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Pure Detroit becomes overnight success

With one ice bucket challenge video, Pure Detroit has become an overnight success after 16 years.


DLECTRICITY to light up this fall

DLECTRICITY is set to light up Detroit this Sept. 26 and 27.

Local 4 s Jamie Edmonds takes on ALS ice bucket challenge

Local 4's Jamie Edmonds takes on ALS ice bucket challenge

Local 4's Jamie Edmonds takes on the ALS ice bucket challenge for a good cause.

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Bicyclists ride in Detroit for good cause

Bicyclists were on the move for a 15-mile ride around Detroit all for the nonprofit Neighborhood Service Organization, which helps people in need.

Keeping Dream Cruise safe

Police out in force for Dream Cruise

It's an enormous event that puts a strain on local law enforcement to keep everyone safe.

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Free event offers help to veterans

Registration for the 5th Annual Veterans' Summit is at 8 a.m. September 10 and a free lunch will be provided.


Livonia job fair hopes to fill 500 positions will be hosting the Get Hired in Michigan Job Fair on Aug. 28 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Holiday Inn hotel in Livonia. 

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Gardner-White partners with Detroit Lions

Come to Gardner-White during our EPIC Holiday Sale and you could end up not only with a great deal on your new furniture or mattress, but up to six free tickets to an upcoming regular-season Detroit Lions home game at Ford Field.

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Farm creates workplace for people with disabilities

There’s a new place in metro Detroit where folks can go to earn confidence, independence and a paycheck all at the same time.

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Once Around Belle Isle Festival Saturday

A 5-mile paddle race is planned around Detroit's Belle Isle ...


Plymouth safety instructor wants kids to talk to strangers

Tanya Panizzo is passionate about teaching children to protect themselves.


Thunder Over Michigan air show this weekend

The Thunder over Michigan air show will be taking place in Ypsilanti this weekend ...


Detroit In Focus: Art

  • Zumiez 2014 Best Foot Forward

    Zumiez 2014 Best Foot Forward Skateboard Competition landed in Detroit this weekend, and in a very unique way. The annual skate event took residents inside the old Michigan Theater (now converted parking garage) located downtown. Scouts for the event were in Detroit earlier in the year looking for a venue and came upon the dormant Michigan Theater. Zumiez Best Foot Forward Am contest series started in 2007 to give back to the skateboarding community on a local level, while providing the countries best amateur skateboarders exposure on a global level! Unlike most contests, Zumiez Best Foot Forward comes to you, and it’s always free to enter. 

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Erica Wright

Detroit woman cares for thousands of kids over the years

Sometimes the soul of a neighborhood can be found on a front porch. Nearly 40 years ago Erica…

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Local 4's Community Cleanup

  • Community cleanup

    Is there a park in your community that needs to be cleaned up?


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Devin interviews Emmy nominee Jeff Daniels

Sunday at 11 p.m. - On the night before the Emmys, see how this talented Michigan native is handling his growing popularity.

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