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Memorial Day

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5 Best Ways To Observe Memorial Day

Honor Memorial Day and celebrate the national holiday with these five ideas.

05/13/2015

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Teaching Our Children The Importance Of Celebrating Memorial Day

Memorial Day is not just the official start to summer. It’s also an important holiday to pay your respects for those men and women who died in battle.

05/12/2015

Napoleon Prestige 500 (Photo Credit: Napoleon Grills)

5 Best Grills To Get You Through Your Memorial Day BBQ

It’s barbecue season! Time to find the perfect backyard grill for you and your whole family. Here are five great options to get you started.

05/12/2015

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Dearborn Ceremony Honors 7 Veterans Never Buried

A Detroit suburb on Monday honored seven veterans whose cremated remains have been in Michigan funeral homes for years.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/26/2014

A bystander salutes  as the Dearborn Allied War Veterans Council conducts a funeral procession Monday morning before the city's 90th annual Memorial Day parade. (credit: Ron Dewey/WWJ)

Metro Detroiters Pay Tribute To Veterans, Today’s Troops At Dearborn Memorial Day Parade

Thousands of people lined Michigan Ave. to take in the 90th Annual Dearborn Memorial Day Parade — one of the largest in the nation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/26/2014

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Guide To Memorial Day Happenings Around Metro Detroit

Still don’t know what you’re doing Monday? Click for a rundown of local events.

CBS Detroit–05/25/2014

New Fortune Fest

11 Bands + Hot Dogs + Vinyl = New Fortune Fest

Live music, hot dogs, and vinyl – sounds like a pretty dreamy Sunday, right? That’s exactly what locals will find at the first-ever New Fortune Fest, coming to Hamtramck’s New Dodge Lounge this Sunday, May 25th.

CBS 62–05/23/2014

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Traffic Alert: Memorial Day Weekend Road Work

Here’s a list of work zones that will remain active or have lane restrictions during the holiday weekend.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/23/2014

The famous porch at The Grand Hotel in Mackinac. (Credit: Rob Davidek/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Grand Hotel On Mackinac Island Prepares For Big Opening Weekend

A popular place to stay on the Island is the Grand Hotel, where there will be lots of fun activities lined up starting this Memorial Day weekend.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/20/2014

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Best Patriotic Ways To Celebrate Memorial Day

Families can preserve the sanctity of Memorial Day while maintaining hope for the future and joy in the present. No matter what state you call home, there are many ways to mark the day.

05/12/2014

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