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(Submitted photo, WWJ) OU student Morgan Fisher with kids in Africa.

OU Student Helps Africa With JAMS Concert Saturday

“Music is the language of the world,” Fisher said. “It’s something everyone can feel and relate to. It’s a good way to bring a diverse group of people together to expose them to a cause.”

CBS Detroit–06/15/2012

Detroit Metro Airport (WWJ Photo/Beth Fisher)

Flight From Detroit Quarantined In Chicago

A Minnesota woman who caused a health scare aboard a Delta Airlines flight from Detroit to Chicago says it was all a misunderstanding over bug bites.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/26/2012

Event Notices From March 8

The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan’s technology-focused companies and institutions

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/08/2012

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Best Ethiopian Cuisine In Detroit

If traveling to Africa is not on your bucket list this year, there is still a way to enjoy the cuisine from Ethiopia. Check out some of the best Ethiopian restaurants in the Metro Detroit area.

02/29/2012

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MSU Using $5.8M Gates Grant On Africa Child Deaths

Michigan State University says it’s using a $5.8 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to find the causes and seek to prevent the death of children from bacterial diseases in sub-Saharan Africa.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/25/2012

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Wayne State To Conduct Childhood Epilepsy Training In Africa

A Wayne State University School of Medicine physician and researcher will convene a vital training workshop on childhood epilepsy in sub-Saharan Africa next month.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/25/2012

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Troy Teen Organizes Charity Concert Featuring YouTube Sensation

While most college freshmen are consumed with finals, selling back books and holiday plans, Morgan Fisher, 18, has added feeding and educating children in Africa to her end of semester to do list — by coordinating a massive Bands That JAM 4 Africa benefit concert to raise money to feed and educate children in Africa.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/08/2011

This merry-go-round generates electricity for nighttime classes at a nearby school.

UM Students Help Build Sustainable Community In Rural Africa

A merry-go-round that generates electricity to light a rural African schoolhouse is among the sustainability projects tackled this summer by a team of University of Michigan graduate students working with villagers in Liberia.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/16/2011

Congo Boat Catches Fire, Capsizes; 200 Feared Dead

A riverboat loaded with passengers and fuel drums caught fire and capsized in southern Congo, and 200 people were feared dead, a survivor said Sunday. A local official confirmed the boat had tipped but said […]

09/05/2010

Students Prep For Trip To South Africa

Students from a school for pregnant and parenting teens will show off their green thumbs this summer at a prestigious conference in South Africa.

07/06/2010

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