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Published October 26, 2017

Three Pontiac teens are in Oakland County Jail after an alleged armed home invasion late Tuesday that police say was a “crime of opportunity.”

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Published October 23, 2017

Published October 16, 2017

FRANKLIN — The village of Franklin is getting ready to show its spooky side with its annual FranklinStein Frenzy Halloween event.

The frenzy will take place between noon and 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, throughout downtown Franklin. It is organized by Mainstreet Franklin, a community group that seeks to maintain the historical nature of the village and encourages business opportunities there.

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Published October 11, 2017

In 1964, Birmingham resident Stu Shuster started working at the General Motors Co. Design Center in Warren, where he would spend his early career rubbing elbows with the creators of some of the classics of that era.

One of the cars that Shuster became familiar with was the Chevrolet Corvair.

“The original car was designed in Ned F. Nickles’ advanced studio in the late ’50s,” said Shuster. “I worked for Ned in later years.”

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Published October 11, 2017

METRO DETROIT — Our pets fill our days with silly expressions, belly rubs and furry snuggles.

And it can be hard to think that one day, inevitably, all of that joy will come to an end.

Losing a pet is never easy, but over the years as our furry friends have become more like members of the family, veterinarians and pet experts have been working on ways to make saying goodbye a little easier.

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Published October 10, 2017

METRO DETROIT — Halloween is a scary time of year, with ghosts and goblins lurking around every corner, but for the millions of families managing food allergies, the most frightening thing about it is often the treats.

“What people might not know is that 1 in 13 kids in the U.S. have a food allergy,” said Nancy Gregory, senior director of communications at Food Allergy Research and Education.

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Published October 9, 2017

BIRMINGHAM — The 32nd annual OUR TOWN art show and sale at The Community House will feature 357 pieces of artwork from 142 Michigan artists, returning 35 percent of their proceeds from art sales back to the nonprofit’s outreach programming.

But the annual juried show isn’t about numbers — it’s about color and beauty, and with works in paint, sculpture, fiber, photography, jewelry and mixed media, there’s plenty to be had.

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Published October 9, 2017

BEVERLY HILLS — The Beverly Hills Department of Public Safety is investigating an incident that reportedly occurred at Groves High School following the varsity football team’s game against Troy High School Sept. 28.

After the conclusion of the game, one of the students on the Groves team and two non-students allegedly had a confrontation in the parking lot. An altercation began, and a second member of the Groves football team ran to intervene, public safety officials said.

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Published October 9, 2017

BLOOMFIELD HILLS/BEVERLY HILLS — Many people have recently been surprised to see their caller ID read that they were receiving calls from their own phone number, but authorities say it’s best to just let it ring.

It’s a popular trick used by scammers, called “spoofing,” in which they will trick the phone into reading the incoming number as the owner’s. Confused, people may often take the call, exposing them to con artists.

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Published October 6, 2017

PONTIAC — Visitors, of the human variety, packed into the newly built Oakland County Animal Shelter and Pet Adoption Center Oct. 4 for the grand opening of the more than 35,000-square-foot facility.

Even though there were remarks from Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson, guided tours of the state-of-the-art building and even snacks for guests, it was clear the day was all about the animals.

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Published October 6, 2017

From sprawling apple orchards to pick-your-own pumpkin patches, Michigan offers plenty of ways to spend a crisp autumn day. But if you’re looking for something a little more active — and you’re up for a challenge — it’s time to get in on the corn maze craze.

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