Street Beat: Money MattersThis week on Street Beat, host Rob Stone finds out about money matters. First, Joshua Wease, the Director of the Michigan State University College of Law Low Income Taxpayer Clinic; and Christina Thompson, the Supervising Attorney at the clinic; talk about the proposed tax code changes and the impact they may have. They are also the authors of “Master the IRS Maze.” Then, Marshall J. Hunt, the Director of Tax Policy and Advocacy for the Accounting Aid Society explains how to get a head start on your taxes. Next, Margaret Trimer-Hartley, president and CEO of Junior Achievement of Southeastern Michigan, explains their programs that teach financial literacy to children. Finally, Brett Jordan, executive director of the Bridging Lost Gaps program at Madonna, and Emma Teller of Catholic Vantage Financial; explain how they are working together to help college students become financially literate.
CBS EcoMedia The Sam Bernstein Law Firm Volunteers of America MichiganThe Sam Bernstein helping the Volunteers of America Michigan.
First Forecast: Winter-WiseThe First Forecast team of Karen Carter and April Moss show viewers how winter affects you in everything from your home to your health to travel to what you eat. Learn how to be ready for slick roads, flight cancellations, ice dams and more.
Street Beat: Highlighting Women LeadersThis week on Street Beat, host Amyre Makupson talks to female leaders who are helping other women achieve and succeed. First, Katie Katz, the Development Director at City Year Detroit, and Cornetta Lane, founder of Stories & ( ___), talk about the upcoming Women’s Leadership Breakfast. Then, Monica Lewis-Patrick, the President and CEO of We the People of Detroit, talks about the I Dream Detroit project that focuses on what female leaders see for the future of Detroit. Then, Impact 100 Oakland County gives over $100,000 to non-profits to help them grow. Impact’s President Mary Pat Rosen explains how this all-women organization is helping others. Finally, Marlin Williams, the Founder of Sisters Code, discusses how her non-profit helps women learn the basics of computer languages in order to successfully find work.
First Forecast Winter-Wise Special TeaserThe First Forecast team of Karen Carter and April Moss show viewers how winter affects you in everything from your home to your health to travel to what you eat. Learn how to be ready for slick roads, flight cancellations, ice dams and more.
Tunnel 2 Towers Mobile 9/11 ExhibitThe Stephen Sillers Tunnel 2 Towers mobile exhibit stops in Detroit.
Massive Fire and Explosion in Orion TownshipOfficials say a gas transmission line ruptured, setting off an explosion and fire that could be seen from miles away. The blast created a crater 18-feet deep and exposed about 30-feet of the 22-inch natural gas line.
Michigan Matters: Hank Meijer & Dr. Murray HoweThis week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain talks with Hendrik (Hank) Meijer, the Executive Chairman of Meijer, about his company and his new book, a biography of the late Sen. Arthur Vandenberg called "“Arthur Vandenberg: The Man in the Middle of the American Century.” Then Dr. Murray Howe, the youngest son of hockey great Gordie Howe, who is the head of Sports Medicine Imaging for Toledo Radiological Associates and Promedica Health System's Sports Care Program, talks about his new book: "Nine Lessons I learned From my Father."
Double Fatal Shooting On Detroit's West SideWWJ's Vickie Thomas spoke with neighbors following the shooting on Carter Street, near Dexter and Joy.