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Gas Prices Rise 30 Cents Over Past Week

AAA Michigan says gas prices have risen about 30 cents during the past week to a statewide average of around$3.83 per gallon.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/15/2013

A family drives by Tahrir Square, the day after former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, the country's first democratically elected president, was ousted from power on July 4, 2013 in Cairo, Egypt. Adly Mansour, chief justice of the Supreme Constitutional Court, was sworn in as the interim head of state in ceremony in Cairo in the morning of July 4, the day after Morsi was placed under house arrest by the Egyptian military and the Constitution was suspended. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Events In Egypt Hit Home For Local Family

Shareef Akeel says while there are always concerns about the vacuum left behind after a military coup, we’re seeking democracy in action.

07/04/2013

An Egyptian woman walks past a graffiti on the wall blocking Sheikh Rihan Street, at the corner of the American University in Cairo. (credit: MOHAMMED HOSSAM/AFP/Getty Images, File)

Michigan Students In Arabic Program Evacuate Egypt

The unrest in Egypt has MSU and U-M scrambling to bring their students home.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/03/2013

Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Ann Arbor Firm’s Arabic OCR Software Chosen For Alexandria Library Project

NovoDynamics, a developer of pattern recognition and analytics software, and Egypt’s Bibliotheca Alexandrina announced that NovoDynamics NovoVerus software will be used in the digitization process for more than 800,000 Egyptian newspaper clippings that have been collected since 1976 by the Centre d’Etudes et de Documentation Economiques, Juridiques et Sociales (in English, the Center for Economic, Legal and Social Studies and Documentation).

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/06/2013

Mitt Romney and Barack Obama debate (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Opinion: A Mad, Personal-Attacking, Interrupting Obama Loses Third Presidential Debate

Romney won this debate in more ways than one – most impressively due to his dignified style.

10/23/2012

Damage inside the burnt US consulate building in Benghazi (Photo credit: GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Obama’s Security Breach In Libya Is Ignored By American Media

As the liberal American press and ultra-liberal bloggers inundate the Internet and newsprints with criticisms of what Mitt Romney, the GOP presidential challenger to President Barack Obama, said about Obama during the Libyan attacks and murders, throngs of foreign press and few American outlets tell the real story involved with the White House’s role in the incidents that we now know could have been prevented.

09/17/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Mitt Romney’s Terrible Week

Last week Romney had yet another gaffe and error filled week. Week after week Romney and his campaign can’t get it together.

09/17/2012

Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney’s Criticism Of Obama Is Misguided And Ignores The Facts

In seeking to define President Obama as a foreign policy failure, sympathetic to Muslim protesters, Mitt Romney ignored the fact that Americans were killed and under threat overseas.

09/13/2012

A burnt building inside the US Embassy compound in Benghazi, Libya (Photo credit: STRINGER/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Obama Needs To Stay At The White House During Middle East Protests

President Barack Obama needs to stay in Washington, D.C., suspend campaigning, and address the threats against Americans in the Middle East.

09/13/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by David Calvert/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney’s Criticism Of Obama’s Foreign Policy Is On Target

As unfortunate as the events are, Romney’s comments about Obama ring true. Prior to the tragic event and even after, President Obama appears to excuse and apologize for the horrendous events that take place in the world – including those against Americans.

09/12/2012

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