WWE's L) Hornswoggle and Brodus Clay hand out books to students at Dresden Elementary. (WWJ/Pat Sweeting)

Wrestlers Tackle The Love Of Reading With Students At Dresden Elementary

WWE superstars Brodus Clay and Hornswoggle spent time at Dresden Elementary School in Sterling Heights helping promote the love of reading.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/17/2013

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Best Children’s Books For Back To School

Whether your child is off to their very first day of preschool, kindergarten, or off to middle school, our sister company, Simon & Schuster has a book that’s perfect to beat those first-day jitters.


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AT&T Extends Mobile Internet Network In Hillsdale County

AT&T Monday announced the availability of its mobile Internet network in the rural Hillsdale County communities of Camden and Reading, extending access for advanced mobile services, devices and applications to customers in these areas.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/22/2013

Students Line Up In Anticipation To Receive Their Free Books.

Bob Evans Delivers Free Books To Students At Detroit Elementary School

Bob Evans partnered with CBS EcoMedia and First Book to deliver free books to 69 second graders at Gompers Elementary School in Detroit on Tuesday morning – along with a complimentary healthy breakfast.

CBS 62–06/12/2013

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Best Summer Reading Events For Kids In Detroit

In Detroit, summer reading programs for children abound and these five are some of the best around.


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Best Specialty Bookstores In Detroit

Read on for a list of the best specialty bookstores in the Metro Detroit area.


Justin Abdelkader #8 of the Detroit Red Wings and Andrew MacDonald #47 of the New York Islanders battle for the puck during their game on January 10, 2012 at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Justin Abdelkader Promotes Red Wings For Reading

The Detroit Red Wings and forward Justin Abdelkader announced their partnership today on the Red Wings for Reading program to encourage Michigan elementary students to read this school year.

97.1 The Ticket–01/24/2013


Report Shows Long Road Ahead To Improve Students’ Reading Abilities

A new report on vocabulary skills shows a great deal of work needs to be done to improve the reading ability of all students.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/06/2012

Field Elementary third grade teacher Pete Pizzuoli helps students select books from the Book Cab. Pizzuoli and other teachers from the school are delivering books to students at home this summer. (credit: Plymouth-Canton Community Schools)

Book Cab Delivers Summer Reading To Students

Kids in the Plymouth-Canton School District can’t wait for him to arrive in their neighborhood over the hot summer months — and no, it’s not the ice cream man.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/24/2012


Outdoor Libraries Set Up After Branch Closings

Students from a Detroit school and the University of Michigan are setting up six outdoor libraries in the city following recent library branch closings.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/14/2012