Published September 5, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Variety, the Children’s Charity of Detroit, has offered its 4-H Handicap Horseback Riding Program for children with cognitive and physical challenges for 40 years.

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Published August 28, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Two weeks ago, actors from across metro Detroit filed into an old building in downtown Pontiac to see if they have what it takes to make a grown person cry. Maybe even wet themselves. 

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Published August 21, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Safety in the classroom and around local campuses has always been a priority for educators. But in the age of active shooters and rampant sexual assault reports, the task of keeping students out of harm’s way can seem daunting for school and law enforcement personnel.

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Published August 15, 2018

METRO DETROIT — The excitement of true sports fans just can’t be contained by a set of bleachers. It spills onto the field, past the souvenir stand and out into the parking lot.

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Published August 7, 2018

METRO DETROIT — You’ve spotted the racks outside the coffee shop and driven — gingerly — alongside the lanes on the edge of the road. Now another accommodation has been made to make life a little easier for bicyclists trying to get not just around town, but across the state.

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Published July 31, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Political yard signs can help to rally supporters or alienate neighbors, with seemingly no impact in between.

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Published July 24, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Sunburns and swimmer’s ear are things that doctors would expect to see plenty of in their offices this time of year.

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Published July 17, 2018

METRO DETROIT — When Sara Carson and her dog, Hero, made it to the finale of NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” last summer, the nation fell in love with the young dog trainer and her smart-as-a-whip collie, who could do everything from handstands to backflips and even “sword” fight.

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Published July 10, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Getting some decent shut-eye can be a tough job in the summer for folks of all ages. 

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Published July 3, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Our fine state is known for its tart cherries, and it’s one of the leading producers of blueberries in the country, harvesting an average 110 million pounds of more than 30 varieties. 

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Published June 26, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Lots of researchers say now that making an effort to reduce all of our waste overall is a better approach to cleaning up our planet. 

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Published June 19, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Second jobs are so common these days that the trend has its own nickname: the gig economy.

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Published June 12, 2018

METRO DETROIT — There’s so much adventure to be found exploring a city that isn’t your own.

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Published June 6, 2018

METRO DETROIT — On a steamy Friday evening, just before the start of a long Memorial Day weekend, four friends finished a round of beers on a rooftop in Troy.

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Published May 29, 2018

METRO DETROIT — As you flip through the tantalizing photos of the amenities your newly booked resort hotel boasts, do you spend an extra few seconds gawking at that glistening swimming pool?

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Published May 22, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Before you stuff your suitcase for this summer’s road trip, make sure you pack a healthy dose of patience — construction season is in high gear.

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Published May 16, 2018

OAKLAND/MACOMB COUNTIES — As a teacher’s assistant for 15 years in the Berkley School District, Camilia Saleh had found satisfaction in helping children in the special education program.

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Published May 8, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Wanted: talented theater performers, costume seamstresses, makeup artists and stage prop designers to join the Heart of the Hills Players acting troupe.

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Published May 2, 2018

METRO DETROIT — When you think about endangered, native plant species and how you could help with conservation efforts, you might not have to look too far. 

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Published April 24, 2018

METRO DETROIT — We asked around to find out what international cuisines people were most afraid to try, and then we pressed the experts for what menu selections are best to start with for newbies.

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