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Detroit-Area Real Estate Market: Inventory Down, Prices Up

It was the same old song for the Detroit area’s residential real estate market in February, according to new numbers from the Farmington Hills-based real estate information company Realcomp II Ltd.: The number of sales is down, but prices are up.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/17/2014

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Best Sledding Hills In Detroit

Middlebelt Hill in Westland and Beverly Hills Village Park in Franklin are a couple of the many great places to take the family for a day of sledding in Detroit. Get ready for some good old fashioned Michigan fun with our favorite sledding hills.

CBS Detroit–03/12/2014

L. Brooks Patterson. (credit: CBS 62)

L. Brooks Patterson Criticizes Detroit Water Deal In Annual Address

He may not be a “Detroit basher,” but Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson thinks “no deal is better than a bad deal” when it comes to doing business with the Motor City.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/13/2014

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Online Job Postings Jump From A Year Ago, But Down From The Fall

Online postings for job openings in southeast Michigan in 2013 grew more than 112 percent over 2012, according to data released this week by the Workforce Intelligence Network of Southeast Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/12/2014

Oak. Co. Leaders Hesitant About Detroit Water Authority

Oakland County leaders want more information before agreeing to join an authority that would eventually control the Detroit Water and Sewage Department.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/06/2014

Snow covered mailbox. (Credit/Amy E. Powers)

Road Commission Busy Repairing Mailboxes Damaged By County Road Trucks

Spokesman Craig Bryson says when it snows, they try to push the white stuff back as close to the mailboxes as they can so that the post office can deliver mail.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/02/2014

A snow plow clears several inches of snow and drops salt along Warren Avenue as the area deals with record breaking freezing weather January 6, 2014 in Detroit. (Credit: Joshua Lott/Getty Images) FILE.

Tri-County Road Budgets In Jeopardy After Grueling Winter

Counties are rapidly spending their road maintenance budgets and it could leave less for much-needed repairs in the summer.

01/29/2014

Man Released From Prison Sues Defense Lawyer

An Oakland County man is suing his former lawyer after serving seven years in prison for a sexual assault conviction that was thrown out by the Michigan Supreme Court based on the attorney’s poor performance.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/21/2014

Oakland County: Snowstorm Cleanup Cost Nearly $3 Million

Back-to-back snowstorms that dumped nearly two feet of snow on Oakland County in recent weeks created a monster cleanup tab.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/16/2014

3 Deaths Attributed To H1N1 Flu, All In Their 20s

Three have died from the H1N1 strain of the virus, which is a similar strain of the flu virus that caused a pandemic in 2009.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/15/2014

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