Newsmakers and links: Sep. 23, 2013




A free sneak preview for a new PBS show called "Genealogy Roadshow" will be held 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Detroit Public Library.

Full story: PBS to offer free 'Genealogy Roadshow' TV show sneak preview at Detroit Public Library (Mon, 9/23)


Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins and Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green were two of Michigan State's biggest stars in the past few years, and now both are wearing Michigan State while endorsing businesses based in the state.

Full story: Ex-Michigan State stars Kirk Cousins, Draymond Green appear on local television commercials (Wed, 9/18)



Fine Tuning:

  • Glenn Haege, America's Master Handyman® and host of The Handyman Show with Glenn Haege on weekends on News/Talk WJR-AM 760 Detroit, has released a newly revised and expanded version of his premiere home improvement book, "Fix it Fast and Easy" as an eBook.

    The eBook version of Fix It Fast & Easy can now be downloaded to your iPhone, iPad, Kindle, Mac and PC on and through the Apple iTunes bookstore for $4.99.

    Haege, who is the author of 11 home improvement books and writes a weekly column for the Detroit News, said releasing this eBook enables homeowners to easily access his clear, concise home improvement advice using the latest technology.

    "I have people call my show when they can't remember the name of a product they heard me mention, but now they can access the book on their smart phone or tablet wherever they are to get that type of information and help them with their home project," Haege said.

    In addition to hosting his local radio show on WJR-AM in Detroit Saturday and Sunday from noon to 2 p.m., it is also aired on more than 140 radio stations across the country.

    For more information, visit his website at







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