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Consumer Injuries Involving Decorations, Decorating On The Rise

Reports of falls from ladders while stringing lights and hanging decorations, incidents of lacerations from broken glass ornaments and other holiday-related injuries are increasing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/24/2011

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Poll: Over Half Of Americans Plan To Buy, Use Artificial Tree This Christmas

Of those who plan to buy or use an artificial tree, 36 percent said that they would do so because it is better for the environment.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/08/2011


Man Dies While Cutting Trees In Washtenaw County

Authorities say a 40-year-old St. Johns man died while cutting trees in a wooded area of Washtenaw County.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/12/2011

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Fallen Tree Stops Traffic On Pontiac Trail

For just about all of the Friday morning rush, a fallen tree completely stopped traffic on Pontiac Trail.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/29/2011

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Hazel Park Family Homeless After Fire

Investigators are working to determine the cause of a Christmas day fire at a Hazel Park home that left a family homeless and injured two firefighters. Preliminary cause points to tree lights or outlet.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/27/2010

Recycling Christmas Trees

The Oakland County Parks & Recreation Department is offering free Christmas Tree recycling at 11 park locations.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/27/2010

Teen Arrested In Car Bomb Plot

Federal agents in a sting operation arrested a Somali-born teenager just as he tried blowing up a van he believed was loaded with explosives at a crowded Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Portland, authorities said.


Coroner Confirms Deaths Of 2 Ohio Women And Boy

An Ohio coroner confirms Saturday that 3 bodies found in a hollow tree were that of two women and an 11-year old boy who had been missing from a tiny Ohio town.


West Mich. Man Killed While Cutting Tree

Authorities in Holland say a 73-year Zeeland, Michigan man was killed when a tree fell on him while he and others cut trees near Tulip City Airport.


O’Christmas Tree! 60-foot Spruce Arrives In Detroit

The holiday season in Detroit is one step closer with the delivery of a giant fir tree. It was already beginning to look like Christmas in Detroit’s Campus Martius Park as they lowered the 60-foot, 16,000-pound Norway […]




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