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Jim Dreyer is checked out by a doctor following his 50+ hour swim. (credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ)

Man Finishes Long Swim To Detroit Hauling Bricks

Jim “The Shark” Dreyer made it to Belle Isle after more than 50 hours in the water.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/07/2013

(credit: Jim Dreyer/Facebook Photo)

Swimmer To Haul 2,000 Pounds Of Bricks 22 Miles

“It will be a real ‘train of pain,’ symbolic of the pain felt by Michigan families trying to keep their heads above water,” said Jim Dreyer, who plans to swim 22 miles across Lake St. Clair this summer while hauling dinghies filled with 2,000 pounds of bricks.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/28/2013

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Buy A Cass Tech Brick, Own A Piece Of Detroit History

With demolition of the old Cass Tech High School underway, the Detroit Public Schools Foundation is looking to raise money by selling bricks from the building.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/25/2011

DPS Plans Brick Preservation Program

The Detroit Public Schools district plans to sell bricks from some old school buildings that are being demolished to help raise money for programs at the cash-strapped city schools.

07/23/2010

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