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A History Of The Holidays From Thanksgiving To New Years’

How many people actually know the history behind one of the most joyous seasons?



Detroit Area Economy Cools A Bit

The Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers Index for December is 50.6, down from 58.3 in November, indicating a slowdown in economic expansion.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/03/2014

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Is November Too Soon For Santa?

Thanksgiving isn’t until next week but some in Metro Detroit are putting up their holiday lights, decorating the tree and visiting that jolly old elf himself.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/19/2012

Troy Mayor Janice Daniels (WWJ Photo/Beth Fisher, File)

Signatures Submitted In Effort To Recall Troy Mayor

A group calling for the ouster of Mayor Janice Daniels has collected nearly 9,300 signatures — enough to put the matter on the ballot in November.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/12/2012

Automation Alley headquarters in Troy

Automation Alley Welcomes 20 New Members in October

Automation Alley, Michigan’s largest technology business association, announced Thursday that 20 new members joined the organization in October.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/01/2011

Snyder Tops Bernero In Fundraising

Republican gubernatorial candidate Rick Snyder has raised $3.5 million in the past two months, hiking his total to $11.6 million, far outdistancing Democratic rival Virg Bernero.


Gov Candidate Talks GM, Clinton, Education On WWJ

Lansing Mayor and gubernatorial candidate Virg Bernero said Tuesday evening that General Motors plans to announce a new investment in its Delta Township-Lansing plant Wednesday afternoon. The announcement is set for 3 p.m. Wednesday, however […]


Poll: No Post Debate Bounce For Bernero

A new poll released early Friday morning, and taken after the only gubernatorial debate, shows Republican Rick Snyder maintaining a 21 point lead over Democrat Virg Bernero.


Labor, Civil Rights Groups Rally

Organized labor and civil rights groups are looking to energize supporters with a rally Saturday at the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, where a month ago tea party activists gathered to hear conservative commentator Glenn […]


GOP Rolls Out "Pledge To America"

Republicans are putting their leading midterm congressional campaign arguments into a new manifesto designed to show they’re listening to an angry public and are focused on creating jobs.