2 School Districts Closed Due To Possible Threats

Two Michigan Thumb-area school districts are closed following conversations that made references to violence.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/19/2012

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7 Kids, 1 Adult Hurt In Rollover Crash

In Michigan’s Thumb area, eight people, seven of them children, have been hurt in a crash.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/18/2012

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Huron County Bans Bath Salts, Seizes Product

A county in Michigan’s Thumb has declared bath salts a health threat and removed the product from at least one store.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/31/2012


Deputy Picks Up Deer After It Wouldn’t Leave Road

A sheriff’s deputy in the Thumb rescued a deer after the animal was hit and apparently too shocked to move off the road.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/15/2011


SpeedConnect Announces 4G Network In Thumb

SpeedConnect, a premium wireless broadband provider offering services designed to support high usage demands, announced today it will launch a 4G network, providing speeds of up to 10 megabits per second download and 2 megabits per second upload, in Michigan’s Thumb.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/14/2011

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Man Dies After Falling Into Water While Fishing

Authorities say a 20-year-old Durand man has died after falling into the water while fishing in Port Austin.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/19/2011

ITC Gets OK For Thumb Power Line For Wind

Novi-based ITC Holdings Corp. (NYSE: ITC) said its ITCTransmission business unit had received approval from the Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator for the Thumb Loop high-voltage electric transmission line project. The project will serve as […]


Texting While Driving Ban Begins Thursday

When Michigan’s ban on texting while driving takes effect Thursday, police will be able to pull over motorists solely for using their cell phones to send or look at text messages or e-mails.