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Detroit Woman Deemed Oldest US Veteran Traveling To Meet President Obama

A 110-year-old woman believed to be the nation’s oldest veteran will soon be making a trip to Washington D.C.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/16/2015

DETROIT - OCTOBER 28: Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick appears in Wayne County Circuit Court for his sentencing October 28, 2008 in Detroit, Michigan. Kilpatrick will spend 4 months in jail as part of a plea deal he accepted back in September in which he plead guilty to two felonies and no contest to a felony assault charge. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Obama To Visit Kwame Kilpatrick’s Prison — Will They Meet Again?

As part of the visit, Kilpatrick is set to tour the facility in central Oklahoma, and talk with selected inmates.

CBS Detroit–07/15/2015

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11-Year-Old Michigan Boy Invited To White House For Confronting Cyberbullies On YouTube

A father-son duo wants to take the power away from cyber-bullies on YouTube and now they’ve got an ally in the White House.


Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton attends a round table conversation and press conference announcing a childhood development initiative with first lady of New York City Chirlane McCray on April 1, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Can Hillary Clinton Win Hearts And Minds In Michigan And Detroit? Early Signs Aren’t Favorable

“Detroit is a Democratic town and that’s not going to change, but the question is — at least the next question is — which Democrat are they going to support?” Dulio said.


WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 06: U.S. President Barack Obama answers questions while meeting with members of the National Governors Association executive committee January 6, 2015 in Washington, DC. Obama met with the members of the NGA to discuss a range of issues. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

President Obama Uses ‘N’ Word In Podcast Interview

Daily Beast reviewed the interview and thought the president’s seemingly casual drop of the dreaded word was carefully planned.


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John Wall Thinks Justin Bieber Could Beat Barack Obama In One-On-One [VIDEO]

Washington Wizard’s All-Star guard John Wall was asked by TMZ who would win one-on-one between POTUS and everyone’s favorite teeny bopper Justin Bieber?

97.1 The Ticket–06/19/2015

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Feds To Be Banned From Supplying Local Police With Military-Style Weapons, Other Equipment

Some Michigan police agencies were recipients of that equipment, which included armored vehicles, high-caliber firearms, and camouflage uniforms.

CBS Detroit–05/18/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 07: U.S. President Barack Obama stands with members of the the 1985 Super Bowl Champion Chicago Bears, during an event on the south lawn of the White House, on October 7, 2011 in Washington, DC. President Obama who is a Bears fan, realized the team never got to enjoy the customary ceremony given to the champions of the season, and invited the team to the White House.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

POTUS Joins Twitter; Follows Every Pro Chicago Team Except The Cubs

You can’t help but feel bad for the Cubs.

97.1 The Ticket–05/18/2015

President Barack Obama sits on the famed Rosa Parks bus at the Henry Ford Museum following an event in Dearborn, Mich., April 18, 2012. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Obama’s Visit To The Henry Ford Featured In Photo Retrospective

A photo of President Barack Obama sitting in the bus in which Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat has been selected to represent Michigan in state-by-state, online photo album.

CBS Detroit–05/08/2015


US Announces Plans To Reduce Agricultural Carbon Emissions

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack unveiled the plans at Michigan State University, where President Barack Obama signed the sweeping farm bill into law last year.

CBS Detroit–04/23/2015