DETROIT – It’s a tradition everyone in the Local 4 newsroom looks forward to on the day after Thanksgiving, as business editor Rod Meloni turns in his reporter notepad for his Rod the Builder apron. In years past, he has tried his hand at carving ice sculptures, a cookie bake-off, decorating a tree, professional gift wrapping, a chef chop challenge and putting up Christmas lights against a professional company. That last one has been a fan favorite and that’s why this year we are bringing it back with a twist. Local 4 approached the same company, Landscape Services Inc., to see if they would be interested in doing another Rod the Builder challenge. “We welcome it,” said Bret Steiner, landscape designer and estimator for Landscape Services. “It’s been eight years. Maybe he has improved his decorating skills. We’re definitely up for the challenge.” “I’ve been doing Christmas lights for my kids for, what, 30 years. I’m adept reasonably at the process, I can do this,” Meloni said about his outdoor Christmas light decorating skills Payton Shock, 10, was diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma in July. She has undergone surgery to remove the tumor from her spine and is in the mids...