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WWJ reporter Edward Cardenas gives a thumbs up before beginning a hot lap on the Detroit Chevrolet Belle Isle Grand Prix track. (By Edward Cardenas)

Take A Hot Lap Around The Detroit Grand Prix Track (Video)

Get a preview of the Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix with an in-car video tour of the track.

CBS Detroit–5 hours ago

Students from Detroit Public Schools attended Education Day Thursday at the Detroit Grand Prix. (By Edward Cardenas)

Detroit Students Learn About Engineering At Detroit Grand Prix (Video)

Hundreds of Detroit Public Schools students took part in a hands-on day of activities at the Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix to learn how science, technology, engineering and math could be used to obtain a job in automotive and racing.

CBS Detroit–7 hours ago

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Michigan First State To Be Measured By Social Progress Index

Michigan is the first state in the United States to be measured by the Social Progress Index social well-being measurement tool.

CBS Detroit–05/27/2015

The formation of the Michigan Mobility Initiative was announced Wednesday at the Mackinac Policy Conference. (credit: Roberta Jasina/WWJ)

Michigan Mobility Initiative Launched To Promote Connected Vehicles

A coalition of business, automotive and university officials have come together to announce the formation the Michigan Mobility Initiative.

CBS Detroit–05/27/2015

Virgin Atlantic will begin flying a Detroit-London route in 2015. (Source: Virgin Atlantic.)

Virgin Atlantic Says #HelloDetroit In New Video

Virgin Atlantic is promoting its new trans-Atlantic service to Detroit with a new YouTube video profiling the city’s business, arts and social scene.


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Mackinac Conference Features Speeches, Networking And Selfies

A blog is collecting Tweets and Instagram posts from the Mackinac Policy Conference in Tumblr titled MackinacSelfieConference.

CBS Detroit–05/27/2015


Alert: One Text Message May Crash iPhones

A specific text message filled with symbols and Arabic characters can reportedly cause an iPhone to shut down.

CBS Detroit–05/27/2015

Periscope, which is owned by Twitter, launched Thursday and allows users to broadcast live from their smart phone. (Source: Twitter)

Live Stream Apps Come To Android Devices

Android users can now download live-streaming apps Meerkat and Periscope to their smart phones.

CBS Detroit–05/27/2015

High school seniors and college students can enter a contest to have their video appear on the new video boards at Cobo Center. (By Edward Cardenas)

Cobo Center Renovation Nears Completion, Launches Student Video Contest (Video)

Cobo Center, which is in the final stages of a $279 million renovation, announced a video scholarship for high school senior and college students.


Fans attending the Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix can bring unused cell phones to the event and donate them to Detroit HopeLine drive to benefit victims of domestic violence. (By Edward Cardenas)

Race Fans Asked To Donate Old Cell Phones To Detroit HopeLine

Fans attending the Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix can donate unused phones to support domestic violence awareness and prevention programs.

CBS Detroit–05/26/2015