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New Years Eve In ‘Never Never Land’ Is Back!

The 4th annual Downtown Mt. Clemens New Years Eve party kicks off Tuesday afternoon …

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/29/2013

Children applaud behind a traditional 'kinara' candelabra as musicians perform African music ... File photo. We Are Family' festival. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Wright Museum Celebrates Kwanzaa With Series Of Events

Thursday begins with a candle lighting ceremony open to the public in homage to the rich cultural heritage of Kwanzaa.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/25/2013

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Depressed? How To Get Help For The Holidays

Tom Watkins, CEO of Detroit-Wayne Mental Health Authority, says with the holidays come stress and depression, causing a rise in domestic violence and suicide cases.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/24/2013

Jacob and dad Scott Nigl wait for a chance to chat with Santa at Somerset Mall. (WWJ/Kathryn Larson)

“I’m Really Frustrated,” Says Boy Waiting 8 Hours For Santa

Super weekend shopping isn’t all that great when it comes to seeing Santa.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/22/2013

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Some Escape The Holiday Hype With A Festivus Celebration

For years Carol Thompson and a group of friends have gathered together to celebrate Festivus, a holiday for the rest of us.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/16/2013

Major Kevin Van Zee, commanding corps officer of The Salvation Army of Warren is holding a $1,200 South African Krugerrand recently deposited into a red kettle. (Salvation Army)

Salvation Army Strikes Gold During Red Kettle Campaign

The Salvation Army says the gold coin’s worth is enough to provide coats to 48 children to keep them warm this winter …

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/15/2013

A baby looks on in a Santa outfit while participating in the 2004 Santacon December 11, 2004 in New York City. The annual event occurs worldwide with hundreds of Santas in New.
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Proof Of Santa? There’s An App For That!

If you are looking to stretch the Santa years, there’s an app that may help you do just that!

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/09/2013

Working behind the counter Detroit Lions Steven Miller.

Detroit Lions Divide And Serve At 2 Local Events

After that tough loss, in a lot of snow, several Detroit Lions’ players are giving back to some local kids.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/09/2013

WWJ's Beth Fisher and Envoy Terry Gaster ringing the bell as part of the Red Kettle Campaign. (WWJ/Beth Fisher)

Shorter Season, Greater Need As Red Kettle Campaign Rings For Salvation Army

The goal for the campaign in southeast Michigan is $8.75 million … which funds Salvation Army programs all year long.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/07/2013

Detroit's official Christmas tree in Campus Martius Park in downtown Detroit. (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

Tree Lighting In Campus Martius Sets Downtown Detroit Aglow

Hundreds of people from all over southeastern Michigan gathered at the park for a lighting ceremony Friday evening.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/22/2013

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