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Employment Report Expected To Show Job Growth

Economists are predicting that employers added a net total of 145,000 jobs last month and that the unemployment rate dipped to 9.7 percent.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/07/2011

Photo by WWJ's Beth Fisher

Hackel Sworn In As Macomb County Exec

During a speech after taking the oath, Mark Hackel got choked up a little bit as he thanked his father, William, for being a good father.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/31/2010

WikiLeaks Documents Show Discussions On Iran, N. Korea

Washington is reeling after the website WikiLeaks released thousands of classified State Department cables Sunday, drawing condemnation from the White House.

11/28/2010

Color-Coded Alert System May Go Away

The Homeland Security Department is proposing to discontinue the color-coded terror alert system that became a symbol of the country’s post-9/11 jitters and the butt of late-night talk show jokes.

11/24/2010

Nobel Peace Prize Winner Freed

Myanmar’s military government freed its archrival, democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, on Saturday after her latest term of detention expired. Several thousand jubilant supporters streamed to her residence.

11/13/2010

Feds Propose Graphic Cigarette Warning Labels

The federal government hopes new larger, graphic warning labels for cigarettes that include images of corpses, cancer patients, and diseased lungs and teeth will help snuff out tobacco use.

11/10/2010

Mystery Missile Spotted Off West Coast

The United States Department of Defense Tuesday night issued a statement regarding the “mystery missile” seen off the coast of southern California that’s been the subject of debate across the country.

11/10/2010

One Hour Job To Pay $31,000

It’s a dream job for slackers. Domino’s Pizza Japan, Inc. is offering a $31,000 part-time job in December.

11/04/2010

Mich. Man Pleads Guilty To Attempted Spy Efforts

A Michigan man pleaded guilty Friday to taking $70,000 from Chinese spies as he attempted to secure jobs with the CIA and U.S. Foreign Service that would have allowed him to expose U.S. government secrets.

10/22/2010

Social Security Increase Unlikely In 2011

As if voters don’t have enough to be angry about this election year, the government is expected to announce this week that more than 58 million Social Security recipients will go through another year without […]

10/10/2010

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