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AAA Mich: 1.4 Million Plan July 4th Travel

An estimated 1.4 million Michigan residents will travel on vacation during the upcoming Fourth of July holiday, up some 16 percent from last year and the highest number of projected state travelers since 2008, according to AAA Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/01/2012


Warren Ordinance Challenges Michigan Fireworks Law

Warren city officials on Tuesday night approved an emergency ordinance about when and where people may set off powerful fireworks recently legalized by the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/27/2012


Fireworks Ordinance In Warren May Put Kibosh On July 4th Celebrations

Warren City Council is expected to pass a fireworks ordinance that could make fourth of July-themed plans in the city fizzle.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/24/2012

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AAA Predicts Great Summer Tourism Season

AAA Michigan is projecting that residents will be traveling a greater distance – almost 150 miles more than in 2011.

CBS Detroit–06/22/2012

New York (Photo Credit: Yana Paskova/Getty Images)

Behind The Fireworks – Interview With Producer Of Country’s Largest Fireworks Display

Pyro Spectaculars produces some of the biggest July 4th fireworks displays. We talked to them about their plans for this year.


Detroit Riverwalk (WWJ Photo/Kasey Stoddart)

City Considers Closing Riverwalk For Detroit Fireworks

Sources tell WWJ’s Vickie Thomas that the city may close off the Detroit Riverwalk when the fireworks blast into the air June 25th.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/24/2012

Fireworks for sale in Sterling Heights (WWJ Photo/Marie Osborne)

Bigger, Badder Fireworks For Sale In Michigan

Thanks to a new law, many types of consumer-grade fireworks are now legal in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/14/2012

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Poll: Which Holiday Is The Best?

With Halloween just days away, it got us thinking here in the WWJ Newsroom: Which holiday is the best?

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/29/2011

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Bargain Hunters Rejoice For Summer Sidewalk Sales

For some people, the 4th of July isn’t just about the beach and the barbeques… it’s about the shopping.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/03/2011


Sheriffs Warn Boaters To Skip The Booze While On The Water

Great weather, a long holiday weekend and a trip to the lake. It’s a formula for alot of fun — but there is a word of caution: If you are near the water, watch your drinking.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/02/2011