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Extension Granted To Save Part Of Willow Run Bomber Plant From Demolition

The demolition of the historic Willow Run Bomber plant near Ypsilanti has begun, but the effort to save a piece of it is still alive.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/27/2013

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Plan Would Create New Vehicle Testing Facility

“This project fits perfectly with southeast Michigan’s long-standing leadership in automotive innovation.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/05/2013

Part of GM's former Willow Run plant. (credit: Paul Pytlowany/CBS 62)

Former Willow Run Plant Touted As Connected Vehicle Research Center

General Motors’ former Willow Run plant is being positioned for redevelopment as a connected vehicle research center.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/05/2013

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Fundraiser Aims To Save Willow Run Bomber Plant From Demolition

Willow Run in Belleville Michigan near Ypsilanti was a manufacturing complex built for one purpose — to win the war. It’s in danger of being torn down. Learn more about the plant and how you can help save it.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/03/2013

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Trying To Save A Piece of Detroit History

Supporters of the Yankee Air Museum at Willow Run are trying to save one of the last remnants of the “Arsenal of Democracy.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/25/2013

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Willow Run, Ypsilanti Schools Could Merge

Voters in the Ypsilanti and Willow Run school districts are expected to be asked whether to turn the two southeastern Michigan school systems into one.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/09/2012

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Thunder Over Michigan Air Show Returns To Willow Run

The skies over Williow Run Airport will roar to life August 4 and 5 as fighters and bombers from 1940s and 1950s take flight for the World’s largest WWII air and ground battle reenactment.

CBS Detroit–08/02/2012

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Willow Run-Area Hazardous Waste Landfill Expanding

A 55-year-old hazardous waste landfill in southeastern Michigan is expanding over the next year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/28/2012

Ypsi and Willow Run School Districts Consider Combining

Two southeastern Michigan school systems could soon turn into one under a proposal that could go before voters in the Ypsilanti and Willow Run school districts.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/06/2012

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FAA Adding Jobs After Controllers Caught Sleeping

The FAA is adding a second night controller at Michigan’s Willow Run Airport and 26 other locations after finding two more cases of controllers sleeping on duty.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/14/2011

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