I know that I do.) Author Frank Warren says he believes every person does. Warren says if we could just remember this, there would be a […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/16/2011

A memorial wall near Ground Zero is filled with written homages to those that died in the attack of Sept. 11, 2001. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

9-11 In The WWJ Newsroom

When I think of September 11, 2001 I feel sick to my stomach. I feel sad. And angry. And deeply depressed.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/09/2011

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Romeo, Oh Romeo!

It’s going to be warm and fuzzy this weekend in Romeo.  It’s the 80th annual Romeo Peach Festival–featuring carnival rides, several parades, a beautiful craft show,  a car show, classic car parade, cool contests for kids […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/02/2011

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