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WATCH: Graham Rahal wins first race of 2017 Detroit Grand Prix

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from Belle Isle for the first race of the 2017 Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear. Graham Rahal won the race after starting from the pole. Honda swept the podium by finishing 1-2-3. The best finishing Chevrolet was Josef Newgarden in 4th place. The race lasted 1 hour and 36 minutes under partly cloudy skies. It was a mainly clean race with only six caution laps. In this video, look for interviews with winner Graham Rahal, second place finisher Scott Dixon and third place finisherRead More


WATCH: Fresh Thyme opens for business in Canton, MI

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from the new Fresh Thyme Farmers Market on Ford Road in Canton, Mich. This is the second new grocery store to open within the city in the last two weeks. Fresh Thyme features an extensive produce department with organic and local fruits and vegetables, a natural meat department, healthy deli foods to go, bakery goods, 400 bulk food bins, dairy and frozen and health supplement products. The store donated all of its Boar’s Head hot dog proceeds to The University of Michigan’s Matthaei Botanical Gardens. FreshRead More


WATCH: Emagine Saline Ribbon Cutting & VIP Preview Party

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from the new Emagine Theater in Saline, Michigan. The ribbon cutting and VIP preview party were held on Friday, March 17, 2017. The evening also featured musical performances by the Saline Fiddlers and Kimmie Horne. In this video, look for highlights of the event and interviews with attendees as well as Emagine CEO Paul Glantz & U.S. Rep. Tim Wahlberg (R). The new theater features nine screens and 1,000 seats in all. It is located at the corner of Michigan Avenue and Industrial Drive in theRead More


WATCH: Garden City Kmart is going out of business forever

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from the Garden City Kmart store that is holding its final liquidation sale. The original Kmart store, which led to the nationwide chain of stores, is located at the corner of Ford Road and Middlebelt. It opened back on March 1, 1962 and will soon close for good in a few days. In this video, watch for interviews for shoppers as they returned to get one last bargain. You’ll hear from Martha Terry from Inkster, MI; Matt Lannom from Garden City, MI; and another customer fromRead More


WATCH: Highlights of the 65th annual Meguiar’s Detroit Autorama at Cobo Center

TweetAmericaJR’s Garrett Godwin and Jason Rzucidlo report from Cobo Center for the 65th annual Meguiar’s Detroit Autorama. In this video, watch for highlights and interviews of the annual event. See all of the coolest hot rods and customs including competition for the coveted Ridler Award! Autorama is called “America’s Greatest Hot Rod Show” with more than 800 custom cars, trucks and motorcycles.   Reporting by Garrett Godwin & Jason Rzucidlo


WATCH: Interviews with attendees at the 2017 NAIAS in Detroit

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from Cobo Center for the 2017 North American International Auto Show. In this video, watch for interviews with visitors during public show days. We’ll show you the Lego Batmobile that’s been drawing lots of attention in the Chevrolet display. In addition, we have the new 2018 Ford Mustang that was revealed on Tuesday. This year’s auto show features more interactive activities such as virtual reality experiences and video games for the kids.    


WATCH: Exclusive interviews with Indy 500 Winner Alexander Rossi & Team Owner Michael Andretti

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center for the 2017 Automotive News World Congress. In this video, watch for exclusive interviews with last year’s Indianapolis 500 winner Alexander Rossi and his team owner, Michael Andretti. Both Rossi, Andretti and co-owner Bryan Herta received Baby Borg trophies on Wednesday during the conference. What was the iconic moment of that race? What was it like drinking the milk after winning the race? What are their goals for the 2017 season? Find out in this great video.  Read More


WATCH: 2016 Quick Lane Bowl (Detroit) Post-Game Interviews

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from Ford Field in downtown Detroit for the 2016 Quick Lane Bowl. Boston College held off Maryland to win the game, 36-30. In this video, watch for post-game interviews with the coaches and top players from the game. You’ll hear from Boston College Head Coach Steve Addazio and Maryland Head Coach DJ Durkin. In addition, we’ve got Boston College players Truman Gutapfel (T),  Kevin Kavalec (DE), Patrick Towles (QB), and Mike Walker (WR).    


WATCH: 2016 Plymouth Fall Festival Rotary BBQ highlights and interviews

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from Kellogg Park for the 2016 Plymouth Fall Festival. The Plymouth Rotary Club’s annual Chicken BBQ is the highlight of Sunday afternoon. Each year, 10,000 chicken dinners are sold and they run out fast! In this video, watch for highlights of the festival and interviews with attendees and a car owner. You’ll hear from Macey Guenther & Ronda Osadca from Belleville, MI; Janice and Tony Piezii from Walloon Lake, MI; Samantha Deneweth from Garden City, MI; and Pete Rankowski, owner of a 1972 Buick Skylark TributeRead More


WATCH: 2016 Ford Arts, Beats and Eats highlights [w/ interviews]

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from downtown Royal Oak for the 2016 Ford Arts, Beats and Eats festival. In this video, look for highlights of the event and interviews. You’ll meet two attendees, two restaurant managers and two artists. In addition, look for short performances by The Lilac Lungs and Your Generation in Concert plus many great local bands. The festival has something for everyone. Attendees can receive six food tickets by test driving a Ford vehicle. Arts, Beats and Eats continues through Monday (Labor Day) in Royal Oak. Admission isRead More