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Positive stories in Detroit plus a way to nominate a hero or business moving Detroit forward during Covid-19. 

Scarlet's Playground
(WWJ/Christina McDaniel)
WWJ News
June 05, 2020 - 3:23 pm
The only all-inclusive playground in Michigan is named after retired WOMC morning show co-host Stephen Clark’s 7 ½ year old granddaughter.
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Gov. Gretchen Whitmer
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (Photo: State of Michigan)
Christy Strawser
June 05, 2020 - 11:18 am
In news that some Michiganders have been begging for the last few weeks, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced that hair salons, gyms, theaters, performance spaces and sports venues will be able to re-open on June 15.
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Camping Michigan
Christy Strawser
June 04, 2020 - 1:49 pm
Michigan's Department of Natural Resources says ... let's get ready to camp!
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black lives matter detroit protest.
(Photo by Matthew Hatcher/Getty Images)
WWJ News
June 04, 2020 - 8:41 am
What a difference a night can make ... After Tuesday's clash between protesters and police resulted in more than 100 arrests, police decided not to uphold the curfew so protesters could march down Lafayette Avenue toward Belle Isle and back downtown without incident.
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Talu Massey
Mother Talu Massey (St. Paul AME Church)
WWJ News
June 03, 2020 - 12:47 pm
Friends of a Detroit woman did not let the global pandemic stop them from celebrating her 103rd birthday.
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costco
(Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)
WWJ News
June 03, 2020 - 8:33 am
While the popular samples disappeared from Costco stores as one of the many preventative measures for shopping during the coronavirus pandemic, that's about to change.
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WWJ News
June 02, 2020 - 1:32 pm
This about-face comes just a few days after all four health departments joined forces to announce they would keep public pools closed "indefinitely" to avoid a spike in COVID-19 cases over the summer which could interview with schools reopening in the fall.
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Michael Cerio
May 29, 2020 - 5:15 pm
As concerts continue to be cancelled over coronavirus concerns, some artists are offering live concert streams to keep you connected at home. Here’s our updating list of what to watch.
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Shinola Detroit watch to benefit healthcare workers
Shinola
WWJ News
May 29, 2020 - 9:53 am
Believing the world needs champs, Shinola released a new watch benefitting Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan and their efforts supporting the healthcare workers who are giving it their all on the frontlines of the COVID-19 crisis.
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hair salon
WWJ News
May 28, 2020 - 7:56 am
Ready for a haircut? Hairdressers, barbers and spa owners say they're ready to get back to cutting and snipping as a group advocating for the re-opening of salons and barbershops delivers an eight-pillar plan to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.
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