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Melvindale

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Snyder Awards $8 Million To 11 Communities For Improvements

Gov. Rick Snyder has awarded $8 million to eleven communities to fund improvement projects, including water system and street lighting enhancements and technology upgrades.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/04/2015

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“Fill The Boot” Campaign Begins Tuesday In Melvindale And Dearborn

Dearborn and Melvindale firefighters are taking to the street corners Tuesday through June 9th, asking residents to “Fill the Boot” for a good cause.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/02/2014

Tire Rack Street Survival Program Aims To Reduce Teen Auto Accidents

More than 5,000 young drivers between 15 and 20 are killed in car crashes each year in the U.S. Learn more about a program designed to reduce those numbers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/17/2013

Detroit City Councilman Gary Brown, President of the Public Health and Safety Committee, and Marathon Petroleum General Manager Tracy Case discuss the recent fire at Marathon's downriver plant and complaints by Detroiters that they were not properly notified about what was happening. (WWJ/Pat Sweeting)

Marathon Officials Address Questions Regarding Fire, Evacuation Plans

Marathon Petroleum officials appeared before Detroit City Council’s Public Health and Safety Committee Monday to answer questions regarding the recent fire at the downriver oil refinery.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/13/2013

Smoke can be seen from the Marathon Detroit Refinery. (Credit/WWJ Tipster Jan)

Officials Continue To Investigate Cause Of Fire And Explosion At Marathon Refinery

The incident forced many residents in the area to evacuate their homes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/28/2013

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Detroit Cop Charged In Stickups Gets $1 Million Bond

A Detroit police officer who’s served on the force for more than a decade has been accused of orchestrating a series of robberies in southeast Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/29/2013

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Downriver Man Dies In House Fire, Explosion

Fire officials say one person is unaccounted for after fire broke out at a home Downriver early Tuesday morning.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/05/2013

$300K Donation Will Support High School Tutoring

A program to prevent high school dropouts is getting a boost by way of a $300,000 check from AT&T.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/27/2012

Mom: Slavery Assignment Shamed 6th Grader

A Melvindale mother says her 11-year-old son felt degraded by a social studies assignment that asked him to pretend to be a slave.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/18/2012

Mom: Son Was Told To Picture Himself Slave

A biracial mother in the Detroit area says her son was given a writing assignment that required him to pretend he’s a slave.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/17/2012

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