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Chrysler Group LLC Providing Test Fleet of PHEV Trucks To Duke Energy

Chrysler Group LLC, working in partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy, will deliver 10 demonstration fleet Ram 1500 plug-in hybrid electric vehicle pickup trucks to Duke Energy of Charlotte, N.C. this week.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/22/2011

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Carrier Classic Presents Unique Challenges

Tom Izzo joked that when he jumps off the roof after losing a game, at least this time the landing will be soft water.

97.1 The Ticket–09/16/2011

Rough waters in the hours before Hurricane Irene made landfall in North Carolina. (Credit: Jonna Bird)

Locals Ignore Evacuation Orders During Hurricane

Officials say Irene is still dangerous as it zeroes in on the Carolinas, but not everyone is heeding the evacuation orders. That includes a Garden City native who’s riding out Irene in Sneeds Ferry, NC.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/27/2011

A sign saying 'Go Away Irene!' is spray painted on a baorded up storefront in preparation for Hurricane Irene August 26, 2011 in Cape May, New Jersey. credit: William Thomas Cain, Getty Images

Millions Brace As Irene Churns Toward U.S.

Hurricane Irene began lashing the East Coast with rain ahead of a weekend of violent weather that was almost certain to heap punishment on a vast stretch of shoreline from the Carolinas to Massachusetts.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/26/2011

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Navy Signs Deal For Aircraft Carrier Hoops Game

The Navy has given final approval for the Morale Entertainment Foundation to stage the Carrier Classic basketball game between North Carolina and Michigan State on the flight deck of the USS Carl Vinson on Veterans Day.

97.1 The Ticket–07/27/2011

BUSAN, SOUTH KOREA - JANUARY 11: Crew member stand on the flight deck of Aircraft Carrier USS Carl Vinson whilst at anchor in Busan port on January 11, 2011 in Busan. The USS Carl Vinson arrived in South Korea after participating in drills in East China Sea with Japan aimed at deterring possible attacks by North Korea and China. Tensions remain high in the Korean Peninsula following the shelling Yeonpyeong Island by North Korea last November. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

Hoops On A Flat Top A Daunting Task To Organizers

Staging the first NCAA college basketball game on the flight deck of an aircraft carrier is going to be a task as big as the USS Carl Vinson itself.

97.1 The Ticket–07/11/2011


Spartans & Tar Heels Will Match-Up On The Warship ‘Carl Vinson’

Organizers say it’s all but certain that the Michigan State-North Carolina basketball game on Veterans Day will be played aboard the USS Carl Vinson, the aircraft carrier that carried Osama bin Laden’s body to a burial at sea.

97.1 The Ticket–06/17/2011

These are three artist's renditions which show the basketball court and stadium seating for approximately 7,000 fans on the flight deck of an aircraft carrier for the game between MSU and North Carolina on Nov. 11 in San Diego. / Associated Press

ESPN To Televise Carrier Classic On Veterans Day

The Morale Entertainment Foundation says ESPN will televise the Carrier Classic game between Michigan State and North Carolina on the deck of an aircraft carrier in San Diego Bay on Veterans Day.

97.1 The Ticket–05/17/2011

The cucumber recall hit nine states, Michigan was not among them. (iStock Photo)

Cucumber Recall Hits 9 States, Michigan Not Among List

The crummy cukes in question were harvested on a south Florida farm at the end of March, according to L&M Companies, Inc.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/23/2011

(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brian Goodwin/Released)

Michigan State And North Carolina To Play On Aircraft Carrier

The San Diego Sports Commission has confirmed that Michigan State and North Carolina will play in the Carrier Classic on Veterans Day, the first NCAA basketball game to be played aboard an aircraft carrier.

97.1 The Ticket–04/13/2011