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WJR Radio News/Talk 760 WJR. The Great Voice of The Great Lakes! ~ A Cumulus Media Station

Over the years, through a change in call letters and several changes on the AM dial, WJR grew to be the largest, strongest, most respected radio station in the state of Michigan, broadcasting at 50,000 watts, 24 hours a day from high atop the golden tower of the Fisher Building. WJR has a legendary lineup of local and national personalities that define its iconic brand:
- Paul W. Smith
- All Talk

w/ Kevin Dietz & Tom Jordan
- Chris Renwick
- Mitch Albom
- Guy Gordon
- Mark Levin
- Ben Shapiro
- and many others...

Tlaib endorsed the Listen to Michigan campaign, which was organized by Arab American activists urging people to choose t...
02/20/2024

Tlaib endorsed the Listen to Michigan campaign, which was organized by Arab American activists urging people to choose the "uncommitted" ballot option in the state's Democrat primary on Feb. 27 to push for a ceasefire in Gaza.

Photo: Jack Gruber ~ USA TODAY NETWORK DETROIT, Feb. 20, 2024 ~ Democrat Rep. Rashida Tlaib (MI-12) endorsed a campaign that aims to send a message to President Joe Biden through Michigan's Democrat primary about his support of Israel's military onslaught on Gaza. Over the weekend, Tlaib, the on

In Whitmer's proposed budget for the next fiscal year, 75% of the Department of Education's funds would be transferred t...
02/20/2024

In Whitmer's proposed budget for the next fiscal year, 75% of the Department of Education's funds would be transferred to her new MiLEAP program.

Photo: Don Reid ~ USA TODAY NETWORK MICHIGAN, Feb. 20, 2024 ~ Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's new Michigan Department of Lifelong Education, Advancement, and Potential (MiLEAP) is already causing a ire among state education leaders. In Whitmer's proposed budget for the next fiscal year would transfer 75

“’JR Sunday with Mark Hollis” took the Trion Solutions Studio on the road this past Sunday for a conversation with Motow...
02/19/2024

“’JR Sunday with Mark Hollis” took the Trion Solutions Studio on the road this past Sunday for a conversation with Motown Museum Chairperson and CEO Robin Terry. Learn about this iconic museum, with a look at the history, the programs that it offers for today’s youth, and the plans that are set to preserve it all for generations to come.

Feb. 18, 2024 ~ Motown Museum Chairwoman & CEO Robin Terry chats with Mark about the expansion of the Motown Museum.

02/19/2024

Cruise & Tour Vice President of Group Products Charlie Crull visits with Guy, Lloyd, and Jamie to preview our WJR Travel Club excursion to Cambodia and Vietnam. Learn more and reserve at WJRTravelClub.com.

"Behind the Bench with Todd Flood” premieres TONIGHT!!! Join Attorney Todd Flood of Flood Law PLLC as he talks with lega...
02/19/2024

"Behind the Bench with Todd Flood” premieres TONIGHT!!! Join Attorney Todd Flood of Flood Law PLLC as he talks with legal experts about the local and national cases that are making headlines. Don’t miss this insightful show LIVE tonight, Monday February 19 at 7 p.m., on 760 WJR!

Mark Hollis and ‘JR Sunday is on the road this morning broadcasting LIVE from the Motown Museum.
02/18/2024

Mark Hollis and ‘JR Sunday is on the road this morning broadcasting LIVE from the Motown Museum.

760 WJR continues to honor   this Sunday, February 19 with a broadcast of “’JR Sunday with Mark Hollis” live from the Mo...
02/17/2024

760 WJR continues to honor this Sunday, February 19 with a broadcast of “’JR Sunday with Mark Hollis” live from the Motown Museum in Detroit.

Learn about the iconic individuals who made this historic landmark an indelible symbol of Detroit’s history, plus discover programs that are making a difference for today’s generation, and the plans that will preserve it all for generations to come.

Guests include Motown Museum CEO Robin Terry, Detroit Youth Choir Manager LaVelle Nero, and R&B singer, rapper, and songwriter Dwele. Listen this Sunday starting at 8 a.m. More at WJR.com/JR-Sunday. Photo: Junfu Han / USA TODAY NETWORK

The cities selected exist by major highway/freeway corridors, including Detroit, Brighton, Port Huron, Flint, Traverse C...
02/16/2024

The cities selected exist by major highway/freeway corridors, including Detroit, Brighton, Port Huron, Flint, Traverse City, Alma, and Jackson.

Photo: Tariq Zehawi ~ USA TODAY NETWORK MICHIGAN, Feb. 16, 2024 ~ The Michigan Infrastructure Office and the Michigan Department of Transportation recently awarded $23 million to cities across the state to install 41 electric vehicle chargers and beef up the state's EV infrastructure. The locati

House Speaker Joe Tate (D-Detroit) made the decision Monday to remove Schriver after he shared a photo on X, formerly Tw...
02/15/2024

House Speaker Joe Tate (D-Detroit) made the decision Monday to remove Schriver after he shared a photo on X, formerly Twitter, featuring the “great replacement” theory.

