Metro Detroit: Newsmakers Mar 7, 2008




Crain's Detroit Business:

Fans of the Detroit Tigers who don’t have cable or satellite television will be limited to nine over-the-air broadcasts this season — down from 25 games in 2007. Fox will air eight Tigers games as part of the network's national Saturday Baseball Game of the Week broadcasts. Those games will be carried locally on Detroit Fox affiliate WJBK-Channel 2. The only other chance to watch the Tigers on the public airwaves comes when the Tigers open the season at 1:05 p.m. March 31 at Comerica Park against the Kansas City Royals... Only 9 Tiger games to be available via over-the-air TV broadcasts (Thu, 3/6)

WCSX to announce 2008 Stone Soup Project car at Autorama

WCSX listeners have spoken and they have chosen this year’s Stone Soup Project car. WCSX’s Morning Show hosts Jim Johnson (JJ) & Lynne Woodison will unveil this year’s Stone Soup Project car at Autorama in Cobo Center today, Friday March 7th, at 5pm.

Stone Soup raffle tickets will be available for sale for the first time at the WCSX Autorama booth. Tickets are $25 and all proceeds go to Forgotten Harvest. JJ & Lynne’s Stone Soup Project has raised nearly $1 million for local Detroit charities since 2003.

WCSX will also have 3 previous Stone Soup vehicles on display. You can see the '70 HEMI Roadrunner, '65 GTO Convertible & '47 Custom Nailhead Truck. The station will broadcast live all weekend from the 56th annual Autorama @ Cobo Center March 7-9. For more information go to

Detroit Free Press:

Nostalgic radio exhibit: Blast from the past? This qualifies. A new exhibit opening at the Detroit Historical Museum ( on Saturday features six radio personalities of the past and present. "Detroit's Classic Radio Voices" has artifacts, photos and audio... Names and Faces (Fri, 3/7)







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