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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 15: Jason Collins #98 of the Boston Celtics takes a break in the game against the Brooklyn Nets at the Barclays Center on November 15, 2012 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Leach’s Lists: Why Jason Collins Is A Hero

The fact that it took this long for an active gay athlete playing in the four North American sports leagues to come out is maddening.

97.1 The Ticket–04/30/2013

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Could Robert Bobb Be Weighing A Run For Mayor?

The Washington Post is reporting that Bobb, the former emergency financial manager for Detroit Public Schools, has taken discreet steps to explore a run for mayor in the nation’s capitol.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/29/2013

President Barack Obama applauds after unveiling a statue of Rosa Parks during an unveiling in Statuary Hall on Capitol Hill February 27, 2013 in Washington, DC. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Rosa Parks Statue Unveiled At Capitol

President Obama says civil rights icon Rosa Parks has taken her rightful place among those who have shaped the course of U.S. history.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/27/2013

7th United States Presidential Inauguration General Atmospher on January 19, 2013 in Washington, United States. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

AUDIO: President And Vice President Take Oath Of Office

On the cusp of his second term, President Barack Obama solemnly honored the nation’s fallen soldiers Sunday before taking the oath of office in an intimate White House ceremony, a swearing-in ritual he will repeat Monday morning.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/21/2013

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Ypsilanti 7th Grader Competes In Scripps National Spelling Bee

Students at South Arbor Charter Academy in Ypsilanti will be watching the Scripps National Spelling Bee on ESPN this morning – hoping their classmate can leave the competition spellbound.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/31/2012

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Student’s Art Headed To Nation’s Capitol

An oil painting created by a local high school student is headed to Washington, DC. to be placed on display.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/25/2012

Hundreds From Michigan Join ‘Take Back The Capitol’ Campaign

Over 700 Metro Detroiters plan to spend the week in Washington to right what they feel is an economic imbalance that’s put people out of work.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/05/2011

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How Sweet The Sound Backstage Pass

The trucks arrived in Detroit around 6 Saturday morning to transform Joe Louis Arena into the largest gospel stage in Michigan. Verizon’s How Sweet the Sound gospel competition was finally here in Detroit.

CBS 62–09/25/2011

Debt Ceiling Uncertainty Worries Local Seniors

Many local seniors and others are worried about their social security checks because of the possibility of a U.S. default and the debt ceiling.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/26/2011

Bing: “Huge” Help On The Way To Detroit

Returning from a meeting with President Obama, Detroit Mayor Dave Bing says federal help could soon come to the city.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/21/2011

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