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(WWJ/Amy E. Powers)

Brisk Turnout At Some Royal Oak Voting Precincts

At the Northwood Elementary School in Royal Oak, it was a busy election morning with more than 150 voters before 11 a.m.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/05/2013

Equality For Gays Could Come To Vote In Royal Oak

Opponents of a controversial human rights ordinance in the city Royal Oak turned in over 1,200 petition signatures on Tuesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/02/2013

Hundreds of activists take part in the Gay Parade in Caracas, July 4, 2010. AFP PHOTO/Miguel Gutierrez (Photo credit should read MIGUEL GUTIERREZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Human Rights Ordinance On Hold In Royal Oak

A metro Detroit community’s human rights ordinance that would make it illegal to discriminate based on sexual orientation and a number of other factors has been placed on hold as opponents seek to put the issue before voters.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/15/2013

Royal Oak Commission Adopts Human Rights Ordinance

Royal Oak is the latest Michigan community to adopt a human rights ordinance that makes it illegal to discriminate based on sexual orientation and a number of other factors.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/05/2013

Mitt Romney (Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Romney’s China Attacks On Obama Show Breathtaking Hypocrisy

Romney looks to come back from 47% don’t pay taxes remarks and attacks on China trade. But Romney has so many vulnerabilities on China it is hard to understand why he would pick this issue.

09/28/2012

A closed factory in a working class neighborhood (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney Talks Tough On China But Romney And Bain Bought Chinese Factory

Mitt Romney and Bain Capital purchased a factory in China that took on the demand from outsourcing from other US companies. So they profited by increasing profits from companies they owned by shipping jobs overseas and they profited from other companies shipping jobs overseas by doing the work that used to be done in cities and towns across America.

09/17/2012

Obada Mzaik. (Family Photo)

Farmington Hills Man Concerned About Missing Nephew In Syria

A Farmington Hills businessman is calling for the release of his nephew from Syria.

01/23/2012

Flash Mob gathers outside Cobo Hall in protest of Syrian government. (WWJ: Beth Fisher)

Flash Mob Gathers Near Cobo Protesting Syrian Attacks On Their People

Sunday, a flash mob of over 100 people gathered in front of Cobo Center to protest the Syrian government and human rights violations.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/22/2012

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Nuspire Networks Joins UN Global Compact

Nuspire Networks announced it has been officially accepted into the UN Global Compact, a policy initiative for businesses that are committed to aligning their operations and strategies with 10 universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labor, environment and anti-corruption.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/26/2011

Imprisoned Dissident Wins Nobel Peace Prize

China has long wanted a Nobel prize. Now that it has one, its leaders are furious. The Nobel committee awarded its peace prize to imprisoned democracy campaigner Liu Xiaobo on Friday, lending encouragement to China’s […]

10/08/2010

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