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Wayne State University Law School Professor Nick Schroeck is interviewed by reporters as Congressman Gary Peters (left) looks on. Wayne State University photo.

Wayne State Prof Goes Public Over Pet Coke Concern

Mountains of petroleum coke — a byproduct of oil refining from tar sands in Alberta, Canada — have drawn public concern from politicians, environmental experts, community activists, business owners and residents in the southwest Detroit neighborhood where the black mounds have been deposited along the riverfront since late fall.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/02/2013

Hazardous Materials Ban On Bridge Could Be Lifted

The Michigan Department of Transportation has recommended lifting a ban on trucking hazardous materials across the Ambassador Bridge that connects the U.S. and Canada.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/09/2013

Canada Luring Students From U.S. With Lower Tuition Costs

If college here in metro Detroit is breaking the bank, consider an international option and cross the border. Find out why savvy education shoppers are putting Canadian universities on their short list in this special report by WWJ’s Kathryn Larson.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/01/2013

NSF HQ

Canadian Food Safety Center Merges With NSF International

NSF International, the Ann Arbor based global public health and safety organization, said Tuesday that it has merged with the Guelph, Ontario-based Guelph Food Technology Centre, a Canadian leader in food safety certification, training, quality and technology.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/05/2013

Kettering University Map

Kettering U Gets Grant To Test Greener Battery

Kettering University has received a $200,000 grant to test prototypes of green battery technology for a Toronto, Canada, firm, Intech Energy Storage Corp.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/29/2013

Macomb County Man Facing 10 Child Pornography Charges

A 25-year-old Macomb County man who served jail time in Canada for attempting to bring child porn into the country last year has been extradited to face similar charges in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/19/2013

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REWIND: It’s Carly Rae Jepsen’s World

The GRAMMYs’ Song of the Year category honors the very best in songwriting — and for the 55th Annual Awards, that includes the Canadian team who penned Carly Rae Jepsen’s“Call Me Maybe.” What you may […]

01/14/2013

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Marathon Around Pelee Island Ends With Glass Of Wine

Registration has now started for a unique summer marathon that rewards those who finish the run with a well-deserved glass of wine.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/19/2012

A 2013 Cadillac ATS goes through production on the assembly line at the General Motors Lansing Grand River Assembly Plant July 26, 2012 in Lansing, Michigan. (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

GM Shifts Some Production To Lansing From Canada

General Motors says it’s moving production of the next version of its Camaro sports car to Lansing from Oshawa, Ontario.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/19/2012

(WWJ Photo/Kasey Stoddart)

Dispute Over Name Tags Causes Huge Backups At US-Canada Border Crossings

Officials say motorists traveling from Michigan to Canada Wednesday should prepare for long delays at the border because of disorder over name tags.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/12/2012

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