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Published December 11, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — Cheryl Stroud, who works at Mathnasium in Rochester Hills, recently saved a student from choking on a piece of candy.

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Published December 11, 2018

FRASER — A child about to enter his or her teen years, or an adult seeking to make a difference, can find optimistic enthusiasm through Civil Air Patrol.

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Published December 11, 2018

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — In its ninth year, Wreaths Across America has connected organizers, veterans and civilians in a manner that exudes honor, respect and patriotism. The event, which is venerated nationally, fuses those who have served with those who currently serve, and others, like youth groups and organizations.

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Published December 11, 2018

MACOMB COUNTY/CLINTON TOWNSHIP — On Nov. 20, Judge Kenneth “Ken” Noble Sanborn died at the age of 92.

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Published December 11, 2018

ROYAL OAK — After struggling with seizures since she was an infant, 5-year-old Sophia Carr’s family is happy to report that their daughter has not had a seizure in the two months since she had surgery to remove the brain tissue responsible for the seizures.

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Published December 11, 2018

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — When their daughter was about 13, former Grosse Pointe City and Grosse Pointe Farms residents Cindy and Mike Carlson feared she’d forever suffer from the “me-me-me-me” mindset of only child syndrome.

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Published December 11, 2018

DETROIT — The legacy of Detroit’s Queen of Soul lives on in the heart of the city. Until spring 2019, the Detroit Historical Museum in Midtown is celebrating the life and music of Aretha Franklin in a special exhibition inside the museum’s Kid Rock Music Lab.

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Published December 11, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Any day is a good day for a mitzvah. On Dec. 25, nearly 1,000 volunteers of all ages will roll up their sleeves and make the community a little bit better with some mitzvahs of their own — that means good deed, in Hebrew — during the 22nd annual Mitzvah Day.

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Published December 11, 2018

CLAWSON — On Dec. 4, the Clawson City Council unanimously voted to extend the suspension of enforcement on chicken violations for an additional 45 days, or until Jan. 18, on the premise that an updated ordinance will be in place by that time.

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Published December 11, 2018

BIRMINGHAM — When you hear the term “book club,” do you think of giggly women with chardonnay on the sofa? You’re not alone, but Baldwin Public Library staff thinks they can change that cliché.

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Published December 11, 2018

FERNDALE/BERKLEY — As of Dec. 6, recreational marijuana is legal in Michigan. Due to Proposal 1, Michiganders ages 21 and older can now under state law legally smoke marijuana and carry up to 2.5 ounces on their person away from their home. Residents also can grow up to 12 marijuana plants, but up to a 10-ounce limit.

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Published December 11, 2018

EASTPOINTE — For those looking for some old-time Christmas cheer, the Simply Dickens carolers may be the answer.

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Published December 11, 2018

DETROIT — The Detroit Winter Blast festival is returning with more weekends, free admission and a slightly new name.

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Published December 10, 2018

ROYAL OAK — For the second year, the community has gathered outside the pediatric unit at Beaumont Hospital every night in December with flashlights in hand to support the Moonbeams for Sweet Dreams program.

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Published December 10, 2018

METRO DETROIT — A bill recently introduced to the Michigan Senate Natural Resources Committee is causing concern about potential threats to local wetlands, lakes and streams.

 

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Published December 10, 2018

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Christmas is near and everything’s a cheer. Why not keep the holiday spirit here with a holiday run? Shelby Township will host its annual Jingle Bell Run/Walk at 9 a.m. Dec. 16 at the Shelby Township Community Center.

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Published December 7, 2018

PLEASANT RIDGE — Elizabeth Goss has been an avid watcher of the game show “Jeopardy!” for years, often watching with some of her six children.

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Published December 7, 2018

CENTER LINE — Former Center Line High School math teacher Joe DeFusco knows how to make things run.

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Published December 7, 2018

WARREN — It was like visiting Santa’s workshop at the North Pole. Shelves were stocked with Barbies, Lego sets, model cars, Nerf footballs, L.O.L. Surprise dolls and more as excited children selected their favorite toys for Christmas.

 

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Published December 7, 2018

WARREN — It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Lincoln Elementary School. That’s because the fifth-grade special education students are spreading holiday cheer.

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Holiday Market at Anton Art Center
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Anton Art Center
Shelby Township
Visit with Mrs. Claus
2-3 p.m.
Shelby Township Library
Farmington Hills
'Let Nothing You Dismay'
8 p.m.
Farmington Players Barn Theater
Farmington
Winter Artisans Market
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Farmington Masonic Temple
Warren
European holiday bake sale
10 a.m.-2 p.m.
St. Stevan Decanski Church

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