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Published October 30, 2015

DETROIT — Huge crowds routinely turn out in the chilly November air to cheer colorful floats, marching bands and enormous balloons that line Woodward Avenue for America’s Thanksgiving Parade in Detroit.

The spectator turnout is nowhere near as robust when thousands of veterans, their family members, friends and supporters parade down Jefferson Avenue on the Saturday before Veterans Day.

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Published October 30, 2015

WARREN — Warren detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man accused of entering unlocked vehicles, commandeering the owner’s credit cards and making hundreds of dollars in fraudulent purchases.

“We had these in September, and a few in October,” Warren Police Detective Sgt. Stephen Mills said.

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Published October 28, 2015

LANSING — A group of Michigan lawmakers are trying to pass a bill they feel would help strengthen the educational development of all Michigan children.

On Oct. 15, bill No. 4822 passed in the Michigan House of Representatives. The bill now goes to the Senate. If passed and then finally signed into law by Gov. Rick Snyder, the bill would mandate that students be retained in third grade if they are more than one grade level behind in reading.

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Published October 28, 2015

WARREN — City employees, local businesses and private citizens have come together to resupply students at Warren’s Carlson Elementary School.

Students, parents, teachers and the school’s principal were at Warren City Hall on Oct. 20, where they took delivery of a bounty of binders, markers, notebooks, paper, pencils, glue and other classroom items, collected over the last month through a cooperative effort.

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Published October 28, 2015

WARREN — The kids and teenagers who utilize the Detroit Arsenal TACOM Boys & Girls Clubs of America will soon have even more activities from which to choose.

In partnership with BGCA, the Lunchables brand recently announced a $25,000 grant to the Detroit Arsenal TACOM Child, Youth & School Services, a BGCA-affiliated Youth Center for military kids and teens. The grant is an extension of a broader renovation program aimed at refurbishing select BGCA facilities as part of its ongoing support.

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Published October 26, 2015

WARREN — A 48-year-old woman from St. Clair Shores died of injuries sustained in a crash involving two vehicles at the intersection of Bunert and 12 Mile roads on Oct. 24.

According to a statement released by Warren Police Lt. Cortland Larry, the woman’s vehicle was traveling east on 12 Mile Road at about 2:50 p.m. when it was involved in a collision with another vehicle, driven by a 47-year-old man from Ohio.

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Published October 26, 2015

WARREN — Who’d have thunk it? Warren, a city known for raucous politics, has been transformed into a strange political place where a mayoral election has gone relatively quiet.

Traditionally, with such a high-stakes job on the line, Warren’s mayoral elections have become hard-fought contests. But this time seems to be different.

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Published October 26, 2015

WARREN — A controversial ruling late last year by a former city attorney unquestionably reshaped the election-year contests in two Warren City Council districts.

But the real question is, do the voters care?

We’ll know on Nov. 3, when electors in District 2 and District 3 will choose between a pair of challengers — including one who has already suspended his campaign — and incumbents who previously would have been precluded from seeking re-election after serving three four-year terms in office.

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Published October 23, 2015

WARREN — Supporters called it a “new” $1.2 billion plan to secure funding for Michigan’s troubled roads, but opponents say it’s the equivalent of robbing Peter to pay Paul.

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Published October 23, 2015

CHESTERFIELD TOWNSHIP — History always lives at the Stahls Automotive Museum in Chesterfield Township, but on Nov. 11, that will be a literal truth.

For a second straight year, patrons are invited to view the museum’s stunning display of vintage and antique vehicles, while at the same time honoring veterans and their families in attendance.

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Published October 23, 2015

WARREN — There is a vacancy on the Van Dyke Board of Education.

Board President Jim Brinkey resigned his position, effective Oct. 19. Brinkey had served on the school board for eight years.

“It was time to step aside,” he said. “I appreciate the rest of the board and their help with me the past eight years and the opportunity to serve the community. I really enjoyed it. It was a learning experience. I enjoyed showing up at board meetings and interacting with the students and the staff at all the events I attended.”

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Published October 21, 2015

WARREN — Warren police are investigating at least two incidents involving counterfeit money exchanged for goods through transactions arranged on Craigslist.

“It was the same day, same (suspected) people, two different victims,” Warren Police Detective Sgt. Stephen Mills said.

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Published October 21, 2015

WARREN — The hard work and dedication of Fitzgerald High School teacher Ken Krause has been noticed by the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants.

The organization named Krause its 2015 MICPA Outstanding High School Teacher.

Krause, who teaches several classes — including accounting I and II, business law, marketing I and II, financial literacy, and U.S. history — was recognized at the Oct. 8 Fitzgerald Public Schools Board of Education meeting.

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Published October 21, 2015

CENTER LINE — They had a record number of nominations to choose from, but members of the Center Line Beautification Commission named five homes and five businesses as winners of the annual contest recognizing the city’s prettiest properties.

What’s more, the contest itself has also been renamed in honor of the late Mayor David Hanselman, who passed away in August.

Commission member Bernadette Helkowski said the David W. Hanselman Beautiful Homes Contest recognized five residential winners in the following categories this year:

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Published October 21, 2015

CENTER LINE — This year’s freshman class at Center Line High School got a closer look at what it takes to get into college when staff held College Day Oct. 14.

The day’s events focused on the importance of high school graduation and the role it will play in their futures.

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Published October 21, 2015

WARREN — The Warren City Council has delayed immediate action on Mayor Jim Fouts’ proposed ordinance that would govern the growth and transfer of medical marijuana, pending a public hearing on the matter now set for Nov. 10.

The council scheduled the hearing through a vote to approve the consent agenda at its Oct. 13 meeting.

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Published October 19, 2015

WARREN — An investigation was underway Oct. 14 after a Sterling Heights man was reportedly cut with a machete during an argument at a home in the Heritage Village subdivision, near 12 Mile and Mound in Warren.

Detective Sgt. Stephen Mills, of the Warren Police Department, said police in Madison Heights were investigating an assault with intent to murder complaint after the 44-year-old victim drove himself to the St. John Oakland Macomb Hospital on Dequindre early Oct. 5.

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Published October 14, 2015

WARREN/STERLING HEIGHTS — Cousino High School junior Christina Bojovic was one of those kids who always liked to take apart various items and attempt to put them back together.

“I started it with some of my toys at the age of 6 or 7,” she said.

So visiting Rave Computer Oct. 2 on National Manufacturing Day with 20 of her fellow Career Preparation Center students was ideal. The Warren Consolidated Schools students spend part of the day at the CPC building and part of the day at their home school.

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Published October 14, 2015

WARREN — The city’s efforts to improve a children’s playground at Halmich Park is being supported in part by a sponsorship from the company charged with operating overhead power lines and maintaining the areas around them.

ITC Holdings Corp., which operates high-voltage transmission lines in utility corridors and easements throughout the city and the region, recently gave Warren $10,000 through its Right Tree, Right Place program.

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Published October 14, 2015

DETROIT — A group of Glen Peters School students got front row seats of a Detroit Symphony Orchestra performance when they attended a practice Sept. 24 at Orchestra Hall.

The event not only gave the special-needs students the opportunity to see the DSO front and center, but it honored classmate Nathan Suida, who died in June. The Macomb Township resident was 18.

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