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A lifesize cardboard cutout photograph of President Barack Obama is used as an anti-war sign on the north side of the White House to protest any U.S. military action against Syria August 29, 2013 in Washington, DC. Organized by the The Act Now to Stop War and End Racism (ANSWER) Coalition, the protestors drew parallels between the run up to the American war in Iraq and the current reaction by the United States to chemical attacks in Syria. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Diplomatic Pressure The Way To Address Syria Says WSU Prof

The director of Wayne State’s Center for Peace and Conflict says the preferred strategy would be diplomatic pressure on Syria.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/06/2013

Amir Hekmati (Credit: freeamir.org)

Family Of Imprisoned Former Marine Holds Fundraiser To Raise Awareness

The family of a former local marine who’s spent the past two years in an Iranian prison is holding a fundraiser to help secure this release.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/18/2013

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App Of The Week: DIA Launches First-Ever Exhibition App For Shirin Neshat Exhibition

The Detroit Institute of Arts has launched its first exhibition app, ‘Shirin Neshat at the DIA,’ in conjunction with its Shirin Neshat exhibition, currently on view through July 7.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/05/2013

Amir Hekmati (Credit: freeamir.org)

Flint Family Wants U.S. To Put Pressure On Iran To Release Imprisoned Son

The mother, sister and brother-in-law of Amir Hekmati were in Washington this week, meeting State Department officials and members of Congress.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/27/2013

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Matt’s Favorites: Down With Speed Cameras, Internet Cats Rule, Musk Talks Mars, Iran Blocks The Web, And Much More

What else is new and cool in the fabulous universe of high technology? Let me focus the lens…

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/10/2013

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Metro Detroiters Divided As U.S. Military Lifts Ban On Women In Combat

Metro Detroiters are left divided as news spread that the Pentagon is lifting its ban on women serving in combat.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/24/2013

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Gov’t: No Public Deals With Companies Tied To Iran

People or companies with ties to Iran won’t be doing business with any arm of government in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/03/2013

Amir Hekmati (Credit: freeamir.org)

Art Aims To Draw Attention To Detained American Amir Hekmati

An art exhibition opening this week in Detroit aims to help build support for the release of a former U.S. Marine who is imprisoned in Iran on espionage charges.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/11/2012

Mitt Romney and Barack Obama debate (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Opinion: A Mad, Personal-Attacking, Interrupting Obama Loses Third Presidential Debate

Romney won this debate in more ways than one – most impressively due to his dignified style.

10/23/2012

Mitt Romney and Barack Obama debate (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Opinion: In Clear Victory Obama Shows Romney Isn’t Ready To Be Commander-In-Chief

What was most clear tonight, though, is that Mitt Romney has no idea how the world works and the Office of the President is no place for on the job training.

10/23/2012

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