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Published January 19, 2021

EASTPOINTE — Eastpointe police are searching for a man seen on home security video beating a dog with a broomstick Jan. 17.

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Published January 18, 2021

ROYAL OAK — From noon to 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 18, the Royal Oak Woman’s Club facilitated its first of two donation drives to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 

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Published January 16, 2021

SOUTHFIELD — The city of Southfield and the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Task Force will host the Driving for Justice Peace Parade followed by a virtual commemorative program Jan. 18.

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Published January 15, 2021

SOUTHFIELD — You’ve seen them before outside the local grocery store, and chances are you’ve heard the ringing of a bell calling for donations for the less fortunate. What you’ve seen and heard is the Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign, an annual fundraising drive with an $8 million goal.

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Published January 14, 2021

SOUTHFIELD — Lawrence Technological University will be adding a two-year master’s degree program in physician assistant studies, the school announced in a release.

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Published January 13, 2021

ROYAL OAK — When Binti, a female lion cub born Sept. 10 at the Detroit Zoo, successfully rejoined the lion pride just before Christmas Day, the Detroit Zoological Society rejoiced.

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Published January 14, 2021

ROYAL OAK — Since the Royal Oak Public Library shuttered its doors March 13, Director Emily Dumas and her staff have been busy implementing an expanded offering of virtual services and programs in addition to providing contactless pickup.

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Published January 12, 2021

ROYAL OAK — After COVID-19 decimated the incomes of the gig-based music community, Arts, Beats & Eats formed a fundraising initiative called The Beats Go On that benefited nearly 450 local musicians.

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Published January 12, 2021

ROYAL OAK — The two-weekend installation of a 5-by-8-foot ceramic mosaic featuring prominent figures from Royal Oak’s history and well-known staples around town concluded during the first week of December.

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Published January 16, 2021

TROY — The coronavirus has taken a sledgehammer to the U.S. economy, leaving many in a precarious position where money is tight and options are limited.

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Published January 13, 2021

TROY — Last summer saw protests across the country that called attention to police brutality against minorities, highlighting the injustice that people of color have faced for generations.

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Published January 12, 2021

METRO DETROIT — For many people, 2021 is a welcome transition away from the unprecedented global turmoil in 2020. Both the Pantone Color Institute and Benjamin Moore Paints annually release a color of the year, and their selections for 2021 reflect a desire for optimism, grounding and soothing.

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Published January 12, 2021

METRO DETROIT — The COVID-19 pandemic has forced not only hospitals and medical practices to reassess how care is delivered, but also patients.

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Published January 16, 2021

FARMINGTON/HILLS — Priorities for the Farmington and Farmington Hills city councils may have shifted last year with the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, but now that a full assessment has been compiled by the Broadband Task Force’s consultant, both council bodies are gearing up to re-examine the feasibility of bringing citywide broadband to each community.

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Published January 15, 2021

FARMINGTON — After months of financial hardship brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, Farmington’s Groves-Walker American Legion Post 346, as well as 27 other veterans service organizations, received some much needed financial relief from the county.

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Published January 14, 2021

FARMINGTON/HILLS — The Farmington Public Schools Board of Education approved the appointment, in a 6-0 vote, of a new interim superintendent to serve for the reminder of the school year, starting Jan. 23, following Superintendent Robert Herrera’s resignation.

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Published January 13, 2021

C&G Newspapers

OAKLAND COUNTY — It’s fair to say that 2020 was a year many people would like to move on from, and with the arrival of a new year comes new goals and ambitions.

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Published January 12, 2021

BERKLEY — Berkley is in the midst of a lawsuit involving how the municipality went about scoring businesses that had applied to operate a marijuana establishment in the city.

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Published January 12, 2021

C&G Newspapers

OAKLAND COUNTY — For those set on heading out in public with the idea of forgoing a mask, award-winning actress Kristen Bell has a message: Let it go.

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Published January 13, 2021

BIRMINGHAM — The city of Birmingham is a lot closer to cementing a new plan — no pun intended — to repair 26 miles of unimproved gravel roads.

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