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Neighborhood off Southfied Freeway and Annapolis. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Obama Declares Disaster In Detroit-Area Flooding

The action makes available federal funding to those affected in Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/25/2014

Detroit School Kids Fail To Get ‘Head Start’ As Officials Miss Funding Deadline

School officials admit they mistakenly missed the deadline, but say they plan to accommodate the thousands of students by expanding its state-funded pre-K program.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/10/2014

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Michigan Gets Millions In Federal Funds For Education

An early Christmas gift to Michigan: the state is awarded millions of dollars in “Race to the Top” federal funding.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/19/2013

Lake Michigan (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Advocates Ask Congress To Spare Great Lakes Funds

The effectiveness of a long-term plan to heal the ailing Great Lakes could be marred by federal spending cuts, which also could make it harder to cope with low water levels that threaten the region’s economy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/07/2013

Metro Detroit To Get $4.2M For Housing, Homelessness Programs

Metro Detroit will receive $4.2 million in federal funding to promote affordable housing, fight homelessness and boost the local economy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/31/2012

An artist's rendering of Michigan State University's Facility for Rare Isotope Beams, now under construction behind its existing National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory. MSU photo.

MSU Gets Support For Atom Smasher Funding

Michigan State University says it’s gotten key backing in the fight to retain federal financial support for a $600 million physics research center.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/28/2012

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State Gets Funding For Dearborn Train Station

State transportation officials have received more than $28.2 million to build a train station in Dearborn.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/20/2011

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