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Verizon Closing Southfield Call Center, 750 Local Jobs Lost

Verizon Wireless said Thursday it is closing a call center in Southfield, resulting in the loss of 750 local jobs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/08/2012


Archdiocese Panel Names Churches Proposed To Close

A group of Catholics tasked with coming up with a long-term plan for the Archdiocese of Detroit is recommending nine churches close in the next five years.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/01/2011


Detroit Library To Close 10 Branches, Not 18

Detroit Library officials announced recently that because of a limited budget, they were looking at closing 18 neighborhood branches, but that number could be pared back.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/29/2011

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Detroit Public Library Faces Layoffs, Branch Closings

Add Detroit Public Library to the list of utilities facing layoffs and downsizing due to a budget deficit over $10-million.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/15/2011


Whirlpool Call Center Consolidation Adds Jobs In Michigan

Due to decreasing call volume, Whirlpool will consolidate its U.S. contact center network and close its Yakima, Wash. contact center. Approximately 50 jobs will be added to the company’s two remaining U.S. contact centers in Benton Harbor and Cleveland, Tenn.



Camp For Girls Rolling Up Tents For Good

A camp for girls on Lake Charlevoix is closing after 55 years.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/05/2011