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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

ROCHESTER, MI - OCTOBER 08:  Kid Rock attends the Congressman Paul Ryan Rally With Kid Rock at Oakland University Athletic Center on October 8, 2012 in Rochester, Michigan.  (Photo by Scott Legato/Getty Images)

Kid Rock Touts Detroit Pride, Beer Brand, Explains Romney, Pam Anderson

Kid Rock talked about the meal he cooked for Eminem, the time Mitt Romney came over to the house, his hunting trip last weekend with Ted Nugent, his failed marriage to Pam Anderson and the re-emergence of the Michigan-made Bad Ass Beer.

CBS Detroit–11/14/2012

(Photo: Paul Pytlowany, CBS 62) Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson gave his first sit-down interview since a devastating car crash to Carol Cain on "Michigan Matters."

EXCLUSIVE: L. Brooks Patterson On His Brush With Death

Patterson, who needs a wheelchair, also has help at home for things he isn’t able to yet like getting out of his easy chair to walk across the living room to get a book from the bookshelf.

CBS 62–11/09/2012

Brian Banks (Campaign Photo)

New State Rep. Banks Said He Never Hid Felonious Past

“I think at the end of the day, we’re supposed to live in a world, a society that believes in rehabilitation,” Banks said.

CBS Sports Radio 1270–11/08/2012

(Photo:brianbanks4staterep.com) Brian Banks won the race for the 1st District state representative.

Detroiters Elect Ex-Con Brian Banks As State Rep

Banks, 35, was convicted eight times between 1998 and 2004 of writing bad checks and credit card fraud.

CBS Detroit–11/07/2012

(Photo: Sandra McNeill, WWJ) Kerry Bentivolio is heading to Capital Hill -- after winning the election to replace Thaddeus McCotter in Michigan's 11th District.

Controversial Farmer, Santa Claus, Bentivolio Wins McCotter’s Seat

His brother Phillip Bentivolio gave an interview where he called him “mentally unbalanced” and predicted he’ll eventually spend time in prison.

CBS Detroit–11/07/2012

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