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Published May 24, 2019

TROY — Michigan Department of Natural Resources officials are investigating after police discovered animal traps set in Beach Road Park, a small plot of city-owned land off of Beach Road, south of Long Lake Road.

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Published May 23, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS — When Sterling Heights residents Bob and Cynthia Bruno set up shop as Let’s Pop at the Dodge Park Farmers Market, they often sell kettle corn and lemonade to people from their own neighborhood.

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Published May 23, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — As the water rose along the banks of Lake St. Clair this spring, it led some residents to recall when high water levels caused residents to need boats to get out of their homes and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to erect a semi-permanent barrier against the rising tide.

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Published May 23, 2019

MOUNT CLEMENS — On Dec. 7, 1941, Navy Water Tender 1st Class Edwin Bonner McCabe, 27, was assigned to the battleship USS Oklahoma, which was moored at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, when it and other ships came under attack by Japanese aircraft.

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Published May 23, 2019

MOUNT CLEMENS — Building on the success of SatARTdays, the Anton Art Center and First State Bank have organized a daylong celebration of the arts and the 50th anniversary of the Anton Art Center.

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Published May 23, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — Volunteerism can be difficult, discouraging and often thankless work. But at the awards luncheon each year for the Madison Heights Community Round Table, or MHCRT, kudos are given to those who dedicate themselves to the greater good.

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Published May 23, 2019

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — An arrest has been made after a man allegedly scratched numerous cars in the parking lot of the Clinton-Macomb Public Library Main Branch, 40900 Romeo Plank Road.

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Published May 22, 2019

WEST BLOOMFIELD — The nostalgic jingle, synonymous with summer; the truck rounding the bend with a display of mouth-watering treats on its side; and the rush of adrenaline, racing home to beg Mom and Dad for money to buy a popsicle before it drives away.

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Published May 22, 2019

METRO DETROIT — In 1966, Tim Litz returned from Vietnam a Marine, ready to get on with life. It wasn’t long before he found the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

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Published May 22, 2019

ROCHESTER HILLS — An emergency or accident victim can bleed to death in less than 10 minutes after a major injury, according to Oakland University officials. “Time is of the essence,” Darcy Leutzinger said May 16 at OU. Leutzinger is the president of Premier Safety Group, which was ired by OU officials to train students and staffers in emergency bleeding control.

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Published May 22, 2019

ROCHESTER — Downtown Rochester is adding another community event to its roster, one that officials say will allow families to unplug and enjoy an afternoon of fun together. The Rochester Hometown Picnic and Pies event will be held 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, June 15, at Rochester Municipal Park.

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Published May 21, 2019

ROYAL OAK — On May 17, developers, business leaders, city officials and ironworkers gathered for the “topping off” of the six-story Henry Ford Health System medical outpatient center on what used to be the Royal Oak City Hall parking lot.

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Published May 21, 2019

ROYAL OAK — On May 27, Royal Oak will continue its decades-old tradition of a Memorial Day parade and ceremony to remember those who died protecting the country.

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Published May 21, 2019

ROYAL OAK — From noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 1, the fifth annual Celebration of the Arts will return to the Royal Oak Middle School auditorium and front lawn.

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Published May 21, 2019

ROYAL OAK — On May 13, the Royal Oak City Commission authorized Detroit-based landscape architect MKSK to design the city’s new 2-acre downtown park, to be located where the current City Hall and Police Department now stand.

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Published May 21, 2019

ROSEVILLE — Roseville is gearing up for its annual Rosefest event and is inviting the community to come on by for a family-friendly party.

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Published May 21, 2019

ROSEVILLE — On May 14, the Knights of Columbus chapter at St. Pio of Pietrelcina Catholic Church in Roseville presented checks to three local organizations that aid people with intellectual disabilities.

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Published May 21, 2019

METRO DETROIT — Henry Ford physical therapist Jim Tavrazich said it’s time to take a stand against too much sitting. “It is a problem,” said Tavrazich, the supervisor for Henry Ford Medical Center Rehabilitation Services in Southfield, and Henry Ford Medical Center Rehabilitation Services and Athletic Medicine in Novi.

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Published May 21, 2019

METRO DETROIT — ’Tis the season for garage sales. As the temperature warms up, the number of garage sales around metro Detroit tends to increase.

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Published May 21, 2019

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — A once-controversial plan to convert The War Memorial’s Fries Auditorium into a movie theater no longer seems to have left the Grosse Pointe community divided.

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