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Published August 24, 2016

FARMINGTON HILLS/DETROIT — While no new transit lines will be added to the city of Farmington Hills under the Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan master plan, residents — and people who work in the city — can expect to see a number of expansions that could impact their commute. 

During an Aug. 8 Farmington Hills City Council meeting, Tiffany Gunter, chief operations officer and deputy CEO for the RTA, gave a slide presentation and reviewed a few updates within the master plan.

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Published August 23, 2016

OAKLAND COUNTY — The Road Commission for Oakland County will hold a public hearing to discuss the fiscal year 2017 budget and its 2017 Road Improvement Program at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 25.

The meeting will be held in the Oakland County Board of Commissioners auditorium, 1200 N. Telegraph Road in Pontiac.

The final adoption of the budget will take place in September.

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Published August 23, 2016

SOUTHFIELD — The first day of school is looming, and for some kids in Oakland County, that means going back to class without school supplies.

According to Susan Benson, director of Oakland Schools Homeless Student Education Services, one out of every 47 students in Oakland Schools will experience homelessness in their school career.

Suzanne Simon, past president of the National Council of Jewish Women, said giving back to the community stems from a Jewish concept promoting altruism.

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Published August 19, 2016

A brutal early morning attack on the Southfield and Detroit border has left one man in the hospital and police on the hunt for the person responsible.

Around 5:10 a.m. Aug. 18 Southfield police were notified by Detroit Police Department dispatchers that they had received a call from a robbery victim, Lt. Brian Bassett, of the Southfield Police Department, said in a news release.

Detroit dispatch advised Southfield officers that the robbery victim said he was shot in the back, and he had been transported to a local hospital.

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Published August 17, 2016

SOUTHFIELD — Woodward Avenue may not run through Southfield, but gearheads across the city are getting revved up for the annual Woodward Dream Cruise.

The 22nd annual car-centric event, presented by Chevrolet, will take  place 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, along 16 miles of Woodward Avenue, from Ferndale to Pontiac.

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Published August 17, 2016

SOUTHFIELD — The Southfield Police Department has teamed up with a local autism foundation to distribute autism awareness stickers for cars and homes.

In July, the Police Department announced via its Facebook page that it is providing the stickers, created by the Jack’s Place for Autism Foundation, on an as-needed basis for families with a member who has autism. 

Autism spectrum disorder is a range of neurodevelopmental disorders that can include social impairments and difficulties with communication, according to the Autism Alliance of Michigan.

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Published August 16, 2016

SOUTHFIELD — Following a public input session and a recent presentation in front of City Council, OHM Advisors — the firm selected to develop a conceptual, market-driven master redevelopment plan for Northland Center, 21500 Northwestern Highway — is again looking for Southfielders’ suggestions.

The city will host the public input session 6-8 p.m. Aug. 23 in the auditorium of the Southfield Public Library, 263000 Evergreen Road.

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Published August 15, 2016

A man is dead and a woman is in the hospital following an early morning weekend crash.

According to Lt. Ted Goff, of the Southfield Police Department, police were called at around 6:33 a.m. Aug. 14 to the scene of an accident on southbound Telegraph Road, north of 12 Mile.

Goff said a 65-year-old man from Bloomfield Hills was travelling southbound on Telegraph when he rear-ended a vehicle that was stopped at the traffic signal north of 12 Mile.

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Published August 10, 2016

SOUTHFIELD — Local elected officials, law enforcement and activists will meet Aug. 13 at the Southfield Public Library, 26000 Evergreen Road,  for a seminar on human trafficking.

Oakland County Commissioner Janet Jackson, D-Southfield, will join with representatives of Save Our Adolescents from Prostitution to promote awareness about the issue of human trafficking.

SOAP Metro Detroit is an organization founded by Birmingham native, author and human trafficking survivor Theresa Flores.

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Published August 10, 2016

DETROIT — Board members of the Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan recently voted to place a public transit millage on the November ballot.

Officials from the RTA — a board created by the Michigan Legislature in 2012 to plan for and coordinate public transit in southeast Michigan — held a special meeting Aug. 4 at the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments board room in Detroit to vote on the millage.

