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Published May 29, 2020

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ST. CLAIR SHORES/GROSSE POINTES — Kicking off the game with “Choir Practice” for $200, a local vocal music teacher ended his first stint on “Jeopardy!” Teachers Tournament quarterfinals May 28 with winnings totaling $23,678 and a spot in the June 3 semifinals.

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Published May 26, 2020

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OAKLAND COUNTY — Last week, the Oakland County Health Division announced it would expand its drive-thru testing services for all Oakland County residents, symptomatic or not.

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Published May 26, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — As the rain fell across St. Clair Shores, City Council debated just how much to allocate for emergency flood control to keep water from Lake St. Clair from spilling over onto private property and local roads.

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Published May 26, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — As of mid-May, the YMCA announced that it would be permanently closing the Lakeshore Family YMCA, 23401 E. Jefferson Ave., as well as the Livonia Family YMCA.

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Published May 24, 2020

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — People across the country will soon pay their respects to military personnel who have died while serving in the U.S. armed forces this Memorial Day. Locally — along with help of a Medal of Honor recipient and his foundation — efforts are underway to reflect on Memorial Day year round, by establishing a Gold Star Families Memorial Monument.

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Published May 22, 2020

GROSSE POINTE PARK — The COVID-19 pandemic means Grosse Pointe Park residents won’t be able to enjoy many amenities at their parks over the Memorial Day weekend.

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Published May 22, 2020

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MACOMB COUNTY — The bench of the 16th Judicial Circuit Court has named Acting Prosecutor Jean Cloud to fill the role vacated when Macomb County Prosecutor Eric Smith resigned at the end of March.

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Published May 22, 2020

OAKLAND COUNTY — During a May 19 press conference, Oakland County Executive David Coulter announced plans to allocate $30 million to county cities, villages and townships. There are 62 such municipalities in Oakland County.

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Published May 20, 2020

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — If the weather is warm, the pool at Pier Park in Grosse Pointe Farms is typically teeming with families cooling off as they enjoy the unofficial start to summer over Memorial Day weekend.

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Published May 20, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — After more than a year of negotiations, Utica Community Schools and the Utica Education Association teachers union have finally approved a three-year contract, after not having one since last June. 

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Published May 18, 2020

ROCHESTER HILLS — A local firefighter is recovering from burns received while working to put out a garage fire over the weekend.

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Published May 17, 2020

TROY — A Troy family is displaced after they discovered a fire in the basement of their home on Timbercrest Drive, near Wattles and Dequindre roads, just after 7:30 p.m. May 12. 

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Published May 14, 2020

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GROSSE POINTES — Although school is not in session, with students and teachers currently conducting online learning in the Grosse Pointe Public School System, the mission of the Grosse Pointe Foundation for Public Education, or GPFPE, continues.

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Published May 13, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — The events and experiences that high school seniors typically take for granted will never happen the traditional way for the Class of 2020.

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Published May 12, 2020

GROSSE POINTES — Although COVID-19 has rendered the fate of their own season unknown, some young local baseball players have set aside their personal disappointment in order to make a positive difference for the hospital workers on the front lines of the battle against the dangerous virus.

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Published May 12, 2020

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METRO DETROIT — Bridge work will close Maple Road in both directions over Interstate 75 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. May 12. 

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Published May 12, 2020

METRO DETROIT — The U.S. Navy Blue Angels won’t be the only military planes flying over Michigan this week.

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Published May 11, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — A Roseville woman is facing several charges stemming from an April incident in which she allegedly physically assaulted a grocery store employee after being asked to leave the store because she was not wearing a mask.

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Published May 10, 2020

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — Under normal circumstances, 16-year-old Andrew Zupancic would be wrapping up his sophomore year at Bloomfield Hills High School with projects for his student leadership class and the theater department.

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Published May 8, 2020

METRO DETROIT — Crews will close the temporary southbound Interstate 75 exits to Big Beaver and Rochester roads starting at 5 a.m. May 9 to reconstruct the ramps. 

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