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Lightweight metals research at the University of Michigan. UM photo.

Detroit To Get $140 Million Metals Manufacturing Institute

President Barack Obama Tuesday will announce that the Detroit area is getting a $140 million Department of Defense advanced manufacturing institute concentrating on lightweight and modern metals manufacturing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/23/2014

Mary Barra, CEO of US carmaker General Motors GM arrives for a news conference at the headquarters of the company's German subsidiary Opel in Ruesselsheim, on January 27, 2014. AFP PHOTO / DANIEL ROLAND (Photo credit/ DANIEL ROLAND/AFP/Getty Images)

President Notes New GM CEO During State Of The Union

GM CEO Mary Barra was also at the address, sitting with First Lady Michelle Obama.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/28/2014

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

US President Barack Obama speaks during a meeting with a group of newly-elected mayors from across the US in the Roosevelt Room at the White House in Washington, DC, (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Meets With Duggan, Other Mayors-Elect

Obama told Detroit Mayor-elect Mike Duggan and 15 other mayors that he hopes to set up partnerships with their administrations.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/13/2013


Mike Duggan Heads To D.C.

Detroit’s mayor-elect is heading to Washington, D.C. for a lunch date with fellow mayors, as well as the president and vice president.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/12/2013

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Three Glaring Changes Needed To Fix Obamacare

Some immediate fixes can address problems that are becoming evident as provisions of the new law take effect.


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Local Insurance Providers Regroup After Healthcare Law Change

President Obama changes his mind and says Americans can keep existing insurance plans… so what’s that mean for Michiganders with cancellation notices?

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/14/2013

President Obama in file photo.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Woman Nearly Faints Behind Obama During Speech

Have you ever fainted? Well, one woman who stood just feet from President Obama during a speech almost fainted.

97.1 The Ticket–10/22/2013

A lifesize cardboard cutout photograph of President Barack Obama is used as an anti-war sign on the north side of the White House to protest any U.S. military action against Syria August 29, 2013 in Washington, DC. Organized by the The Act Now to Stop War and End Racism (ANSWER) Coalition, the protestors drew parallels between the run up to the American war in Iraq and the current reaction by the United States to chemical attacks in Syria. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Diplomatic Pressure The Way To Address Syria Says WSU Prof

The director of Wayne State’s Center for Peace and Conflict says the preferred strategy would be diplomatic pressure on Syria.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/06/2013

President Barack Obama (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

White House Monitoring, Not Stepping In To Bail Out Detroit

Uncle Sam is watching, but there is no federal government bailout in the works for Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/18/2013




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