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Toilet Paper Shortage Has Some Detroit Firefighters Digging For Change

The problem is so bad in some places the firefighters have taken collections among themselves to buy some supplies.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/23/2012

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Why It Matters: Michigan’s Ballot Proposals

Six contentious ballot proposals are before Michigan voters on Nov. 6, including several well-funded measures backed by special interest groups and five that would require amending the Michigan Constitution.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/28/2012

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Firefighters Deliver Smoke Detectors To Detroit Neighborhood

Firefighters will go door-to-door through a Detroit neighborhood Friday afternoon, passing out free smoke detectors and batteries.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/19/2012

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Detroit Firefighters Receive New Gear, Lifesaving Equipment

Detroit firefighters are getting some new protective gear, as well as 100 automatic defibrillators, thanks in part to a $1.75 million Federal Emergency Management Authority grant.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/18/2012

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Neighbors Welcome Redford High Demolition

As the demolition continued this week at Detroit’s old Redford High School, area residents are thrilled.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/20/2012

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Grant To Allow Allen Park To Hire 6 Firefighters

The cash-strapped suburb of Allen Park is getting federal help to hire six firefighters.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/25/2012

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Police, Firefighters March On Manoogian Mansion

Frustrated Detroit firefighters and police officers took their message to Mayor Dave Bing’s home on Friday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/10/2012

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Taylor Mayor Has Change Of Heart, Accepts Grant To Keep Firefighters

The mayor of Taylor will not be going to jail for contempt of court, after changing his mind and accepting an $8.1 million grant that will allow the city to hire back 32 laid off fire fighters.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/10/2012

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Hamtramck Proposes Partnership With Detroit Fire Department

To help raise money for its own fire department, the City of Hamtramck is offering a helping hand to the City of Detroit when responding to emergencies.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/30/2012

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Firefighters Save Colleague Who Fell Through Stairs

Detroit firefighters had to rescue one of their own Tuesday morning while battling a fire on the city’s west side.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/17/2012

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