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Billboard Boosts Effort To Catch Serial Slide Soiler

Officials in Ypsilanti are taking measures to put a stop to the so-called “mystery pooper.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/18/2014

A full perigee moon, more commonly known as a "Super Moon," as seen on March 19, 2011. (Credit: Bruno Fahy/AFP/Getty Images)

Dark Sky Park in Michigan Getting $7M Upgrade

Plans call for a $7 million upgrade starting this year at a park on the Straits of Mackinac that’s designated as a prime spot for stargazing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/17/2014

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Detroit Mayor Says Adoptions Will Keep More Parks Open, Maintained This Season

Mike Duggan says Duggan the city has doubled the number of seasonal workers and is committed to maintaining 150 parks.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/15/2014

The Detroit Mower Gang will head to Detroit's Riverfront-Lakewood Park to cut grass and clean up playground equipment so neighborhood kids have a safe, clean place to play. (Credit: Detroit Mower Gang/Facebook Photo)

Detroit Mower Gang Is Back In Action, Kicking Grass One Park At A Time

The Detroit Mower Gang is back in action, kicking grass and saving parks across the city, one overgrown field at a time.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/11/2014

A group tours the site of the former General Motors manufacturing complex in Flint. (Facebook photo)

Plans Detailed For GM Plant Site To Become Park

A design for the site, which is being called Chevy Commons, is being presented to the public on Thursday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/10/2014

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Projects Expand Lansing-Area Network Of Trails

“It’s really going to be a transformational year for south Lansing,” said Chad Gamble, the city’s director of operations.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2014

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Take A Walk In Michigan’s Only ‘Dark Sky Park’

Are you afraid of the dark?

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/25/2013

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Sewer-Fouled Splash Pad Prompts Illness Complaints

Officials got about a dozen calls reporting illnesses after Traverse City’s new $360K splash pad rained human waste-water on kids.

07/08/2013

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Southfield Installing Security Cameras In Parks To Deter Crime

The city of Southfield is going behind the lens in an effort to stop vandalism.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/02/2013

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Snyder Signs $23M Bill For Recreation Projects

Gov. Rick Snyder has signed legislation to spend $23 million for land purchases and trail upgrades.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2013

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