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Dearborn Expected To Ban Smoking In Public Parks

The ban would apply to all forms of smoking, including cigarettes, cigars and hookahs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/06/2015

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Oil Company Suspends Plan For Well At Oakland County Park

A company that proposed an injection well at Indian Springs Metropar has withdrawn its request.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/17/2014


Guide To Disney World

Pack up the family and head out for a vacation at the “Happiest Place on Earth.” As a guest of the Walt Disney World Resorts, you and your family will be treated to themed accommodations, fabulous theme parks, unique dining venues and lots of activities.


Someone has been soiling slides at this Ypsilanti playground over the last six months. (WWJ/Kathryn Larson)

Report: ‘Mystery Pooper’ Unmasked, Ypsilanti Slides Now Feces-Free

Police in Ypsilanti say kids can go back to enjoying their neighborhood playground, now that the “mystery pooper” has been identified.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/14/2014

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 Designation Sought For 3 Michigan Sites

It’s move that supporters hope will help boost local tourism.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/01/2014

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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