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Westland mayor William Wild.
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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

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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

President Obama in Detroit in 2010. (File Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

White House: Obama Aware Of Detroit’s Financial Crisis, No Plans To Intervene

Obama administration officials have been in contact with leaders in Detroit, according a spokesman.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/11/2013

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 05: U.S. President Barack Obama speaks about Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco's new contract while welcoming members of the National Football League Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens during a South Lawn ceremony on June 5, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Ravens defeated the San Francisco 49ers 34-31 in Super Bowl XLVII. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Obama Congratulates Super Bowl Champion Ravens

President Barack Obama welcomed the Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens to the White House on Wednesday, congratulating the team on its unlikely title run — and offering some good-natured jibes.

97.1 The Ticket–06/06/2013