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250-Year-Old Tree Moving To New University of Michigan Spot

Crews returned to work in Ann Arbor on Monday, spending hours positioning the 250-year-old tree into its new digs near the front entrance to the Stephen M. Ross School of Business.

CBS Detroit–11/03/2014

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Crew Moves 250-Year-Old Bur Oak Tree From U-M Campus

A transporter on Saturday conveyed the 65-foot-tall bur oak about 500 feet down a pedestrian mall to a spot near its new home.

CBS Detroit–10/25/2014

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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.