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AAA: Over 1.2M Michiganders To Travel For Labor Day Weekend

Most state travelers – an estimated 92 percent – will go by vehicle to enjoy “summer’s last hurrah,” with resort areas, campgrounds, and lakes among the popular destinations.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/29/2012

Barle and Talini in 2005 (credit: Betsie Meister, Detroit Zoological Society)

Detroit Zoo Extends Hours For Labor Day Weekend

“There are many new and exciting things to see and do at the Detroit Zoo, and we want to give the community extra time to enjoy them over the Labor Day weekend,” said Detroit Zoological Society Executive Director Ron Kagan.

CBS Detroit–08/27/2012

Gas Prices Spike Before Labor Day Holiday

The auto club says about 1.2 million state residents have Labor Day travel plans – with most expected to travel on the road

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/27/2012


Arts, Beats & Eats Looking For Food, Musicians, Artists

What would the most popular Labor Day weekend event in metro Detroit — Arts, Beats & Eats — be without food, music or bands? Well, it wouldn’t amount to much.

CBS Detroit–04/01/2012

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Poll: Which Holiday Is The Best?

With Halloween just days away, it got us thinking here in the WWJ Newsroom: Which holiday is the best?

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/29/2011

President Obama in Detroit in 2010. (File Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Obama Says GOP Must Back US First, Create Jobs

President Barack Obama used a boisterous Labor Day rally to put congressional Republicans on the spot, challenging them to place the country’s interests above all else and vote to create jobs and put the economy back on a path toward growth.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/06/2011


President Obama To Celebrate Labor Day In Detroit

The White House says Mr. Obama will be in town to celebrate Labor Day with workers and their families on Monday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/03/2011


AAA: 1.2 Million Michiganders Have Labor Day Travel Plans

According to AAA, nearly 1.2 million Michiganders will travel 50 miles or more from home during the Labor Day holiday weekend, about 1% less than those who traveled one year ago.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/02/2011

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DNR: High Fire Danger Expected During Holiday Weekend

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources says warm summer temperatures and a lack of moisture in parts of the state have created high fire danger conditions this Labor Day weekend.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/02/2011


Patriot Golf Day Honors Sacrifices Of Military Men And Women

This Labor Day weekend Americans will have a compelling and easy way to pay tribute to the sacrifices of military veterans and their families, through the Fifth Annual Patriot Golf Day, the largest annual grassroots golf event in the country

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/02/2011