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For sale again -- Motown Records founder Berry Gordy once owned this Detroit mansion. (Credit/Deborah Smith)

Former Home Of Motown Records Founder, Berry Gordy, For Sale In Detroit

Berry Gordy bought what became known as the “Motown Mansion” in 1967 and lived there a few years before moving to Los Angeles.

CBS Detroit–05/27/2015

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Famed Detroit Jazz Trumpeter Marcus Belgrave Dies At 78

Marcus Belgrave, a jazz trumpeter who graced stages and studios with Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Dizzy Gillespie, Joe Cocker and Motown artists galore, has died at age 78.

CBS Detroit–05/24/2015

(photo by instagram user @detroit_chiver)

Seen in Detroit: May 7 – 13

Each week, CBS 62’s Detroit Proud delivers photos captured by local Detroiters. Check out this week’s snaps!

CBS 62–05/14/2015

Captured by @trevordernai

Seen in Detroit: April 23-29

Each week, CBS 62’s Detroit Proud will deliver photos captured by local Detroiters. Tag your photos of local happenings with #DetroitProud or #SeenInDetroit for your chance to have your photography featured in an upcoming post!

CBS 62–04/30/2015

Michigan Central Station

Seen in Detroit: April 16-22

Each week, Detroit Proud will deliver photos captured by local Detroiters. Tag your photos of local happenings with #DetroitProud or #SeenInDetroit for your chance to have your photography featured in an upcoming post!

CBS 62–04/22/2015

Detroit X Detroit @ The Magic Stick

Detroit x Detroit Returns to the Magic Stick

15 local artists will play the tunes of 15 OTHER artists with Detroit ties this Saturday at the Magic Stick – what’s more Detroit Proud than that?

CBS 62–02/20/2015

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Motown Singer Jimmy Ruffin Dies At Age 78

Ruffin was the older brother of Temptations lead singer David Ruffin, who died in 1991 at age 50.

CBS Detroit–11/19/2014

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‘Motown: The Musical’ Opens To Rave Reviews In Detroit

The stars of Motown and music lovers alike can’t stop talking about the Detroit premiere of “Motown: The Musical.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/23/2014

Parade Company float. (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

Parade Company Unveils New Floats For 2014 Thanksgiving Day Parade

It won’t come as a surprise when you see dancing in the streets at the Thanksgiving Day parade this year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/15/2014

(Photo courtesy of Jawan M. Jackson)

Open Casting Call For Broadway’s ‘Motown: The Musical’ To Be Held In Detroit

If you’re a soulful singer, this could be your chance to appear on Broadway and in a national production.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/02/2014

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