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Published November 15, 2019

BIRMINGHAM — A domestic cat living in Birmingham was diagnosed with rabies, according to county officials, making the animal the most recent case of rabies diagnosed locally, along with four bats and 11 skunks. 

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Published November 15, 2019

WARREN — The Christmas spirit has already arrived in Van Dyke Public Schools this season.

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Published November 15, 2019

METRO DETROIT — This month, eight Boy Scouts of America districts in Macomb, Wayne and Oakland counties collected nonperishable canned goods for their annual Scouting for Food community service project.

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Published November 15, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS — As a co-captain of the Utica High School color guard, Lauren Kerr is used to being a right-hand woman to the coach and the rest of the team. But with an injured left arm, it’s been a little harder this fall.

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Published November 15, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS — When Henry Ford II High School senior Hannah Frrokaj was assigned a woodworking class project of making a paddleboard for billionaire Richard Branson, her first task was to find out who he was.

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Published November 15, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS — Joseph Gray didn’t set out to write children’s books. But when his friends Emily and James Sajore, of Sterling Heights, faced challenges after the birth of their twin sons, Joshua and Jacob, Gray felt compelled to write about them.

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Published November 15, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — Knowing that hard times can fall on anyone, the Madison Heights Goodfellows continue to provide food and clothing assistance during the holidays, and Christmas gifts for families in need, in keeping with their motto, “No child without a Christmas.” Among the volunteers in the group are people who themselves benefited from the Goodfellows in the past.

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Published November 15, 2019

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WAYNE COUNTY — Wayne County residents are gathering signatures to put an initiative that supports after-school programs on the March 10, 2020, ballot.

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Published November 14, 2019

WEST BLOOMFIELD — About 125 second grade students at a local elementary school are on a quest to make the monarch butterfly the official state insect.

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Published November 14, 2019

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FARMINGTON HILLS — In the spirit of holiday giving, a local car dealership wants to give away as many toys as it can to charity.

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Published November 14, 2019

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MACOMB COUNTY — Pat Daniels wakes up every day and tells other vets, “I got your six.”

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Published November 14, 2019

MOUNT CLEMENS — A new term is underway in Mount Clemens government. A special City Commission organizational meeting was held Nov. 12, a couple  of hours after elected officials were sworn in.

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Published November 14, 2019

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — Nearly 10 years to the day after the Harrison Township Public Library first opened its doors, it has concluded its first major renovation.

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Published November 13, 2019

METRO DETROIT — It might be easy for some to dismiss the life of a drug user, to think they’ve made a choice and will live — or maybe die — with the consequences.

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Published November 13, 2019

METRO DETROIT — There aren’t too many “for sale” signs out on the front lawns of homes this time of year, and that’s for good reason, according to regional real estate brokers.

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Published November 12, 2019

SOUTHFIELD — There are many ways to honor those who served in the military, but the simplest way is to just say “thank you,” according to Gerald Houston, chairperson of the Southfield Veterans Commission.

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Published November 12, 2019

TROY — Brody Rukenbrod, 13, of Troy, noticed it was hard for his grandmother, Judy Farnell, to walk across a bridge along Beach Road, north of Wattles Road, from her home in order to visit them at their home.

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Published November 12, 2019

TROY — Cathleen Russ, director of the Troy Public Library, said she resisted getting her librarian credentials for a long time.

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Published November 12, 2019

TROY — Troy resident Peter Manos, 62, and his wife, Lori, dropped off their son, Dylan, at Loyola University Chicago Aug. 21, and the house seemed empty — so empty that Peter decided to take a walk.

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Published November 12, 2019

TROY — Although Pawfficer Badges, now 1 1/2, had to pass on the purrfect pawsition as head of the newly formed Troy Police Department Feline Unit due to health reasons, she is now the spokescat for the cause of feline leukemia — and doing well.

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