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Detroit Jury Awards Muslim Man A Record $1.1M In ‘Beard-Related’ Discrimination Case

A jury in Detroit’s federal court has awarded one of the largest verdicts in an employment discrimination case to a Muslim American.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/28/2014

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Michigan Muslim Capitol Day Returns To Lansing

Hundreds of people are expected to participate in a daylong event Tuesday at the state Capitol during which Muslims from across Michigan interact with state lawmakers and other leaders.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/28/2013

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Deal Approved In Muslims’ Suit Against McDonald’s

A judge on Wednesday finalized a $700,000 settlement between McDonald’s Corp. and members of Michigan’s Muslim community over claims a suburban Detroit restaurant falsely advertised its food as prepared according to Islamic law.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/17/2013

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Michigan Muslims, Jews Plan Basketball Tournament

A group of young Muslim and Jewish professionals in the Detroit area are staging in a basketball tournament as Israeli-Palestinian violence escalates in the Middle East.

97.1 The Ticket–11/16/2012

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Hoekstra Defends Romney, Says ‘Severe Consequences’ Will Follow Obama Policies

Hoekstra ended the interview with this dire warning: “The threat from radical jihadism, it is real … If we don’t confront it … We will continue to be attacked by it and we will pay severe consequences.”

CBS Sports Radio 1270–09/13/2012

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Terry Jones Says He’s Not to Blame For Mideast Violence, Adds ‘They’ve Been Doing This For 1,400 Years’

So, will he stop promoting the movie in the wake of violence? Jones said he would consider backing down from showing the full movie, but hasn’t decided yet. He hasn’t seen the entire movie.

CBS Sports Radio 1270–09/13/2012

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FBI Joins Local Anti-Muslim ‘Hate Crimes’ Investigation

The U.S. Justice Department says the FBI is joining local law enforcement agencies to investigate vandalism at Muslim and Sikh houses of worship in the Detroit area.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/17/2012

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Proposed State Law Causes Concern In Muslim Community

A Muslim group is planning a battle against a proposed state law introduced by a Republican lawmaker that would ban any laws seen as foreign.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/16/2011

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US To Investigate Muslim Group’s Border Complaints

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security will investigate a Muslim rights advocacy group’s complaints that border agents have harassed dozens of U.S. Muslims who were returning from Canada.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/05/2011

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SMART Bus At Odds Over ‘Leaving Islam’ Ads

The SMART bus system is appealing a court order that could force it to accept ads from an organization trying to convince Muslims to leave Islam.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/27/2011

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