Newsmakers and links: Friday Nov. 28, 2014

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Detroit Free Press:

People camped out, cooked out or just stood in rapt delight as Detroit's 88th annual holiday parade -- officially named America's Thanksgiving Parade presented by Art Van -- marched and rolled without a hitch past M-1 light-rail construction sites that had worried planners.

Full story: Holiday parade rolls in Detroit and 148 TV markets (Thu, 11/27)


Services will be held Saturday for the Rev. Ron Coleman Sr., a pastor whose ministry reached beyond the pulpit and onto airwaves in metro Detroit. The Rev. Coleman died unexpectedly at his home in Detroit Friday. He was 68. A cause of death was not immediately made available.

Full story: Pastor, radio host the Rev. Ron D. Coleman dies at 68 (Thu, 11/27)

Christmas has once again come early at Detroit radio station 104.3 WOMC FM. The station switched 7:30 a.m. Wednesday to a special, all-Christmas great hits format to celebrate the holiday season.

Full story: Detroit radio station begins 24-hour Christmas, Motown holiday classics format (Wed, 11/26)



Michigan's all-Christmas radio stations:

  • Detroit: WNIC-FM 100.3, WOMC-FM 104.3, WCSX-FM 94.7 (HD-2 only)

  • Grand Rapids: WTRV-FM 100.5 and WSRW-FM 105.7

  • Lansing: WFMK-FM 99.1

  • Tri-Cities/Bay region: WHNN-FM 96.1 and WSAG-FM 104.1/WSAM AM 1400; WGDN-FM 103.1 will go all-Christmas on Dec. 5

  • Battle Creek: WBXX-FM 104.9

  • Pt. Huron: WHLS AM 1450 / WHLX AM 1590

  • Northern Lower Peninsula: WQEZ-FM 95.5/WOEZ-FM 106.3 and WLXT-FM 96.3

  • Upper Peninsula: WNBY-FM 93.9 (Newberry) and W291CJ FM 106.1 (Marquette)

  • Nearby: WRVF-FM 101.5 Toledo, OH ; WNSN-FM 101.5 South Bend, IN





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