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WILMINGTON, DE - MAY 09: Chairman of the Board William Ford addresses shareholders at the Ford 58th Annual Meeting of Shareholders at the Hotel DuPont on May 9, 2013 in Wilmington, Delaware. Ford Motor Co. has named a new lead independent director of its board, Ellen R. Marram, replacing Irvine O. Hockaday Jr., who stepped down. (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Martha Ford Takes Over Lions Ownership; Bill Ford Jr. Remains Vice Chairman

The Detroit Lions will stay in the Ford family.

CBS Detroit–03/10/2014

Executive Chairman of Ford Motor Company Bill Ford (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images, File)

Bill Ford Jr. Calls Chicago Bears A ‘Bunch Of Thugs’

Detroit Lions vice chairman Bill Ford Jr. rarely speaks in public, and when he does, he usually delivers something interesting.

CBS Detroit–10/02/2013

Executive Chairman of Ford Motor Company Bill Ford (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images, File)

Lions’ Bill Ford Jr.: ‘At The End Of The Day, We’re All Fans’

“If you can’t get excited watching football, you shouldn’t be in this,” said Ford, vice chairman of the Detroit Lions.

CBS Detroit–06/04/2013

Grand Rapids businessman Dick DeVos (credit: Paul Pytlowany/WWJ-TV)

Michigan’s 1 Percent: Forbes Lists Local Billionaires

So, who’s the top of the heap? In Michigan, it’s Amway co-founder Dick DeVos, who is worth an estimated $5.1 billion.

CBS Detroit–03/04/2013


Parkmobile Launches Mobile Parking Payment System In Mt. Clemens

Parkmobile USA Inc., a company whose investors include Bill Ford Jr., announced Monday that its smartphone parking payment service has been implemented in Mount Clemens.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/26/2012

DETROIT - NOVEMBER 21:  Mikael Backlund #11 and Jay Bouwmeester #4 both of the Calgary Flames defend against Nicklas Lidstrom #5 of the Detroit Red Wings during their NHL game at Joe Louis Arena on November 21, 2010 in Detroit, Michigan.(Photo By Dave Sandford/Getty Images)

Wooley’s Weekly Winners 6-1-12

With another week in the books it’s time to bring you my weekly winners for the final week in May.

97.1 The Ticket–06/01/2012

WWJ File Photo

Ford: Clogged Roads A Threat To Auto Industry

Bill Ford Jr. will tell a mobile electronic device conference in Barcelona, Spain that the world’s roadways will become paralyzed as the world population grows by another 2 billion people to 9 billion in 40 years.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/27/2012

Bill Ford Jr. (WWJ Photo/Ron Dewey)

CEO Group Updates Turnaround Plan For State

Michigan’s business leaders are sounding bullish about the state’s economic future

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/24/2012

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World-Renowned Guru Bikram Choudhury Visits Northville Yoga Studio

He’s the yoga guru to the stars as folks like Madonna, Bill Ford Jr., Jennifer Aniston, Goldie Hawn and many thousands more in neighborhoods across America can’t get enough of what Bikram Choudhury has to say.

CBS 62–10/13/2011

Governor Rick Snyder and Carol Cain in Mackinac

Gov. Snyder: The Toughest Part Of Reinventing Is Still Ahead

If you think getting through the state’s budget with painful cuts on things like education and film/brownfield incentives was difficult, hold onto your seats sports fans as Gov. Rick Snyder says the toughest part of reinventing is still ahead.

CBS 62–06/12/2011