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Best Summer Backpacking Trips In America

While it’s important to understand how to be prepared and stay safe during a backpacking trip, even if it’s only for the day, there’s a wealth of natural beauty to explore throughout the country. The following are just five of the best summer backpacking trips in America.

04/22/2014

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No Backpacks At Downriver School After Bedbugs Found

A metro Detroit elementary school is asking students to leave their backpacks at home after bedbugs were found in the school.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/15/2013

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Girl Hands Out Cash From Backpack Holding $20K

School officials became aware that a 12-year-old Downriver girl had taken a backpack to school filled with $20,000 in cash after she started giving away hundreds of dollars to friends.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/13/2013

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Downriver Student Finds Backpack Filled With $20K In Cash

Officers were alerted to the incident when other students reported a child was passing out $100 bills to classmates.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/12/2013

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Perfecting Church Hands Out Free Backpacks, School Supplies

Perfecting Church on Detroit’s East Side is helping parents of middle and high school students at back to school time with a backpack and school supply giveaway Friday evening.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/19/2011

Gun Found At North Farmington High

A North Farmington High School student is facing a juvenile probation hearing after a gun was found in his backpack.

10/01/2010

5 Ways To "Geek Up" Your Child's Dorm Room

No doubt your college-bound or college-returnee kid is on the cutting edge of technology, so why not send him or her to school in style, with the latest gizmos that’ll make his or her dorm […]

08/14/2010