Wayne State University

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How Safe Are Michigan Beaches? Real-Time Water Monitoring Coming To Lake St. Clair

“We find out tomorrow that we shouldn’t have been in the lake today. That’s unacceptable,” said State Rep. Anthony Forlini, R-Harrison Township.

CBS Detroit–06/18/2014

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Wayne State Could Soon Become Smoke-Free Campus

Several students have complained that the school’s “25-feet smoking rule” is not being followed.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/14/2014

Jerry Umanos, second from left, is seen posing with his son and other family members in January, 2014 (credit: Grand Rapids Police)

American Doctor Jerry Umanos Killed In Afghanistan Has Detroit Ties

The shooting at Cure International Hospital in western Kabul was the latest in a string of deadly attacks on foreign civilians in the Afghan capital,

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/24/2014

Lawsuit Claims Wayne State Bilked Research Money From US

The lawsuit, filed by a fired medical school professor, says WSU bilked more than $169 million in research grant money from the U.S. government.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/19/2014

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2 Wayne State Students Charged With Stealing Checks For Radio Station

Two 18-year-old Wayne State University students have been charged in the theft of more than $42,000 in checks payable to a Detroit radio station.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/12/2014

Economy Up

Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers Index Strongest In Three Months

Officials say early indications suggest the economy is simply emerging from the effects of particularly harsh winter weather.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/01/2014

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Wayne State Gets $325K Grant To Battle Invasive Species In Great Lakes

Foreign mussels hitchhiking to the Great Lakes in the ballast water tanks of international freighters are becoming one of the most vexing environmental problems facing the Great Lakes. A group of scientists from Wayne State University, in collaboration with the United States Geological Survey and the Environmental Protection Agency, are working together to battle this problem.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/23/2014

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Purchasing Managers Index Finds Local Economy Shrinking

The Detroit-area economy slipped into reverse in February, according to Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers Index.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/04/2014

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Cancer Diagnosis Software Wins UM Entrepreneurship Contest

Three University of Michigan pathologists who developed software that could improve cancer diagnosis and treatment won a statewide entrepreneurship competition organized last week by the Center for Entrepreneurship at the UM College of Engineering.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/17/2014

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Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers index Shows Economy Picking Up

The Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers Index for January is 52.3, up from 50.6 in December, as both the production and new orders indexes rebounded after a seasonal, year-end low.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/31/2014

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