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Officials To Discuss Preserving Historic Detroit Buildings

The program is designed to spur development in economically challenged cities.

CBS Detroit–01/24/2013

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Walk In The Footsteps Of Detroit’s Historical and Important Figures

Although not open to tourists, places near and dear to the hearts of Detroit founders are shrines to ingenuity.

08/13/2012

Compuware headquarters in downtown Detroit

Compuware’s Karmanos Rips Public Employee Unions In Look At History Of Detroit

Thursday, in the soaring 15-story atrium of the multi-million-dollar tech palace Compuware’s success built, Peter Karmanos Jr. told several hundred Detroit Economic Club members what’s wrong with Detroit today that wasn’t wrong with it when he got his education in the Detroit Public Schools of the 1950s.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/07/2012

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Detroit History: Spring Training Under Clouds Of Global War

70 years ago, World War II was already playing havoc with the Detroit Tigers’ lineup when the team began its last Florida spring workouts until the return of peacetime.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/08/2012

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Best Black History Events In Detroit

All of this historical influence makes Detroit a great place to celebrate Black History Month. Check out some of the best events happening this month.

CBS Detroit–02/06/2012

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Detroit Historical Society Presents 313 Trivia

How well do you know your Detroit history? If you think you’re pretty good at it, there’s a new game in town called 313 Trivia that you just might like.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/29/2012

Detroit Historical Society

Detroit Historical Society’s Film Series Continues Through Summer

The Detroit Historical Society continues its popular film series every weekend this summer from Saturday, July 9 through Sunday, September 4 with popular films from the past covering a range of Detroit history.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/19/2011

Detroit's Woodmere Cemetery is among the sites included in Detroit Historical Society's "Behind The Scenes" tour.

Reserve Tickets For Historic Detroit ‘Behind The Scenes’ Tours

The Detroit Historical Society continues its “Behind the Scenes” tour series in June with guided tours of some of Metro Detroit’s most interesting sites.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/10/2011

Indianapolis 500 Centennial is celebrated on a Forever Stamp. (credit: USPS)

Detroit History: From Indy 500 Champion To Detroit Automaker

The man who invented the rear view mirror built a popular car at his factory on Michigan Avenue until the economic crash following World War I.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/27/2011

Joe Donovan's Detroit History- A Vet's Day Salute To A War And Football Hero 11/10

Tom Harmon never equated his career-ending sacrifice to what so many others lost because of Word War II

11/10/2010

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