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Ride For Autism This Saturday

Hundreds of Metro Detroit bikers are gearing up for a big ride this weekend, raising money and awareness for families living with autism.

07/31/2013

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Fairlane Town Center Hosts Kids ‘N Kicks Summer Walking Program

Keeping kids away from T-V and video games in the summer can be a challenge, but one area program has some cool incentives to get kids moving.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/20/2013

Jayne Rowse and her partner April DeBoer -- the Detroit-area nurses who filed a lawsuit to try to overturn restrictions on adoption by same-sex partners. (WWJ Photo/Ron Dewey)  FILE

Fall Showdown In Court On Mich. Gay Marriage Ban

A federal judge says he’ll hear arguments Oct. 1 on the legality of Michigan’s ban on gay marriage and adoption by same-sex couples.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/10/2013

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Sewer-Fouled Splash Pad Prompts Illness Complaints

Officials got about a dozen calls reporting illnesses after Traverse City’s new $360K splash pad rained human waste-water on kids.

07/08/2013

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Detroit Bus Company Gets Grant To Give Kids A Lift

The Detroit Bus Company is taking on a new mission: getting the city’s kids to summer employment and after school programs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/21/2013

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Help Needed To Feed Hungry Kids This Summer

A lot of Metro Detroit kids are looking forward to the end of the school year — but for some, summer means hunger.

05/31/2013

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Best Summer Reading Events For Kids In Detroit

In Detroit, summer reading programs for children abound and these five are some of the best around.

05/31/2013

Kids Battle It Out In Healthy Cooking Competition

It’s like “Iron Chef” — only middle school style.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/30/2013

Matt Stafford talks to students in Troy. (credit: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan)

Lions’ Stafford Talks Fitness At Local School

An NFL star joins forces with a young Metro Detroiter in helping kids make a play for better health.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/23/2013

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Oakland County Kids Count Steps For Fitness And Fun

Students at Royal Oak’s Shrine Catholic Grade School stepped their way to first place in Oakland County’s 10th Annual “Count Your Steps” Program.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/21/2013

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