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Published July 6, 2020

ROYAL OAK — Researchers at the Aikens Research Center at Beaumont Research Institute have developed a new test that can detect the presence of COVID-19 via a urine, blood, saliva or mouth-swab sample in under an hour.

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Published July 6, 2020

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OAKLAND COUNTY — Libraries have slowly begun to open amid the COVID-19 pandemic, but it might be a while longer before they are open to the public.

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Published July 6, 2020

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — One day in 2018, a group of individuals with similar interests and a sense of old or newfound camaraderie gathered to discuss a passion they all shared: cars.

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Published July 6, 2020

FRASER — CARE of Southeastern Michigan has a new president and CEO — Susan Styf.

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Published July 6, 2020

FERNDALE — Heading into the spring of 2020, the city of Ferndale was expecting to tackle improvement projects for two of the city’s parks.

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Published July 6, 2020

METRO DETROIT — A tumultuous period for local and national hospitals, such as Henry Ford Health System, has been learned from and is being used to advance in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Published July 6, 2020

LANSING — On June 24, a random drawing of 200 semifinalists took place to narrow down the field of Michiganders who would like to serve on the state’s first Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission.

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Published July 2, 2020

ROYAL OAK — On June 25, 5-month-old chimpanzee Zane made his public debut at the Detroit Zoo’s 4-acre Great Apes of Harambee habitat, never far from his adoptive mom, Trixi, 50.

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Published July 2, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — In a new sign of the times, picnic tables and tents are popping up outside of restaurants all over town in an attempt to create a safer space for dining out.

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Published July 2, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — City Council will spend about two hours of a Saturday morning hearing from residents vying to join their ranks.

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Published July 2, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — While two Black Lives Matter protests against racism and police brutality have proceeded through the city without incident, a June 27 event organized by Detroit Will Breathe and 1000 Strong did result in a few altercations, but no arrests.

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Published July 2, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — It’s been a long time coming, but Maggie’s Wigs 4 Kids of Michigan is now operating out of a brand new building on Harper Avenue, funded by donors and sponsors of the charity that provides wigs and support services for children across the state experiencing hair loss.

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Published July 2, 2020

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ST. CLAIR SHORES/EASTPOINTE — Three Democrats and three Republicans have filed for the chance to represent the 18th District in the state Legislature, a position currently held by state Rep. Kevin Hertel.

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Published July 2, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — Every dog has its day, and at long last, they are all scheduled to have their opening day at the new dog park at Delia Park in Sterling Heights.

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Published July 2, 2020

HARRISON TOWNSHIP/ST. CLAIR SHORES — Voters in St. Clair Shores and Harrison Township will decide which Democrat they want to see on the ballot in the general election for District 10 of the Macomb County Board of Commissioners, which represents the two communities.

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Published July 2, 2020

ROYAL OAK — On June 29, the Oakland County Health Division announced that three individuals who tested positive for COVID-19 all reported having been at Fifth Avenue, a sports bar in downtown Royal Oak, the evening of June 19.

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Published July 2, 2020

WARREN — Warren voters are several steps closer to again revisiting a mayoral term limits proposal as part of what’s sure to be a jam-packed ballot for the presidential election in November.

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Published July 1, 2020

WEST BLOOMFIELD — West Bloomfield resident Sean Warren is the president and executive director of the Michigan Scholastic Cycling Association, which he referred to as “like Little League for mountain biking in Michigan.”

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Published July 1, 2020

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — On Aug. 4, Harrison Township voters will decide the future of both the Clerk’s Office and the Treasurer’s Office. Incumbent Clerk Adam Wit and incumbent Treasurer Darrin York, both Republicans, will face Republican challengers in Lisa Sinclair and Larry Tomenello, respectively.

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Published July 1, 2020

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Like so many around the country, West Bloomfield resident Martie Lynch was dismayed by the death of George Floyd, a black resident in Minnesota who died after a white police officer pressed his knee on Floyd’s neck for more than eight minutes.

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