Feds Sue Volkswagen

The federal government is suing automaker Volkswagen, alleging the company violated the Clean Air Act by using illegal devices to...

Detroit Lions End Poor Season on Winning Note

The Detroit Lions have finished a disappointing season with a victory over the division rival Chicago Bears. Detroit held off...

New Year Brings New Laws to Michigan

The new year is bringing with it a new series of laws in Michigan, affecting everyone from drivers to diners....

Great Lakes Water Authority Officially Takes Over Operations

As of January 1, 2016 the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department and seven counties in SE Michigan officially merged operations...

Word Warriors Want to Revive Forgotten Terms

If "banishing" overused words is anathema to you, then you might appreciate this story. The Wayne State Word Warriors have issued...

CuriosiD: Why isn’t there a Taco Bell downtown?

This week’s question comes from WDET listener Faisal Hussain. Click on the audio player above to listen to the story....

The Progressive Underground Show 151

Far Out Recordings On tonight's The Progressive Underground, we play tracks from Mall Grab, Galcher Lustwerk, Sergio Mendes, Bebel Gilberto,...

Rob Reinhart’s Essential Music: 1/2/16

This week on RREM, we'll look ahead well into 2016 with forthcoming releases from Lissie, Damien Jurado, Elton John and...

Election 2016: Janice Winfrey Candidate Questionnaire

  Why are you running for Congress? The 13th Congressional District is the poorest in Michigan.  It has the most...

WDET’s New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day Specials

WDET's Ann Delisi and Rob Reinhart sit down together and review the year in music.  Listen to the hour which includes...

Ann Delisi and Rob Reinhart’s Discuss the Essential Music of 2015

Ann Delisi, host of Essential Music on WDET (weekend days at 11 a.m.) and Rob Reinhart, host of both Essential...

So Don’t Start a Sentence This Way

So, the most nominated entry on this year’s list of "banished" words from Lake Superior State University is--“so", specifically when it’s used to start...