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Lt. Governor Signs Bills Deleting ‘Retarded’ From Michigan Laws

The term appeared 15 times in state laws dealing with everything from mental health to education to crime.

03/28/2014

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Word “Retarded” To Be Eliminated From Michigan Law

The term, in its different forms, appears on the books 15 times.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/26/2014

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Grosse Pointe Park Police To Undergo Special Training After Video Controversy

Grosse Pointe Park police are pledging to improve relations with people with disabilities after officers were caught on video tape mocking a mentally challenged black man.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/12/2014

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South Lyon Family Needs Your Vote

Suffering from a rare neurological movement disorder, Breanna needs your help to get a wheelchair-accessible van.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/02/2013

Lawsuit Says Golden Corral Discriminated Against Disabled Kids

A metro Detroit restaurant is facing a lawsuit after management allegedly kicked out some kids.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/20/2013

Man Sentenced In Sexual Assault Of Disabled Girl

A 73-year-old Midland County man has been sentenced to up to 15 years in prison for sexually assaulting a disabled woman beginning when she was 9.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/15/2013

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Big Tent Jobs Finds Employment For The Disabled

An 18-month-old staffing company in Southfield is finding success in finding jobs for the disabled.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/23/2012

Chris Ruzzin

Chris Ruzzin: A Difference Maker In The Community

Chris Ruzzin of Southfield was born with a disability which he was able to overcome, but nine years ago he was in a car accident which left him in a wheel chair.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/31/2012

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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

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Disabled Detroiters Fed Up With Poor Bus Service

Members of “Warriors On Wheels” staged a protest, Wednesday, outside the Detroit Department of Transportation’s headquarters on East Warren.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/31/2011

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