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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

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

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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Guide To The Ann Arbor Film Festival

The 50th Ann Arbor Film Festival, which runs March 27 to April 1, promises to be a jam-packed event for film lovers. Here’s how to make the most of it.

02/20/2012

Uni-Solar Powering UN Climate Change Conference

Rochester Hills-based United Solar, a subsidiary of Energy Conversion Devices Inc., announced the completion and operation of a solar power project on the rooftop of the Moon Palace Hotel in Cancun, Mexico, host site for the United Nations Climate Change Conference. This important global event will attract about 20,000 participants from nations around the world. They will gather in Cancun Nov. 29 – Dec. 10, with the objective of discussing future commitments to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/30/2010

Thirty From UM Travel To UN Climate Conference

A group of 30 University of Michigan students, alumni, faculty and friends will attend the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Cancun, Mexico. The two-week conference starts Monday, Nov. 29. Representatives from the countries that […]

11/28/2010

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