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Ann Arbor Group Finds Toxic Chemicals In Mardi Gras Beads

Dangerous levels of lead, other toxic metals and toxic flame retardants were found in most Mardi Gras beads tested by Ann Arbor’s Ecology Center.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/26/2014

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Don’t Drink From That Garden Hose!

Add taking a drink of water straight from the garden hose to the list of traditional activities that it turns out might be hazardous.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/08/2013

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Wayne State University Researcher Part Of International Ocean Chemistry Effort

From the middle of the country, a Wayne State University researcher is working to advance understanding of the movement of chemical compounds through the world’s oceans.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/02/2012

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Disney-Themed Fleece Hoodies Sold At Target Recalled For Lead

Thousands of Disney-themed fleece hoodies and t-shirt sets sold last year at Target stores are being recalled because they contain excessive levels of lead.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/20/2012

Meghan Hess, Program Associate - PIRGIM discusses potentially dangerous toys and how even though they may be deemed okay for young children, if they fit into the small test tube (or a toilet paper roll), they can still become a choking hazard. (WWJ Photo/Pat Sweeting)

Annual Toy Safety Report Highlights Hazards

Consumer advocates are out with a holiday season warning about some toys that could be dangerous to children.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/22/2011

Poll: Snyder Still Leading Bernero

A new poll, released just hours before their one and only debate, shows Republican Rick Snyder retaining a wide lead over Democrat Virg Bernero in the Michigan governor’s race.

10/11/2010

Anglers Fighting Push To Ban Lead Lures

Michigan anglers and bait shop owners are warning that a push to ban lead in fishing tackle would harm the state’s $7 billion fishing industry at a time when it’s already hard-hit by the recession.

09/18/2010

Poll: Bernero Leads Dillon

A new poll shows Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero apparently taking a lead over House Speaker Andy Dillon in the Democratic governor’s race.

07/28/2010

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