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Lightweight metals research at the University of Michigan. UM photo.

$148 Million Metal Research Center To Open In Detroit This Fall

The eventual goal of the Pentagon-led institutes is creating jobs that have been lost to foreign competition.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/26/2014

The Ambassador Bridge, which links Detroit to Windsor, Canada, is shown June 15, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan.  (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Detroit City Council Considers Land Deal For New US-Canada Bridge

Detroit would transfer of 301 city-owned properties to the Michigan Land Bank in exchange for $1.4 million from the Canadian government.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/26/2014


Best Restaurants In Detroit Worth The Hype

Move over Chicago! Detroit is quickly becoming one of the Midwest’s top destinations for foodies and fine diners.


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Best Places For Families To Watch The Game In Detroit

Can’t get to the game with the family? These places offer the next best thing to being there.


PETA has joined the water shutoff protest in Detroit. (WWJ/Jon Hewett)

Go Vegan, Get Your Water Bill Paid? PETA Joins The Chorus Of Protests Against Water Shutoffs In Detroit

The animal rights group PETA has joined the chorus of voices in protest of the shutoffs to Detroit residents behind in their water bills.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/24/2014

Judge Terrance Keith shows off his book "Sunrise on the Detroit River." (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Judge’s Book, A Love Letter To Detroit, Shines Light On City’s Unseen Beauty

“Detroit needs to know, the nation needs to know that Detroit is loved.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/24/2014

"X" marks the spot where a man's lifeless body was found inside a manhole on Detroit's west side. (Credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Authorities: Man Found Dead In Detroit Manhole Was ‘Definitely Electrocuted’

Tools commonly used to steal wires were reportedly found near the scene.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/24/2014

Behind The Scenes of "Victor"

‘Man In The City’ Film Series Will Debut Local Films at Detroit’s YMCA

The Man in the City Film Series gives Detroit filmmakers an outlet to showcase their work. This ongoing event highlights locally-produced films that raise much-needed program dollars for Y Arts of the YMCA.

CBS 62–07/23/2014

Christin Howard (WWJ/Kathryn Larson)

Teen Accused Of Assaulting Gay Man During Motor City Pride Fest Accepts Deal

A teenager has accepted a plea deal in connection with the beating of a gay man during a pride festival in Detroit.


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Police: Gunman On The Loose After Dice Game Shooting

Police say the men were in the middle of a dice game when the suspect apparently produced a handgun and began firing several shots.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/23/2014