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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

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Hot Start For Labor Day Weekend Weather

It’s a hot start to the Labor Day weekend, beginning with a heat advisory and an ozone action day – with temperatures expected to soar into the 90s.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/02/2011

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Detroit International Jazz Festival ‘Brings The World’ Downtown

Musicians from Cuba, Puerto Rico, Netherlands, and Japan are converging on Detroit this weekend for the 32nd Annual Jazz Festival.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/02/2011

Traffic Alert: Labor Day Weekend Road Work

The Michigan Department of Transportation is removing lane restrictions on more than half of its road projects for the Labor Day weekend.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/02/2011


Labor Day Weekend Events In Metro Detroit

Looking for a way to spend Labor Day weekend? Lucky for you, several cities in the Metro Detroit area are hosting festivals, events and celebrations.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/02/2011

Labor Day Event Parking In Detroit

There’s a lot going on in Detroit for Labor Day weekend and as a result, the city is extending some municipal parking garage hours.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/02/2011


Detroit Zoo Extends Hours For Labor Day Weekend

The Detroit Zoo is giving kids and their parents more time to go “wild” before the school bell rings.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/02/2011


Aretha Franklin To Join President Obama At Labor Day Event

President Barack Obama and the Queen of Soul will share a stage at a free event in Detroit on Labor Day.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/01/2011




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