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U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) (2nd L) speaks as Majority Whip Sen. Richard Durbin (D-IL) (R), Senate Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) (L), and Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) (3rd L) listen during a news conference after a vote October 16, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC to end the partial government shutdown. (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Government Reopens After Congress Ends 16-Day Shutdown

The government shutdown is now over, but not everyone is jumping for joy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/17/2013

C) Congressman John Conyers at the NAIAS 2013. (WWJ/Beth Fisher)

Michigan Congressman Conyers Honored For Service In Congress

A tribute is being held for Congressman John Conyers, of Detroit, this evening to honor his five decades in Congress.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/29/2013

Former US basketball player Dennis Rodman (L) shows pictures of him reportedly with North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un to media as he arrives at Beijing International Airport on September 7, 2013. Rodman returned to China from Pyongyang on September 7 after a five-day trip when he met Kim Jong-Un, but without jailed American Kenneth Bae. (WANG ZHAO/AFP/Getty Images)

No Diplomacy To Be Found As Dennis Rodman Returns From N. Korea

According to reports, Rodman and Kim Jong Un watched a basketball game together, and Kim hosted a dinner for the sports star.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/07/2013

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) talks with reporters. (Photo by T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Poll: Rand Paul Would Win Michigan Republicans

On the Democratic side, recent polls showed Hillary Clinton with a commanding lead, leading challengers at 68 percent.

CBS Detroit–06/10/2013

Mayor Dave Bing. (WWJ/Kathryn Larson)

Announcement Naming Mayor’s Run For Office “Imminent”

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing has scheduled an announcement on his political future Tuesday, the deadline to file for a second 4-year term as Detroit’s mayor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/13/2013

Detroit Metropolitan Airport

Sequestration Cuts Take Hold At Metro Airport

Air traffic controllers are being furloughed across the country as a part of sequestration. As a result, travelers going through Detroit Metro Airport could soon see longer wait times

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/21/2013

Judge Will Rule On Supersized Anti-Obama Signs

Vern Verduin appeared in a Kent County district court Friday to defend his messages on two trailers parked in his Gaines Township field.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/24/2013

Gov. Rick Snyder. (Getty Images, File)

Gov. Snyder To Deliver Third State Of The State Address

Governor Rick Snyder is expected to be met by hundreds of protesters Wednesday night as he delivers his third State of the State Address.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/16/2013

Legislative Look-Ahead: GOP Has Edge, Dems Edgy

Early forecasts suggest that the political climate at the Michigan Capitol will be chilly when lawmakers return to Lansing this month.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/01/2013

Legislative Session Deals With Flood Of Issues

It may take days, weeks or even longer to sort out the avalanche of bills enacted in the Michigan Legislature’s lame-duck session, as majority Republicans put their stamp on policies dealing with topics as diverse as property taxes, medical marijuana and cockfighting.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/16/2012

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