Christy Strawser

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Ready For The Polar Plunge?

The 2013 Polar Plunge to raise money for Special Olympics Michigan happens Saturday, Feb. 16, at Milliken State Park on the Detroit waterfront.



Allen Park High School Has Unique Take On MLK Day

Using the circle as a symbol of interconnectedness, the John Mayer song “Waiting for the World to Change,” as inspiration and “We shall overcome,” as the call to action — the high school has a full day of engagement activities planned to urge students to become the change they want to see in the world.


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Study: 30 Percent Of Teen Girls Meet Strangers On The Web

The study, published in the January 14 edition of medical journal “Pediatrics” has a message for parents and teens: The Internet can still be dangerous.


(Photo: Publicity shot) Local band TwentyForSeven performed for Miley Cyrus' baby sister.

Local Band Performs For Miley Cyrus’ Family Event

TwentyForSeven guitarist Blake Hayes said the whole experience was unique, from performing for the pop star, to meeting the entire Cyrus family.


(Photo: WWJ)  The Detroit Bus Company has an array of unique tours available.

Detroit Bus Company Offers Unique Tours, Pub Crawls

The private Detroit Bus Company has a roster of winter and spring tours that celebrate Detroit, its architecture and history.


LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 03:  Singer Kesha performs onstage during KIIS FM's 2012 Jingle Ball at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on December 3, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Clear Channel)

Stations Pull Ke$ha, Pumped Up Kicks, Following Sandy Hook

98.7 AMP Radio, a top 40 station in metro Detroit, no longer has “Pumped Up Kicks” in its rotation, and decided to pull Ke$ha’s “Die Young.”


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GUIDE: Keep The Holidays Pet Safe

SOUTHFIELD — A trip to the vet is the last thing a pet parent wants to be faced with during the busy holiday season. Instead, keep the holidays jolly by ensuring pets receive the proper gift under the […]



Instagram Says It Owns Your Pictures

That means photos of your friends and family, that wacky weekend, even your honeymoon — could be used online, in magazine ads, even on billboards, without your permission.


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Springsteen ‘Wrecking Ball’ Tour Stops At The Palace

Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band are bringing a wrecking ball on Thursday, April 12, to The Palace of Auburn Hills.


Local Thrift Stores Grab Back-To-School Shoppers With High-End Goods At Low Prices

By Christy Strawser CBS Detroit Managing Editor Paul DeGriegck knows a bargain when he sees one, so when he spotted four ladder-backed dining chairs in the window of a local thrift store for $4.99 each, […]