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WOMEN WHO LEAD | 2021 HONOREE ARCHIVE

MEET THE 2021 “WOMEN WHO LEAD” HONOREES: “Women Who Lead” honors female leaders from throughout the Great Lakes region who are influencing our communities in positive ways. Each year, we honor 12 of these amazing ladies at our Women Who Lead Honoree Ceremony. These women come from all backgrounds and fields … business leaders, small…

Salvation Army Bed & Bread Club Radiothon Raises $1.7 Million

Salvation Army Bed & Bread Club Radiothon Raises $1.7 Million

The Salvation Army’s 34th Annual Bed & Bread Club Radiothon Raises More Than $1.7 Million to Help the Hungry and Homeless Across Metro DetroitTotal donations exceed $39.5 million over 34-year history SOUTHFIELD, MI, February 26, 2021 ~ The Salvation Army of Metro Detroit’s 34th annual Bed & Bread Club Radiothon, presented by Ford Motor Company Fund,…

NASA Successfully Lands ‘Perseverance’ Rover on Mars

NASA Successfully Lands ‘Perseverance’ Rover on Mars

Photo: Gregg Newton / AFP via Getty CAPE CANAVERAL, FL, February 19, 2021 ~ On July 30, 2020, the Mars Perseverance mission began, sending the program’s rover on a 203-day, 293-million-mile journey to The Red Planet.  That journey ended on Thursday, with the team at NASA Mission Control celebrating the rover’s successful touchdown on the…

Talk Radio Legend Rush Limbaugh Dies at 70

Talk Radio Legend Rush Limbaugh Dies at 70

Photo:  Bill Pugliano / Getty PALM BEACH, FL, February 17, 2021 ~ Rush Limbaugh, the iconic talk radio host and pioneer of conservative news, died Wednesday after a battle with stage four lung cancer.   Limbaugh’s wife Kathryn made the announcement on his radio show Wednesday, saying in part “Losing a loved one is terribly…

Archbishop Vigneron Marks Ash Wednesday With COVID-Safe Downtown Mass

Archbishop Vigneron Marks Ash Wednesday With COVID-Safe Downtown Mass

Photo:  Archdiocese of Detroit DETROIT, February 17, 2021 ~ Today is Ash Wednesday and the beginning of Lent, a liturgical season of prayer, penance, and almsgiving in preparation for Easter. To mark the local Catholic Church’s observance of Ash Wednesday, Detroit Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron was the celebrant and homilist at a Mass held at…

Canada Expands Border Crossing Restrictions

Canada Expands Border Crossing Restrictions

DETROIT, February 15, 2021 ~ The government of Canada announced Friday expanded restrictions at their 16 Canadian land borders, including the two located in Windsor / Detroit. Among the changes, border agents will be empowered beginning February 22 with COVID-19 molecular test kits.  Most individuals, with the exception of truck drivers and emergency service workers,…

Six Republicans Break Ranks, Vote Impeachment Proceedings as Constitutional

Six Republicans Break Ranks, Vote Impeachment Proceedings as Constitutional

Photo:  Drew Angerer / Getty WASHINGTON DC, February 10, 2021 ~ House impeachment managers Tuesday laid out their case for why they believe former President Trump can and should be impeached for his part in last month’s insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.  In his opening statement, House Impeachment Manager Jamie Raskin presented a video montage that…

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WJR'S SPECIALS @ 7 | WEEKNIGHTS 7PM

WJR’s “Specials @ 7” features professionals from across industries and interests, bringing you the latest in their fields while offering a local perspective.  Investment strategies, medical innovations, philanthropy, business, education, entertainment, and more.  Discover your Special weeknights at 7 p.m. on News/Talk 760 WJR.    WJR’s “Specials @ 7” features professionals from across industries and…

State of The State:  Whitmer Pledges to “Fix The Damn Road Ahead”

State of The State: Whitmer Pledges to “Fix The Damn Road Ahead”

Photo:  Getty LANSING, January 28, 2021 ~ Governor Gretchen Whitmer delivered her State of The State address Wednesday, offering a theme that promises to “fix the damn road ahead.”  In a downsized and brief 25-minute address, the Governor overviewed her multi-billion-dollar COVID-19 relief plan, which focuses on increased vaccine distribution, getting kids back in schools,…

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