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Published October 27, 2016

In the Talk’s coverage area, voters will decide three county commissioner races, federal and state House races, a Regional Transit Authority proposal and more Nov. 8. Candidates were asked, in 150 words or fewer, to state the top items they wish to accomplish if elected and how they would go about accomplishing them. If a candidate went over the word limit, (…) replaces the rest of the answer. (I) indicates the candidate is an incumbent.Read More

Published October 27, 2016

In the Madison-Park News’ coverage area, voters will decide on national, state, county and local races and issues Nov. 8.

Candidates were asked, in 150 words or fewer, to state the top items they wish to accomplish if elected and how they would go about accomplishing them. If a candidate went over the word limit, (...) replaces the rest of the answer. (I) indicates that the candidate is an incumbent. Profiles do not appear for candidates running unopposed.

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Published October 27, 2016

In the Eastsider’s coverage area, voters will decide three school board races, two county commissioner races, the Regional Transit Authority assessment and an Eastpointe library millage proposal, among other races, on Nov. 8. Candidates were asked, in 150 words or fewer, to state the top items they wish to accomplish if elected and how they would go about accomplishing them. If a candidate went over the word limit, (…) replaces the rest of the answer. (I) indicates that the candidate is an incumbent.Read More

Published October 27, 2016

EASTPOINTE — The Eastpointe City Council endorsed the Michigan Military Technical & Historical Society Museum’s renovation project during the council meeting Oct. 18.

Although the request for the endorsement was approved, Councilman Cardi DeMonaco Jr. stated that he would vote no during the roll call. He wanted more information on the project.

“I think this should’ve been tabled, so I’m voting no,” said DeMonaco Jr.

The council voted 4-1 to endorse the project.

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Published October 27, 2016

ROSEVILLE — At past City Council meetings, residents and nonresidents have expressed their opinions about the animal control services in Roseville and the city’s contract with the Animal Care Hospital of Sterling Heights to provide veterinarian services and housing for animals.

On Oct. 11, Roseville City Manager Scott Adkins released a statement regarding the city’s animal control.

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Published October 26, 2016

In the Sentry’s coverage area, voters will decide, among other races, choices for Congress, the Michigan Legislature, judges, county offices, school boards and ballot proposals Nov. 8.

Candidates were asked, in 150 words or fewer, to state the top items they wish to accomplish if elected and how they would go about accomplishing them. If a candidate went over the word limit, (…) replaces the rest of the answer. (I) indicates the candidate is an incumbent.

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Published October 27, 2016

In the Sun’s coverage area, voters will decide a school board race and two local ballot proposals Nov. 8, along with county, state and national offices.

Candidates were asked, in 150 words or fewer, to state the top items they wish to accomplish if elected and how they would go about accomplishing them. If a candidate went over the word limit, (...) replaces the rest of the answer. The answers are printed verbatim except where material is omitted due to personal attacks or items we believe to be false or blatant misrepresentations of facts.

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Published October 27, 2016

LATHRUP VILLAGE — Residents who count on stocking up on fresh produce, homemade goods and seasonal delights at the Lathrup Village Farmers Market will now be able to do so all the way up until the holidays, thanks to a recent move indoors.

The Lathrup Village Farmers Market, now located inside the Community Room at the Lathrup Village Municipal Complex, 27400 Southfield Road, runs 2-7 p.m. Wednesdays.

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Published October 26, 2016

In observance of the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, World War II history buff Larry Martin will present an interview with a WWII U.S. Navy veteran who was on the USS Dobbin, moored 200 yards from the USS Arizona when it was attacked by the Japanese Dec. 7, 1941.

Martin will present a DVD interview he did with Werner Klemm — a WWII veteran who died in April at age 94 — in “Remembering Pearl Harbor: 75 Years Later” at 1 p.m. Nov. 9 at the Troy Public Library.

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Published October 26, 2016

In the Nov. 8 general election, voters in Troy will decide who will serve as U.S. and state representatives, county commissioners and more. Among the local races, five candidates are vying for two open seats on the Troy School District Board of Education. 

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Published October 26, 2016

In the Grosse Pointe Times’ coverage area, voters will choose two state representatives, a Wayne County commissioner and school board members. Candidates were asked, in 150 words or fewer, to state the top items they wish to accomplish if elected and how they would go about accomplishing them. If a candidate went over the word limit, ( … ) replaces the rest of the answer. (I) indicates that the candidate is an incumbent.Read More

Published October 26, 2016

DETROIT — Parents often say their children are the lights of their lives, but humans don’t have the physical ability to glow in the dark without outside assistance.

There are, however, many kinds of living creatures that create their own light. Through Jan. 15, 2017, the Michigan Science Center is hosting “Creatures of Light: Nature’s Bioluminescence.” 

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Published October 26, 2016

In the Press’s coverage area, voters will decide two school board races and county races, among state and national offices, on Nov. 8.
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Published October 26, 2016

FARMINGTON HILLS — Every time Chris Newton does everyday tasks like washing the dishes, making dinner or walking up the stairs, he is reminded of his new lease on life.

Born with cystic fibrosis, Newton, 27, of Grand Rapids, received a double lung transplant Aug. 4.

“I feel like I’m a senior in high school again, back then, playing hockey, and it’s incredible,” said Newton, a former Farmington resident and the former Farmington High School hockey coach.

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Published October 26, 2016

FARMINGTON HILLS — Halloween will be sweet this year for the Tri-County Celiac Support Group.

The group’s fourth annual Gluten Free Halloween party for kids and tweens will take place 5-7 p.m. Oct. 29 at First Presbyterian Church, 26165 Farmington Road. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. for registration and candy checks.

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Published October 26, 2016

In the Chronicle’s coverage area, voters will decide one Clinton Township supervisor race, one Clinton Township treasurer race, one Clinton Township clerk race, four Clinton Township trustee races, two state representative races, three county commissioner races, school board races and ballot proposals Nov. 8. Candidates were asked, in 150 words or fewer, to state the top items they wish to accomplish if elected and how they would go about accomplishing them.Read More

Published October 26, 2016

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — For the second straight year, Baker College has been recognized for its commitment to veterans, service members and their dependents.

 The education institution was recently honored with a gold ranking for the second year in a row by the Michigan Veteran Affairs Agency’s Veteran-Friendly School Program. In its second year, the program recognizes various Michigan colleges and universities that aid military members and their families under the GI Bill.

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Published October 26, 2016

In the Beacon’s coverage area, voters will decide the future of their township board and city councils Nov. 8. Voters will also decide two school board races and several ballot proposals. Candidates were asked, in 150 words or fewer, to state the top items they wish to accomplish if elected and how they would go about accomplishing them. If a candidate went over the word limit, (...) replaces the rest of the answer. (I) indicates that the candidate is an incumbent.Read More

Published October 25, 2016

ROYAL OAK — Voters at the polls Nov. 8 will be asked whether or not they support a millage restoration proposal benefiting Royal Oak Schools.

If voters follow through to the last item on the second side of the general election ballot, they will see the proposal asking them to restore an 18-mill operating levy on non- homestead properties previously authorized and levied.

School officials said that since 1994, voters in Royal Oak have supported the nonhomestead millage renewal. It was last approved in 2013 with more than 70 percent in favor.

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Published October 26, 2016

ROCHESTER HILLS — The community can get a head start on holiday shopping next month while supporting local high school athletes.

Rochester High School basketball mom Patty Schattler organized the second annual Holiday Bazaar, which will be held 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 5 at RHS, 180 S. Livernois Road in Rochester Hills.

Schattler came up with the idea for the event last year while brainstorming how to fundraise for her son’s basketball team.

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