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9 min ago | Detroit News

New Haven man loses most of hand in fireworks accident

Macomb County Sheriff's deputies responded to a call at roughly 9:20 p.m. on Saturday night about a man injured by an explosive in the 59000 block of 1st Street.

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3 hrs ago | Detroit News

Robot from Macomb County to join Gov. Snyder for Mackinac Bridge walk

Gov. Rick Snyder will lead the annual trek Monday across the 5-mile-long bridge linking the state's two peninsulas.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Rick Snyder, Science / Technology, Robots

Sun Aug 31, 2014

NewsCenter 25

Shopper killed when pallet of tiles falls on head

Police in suburban Detroit say a man was killed while shopping with his wife at a home improvement store when a pallet of ceramic tiles fell off a shelf and hit him on the head.

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Related Topix: Clinton Township, MI, Autos

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Detroit News

Blue Angels set to fly at Selfridge air show

Selfridge Air National Guard Base - An open house and air show featuring the U.S. Navy's Blue Angels will be held next weekend at the Selfridge Air National Guard Base.

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Related Topix: Selfridge Air National Guard Base, US Military, US Air Force, US Navy

The Detroit News

Women fired at Detroit-area court lose big verdict

Clinton Township -- A federal appeals court has thrown out a $2.2 million verdict in a lawsuit by three women who were fired in 2004 at a court in Macomb County.

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Related Topix: Clinton Township, MI, Detroit, MI

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Detroit News

Police in Michigan testing bodycams, but cost and privacy issues raise concern

A Los Angeles Police officer wears an on-body camera during a demonstration for media in Los Angeles in January.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Farmington Hills, MI

Patch.com

Macomb Habitat Creates Flood Fund for Its Partner Families

Three families who worked side-by-side with Macomb County Habitat for Humanity suffered extensive damage in the Floods of 2014, threatening their return to conditions they're trying to escape with home ownership.

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ClickOnDetroit

Volunteer unit serves as Macomb sheriff's eye in the sky

A group of volunteers provide aerial support to the Macomb Sheriff's Department during events like Thursday's search for the armored car robber.

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Related Topix: Clinton Township, MI

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Robber dies trying to hold up armored car at Clinton Twp. bank, police say

CLINTON TOWNSHIP - Police say an armored car guard opened fire on two men trying to rob him outside a bank, killing one of them.

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Detroit Free Press

How to spot signs of domestic violence and how to get help

For the last seven years, Tara Grant's family has worked with Turning Point, a domestic violence shelter and outreach organization in Macomb County, to host a 5K walk in Tara's memory.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Detroit, MI, Mount Clemens, MI

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Romeo Observer

Closings for Labor Day are announced

Local, county and state government offices will be closed in observance of Labor Day.

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Related Topix: Romeo, MI

CBS Local

Man Shoots Self While 'Messing With' Gun, Faces Charges

Macomb County Sheriff Lt. John Michalke told WWJ that when deputies arrived at the apartment on Groesbeck, they found the man bleeding on his living room floor.

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WLUC-TV Negaunee

Poll: Oil drilling in Michigan

An energy company says it will indefinitely shut down oil well operations in Shelby Township after residents expressed strong opposition to the drilling.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

ClickOnDetroit

New Baltimore police step up patrols after home invasions

New Baltimore is one of the safest communities in Michigan, but it has seen a rash of home invasions recently.

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Related Topix: New Baltimore, MI

Mon Aug 25, 2014

MLive.com

Lisa Wozniak: Take away the trump card from oil, gas and mining companies

When more than 300 people from a quiet, rural community just west of Ann Arbor packed a public hearing on an idle Tuesday night, it was evident that a storm was brewing.

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Related Topix: Ann Arbor, MI, Shelby, MI

Observer & Eccentric

OCC names new vice chancellor of administrative services

1. Provenzano is a Michigan native with more than 20 years of accounting and managerial experience in private and public sectors.

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CBS Local

Police Investigate Separate Accidents Which Killed 2 Men

Macomb County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a fatal crash overnight in Lenox Township.

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WJRT

Michigan schools train for laws requiring EpiPens

Training is taking place to prepare every public school in Michigan to have epinephrine injectors to treat allergic reactions starting this academic year.

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Related Topix: Epinephrine (generic), Epipen, Medicine, Rick Snyder, US Governors, Oakland County, MI

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Detroit News

Detroit water shut-offs return

Detroit suspended water service to nearly 17,000 residents from March to late July, when officials temporarily halted shut-offs.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Eastpointe, MI, Hamtramck, MI

Observer & Eccentric

Royal Oak helping businesses save green while going green

Property owners in Royal Oak now have an avenue to save money while making their buildings more energy efficient.

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Related Topix: Washtenaw County, MI, Rochester, MI, Southfield, MI

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