Street Beat

StreetBeat

Street Beat goes behind the headlines to focus on community issues and stories of interest to Metro Detroit presented in an upbeat mix of in-studio interviews and pre-produced packages by a crew of local people dedicated to improving our city. Contact Street Beat via email.

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Street Beat: Homes For The Holidays

This week on Street Beat, host Jill Washburn talks to groups who are helping children find homes for the holidays.

11/22/2013

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Street Beat: Holiday Giving

This week on Street Beat, host Rob Stone from 99.5 WYCD talks to organizations providing assistance to people around the holidays.

11/14/2013

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Street Beat: Growing And Developing Your Business

This week on Street Beat, host Rob Stone from 99.5 WYCD finds out how local entrepreneurs can start or grow a business.

10/31/2013

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Street Beat Web Exclusive: St. Jude

Addison Puma was one of many children who have had to courageously battle cancer. Puma was 4-years-old when she was diagnosed with brain cancer and had to travel to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in [...]

10/28/2013

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Street Beat: Happy Halloween!

This week on Street Beat, host Rob Stone from 99.5 WYCD takes a look at Halloween safety and various organizations helping to make it a safe and trouble free holiday.

10/25/2013

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Metro Detroit Boy A ‘Living Miracle’ After Stem Cell Treatment For Cerebral Palsy

Thanks to modern technology and medical breakthrough, a metro Detroit boy with cerebral palsy is experiencing a miracle.

10/25/2013

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Street Beat: Battling Hunger

This week on Street Beat, host Roxanne Steele from AMP Radio looks at the issue of hunger in our communities.

10/21/2013

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Street Beat Web Exclusive: Urban Style Comics

As a kid growing up, Andre Batts, the founder of Urban Style Comics and creator of “Dreadlocks,” “Jihad A.D.” and more, said he was so much into comic books but didn’t have a superhero he can relate to.

10/14/2013

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Street Beat: Teen Issues

Being a teenager is a challenging time in any young adult’s life. Thats why this week on Street Beat, host Jill Washburn talks with organizations who are combating issues like bullying and discrimination.

10/11/2013

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Street Beat: Service Animals

This week on Street Beat, host Jill Washburn finds out how man’s best friend is also one of man’s best

10/04/2013