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Published August 10, 2016

SOUTHFIELD — Incumbent Cynthia Arvant and challenger Kameshia Gant will face off in November for a seat as the 46th District Court judge.

In the Aug. 2 primary election, Arvant gained the highest number of votes, followed by Gant, beating Dorothy Dean, Marc Herschfus, Eman Jajonie Daman and Devlin Scarber.

According to unofficial election results from the Oakland County Elections Division, Arvant received 5,316 votes, or 39.81 percent. Gant received 3,046 votes, or 22.81 percent.

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Published August 10, 2016

SOUTHFIELD — Members of the Michigan Education Association and the American Federation of Teachers met in Southfield and across the state Aug. 3 for a protest response to Gov. Rick Snyder’s announcement last month that he would appeal a June ruling by the Michigan Court of Appeals.

According to a news release from the MEA and AFT, both a trial court and, most recently, the Michigan Court of Appeals have struck down Public Act 75 of 2010 as unconstitutional.

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Published August 10, 2016

SOUTHFIELD —  An observant neighbor helped police capture four home invasion suspects recently.

According to a news release from Southfield Police Department Lt. Ted Goff, around 1:46 p.m. Aug. 9, officers responded to the 30000 block of Grosvenor Court on a report of a home invasion in progress.

When officers arrived, Goff said, four suspects fled on foot from the home. After a short foot pursuit, all four suspects were taken into custody by officers from the Southfield Police Department and the Beverly Hills Department of Public Safety.

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Published August 3, 2016

FARMINGTON HILLS/SOUTHFIELD — Oakland County roads, like many other roads in the state, have seen their fair share of bumps and bruises. 

That’s why the Road Commission for Oakland County will spray patch roughly 60 lane miles on 12 Mile Road, between Telegraph Road and Orchard Lake Road, in Farmington Hills and Southfield — to smooth out bumpy rides, according to a press release.

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Published August 3, 2016

OAKLAND COUNTY — Sheriff Michael Bouchard is speaking out against the potential release of convicted murderers who received life sentences as juveniles.

Bouchard held a press conference July 27 at the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office’s headquarters in Pontiac to discuss the status of sentencing juvenile lifers in the county.

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Published August 3, 2016

LATHRUP VILLAGE — A new TV show produced by city officials and Downtown Development Authority officials is showcasing the medley of cultures that make up Lathrup Village.

The half-hour program, called “Global Village,” showcases six Lathrup Village business owners, ranging from restaurants and nail salons to a shelter.

According to Ken Marten, Lathrup Village Main Street manager and executive producer of the program, the show highlights what makes Lathrup Village unique.

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Published August 3, 2016

ROYAL OAK — Tri-county residents showed their overwhelming support for the Detroit Zoo at the polls Aug. 2, as they approved a renewal millage from 2018 through 2027.

The zoological authority 0.1-mill renewal millage in Oakland, Macomb and Wayne counties will cost a homeowner whose home is worth $200,000 about $10 a year and go into effect in 2018 after the current millage expires. It will be used to fund maintenance and operations at the Detroit Zoo. 

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Published August 2, 2016

SOUTHFIELD — A gang has been meeting up at the Southfield Public Library. 

A bicycle gang, that is. 

The Southfield Slow Rollers are a newly formed, family-friendly group of local bike riders who take to the streets each week to promote health and social interaction. 

Dennis LeVaughn, of Southfield, said the event is modeled after the Detroit Slow Roll, a bicycle group that meets up in Detroit each Monday night and which has reportedly inspired numerous groups throughout the nation. 

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Published August 2, 2016

DETROIT — Board members of the Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan recently struck down the placement of a public transit millage on the November ballot. 

Officials from the RTA — a board created by the Michigan Legislature in 2012 to plan for and coordinate public transit in southeast Michigan — held a special meeting July 28 at the Detroit Regional Chamber in Detroit to vote on the millage. 

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Published July 27, 2016

SOUTHFIELD — If you long to remain in the workforce after retirement, Southfield could be the place for you, according to a recent study.

SmartAsset, a personal finance technology company, last month launched a study on the best places for “worktirement,” or semi-absentee business owners in the U.S.

Southfield ranked seventh on the list, and was the only Midwestern city to make the cut. The top spot was given to Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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