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Westland mayor William Wild.
FILE PHOTO ( Pat Sweeting/WWJ)

Westland Mayor Among Dozens Meeting With White House To Address Innovative Ideas For City Leaders

Mayor Wild says he and others also talked to the president about the need for more federal help in providing students training for manufacturing jobs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/25/2014

Mike Duggan after winning Detroit's mayoral election (Credit: Beth Fisher/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Mike Duggan Elected Detroit’s First White Mayor In 40 Years

With voter turnout under 20 percent — Mike Duggan beat Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon 55 to 45 percent.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/05/2013

(Credit: Amy E. Powers/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Election Results: Detroiters Elect Duggan Mayor, Royal Oak Residents Pass Proposal A

Voters in many communities in the metro area went to the polls on Tuesday to vote in the 2013 primary election.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/05/2013

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Detroit Mayoral Candidates Talk City Needs At Detroit Economic Club

Less than two weeks away from election day, both Benny Napoleon and Mike Duggan appeared before the Detroit Economic Club Wednesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/23/2013

Senator Debbie Stabenow (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)  File

Senator Stabenow Laughs Off $$$$$$$ Tweet

Democratic Senator from Michigan Debbie Stabenow says she had bigger issues on her mind when she tweeted out a ‘big money’ message.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/21/2013

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

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