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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


The Holidays Find Many Families In Need; Volunteers Of America Find A Way To Help

The holiday season is upon us — and while many of us will celebrate with family and friends, exchanging gifts and eating plenty of great food — others are not as fortunate.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/17/2013

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Doctors: Halloween Masks Could Be Crawling With Germs

researchers studied swabs of about a dozen rubber Halloween masks, finding a plethora of bacteria, mold, and fungi.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/25/2013

British movie star Hugh Grant poses for

What’s The Best Christmas Movie Of All Time?

We love to snuggle up and watch lots of movies during the holidays. Tell us which ones are the best. It’s time to pick-a-side!


Angels and Stars Ugly Sweater

Best Of The Worst: Ugly Christmas Sweaters

Tacky Christmas sweaters are all the rage. Their being sold in stores and you might have been invited to a theme party to show them off. It’s time to pick-a-side! Tell us which is the best in our ugly sweater collection.