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Best Summer Reading Events For Kids In Detroit

In Detroit, summer reading programs for children abound and these five are some of the best around.


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Falling Marshmallows Send Thrilled Kids Scrambling

The weather was perfect on Friday for a sugar “blizzard” to descend over Nankin Mills Park in Westland.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/29/2013

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Volunteers Of America Hosts Adopting Families Event

Volunteers of America will present their 20th Annual Adopting Families Event in Birmingham.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/01/2012

U-M: Many Families Are Underwater With Debts

According to a new University of Michigan report, about one out of every five U.S. households owe more on credit cards, medical bills, student loans and other noncollateralized debts than they have in savings and other liquid assets.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/12/2012

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Downriver Families Shop Free At ‘Arthur’s Closet’

What started as a recycling project for clothing has become something much bigger.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/17/2012

Oakman Place Apartments (WWJ Photo/Pat Sweeting)

Apartment Building Provides Home For Young People In Need

Twenty-four furnished apartments will house young families and teens who have aged out of foster care.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/05/2012

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Train Travelers Headed Out For The Holidays

Metro Detroiters getting a head start on the holiday travel rush are taking the Amtrak passenger train out of town.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/22/2011

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Toys And Joys For Families, Volunteers In Warren

Hundreds of Macomb County families are being helped with their Christmas shopping today by the Salvation Army Warren Corps.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/21/2011


30,000 Kids To Lose Benefits Under New Welfare Law

About 12,000 Michigan families have less than a month to figure out how to live without the cash benefits they will lose under the new welfare limit law signed this week by Gov. Snyder.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/07/2011

Welfare Bill Passes In Michigan Legislature

Residents involved thousands of Michigan welfare cases could lose benefits under a stricter, four-year lifetime limit that has received final approval in the Michigan legislature.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/24/2011