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High School Band’s Olympic Dream Now $10K Away

Detroit’s MLK High School Marching Band must raise $10,000 in the next few days for their trip to play at the London Olympics.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/28/2012

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History Of The Olympic Games

It wasn’t until 1896, that the first modern Olympics began because an interest in athletics and sports increased.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/27/2012

Damage to a fashion retail store is pictured in Manchester City Centre, on August 10, 2011, following a fourth night of violence in Britain. Britain's worst riots in decades raged into Wednesday as youths ran amok in Manchester and the industrial Midlands but London was quiet with 16,000 police swamping the streets to stem violence.(ANDREW YATES/AFP/Getty Images)

London Stores Close Early Fearing More Rioting

Busy streets in London were eerily quiet as stores closed early Tuesday. WWJ General Manager Pete Kowalski, on vacation, found himself twenty minutes away from where some of the riots took place.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/10/2011


SolidThinking Showcases Latest Software At New Designers 2011

Troy-based solidThinking Inc., a concept design and styling software company, announced that it will participate at the New Designers 2011 Show July 6-9 at the Business Design Centre in London.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/27/2011


Beringea Invests $4.25 Million in UK Software Business

Farmington Hills-based Beringea said Thursday that it had invested $4.25 million (£2.65 million) in the United Kingdom software company MatsSoft. The investment will come from Beringea’s London office and is intended to accelerate the company’s growth and international expansion.


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NextGen Launches Multiple Oncology Biomarker Assay

Ann Arbor-based NextGen Sciences Inc., a subsidiary of London, England-based NextGen Group plc (AIM:NGG) said Wednesday that it has launched its first multiple protein (multiplex) assay, plasmadiscovery41, for oncology biomarker discovery and qualification. The assay […]


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NextGen Sciences Completes Biomarker Business Refocus

Ann Arbor-based NextGen Sciences Inc., a subsidiary of London, England-based NextGen Group plc, Wednesday announced a reorganization and several new staff positions.


Martha Reeves was the lead singer of the Motown girl group Martha and the Vandellas which had its origins in Detroit. After producing such hits as "Dancing in the Street" she joined the political scene as a Detroit City Council woman.

Martha Reeves Stranded By Snowstorm

Motown star Martha Reeves and her two sisters are stranded in London where a snowstorm has paralyzed the city.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/20/2010

Winter Storm Delays Travel In Europe

Authorities say air travel across Europe has been disrupted by heavy snow, while rail services and roads were also affected by the blast of wintry weather.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/18/2010

Royal Wedding Set For April 29th

Prince William and Kate Middleton will marry April 29 in Westminster Abbey, the historic London church where Princess Diana’s funeral was held.





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