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UM Survey Shows Concern About Security, Privacy Of Connected Vehicles

A majority of Americans, Australians and Britons believe that connected-vehicle technology will make driving safer, but most are also concerned about security and privacy, according to a University of Michigan survey.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/10/2014

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Ann Arbor Library: A Haven For Heroin Users?

Documents show that Ann Arbor police have been called to handle hundreds of complaints, including reports of heroin overdoses, at the city’s downtown library during the past three years.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/10/2014

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Health Spending Growth Ramps Up to Pre-Recession Levels

National health expenditures in February 2014 grew 6.7 percent over February 2013, the highest rate of increase since March 2007, prior to the recession that began in December 2007, according to the Ann Arbor-based Altarum Institute.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/09/2014

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UM Internet Pioneer Honored For Building Web’s First Backbone

For about a decade that ended in the mid-1990s, the fledgling Internet ran out of Ann Arbor and the University of Michigan. Now a UM School of Information professor who played a key role in bringing that early web to life has been inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/08/2014

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MSU, UM To Work On New Food Ingredient Research Institute

There will soon be a new independent academic center at Michigan State University studying the safe use of chemical ingredients in consumer packaged goods. MSU will operate the Center for Research on Ingredient Safety in association with the University of Michigan, the Grocery Manufacturers Association and the food, beverage and consumer products industries.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/07/2014

Dave Chesney, Richard Clement, and Kerry Justice attended Hash Bash 2013. (WWJ/Kathryn Larson)

It’s Like, We Just Did This … Hash Bash Hits Ann Arbor Saturday

They’re gearing up for the 43rd annual Hash Bash at the University of Michigan Diag on Saturday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/04/2014

ANN ARBOR, MI - APRIL 2: U.S. President Barack Obama speaks about his proposal to raise the federal minimum wage at the University of Michigan on April 2, 2014 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Obama said every American deserves a fair working wage. (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

In Michigan, Obama Presses For Higher Minimum Wage

President Barack Obama campaigned at the University of Michigan for raising the federal minimum wage, calling the proposal a “no-brainer.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/02/2014

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Duo Security, LastPass Partner In Two-Factor Authentication, Password Protection

The Ann Arbor-based two-factor authentication developer Duo Security Wednesday announced a new partnership with LastPass, a Fairfax, Va.-based developer of password management software.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/02/2014

US President Barack Obama has lunch with restaurant workers at Zingerman's on April 2, 2014 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo credit:  JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Orders Reuben Sandwich At Zingerman’s Deli

President Barack Obama is getting a taste of Ann Arbor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/02/2014

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Obama Calling For Higher Minimum Wage During Michigan Visit

Obama is also using his appearance in Ann Arbor to help boost a Michigan congressman running for the Senate.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/02/2014

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