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Grand Rapids To Get First Islamic Grade School

The former site of a Grand Rapids daycare center is being converted into the first Islamic grade school in the area.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/03/2014

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Plans Move Ahead For New Suburban Detroit Mosque

Some residents opposed the mosque, citing concerns like increased traffic and noise.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/20/2014

Proposed site of a new mosque in Plymouth Township. (credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ)

Proposed Mosque Draws Controversy In Plymouth Township

Flyers found in residential mailboxes urge neighbors to oppose the project.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/14/2014

Ali Beydoun, at right, with attorney Amir Makled. (credit: Marie Osborne/WWJ)

Attorneys: Mentally Challenged Dearborn Man Is Victim Of Police Brutality

“Personally, when I watched the video, I was horrified,” said Dawud Walid, Executive Director for CAIR-MI.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/08/2014

It’s ‘The A-Word': Group Works To Stop Arabic Slurs Against Black People

They’re taking to social media to urge local Muslims to stop using the word “abeed.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/26/2014

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Judge Tosses Suit Against Muslim Group Over Speech

The Thomas More Law Center sued the Council on American-Islamic Relations in 2012, saying its Michigan director violated free speech rights.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/22/2014

Michigan Prisons To Provide Halal Meals Under Settlement With ACLU

Michigan had provided Kosher meals to the state’s Jewish inmates but had not made similar accommodations Muslim convicts.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/21/2013

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Suspect Sought In String Of Thefts From Dearborn Mosque

Police say the culprit hits the mosque during prayer services, stealing personal items.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/25/2013

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2 Mich. McDonald’s Drop Halal Food After Suit

The only two McDonald’s restaurants in the United States that serve food prepared according to Islamic law have stopped doing so.

06/24/2013

Chase Bank. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Probe Sought Into Bank Closing Arabs’ Accounts

CAIR says it’s concerned the accounts are considered risky because of the holders’ religion or ethnicity.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/12/2013

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