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Bloomfield Studio Helps Disabled Students Dance Again — Eye On Detroit

A wheelchair won’t stop students of the Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Bloomfield Hills from pursuing their dreams. Co-Owner of the studio Evan Mountain and student Cheryl Angelelli share the story.


SSA Inspector General Patrick O'Carroll (credit: Beth Fisher/WWJ)

Michigan Human Services Partners With SSA To Spurn Disability Fraud

The Social Security Administration announced a partnership with the Michigan Department of Human Services in a cooperative effort to crack down on disability fraud in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/15/2014

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Impostor Service Animals Pose Growing Problem

“We don’t have enough police to stop murders, much less stop people from hauling around pseudo service dogs.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/12/2013

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Wayne State Doc Publishes Breakthrough Study On Cooling Blanket For Newborns

After more than 10 years of study, investigators in the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network, led by a pediatric researcher at Wayne State University and the Detroit Medical Center, have proven an effective way to significantly reduce death and physical and mental disability caused by reduction in oxygen and blood flow to the brain at birth.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/31/2012

Feds Say Mich. Man Fooled Them In Disability Case

The federal government says it mistakenly paid $54,000 to a Washtenaw County man who repeatedly claimed that he didn’t get his disability check.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/14/2012


Michigan Ministers Sue To Stop US Hate Crime Law

A three-judge panel of the 6th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in Cincinnati is taking up the claim of three Michigan ministers that a federal hate crime law infringes on their First Amendment rights and should be declared unconstitutional.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/11/2012

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Disabled Flyers Reach Agreement, Gain Equal Access

Flying just got easier for people with disabilities thanks to a landmark case settled in Metro Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/27/2011