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Meghan Hess, Program Associate - PIRGIM discusses potentially dangerous toys and how even though they may be deemed okay for young children, if they fit into the small test tube (or a toilet paper roll), they can still become a choking hazard. (WWJ Photo/Pat Sweeting)

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 950–11/22/2011

Kellogg's Pep Collector Buttons

State Museum Has Collection Of Michigan-Made Toys

Toys with ties to Michigan such as a Daisy BB gun and Kellogg’s Pep collector buttons are now on display at the Michigan Historical Museum.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/22/2011

This classic slinky dog toy is one of many featured in the Detroit Historical Museum’s new Detroit Toy Stories exhibit. (Photo courtesy of the Detroit Historical Society)

Detroit Historical Museum Reopens With Free Admission Weekend, New Exhibits

The Detroit Historical Museum emerges from its annual three-week summer recess Friday to kick off a three-day free admission weekend with four new exhibitions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/22/2011

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15 Toys Aiming To Be The Year’s Biggest Hits

Toys R Us is betting that 15 toys ranging from a flying, inflatable remote-control fish to tiny collectible monsters will be big hits this season.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/21/2011

Christmas gift with money

Merry Christmas!

Children and adults across Metro Detroit, Michigan and the world were up early Saturday morning opening gifts on this Christmas 2010.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/25/2010

Report Warns Parents About Toxic Toys

As holiday shoppers prepare to fulfill their children’s gift lists, the Public Interest Research Group In Michigan released their 25th annual “Trouble In Toyland” report that highlighted dangerous and toxic toys that can still be found in […]

11/23/2010

Wal-Mart Offering Free Shipping For Online Buys

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is going for the jugular in the holiday retailing war, announcing Thursday that it will offer free shipping on nearly 60,000 online items – with no minimum purchase requirement.

11/11/2010

Online Exhibit Of Historical Objects

When people think about history, they usually think about books, letters and diaries – written documents.

07/15/2010

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