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Public Viewing Tuesday For Esther Gordy Edwards

The public is invited to a viewing for late Motown figure Esther Gordy Edwards in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/30/2011

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‘Pillar of Motown’ Esther Gordy Edwards Dead At 91

Esther Gordy Edwards, founder of Detroit’s Motown Museum and mentor to Motown stars, has died at the age of 91.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/25/2011

Kem, the music artist. (Credit: AP Photo)

Kem On Hand To Applaud Adult Drug Court Program Graduates

Universal-Motown recording artist Kem was on hand to applaud the hard work of the graduates from the 3rd Circuit Adult Drug Court program.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/16/2011

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Ryan Seacrest: Where Is Hitsville, USA?

American Idol host Ryan Seacrest apparently needs a lesson in Detroit geography.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/24/2011

ohn Legend, Jamie Foxx and Nick Jonas perform during "The Motown Sound: In Performance at the White House". (Photo by Roger L. Wollenberg-Pool/Getty Images)

White House Reverberates With Motown Sound

The White House reverberated like a long-ago basement sound studio in Detroit on Thursday as the likes of John Legend, Seal and Jamie Foxx channeled their inner Motown before Michelle and Barack Obama.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/25/2011

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Diana Ross Surprises Crowd At Opening

A surprise appearance by Motown star Diana Ross has helped Indianapolis celebrate the opening of its new downtown Marriott Hotel

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/20/2011

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Obama Bringing Motown To White House

President Obama and the first lady will mark Black History Month at the White House with a celebration of Motown music.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/16/2011

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Motown Winter Blast Continues To Draw Crowds

Attendance is already up at Motown Winter Blast this year by about 30 percent. That’s according to producer Jon Witz who says they’ve had about 60,000 people come through the event so far.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/13/2011

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Huggers Needed For Record Breaking Embrace

Record breaking hugs are just part of the fun during the Motown Winter Blast this weekend in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/12/2011

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Marvelettes Co-founder Gladys Horton Dies

Gladys Horton, who co-founded the Motown group The Marvelettes and sang on hits including “Please Mr. Postman,” has died at age 66.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/27/2011

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