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Published January 21, 2019

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — The Bloomfield Township Public Library has started accepting entries for its third annual amateur photo contest, which has steadily been growing in submissions and notoriety over the years, according to Assistant Library Director Tera Moon.

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Published January 21, 2019

BEVERLY HILLS — Martin Luther King Jr. would have embraced social media to spread his message of equality, said Michigan Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist Jan. 16 at Wylie E. Groves High School.

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Published January 21, 2019

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MACOMB COUNTY — Three local communities came together in recent weeks to help children and families who were without warm clothes through a coat drive called Antolin Coats for Kids.

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Published January 21, 2019

UTICA — Questions are arising about Utica’s senior housing, Riverside 175. During Utica’s Jan. 8 City Council meeting, the topic of either hiring a management company or selling the housing altogether was discussed.

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Published January 21, 2019

For Judith Anderson, art isn’t something that necessarily requires a pencil or a paintbrush.

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Published January 21, 2019

A pickup truck that rolled off the assembly line in Sterling Heights won the favor of a panel of journalist judges during the start of the 2019 North American International Auto Show.

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Published January 18, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — An artist with work on display across metro Detroit is creating a historical mural to greet visitors as they enter the St. Clair Shores Senior Activity Center.

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Published January 18, 2019

ROSEVILLE — Roseville High School is taking audiences on a music-filled trip back to the 1920s with its upcoming production of “Chicago.” The popular Broadway musical tells the story of two women accused of murder and their finding themselves as celebrities for their crimes as they work to twist the justice system to their advantage.

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Published January 18, 2019

ROSEVILLE — Local nonprofit Feeding the Need will be inviting people to step into the shoes of the homeless population that Feeding the Need helps serve in the Roseville area. For the third year in a row, the group will be hosting a “Sleep Out” fundraiser in which people will sleep outdoors in the middle of winter to experience what much of the homeless population has to contend with on a daily basis.

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Published January 18, 2019

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MACOMB COUNTY — Late last year, a Macomb County Sheriff’s Office dispatcher took a 911 call from an individual suffering a seizure. Sheriff Anthony Wickersham explained that, when asked, the caller relayed the correct street number but the incorrect street name, sending emergency responders to the wrong house.

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Published January 18, 2019

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MACOMB COUNTY — The Six Rivers Land Conservancy was recently awarded two grants totaling $120,000 from the Michigan Invasive Species Grant Program for ongoing efforts to address invasive species.

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Published January 17, 2019

WEST BLOOMFIELD — The Greater West Bloomfield Historical Society is celebrating its 45-year history in style this year with a number of activities that will engage local history buffs.

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Published January 16, 2019

ROCHESTER — The Fire and Ice Festival will return to downtown Rochester this weekend, officials said, no matter what the weather has in store.

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Published January 16, 2019

ROYAL OAK — The city of Royal Oak is ready to request proposals for a landscape architect to design a 2-acre downtown park where the current City Hall and Police Department now stand.

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Published January 16, 2019

ROYAL OAK — Longtime Royal Oak Public Library Director Mary Karshner will retire March 1 and hand the reins to a familiar face.

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Published January 16, 2019

SOUTHFIELD — To celebrate the history and heritage of black Americans, the Southfield Parks and Recreation Department has launched several new programs for residents to enjoy this February.

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Published January 16, 2019

METRO DETROIT — It may be impossible to smell or see, but that doesn’t mean radon won’t do a lot of damage. Formed during the breakdown of uranium, radon is a chemically inert radioactive gas found in nearly all soils and rocks.

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Published January 16, 2019

METRO DETROIT — What does it take to make the perfect chili? Is it the spice? Could be. Even the experts aren’t sure. Michelle Weiss, the marketing and events coordinator for the Mount Clemens Downtown Development Authority, organizes the DDA’s annual chili cook-off. Creating “a chili they can be proud of” is the magic ingredient in a cook-off contender, she said.

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Published January 16, 2019

TROY — For a third year, the Martin Luther King Jr. celebration in Troy will depart from the previous speaker format and will instead be a call to service, which is King’s true legacy, say school and city officials.

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Published January 16, 2019

TROY — In an ongoing effort to reduce intolerance and promote peace, the Troy Area Interfaith Group, the Troy Police Department and the Know Your Neighbor Daily initiative will present the annual “Not In Our Town” video screenings and discussion.

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