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Published January 25, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — The floor gleams in the new gun range in the lower level of the Madison Heights Police Department.

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Published January 24, 2019

WEST BLOOMFIELD — The snow-capped peaks and valleys that West Bloomfield High School senior Calum Schulz effortlessly skis on — and receives recognition from — are a fun part of his youth.

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Published January 24, 2019

WARREN — At press time, police were looking for two men who allegedly posed as city Water Department employees to gain entry into the home of an elderly Warren resident and steal a large amount of cash.

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Published January 23, 2019

ROCHESTER HILLS — Founding Dean Robert Folberg will step down soon from the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine.

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Published January 23, 2019

ROCHESTER HILLS — Award-winning journalist and communications strategist Jeff Johnson did not mince words about the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. “What does the ‘dream’ mean to me?” he asked Jan. 21 at Oakland University. “I think that most diversity inclusion stuff is really cute. I’ve seen the pamphlets. Every campus has one.”

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Published January 23, 2019

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — The Detroit Institute of Arts has welcomed generations of people through its doors over the years. The age ranges run from wide-eyed youths to seniors with decades of life experience. As the exhibits change, so do the experiences.

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Published January 23, 2019

METRO DETROIT — Increased problem solving, better listening, mastery of memorization and enhanced coordination. All with a built-in family for the four years of high school. How can students take advantage of a program that gives them all that? Join the band.

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Published January 23, 2019

METRO DETROIT — A big renovation might not be in a household’s budget, but there are some less costly ways to refresh a home that can please homeowners and also help when they put their homes on the market. C & G Newspapers spoke with a real estate agent and a tile expert about ways folks can reinvigorate their homes without renovating.

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Published January 22, 2019

TROY — Although motorists got a break from driving on snow-covered streets during the first weeks of winter, city crews stayed busy.

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Published January 22, 2019

GROSSE POINTE SHORES — Grosse Pointe Shores doesn’t have any businesses, but the small city is still taking no chances with regard to the legalization of the use — and sale — of recreational marijuana in Michigan.

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Published January 22, 2019

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Like their peers in Grosse Pointe City, Park, Shores and Woods, the Grosse Pointe Farms City Council voted unanimously in favor of an ordinance prohibiting marijuana establishments from opening their doors in the community.

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Published January 22, 2019

TROY — Members of the Troy Nature Society, which manages day-to-day operations at the city-owned Stage Nature Center, wanted to build a pavilion on-site for several years to take the place of a tent used at outdoor events.

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Published January 22, 2019

GROSSE POINTE PARK — A Wayne State University Law School professor by day, Rachel Settlage, of Grosse Pointe Park, knows what it’s like to be underestimated. “I also was a natural blond most of my life, so I know what it’s like to be a woman in this (formerly) male-dominated field and be underestimated,” said Settlage, who’s tapping into her experiences as the director of Grosse Pointe Theatre’s production of “Legally Blonde: The Musical.”

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Published January 22, 2019

OAKLAND COUNTY — At the start of every new year, people come up with a resolution for something they hope to realize or maintain. A few weeks into 2019, city leaders and school leaders discussed with the Woodward Talk what they hope to accomplish.

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Published January 22, 2019

FERNDALE — A local artist whose work has a focus on nature will have his first solo exhibition at the Ferndale Area District Library. The library will be featuring 20 pieces of Anthony Brass’ art that was created in the past year at his home in Ferndale. The exhibition will start on Sunday, Jan. 27, and there also will be a reception where people can meet Brass at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24.

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Published January 22, 2019

FERNDALE — The city of Ferndale has entered into an exclusive negotiating rights agreement with Baker College for the institution to purchase property in the downtown area.

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Published January 22, 2019

ROYAL OAK — The more city officials look into the topic of regulating recreational marijuana, the more questions arise, Royal Oak Community Engagement Specialist Judy Davids said.

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Published January 22, 2019

ROYAL OAK — On Jan. 14, the Royal Oak City Commission unanimously approved a list of goals and objectives, which was created through several strategic planning meetings and included input from city staff and the public.

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Published January 21, 2019

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — The Bloomfield Township Public Library has started accepting entries for its third annual amateur photo contest, which has steadily been growing in submissions and notoriety over the years, according to Assistant Library Director Tera Moon.

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Published January 21, 2019

BEVERLY HILLS — Martin Luther King Jr. would have embraced social media to spread his message of equality, said Michigan Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist Jan. 16 at Wylie E. Groves High School.

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Upcoming Events

Troy
February movie nights
7 p.m.
First United Methodist Church of Troy
Ferndale
'Death of a Salesman' performances
8 p.m.
The Ringwald Theatre
Birmingham
Project Kidsight vision screenings
1:30-3:30 p.m.
Baldwin Public Library
Sterling Heights
'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat'
7:30 p.m.
Warren Consolidated Schools Performing Arts Center
Farmington Hills
'As Bees in Honey Drown' play
8 p.m.
Farmington Players Barn Theatre

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