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Zimmerman Verdict Spurs Detroit Protest

Several groups rallied Sunday night at a downtown Detroit park to protest the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Florida.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/15/2013

Hotel Charlevoix (WWJ/Mike Campbell)

Legal Battle Ends, Detroit’s Hotel Charlevoix Approved For Demolition

After a decade-long battle, Detroit’s Hotel Charlevoix has been approved for demolition. The tear-down in Grand Circus Park could begin as early as next week.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/07/2013

(WWJ Photo/Vickie Thomas)

Protesters Are Back To Re-Occupy Detroit On ‘May Day’

Occupy protesters are using May Day — International Workers Day — as the time to mark their return to Detroit and re-occupy Grand Circus Park. It’s part of a nationwide demonstration of a day without the “99 percent.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/01/2012

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‘Occupy’ Protestors Rally In Detroit Today

Hundreds of members of Occupy Detroit are expected to take part in rallies, teach-ins and marches downtown Thursday afternoon as part of a National Day of Action by the Occupy Movement.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/17/2011

(WWJ Photo/Ron Dewey)

Occupy Detroit Given One Week To Vacate Park

Detroit City Council approved only a one-week permit extension for Occupy Detroit protesters, while the group had hoped for two weeks.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/15/2011

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More Time For Occupy Detroit Protesters

Occupy Detroit has been given a reprieve.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/14/2011

A city worker removes guardrails that once surrounded the Occupy Detroit camp. (WWJ Photo/Vickie Thomas)

Detroit: Protesters Need To Un-Occupy Grand Circus Park

For the past month, Occupy Detroit protesters have been camped out at Grand Circus Park in downtown Detroit. Now, it appears the city wants them to roll up their sleeping bags and un-occupy the park.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/10/2011

The Broderick Tower in Detroit. (Credit: Flickr/kaszeta)

Historic Broderick Tower Shows Off Renovation Work

Redevelopers of one of Detroit’s earliest and tallest “skyscrapers” are offering a progress report on its $53 million restoration project.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/05/2011

(WWJ Photo/Sandra McNeil)

Kid Rock Video Shoot Draws Crowd In Downtown Detroit

In a muddy field across from Grand Circus Park, dozens of fans frrom across the state showed up hoping to appear in the video for Kid’s song, “Care.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/27/2011

(WWJ Photo/Vickie Thomas)

Occupy Detroit Protesters Fare Better Than Others Across The U.S.

As police in riot gear and swat teams break up anti-Wall Street protests across the country, here in Motown all is quiet at “Occupy Detroit.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/26/2011

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