Photo: Nick King ~ USA TODAY NETWORK LANSING, Feb. 14, 2024 ~ State Rep. Josh Schriver (R-Oxford) has been expelled from a committee after he shared a social media post regarding a known white supremacist conspiracy theory. House Speaker Joe Tate (D-Detroit) made the decision Monday to remove Sc

Before the game at Footprint Center, the Phoenix Suns' Drew Eubank and Stewart were in a heated verbal argument before S...
02/15/2024

Before the game at Footprint Center, the Phoenix Suns' Drew Eubank and Stewart were in a heated verbal argument before Stewart allegedly threw a punch that led to security interference.

Photo: Rick Osentoski ~ USA TODAY NETWORK DETROIT, Feb. 14, 2024 ~ On Wednesday, Detroit Pistons center Isaiah Stewart was arrested for an alleged assault following a pre-game fight with Phoenix Suns center Drew Eubanks. Before the game at Footprint Center, Eubank and Stewart were in a heated ve

House Intelligence Committee Chiar Mike Turner gave no further details about the threat but called for information about...
02/15/2024

House Intelligence Committee Chiar Mike Turner gave no further details about the threat but called for information about the alleged weapons to be declassified by the White House.

Photo: Kyle Terada ~ USA TODAY NETWORK RUSSIA, Feb. 14, 2024 ~ GOP Rep. Mike Turner, chair of the House Intelligence Committee, is raising alarm bells about potential Russian plans for an anti-satellite nuclear weapons system. Turner has given no further details about the threat but called for i

As panic ensued, the sizeable police presence on hand ran towards the shots.
02/15/2024

As panic ensued, the sizeable police presence on hand ran towards the shots.

Photo: David Rainey ~ USA TODAY NETWORK KANSAS CITY, Missouri, Feb, 14, 2024 ~ One person is dead and at least 20 have been wounded following a mass shooting Wednesday at a rally scheduled to celebrate the Super Bowl victory of the Kansas City Chiefs. An estimated one million people were in atte

During today's Detroit Economic Lunch at Huntington Place, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer spoke to Tony Michaels, President and C...
02/14/2024

During today's Detroit Economic Lunch at Huntington Place, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer spoke to Tony Michaels, President and CEO of the Parade Company, about the current state of Michigan! Click the link to hear the interview: https://bit.ly/3SZXkEv

WIN tickets to see SANTANA and COUNTING CROWS in concert!Your chance this week on 'JR Afternoon with Chris Renwick.Ticke...
02/14/2024

WIN tickets to see SANTANA and COUNTING CROWS in concert!

Your chance this week on 'JR Afternoon with Chris Renwick.

Tickets on sale starting 10am, Friday, February 16 at Ticketmaster.
Details at WJR.com/events

This season, the Tigers will host the defending World Series champion Texas Rangers from April 15-18.
02/14/2024

This season, the Tigers will host the defending World Series champion Texas Rangers from April 15-18.

Photo: Junfu Han ~ USA TODAY NETWORK DETROIT, Feb. 14, 2024 ~ Detroit baseball is ready for another season, with single-game tickets for the 2024 Detroit Tigers season on sale now. Tickets went on sale Wednesday morning at Tigers.com/tickets, with opening day set for Friday, April 5 at Comerica

In a star-studded epsiode of WJR's "Focus," Dan Gilbert and Mark Hollis sat down with Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan to discu...
02/13/2024

In a star-studded epsiode of WJR's "Focus," Dan Gilbert and Mark Hollis sat down with Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan to discuss how the NFL Draft will impact Detroit!

Click the link to hear the interview: https://bit.ly/42HENA2

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed the repeal last year in March, ditching the law signed by Republican Gov. Rick Snyder in 20...
02/13/2024

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed the repeal last year in March, ditching the law signed by Republican Gov. Rick Snyder in 2012.

Photo: Mandi Wright ~ USA TODAY NETWORK MICHIGAN, Feb. 13, 2024 ~ The repeal of Michigan's right-to-work law took effect Tuesday, the first state to remove such a law in over sixty years. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed the repeal last year in March, ditching the law signed by Republican Gov. Rick

Lansing joined other Michigan cities like Dearborn, Detroit, and Ann Arbor that have called for an immediate end to Isra...
02/13/2024

Lansing joined other Michigan cities like Dearborn, Detroit, and Ann Arbor that have called for an immediate end to Israel's military assault on Gaza that has killed about 28,350 Palestinians.

Photo: David Rodriguez Munoz ~ USA TODAY NETWORK LANSING, Feb. 13, 2024 ~ The city of Lansing became the latest city in Michigan on Monday to officially call for a ceasefire in Gaza. The Lansing City Council approved the resolution that, in addition to calling for a ceasefire, denounced Islamoph

The car will start at $34,995, higher than the $30,000 price tag GM had promised for the vehicle, but could be lowered i...
02/13/2024

The car will start at $34,995, higher than the $30,000 price tag GM had promised for the vehicle, but could be lowered if buyers are approved for the federal $7,500 EV tax credit.

