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Crystal Mountain Resort from the top of the ski hill. Crystal Mountain photo.

Ski Resort: Climate Change Making Life Tougher On Michigan Tourism

Tourism officials and environmentalists gather at a northern Michigan ski resort to talk over the effects of climate change on Michigan’s multi-billion-dollar tourism industry

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/28/2014

The slopes we closed Tuesday due to extreme wind chill temps. (WWJ/Sandra McNeill)

Fear Of Frostbite Puts Chill On Skiiing At Local Slopes

The ski resorts decided to shut down over fears of frostbite in the subzero wind chills.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/28/2014

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Best Ski Resorts In America

The following are five of the best ski resorts in America, based upon a number of variables including quality of snow, acreage, accommodations, dining and entertainment.

12/24/2013

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Best Winter Getaways In America

Whether it means hitting the slopes or riding the waves, many winter travelers have a few favorite destinations across America to cure the winter blues. The following are five of the best winter getaways in the U.S.

11/26/2013

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Report: State Should Deregulate 18 Occupations

Michigan regulators should increase safety inspection fees for ski resorts and carnivals rides while dropping oversight of auctioneers and acupuncturists and eliminating nine occupational boards, a new state report says.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/16/2012

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Skiers, Snowboarders Rejoice Over Recent Snowfall

The powdery snow may not be much fun to drive on, but there’s a certain group of people who get butterflies in their stomaches every time the snow falls.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/21/2012