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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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Published August 6, 2019

PLEASANT RIDGE/ROYAL OAK — The Michigan Department of Transportation recently started a million-dollar project on the eastbound Interstate 696 service drive on 10 Mile Road, near Pleasant Ridge and Royal Oak.

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Published August 6, 2019

FERNDALE/PLEASANT RIDGE — The sun has risen on the month of August, which means the classic vehicles of years past will soon ride up and down Woodward Avenue once again.

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Published August 5, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Shelby Township is kicking the fun up a notch at the Shelby Township Art Fair this weekend.

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Published August 5, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — State Sen. Peter Lucido recently announced that he is introducing legislation meant to help protect animals from abuse.

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Published August 5, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — A special art display has made Shelby Township its home for a short period of time for the public to visit and admire.

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Published August 5, 2019

UTICA — Get ready to rev your engines and check out some cool cars at Utica’s annual Gasoline Alley car show this weekend.

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Published August 5, 2019

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OAKLAND COUNTY — Before dawn Aug. 3, Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson passed away in his Independence Township home, surrounded by family and friends.

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Published August 2, 2019

WARREN — Summer won’t end without a four-day festival to help close out August at Warren’s City Square.

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Published August 2, 2019

WARREN — With summer winding down and the high school cross-country season fast approaching, an event like the Run Warren 5K is a perfect tuneup for experienced student competitors.

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Published August 2, 2019

WARREN — On the morning of July 26, several students in the Fitz Camp summer program at Mound Park Elementary School had a lot to “bear.”

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Published August 2, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Germaine D’Onofrio was a 19-year-old girl headed home to Detroit after visiting family in Italy when she stepped onto the ocean liner Andrea Doria in Naples.

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