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Congress Defied Deadly Capitol Attack to Confirm Biden Inauguration

Congress Defied Deadly Capitol Attack to Confirm Biden Inauguration

Photo:  Win McNamee / Getty WASHINGTON DC, Thursday, January 7, 2021 ~ After a pro-Trump insurrection was cleared from the US Capitol Wednesday, determined lawmakers resumed their interrupted session to affirm the Electoral College vote and President-Elect Biden’s win.  As cleanup from the Trump-inspired onslaught commences, four are left dead, with many Republicans and Cabinet…

Pro-Trump Insurrection Invades the U.S. Capitol

Pro-Trump Insurrection Invades the U.S. Capitol

Photo:  Drew Angerer / Getty Images WASHINGTON DC, January 6, 2021 ~ Pro-Trump insurrectionists invaded the U.S. Capitol Wednesday, putting the building into lockdown and suspending proceedings scheduled to confirm President-Elect Joe Biden’s Electoral College win.  News/Talk 760 WJR is speaking with lawmakers and experts to bring you insights on these occurrences, with commentary on what…

Spielman to Assist Lions in GM and Head Coach Search

Spielman to Assist Lions in GM and Head Coach Search

Photo ~ Icon Sports Wire/Getty ALLEN PARK, MI, December 16, 2020 ~ The Detroit Lions announced Tuesday that former Detroit Lions Defensive MVP Chris Spielman will rejoin the organization as Special Assistant to Chairman Sheila Ford Hamp and President & CEO Rod Wood.  In his role, Spielman will assist Hamp and Wood in their search for…

Michigan Congressman Paul Mitchell Leaves GOP in Protest

Michigan Congressman Paul Mitchell Leaves GOP in Protest

Photo:  Bill Clark / Getty WASHINGTON DC, December 14, 2020 ~ Congressman Paul Mitchell (I, Michigan‘s 10th District) has changed his party affiliation from Republican to independent.  This decision was driven by his disappointment with the Republican leadership’s support for President Donald Trump‘s efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 election.  Mitchell announced his decision…

Duggan to Seek Third Term?

Duggan to Seek Third Term?

Photo ~ Bill Pugliano / Getty Images DETROIT, December 9, 2020 ~ Will Mike Duggan seek a third term as Mayor of the City of Detroit?  Hear the latest with Paul W. Smith, including details on the Mayor’s plan to permanently end water shut-offs, and an update on the city’s COVID-19 infection rates.

Mitch Albom SAY Detroit Radiothon

Mitch Albom SAY Detroit Radiothon Raises a Record 1.5+ Million Dollars

News/Talk 760 WJR is pleased to share that the 9th Annual Mitch Albom SAY Detroit Radiothon was a huge success! Throughout the day, Mitch and his team kept up the energy, and with all the generous donations totaled, we are proud to announce that a record-breaking 1.52 million dollars was raised for the SAY Detroit organization. …

Whitmer Declares Extension on Partial Lockdown

Whitmer Declares Extension on Partial Lockdown

Photo ~ Bill Pugliano / Getty Images LANSING, December 8, 2020 ~ Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced Monday that the partial lockdown order in place is to be extended through Sunday, December 20. The lockdown was given a 12 day extension after originally being set to end midnight on Tuesday, December 10. The order comes as…

Do the 3-W’s; Worst Of CV Yet To Come

Do the 3-W’s; Worst Of CV Yet To Come

As the US nears an average of 200,000 Covid-19 cases a day, experts say “behavior and cold weather” are behind the current surge gripping American communities. “People are going indoors, they’re not minding the three W’s,” Health and Human Services secretary, Alex Azar, told Fox News’s Chris Wallace Sunday. “Our advice is always the same.…

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