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Pickup Slides Into School Bus; Two Children Hurt

Police in Battle Creek say the pickup’s driver was unable to stop and collided with the bus outside Verona Elementary School about 8:15 a.m. Wednesday.

CBS Detroit–11/19/2014

A woman covers her face from the cold as the area deals with record breaking freezing weather January 6, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Credit: Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

Polar Vortex To Bring Unseasonably Cold Weather Wednesday

Remember that pesky Polar Vortex? It’s coming back — soon.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/10/2014

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A History Of The Holidays From Thanksgiving To New Years’

How many people actually know the history behind one of the most joyous seasons?

11/10/2014

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Fried Sea Scallops Recipe From The “School Of Fish” Cookbook

Winter is coming and along with it scallop season. Try Ben Pollinger’s recipe for fried sea scallops.

10/02/2014

An excavator loads rock salt onto a truck. (Credit: Getty Images)

Cash-Strapped Road Agencies Take Another Hit As Salt Prices Soar Ahead Of Winter

With temperatures in the 80s, who’s thinking about winter road salt? Road agencies are – and they’re seeing higher prices.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/27/2014

A tractor removes snow along Woodward Avenue as the area deals with record breaking freezing weather January 6, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Credit: Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

Federal Support For Polar Vortex Damage Rejected

State officials say they are exploring alternatives to help communities recover and rebuild.

CBS Detroit–07/25/2014

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Despite Harsh Winter, Michigan Cherry Crops Stay Strong

One grower said while the fruit looks to be in good shape, you still won’t see local fruit at this year’s National Cherry Festival.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/14/2014

Monroe Extends School Year Due To Severe Winter Weather

Students in Monroe Public Schools are among those facing a longer than usual school year due to this winter’s severe weather.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/18/2014

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Best Sledding Hills In Detroit

Middlebelt Hill in Westland and Beverly Hills Village Park in Franklin are a couple of the many great places to take the family for a day of sledding in Detroit. Get ready for some good old fashioned Michigan fun with our favorite sledding hills.

CBS Detroit–03/12/2014

Hillel Day School in Farmington Hills (Credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ Newsradio 950)

School Warns Parents: No More Snow Days, Even If It’s Below Zero

While many schools close when the wind chills drop well below zero, one local school will be bundled up and open for business.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/27/2014

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