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Supreme Court Settles Unusual Birthday Question

Under English common law, a new age is recognized on the day before a birthday, but the state Supreme Court says that won’t be followed.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/02/2014


Brighton Family Hopes Public Fills Mailbox With Birthday Cards For Sick Boy

A local family is hoping the public can help make their critically ill son’s 11th birthday one he won’t forget.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/25/2014

Michelle Everett and her son Chad, who suffers from cystic fibrosis. Chad is  hoping to live to his 21st birthday on January 22, and wants people from around the world to mail him birthday cards. (Credit: Family Photo)

Mom Carries Out Dying Son’s Last Wishes, Asks Public To Mail Birthday Cards

A Flint man dying from cystic fibrosis is holding out hope he will live to see his 21st birthday next week, and his mother is making sure he gets a couple of last wishes granted.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/17/2014

Sanders Bumpy Cake (Credit: Sanders Candy)

Sanders Bumpy Cake Celebrates 100th Birthday With Free Slices

Sanders is celebrating the 100th birthday of its famous Bumpy Cake by offering free slices of the tasty treat at all of its metro Detroit stores on April 27.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/26/2013

The Detroit skyline can be seen behind a 1973 Chevy Corvette Stingray, owned by Charlie and Theresa Stoddart of Trenton, on Belle Isle. (Credit: Charlie Stoddart)

Happy Birthday! Chevrolet Corvette Roars Into Its 60th Year

On June 30, 1953, the first of a new kind of Chevrolet – indeed, a new kind of American car – rolled off an assembly line in Flint, Mich.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/30/2012

Grand Hotel (WWJ Photo, File)

Grand Hotel On Mackinac Island Turns 125 In July

The Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island turns 125 this year. And it’s ready to party.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/05/2012

Great Lake Cake: Michigan Marks 175 Years As State

To mark Michigan’s 175th birthday, the first 100 people through the door of downtown Lansing’s Michigan Historical Center starting at 11 a.m. Saturday will get a free slice of birthday cake.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/28/2012

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Happy Birthday Michigan! State Is 175-Years-Old

Michigan is celebrating its 175th birthday, with Gov. Rick Snyder proclaiming Thursday as Michigan Statehood Day.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/26/2012

Sara Gets A Surprise At Comerica Park

Last night at the Tigers game the entire Ticket staff took in the ball game. Yesterday being Sara’s birthday we decided to give her a surprise. It was tasty.

97.1 The Ticket–06/15/2011

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Detroiter Celebrates Her 102nd Birthday

Mrs. Wilma Poole celebrates her 102nd birthday Tuesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/29/2011