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Published August 7, 2019

WARREN — One current city councilman, two former council members and a list of newcomers will appear on the ballot in November as voters prepare to select an almost entirely new-look legislative body tasked with managing Warren’s $278 million budget.

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Published August 7, 2019

WARREN — City Clerk Sonja Buffa and City Councilman Keith Sadowski cleared a primary election field filled with recognizable candidates Aug. 6 and will now advance to a November election matchup.

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Published August 7, 2019

WARREN — Warren’s current mayor and the mayor pro tem will contend for the job as the city’s top administrator in November.

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Published August 6, 2019

With 16.7% voter turnout in the Aug. 6 primary election, one resident has been eliminated in the race for City Council, while streets, police and fire will be funded by dedicated millages.

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Published August 6, 2019

FARMINGTON — Fresh produce, food vendors, artisan crafts and music aren’t all that’s on offer at the Farmington Farmers Market.

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Published August 6, 2019

LANSING — Of the 1,196 men aboard the USS Indianapolis at the time of its sinking on July 30, 1945, during World War II, only 316 survived. Today, 12 are alive — Lansing's Richard Thelen is one of them.

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Published August 6, 2019

ROCHESTER HILLS — At 960 E. Tienken Road stands a home featured on the National Register of Historic Places as part of the Stoney Creek Village Historic District.

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Published August 6, 2019

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Anthony Verdezoto’s recent health journey ended in a courageous battle.

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Published August 6, 2019

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — An upcoming golf outing is all about bringing folks together.

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Published August 6, 2019

FRASER — At least one Fraser City Council seat will change this November.

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Published August 6, 2019

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP/MACOMB TOWNSHIP — In the fall of 2015, all three branches of the Clinton-Macomb Public Library — located in Clinton and Macomb townships — used a national initiative called “1,000 Books Before Kindergarten” to spur creativity and imagination in children up to age 5.

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Published August 6, 2019

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — Asked whether they would prefer a special assessment tax to maintain township services or pay for retiree benefits with budget cuts — including the elimination of public safety positions —  the voters were clear: Make the cuts.

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Published August 6, 2019

BIRMINGHAM — A contentious ballot proposal for a $57.4 million bond to replace and expand the North Old Woodward parking structure was defeated with 68% of the vote Aug. 6. 

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Published August 6, 2019

ROCHESTER HILLS — Six candidates for Rochester Hills City Council were narrowed down to four in the Aug. 6 primary election.

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Published August 6, 2019

WESTBLOOMFIELD — Voters in West Bloomfield Township gave resounding approval for two millage proposals at the polls Aug. 6.

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Published August 6, 2019

GROSSE POINTE SHORES — It was tennis that brought Mary and Ralph Wilson together, so it only seems fitting that benches in honor of the couple will be placed near the Osius Park tennis courts.

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Published August 6, 2019

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GROSSE POINTE WOODS/ST. CLAIR SHORES — It was four years in the making, and now it’s ready for tee time. On Aug. 3, a dedication of the new nine-hole miniature golf course was held at Lake Front Park, 23000 Jefferson Ave. in St Clair Shores.

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Published August 6, 2019

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DETROIT — In a sea of mostly young people, some sporting club wear and brightly hued hair, Patricia Lay-Dorsey stands out when she attends the Movement Festival in Detroit each year.

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Published August 6, 2019

GROSSE POINTE CITY — The Rotary Club of Grosse Pointe is responsible for almost everything visitors see at the Grosse Pointe Rotary Tot Lot in Grosse Pointe City, but not the plastic trucks, shovels and other playthings in the sandbox.

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Published August 6, 2019

BIRMINGHAM/BLOOMFIELD/PONTIAC — When Bloomfield Township resident Barry Barber takes his classic concept car — a Lincoln Futura with a 383 Chevy Hydro torque engine — on the road, he gets more than just gawkers. He gets fanatics.

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