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Detroit Man, 44, Killed While Lighting Firework

Instead of shooting toward the sky, the fireworks shot out horizontally about 10:30 p.m. Friday on the city’s west side.

07/05/2014

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How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Grill [BLOG]

If you’re a person who prefers fast cooking, don’t worry about this blog — these tips are not for you. If you’re a person who wants to spend some serious time outside next to a smoking grill, this is for you.

97.1 The Ticket–07/03/2014

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Doctors: Firework-Related Injuries On The Rise, Public Urged To Use Extreme Caution

Last year, there was a 50 percent increase in fireworks-related injuries, the biggest jump being in kids under the age of five.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/03/2014

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5 Things You Did Not Know About Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest

There’s probably a lot you don’t know about the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest so here are five things that may surprise you.

07/03/2014

United States fans enjoy the atmosphere prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match between Belgium and the United States (credit: Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

17 World Cup Fans More Prepared For The Fourth Of July Than You

These World Cup fans have a leg-up on us all when it comes to showing their patriotism and we all need to take cues from their American ways. Here are 17 World Cup fans that are more prepared for the 4th of July than you:

07/03/2014

LongHorn Steakhouse has launched a grilling helpline in time for the Fourth of July holiday. (File photo. Credit: Beth Fisher/WWJ)

Grilling Dilemma? Tweet, Call Or Facebook Message A Grill Master

Backyard barbecue chefs have a virtual resource at their fingertips this Fourth of July with the Grill Us telephone hotline and virtual grilling helplines.

CBS Detroit–07/02/2014

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Fireworks Celebration Not All It’s Cracked Up To Be For Some Pets

This is the time of year that can send terror into the hearts of pets.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/02/2014

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Fourth Of July Travel: What To Expect And How To Prepare

With 41 million Americans expected to travel this year, highways and airports will be packed with travelers looking to take advantage of the 3-day weekend.

06/30/2014

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Ooh, Ahh, Oww! Safety Do’s And Don’ts For Fireworks At Home

As the upcoming Fourth of July holiday rolls around, state officials are urging residents to use extreme caution when using any type of fireworks

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/28/2014

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Guide To 2014 Detroit Fireworks

Hundreds of thousands of spectators will line the shores of the Detroit River to enjoy the 56th annual Ford Fireworks on Monday, June 23.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/19/2014

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