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UN Experts To Discuss Detroit Water Shutoffs

The water department says more than 27,000 shutoffs were made between Jan. 1 and Sept. 30.

WWJ Newsradio 950–13 hours ago

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New York City’s Best Secret Places To Visit

New York has a number of fascinating secret places, some that even a New Yorker may not be aware of.

10/15/2014

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About San Francisco

While many facts about the city by the bay may be obvious, there are many other facts that aren’t as obvious. Here are 10 things you might not know about San Francisco.

09/23/2014

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Conyers Appeals To Obama Over Detroit Water Shutoffs

Longtime Detroit Congressman John Conyers has sent letters to President Barack Obama and other officials requesting immediate action and relief regarding water shutoffs in the bankrupt city.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/28/2014

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Nearly Half Of Detroit Water Customers Can’t Pay Their Bill

Could the United Nations soon help the Detroit Water and Sewer Department provide the service to struggling customers?

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/23/2014

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Rally Held For U.S. Pastor Jailed In Iranian Prison

A downtown rally in front of the Spirit of Detroit with demonstrators calling for the release of a U.S. citizen held in Iran for over a year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/26/2013

A Pakistani child drinks water from a hand-pump in an impoverished neighborhood. According to UNICEF as many as 60 million people may not have access to safe drinking water. Clean water is also one of the factors considered in calculating the Multidimensional Poverty Index. (Photo by RIZWAN TABASSUM/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Poverty Levels Are Declining Throughout The World

A new study indicates that the level of poverty seen throughout the world is decreasing, with Earth’s poorest denizens experiencing less poverty than the lowest economic echelons of the past.

03/19/2013

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Opinion: Shame Of The Senate

The Brain Dead Republican Congress has had some low points, but last week’s Senate vote on a United Nations treaty for the disabled was notable in its outrageousness.

12/10/2012

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Opinion: Susan Rice Thrown Under Democrat’s Bus And Tied Down

It is becoming more and more clear that it was liberal-leaning politicians who threw her under the bus and they are also the ones who are keeping her under the bus.

11/30/2012

Protestors with Amnesty International call on the United Nations to investigate human right abuses in Syria June 14, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. Amnesty International is also calling for a halt to the transfer of arms to the Syrian government.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Legal Clinic In Troy Aims To Help Syrians With Visa Issues

The Obama administration has said it will allow Syrians to temporarily stay beyond the expiration of their visas and not deport those in the country illegally due to conditions in their native country.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/13/2012

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