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Star Wars Toys Hit Shelves In Metro Detroit On Force Friday

The release of the new Star Wars movie may still be months off, but Disney is unleashing its full marketing “Force” behind the launch of hundreds of toys and other items related to the film.

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Toys R Us Reveals Hot Toy List For 2014 Holiday Season

If you have kids, you know they’re already planning out their Christmas list for Santa.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/16/2014

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Grumpy Cat Stuffed Toys Recalled

Toy manufacturer Ganz has recalled three styles of Grumpy Cat stuffed animals.

CBS Detroit–03/19/2014

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Trendy With Tweens, ‘Rainbow Loom’ Invented In Metro Detroit

Some parents claim it’s the only thing that will get their kids to set aside their smart phones and video games.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/17/2013


Annual Report Points To Hazardous, Toxic Toys

Michigan consumer group PIRGIM is out with its annual survey of toy safety.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/26/2013

Pop-Up Toy Shop Brings Nostalgia To Detroit

A Detroit man is hoping to bring a little magic back to downtown.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/25/2013

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Free Testing Tonight For Toxins In Toys

Could there be something harmful in your child’s favorite toy?

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/20/2013

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Annual Toy Safety Report Highlights Hazards

Consumer advocates are out with a holiday season warning about some toys that could be dangerous to children.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/20/2012

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5th Grader Suspended For Toting Toy Gun To School

A fifth-grade student in western Michigan has been suspended and faces possible expulsion after bringing a look-alike gun to school.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/21/2012

Mount Rushmore

Stoney And Bill’s Mt. Rushmore Of Toys!

Today we honored Toys with our Mt. Rushmore call in contest. Click the photo to the left and see who made it on the Mt. Rushmore of toys!

97.1 The Ticket–09/14/2012