Metro Detroit: Newsmakers June 9, 2009




Detroit News:

Witness the dramatic story behind Ann Arbor's Traverwood Branch Library in the Detroit Public Television documentary "Up from Ashes," which airs 8 p.m. Thursday on WTVS-TV (Channel 56). Viewers can relive how the building came into existence and find out how developers harvested hundreds of ash trees that were devastated by the emerald ash borer, and used the trees to build what is arguably one of the most storied and breathtaking libraries in Metro Detroit. Produced by KDN Films Inc. in Madison Heights, "Up from Ashes" takes us through every stage of development, from the architectural drawing boards to the 1-ton draft horses that harvested lumber for O'Neal Construction Inc... Documentary follows growth of Ann Arbor's Traverwood library (Tue, 6/9)



Detroit Free Press:

If you haven't prepared for the digital TV transition, you have until Friday. That's the final deadline for television stations across the country to switch from analog to digital broadcasting. The shift has been talked about for what seems like forever. But some people aren't ready yet. More than 200 calls have been coming in daily to Don-Lors Electronics in Livonia, which has teamed up with the Michigan Association of Broadcasters to answer questions about the transition at 888-643-8809... TV switches to a digital signal Friday; Here's how you can prepare (Tue, 6/9)







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