KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 2:  Jeff Francoeur #21 of the Kansas City Royals crosses home past Bryan Holaday #50 of the Detroit Tigers after hitting a home run in the eighth inning at Kauffman Stadium on October 2, 2012 in Kansas City, Missouri. The Royals won 4-2. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Jeff Francoeur;  Bryan Holaday

Jeff Francoeur Tricked Into Thinking Teammate Is Deaf; He’s Not [VIDEO]

Francoeur, a 10-year major league vet, should be used to hijinx by now — but did this one ever get him.

97.1 The Ticket–04/14/2014

Oakland County To Pay $25K In Deaf Lifeguard Case

“This kid proved himself and they denied him the opportunity to perform the job because of subjective biases and ignorance.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/15/2013

Hearing-Impaired Service Needs Expected To Grow, Is Michigan Prepared?

As the population ages, the need for deaf and hearing-impaired services is expected to grow, but Michigan may not be prepared.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/02/2013

Deaf Lifeguard Wins Appeal In Lawsuit Over Job

A federal appeals court has revived a lawsuit by a deaf lifeguard who says his rights were violated when Oakland County declined to hire him.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/10/2013

Health System Settles Deaf Communication Complaint

Henry Ford Health System has agreed to pay $70,000 as part of a settlement over a complaint that it failed to provide sign language interpreters in 2004 to a psychiatric patient and his family members.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/02/2012

DHH training

Watch and Learn: Deaf and Hard of Hearing Have New Options In Medical Training

Career training in health care is now available for the deaf and hard of hearing thanks to the Livonia-based proprietary school MedCerts.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/03/2012

Deaf student video

Video Features White Stripes Song, Mich. Students

The video from the Deaf Professional Artists Network began getting more attention online after the White Stripes’ website promoted it earlier this month.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/28/2011