Memorial Day

Observers visited the traveling Vietnam Wall exhibit, which returned to northern Macomb County for Memorial Day. (photo: Jon Hewett/WWJ)

Michiganders Honor Fallen Heroes Throughout The State On Memorial Day

“Memorial Day has lost a lot because it became about a three-day barbecue weekend, but that’s not what it’s about.”

CBS Detroit–05/25/2015

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PacSun Gets Backlash For ‘Offensive’ American Flag T-Shirt [PHOTO]

Apparel giant PacSun is in some hot water this Memorial Day after a controversial shirt was displayed outside of a location in Foley, Alabama.

CBS Detroit–05/25/2015

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MSU Journalism Students Aim To Dispel Myths About Veterans

A new book researched and written by a Michigan State University journalism class with assistance from former servicemen and women is aimed at clearing up myths and misunderstandings held by some civilians.

CBS Detroit–05/25/2015

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Recreational Boaters Could Get Coast Guard Inspections

If your Memorial Day weekend plans include boating on the Great Lakes, be prepared for a visit from the U.S. Coast Guard.

CBS Detroit–05/24/2015

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Cedar Point Offers Free Admission For Armed Forces, Family Discounts Over Memorial Day Weekend

Cedar Point is saluting America’s Armed Forces this Memorial Day weekend.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/22/2015

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Rain In The Forecast For Memorial Day Weekend

You might want to plan cleverly this holiday weekend, especially if you aim on being outside.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/22/2015

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MDOT Lifts Traffic Restrictions To Ease Memorial Day Travel

While construction zones may be closed for the weekend, motorists are advised that equipment and temporary traffic configurations may remain in place.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/22/2015


Greenfield Village Hosts Civil War Remembrance Weekend

There will be tactical demonstrations with more than More than 450 re-enactors horses, live music and special presentations from historians.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/21/2015


AAA Michigan Projects Highest Memorial Day Travel In 8 Years

“After a wicked winter, Michiganders are ready to trade in their winter wear for flip flops, summer fun and a vacation getaway.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/16/2015

(Just one of the many historic boats docked in Bay City to explore on Memorial Day. Photo Credit: Michael Ferro)

Best Memorial Day Getaways Near Detroit

Memorial day is a beautiful time to relax with family and friends for a short getaway in Michigan.