Photo: David Rodriguez Munoz ~ USA TODAY NETWORK DETROIT, Feb. 13, 2024 ~ General Motors officially introduced the price and range for its newest electric vehicle, the 2024 Chevy Equinox, at a higher price than expected. The car will start at $34,995, higher than the $30,000 price tag GM had pro

Happy Paczki Day!Thank you to Congresswoman Debbie Dingell and Retired Lt. Colonel Rocky Raczkowski for providing paczki...
02/13/2024

Happy Paczki Day!

Thank you to Congresswoman Debbie Dingell and Retired Lt. Colonel Rocky Raczkowski for providing paczki for the WJR crew this morning!

Happy Paczki Day!Where do you buy your paczki today?Thank you Congresswoman Debbie Dingell for dropping off these fresh ...
02/13/2024

Happy Paczki Day!

Where do you buy your paczki today?

Thank you Congresswoman Debbie Dingell for dropping off these fresh paczki for the WJR team!

While MSU has made some strides to improve campus safety, the school lags behind schedule in some areas such as installi...
02/12/2024

While MSU has made some strides to improve campus safety, the school lags behind schedule in some areas such as installing new locks on classroom doors, with hundreds of doors on campus still not upgraded.

Photo: Matthew Dae Smith ~ USA TODAY NETWORK EAST LANSING, Feb. 12, 2024 ~ Michigan State University is set to reflect on the school shooting that shook campus one year ago. Tuesday, Feb. 13 marks one year since a gunman killed three people and injured five others at MSU, with most classes cance

Nearly one year ago, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed new gun safety laws passed by the Democratic majority in the State Leg...
02/12/2024

Nearly one year ago, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed new gun safety laws passed by the Democratic majority in the State Legislature.

Photo: Matthew Dae Smith ~ USA TODAY NETWORK MICHIGAN, Feb. 12, 2024 ~ A slew of new Michigan gun safety laws are set to take effect Tuesday, Feb. 13 that aim to restrict access to fi****ms for certain individuals and to regulate safe gun ownership. Nearly one year ago, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer sig

The Blue Bird Inn saw performances from legends like Miles Davis, John Coltrane, and Sarah Vaughan before it was was aba...
02/12/2024

The Blue Bird Inn saw performances from legends like Miles Davis, John Coltrane, and Sarah Vaughan before it was was abandoned in the early 2000s.

Photo: Courtesy of Detroit Sound Conservancy DETROIT, Feb. 12, 2024 ~ The Detroit Sound Conservancy has been diligently restoring a historic jazz club on Detroit's west side. The Blue Bird Inn at 5021 Tireman Ave., which saw performances from legends like Miles Davis, John Coltrane, and Sarah Va

Michigan State defeated No. 10 ranked Illinois 88-80 on Saturday at the Breslin Center in East Lansing. Coach Izzo spoke...
02/12/2024

Michigan State defeated No. 10 ranked Illinois 88-80 on Saturday at the Breslin Center in East Lansing. Coach Izzo spoke on the big win and what's next for the Spartans:

"All in all, I think we beat one of the most talented, best teams that we’ve played. What does that do for us? A lot... Flowers for now, [but] we got another game Tuesday, quicker turnaround."

The Spartans will face Penn State away in Pennsylvania on Wednesday, February 14. As always... Go Green! Read more at WJR.com!

Photo: Nick King ~ USA TODAY NETWORK EAST LANSING, Feb. 12, 2024 ~ The Michigan State Spartans defeated the No. 10 ranked Illinois Fighting Illini 88-80 on Saturday at the Breslin Center in East Lansing. This game was jam-packed with exciting Big Ten Conference basketball. Despite the back-an

760 WJR invites you to celebrate the timeless music of the legendary fab four with RAIN: a Tribute to The Beatles, April...
02/12/2024

760 WJR invites you to celebrate the timeless music of the legendary fab four with RAIN: a Tribute to The Beatles, April 18 at FOX Theatre.

You could WIN TICKETS ... text RAIN to 800-859-0957.

Tickets are on sale now. For more info, visit WJR.com/events

TMV Group Managing Partner Bill Morden spoke this weekend on "'JR Sunday with Mark Hollis" live in the Trion Solutions S...
02/12/2024

TMV Group Managing Partner Bill Morden spoke this weekend on "'JR Sunday with Mark Hollis" live in the Trion Solutions Studio about the decisions companies make when it comes to having a Super Bowl commercial. Listen here:

Feb. 11, 2024 ~ TMV Group Managing Partner Bill Morden spoke with Mark about the decisions companies make when it comes to having a Super Bowl commercial.

RFK Jr. will be in Michigan today, and WJR has an exclusive interview with the candidate! Click the link below to hear i...
02/10/2024

RFK Jr. will be in Michigan today, and WJR has an exclusive interview with the candidate! Click the link below to hear it:

https://bit.ly/3UBKUUh

Michiganders ... are you ready?!?
02/09/2024

Michiganders ... are you ready?!?

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