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A 2011 aerial view of the Michigan State Fairgrounds, (WWJ Photo/Bill Szumanski)

Magic Johnson Group OK’d For Fairgrounds Development Deal

Closed for 4 years, a deal has been reached to develop the old state fairgrounds site at 8 Mile and Woodward.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/02/2013

They're pushing dirt and pouring cement at what will soon be the new Gateway Marketplace in Detroit. The retail center -- anchored by a Meijer Supercenter, a Marshalls department store and a K&G Fashion Superstore -- is expected to open Spring 2013. (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)

Moving Right Along: Work Continues At Detroit’s Gateway Marketplace

Progress is being made at the Gateway Marketplace project in Detroit, as drivers on Woodward and 8 Mile Road can now see dirt piling up and construction workers plugging away.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/24/2012

Young Boy Dies In Accident At Fairgrounds

Authorities say a 6-year-old boy who was struck by a pickup truck while riding a bike at a fair in northern Michigan has died.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/09/2012

Gateway Marketplace groundbreaking (WWJ Photo/Sandra McNeil)

Groundbreaking Held For Meijer Site In Detroit

After 8 years of planning, ground has been broken on a highly anticipated new shopping center in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/17/2012

A 2011 aerial view of the Michigan State Fairgrounds, (WWJ Photo/Bill Szumanski)

Mich. State Fairgrounds Doubling As New Car Lot

About 4,000 new Chrysler vehicles — mostly Ram pick-up trucks — are parked under guard at the fairgrounds.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/13/2011

2 Alarm Fire Near State Fairgrounds

Fire dispatchers say the fire is in a commercial building at Danbury and Penrose just north of Seven Mile on Detroit’s northeast side.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/26/2011

Detroit, State Leaders To Discuss Fairgrounds Future

State officials are expected to meet with the Detroit Economic Growth Corp. to discuss conveying the Michigan State Fairgrounds to the city.

09/24/2010

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