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3 hrs ago | WHMI-FM Howell

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A deputy with the Oakland County Sheriff's Office Lyon Township substation was called out to the area of Old Plank Road and I-96 at around 7:40am and discovered a man standing on the freeway overpass.

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7 hrs ago | ClickOnDetroit

Case dismissed: Judge not found in contempt of court

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Oakland County seeks volunteers to help residents recover from flood

Randy Quick of Center Line empties water from a heater while helping his parents carry items to the trash from their house on McKinley that were in a flood on Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, after heavy rains flooded many areas in metro Detroit.

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Related Topix: Center Line, MI, Detroit, MI

CBS Local

Michigan Matters Preview: Of Ernie Harwell, Dr. Death And Fallout Of The Epic Flood

Noted author and publisher Bill Haney took to the "Michigan Matters" set to talk about his newest book "What They were Thinking: Reflections on Michigan Difference-Makers" " and shared stories he penned about the late Detroit Tigers iconic announcer Ernie Harwell, "Dr Death" Jack Kervorkian, and others.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Ortonville, MI

Observer & Eccentric

Novi flasher charged with indecent exposure in two counties

A Green Oak Township man pleaded not guilty Aug. 15 to charges he exposed himself in Oakland County.

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Related Topix: Novi, MI, South Lyon, MI, Livingston County, MI

WILX-TV Lansing

Death After Hank Williams Jr. Show Ruled Homicide

The Oakland County medical examiner's office has ruled as a homicide the death of a 55-year-old man after a confrontation with a teenager at a Detroit-area Hank Williams Jr. concert.

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Related Topix: Energy, DTE Energy

Detroit Free Press

Judge Brian MacKenzie won't be charged with contempt

Judge Brian MacKenzie of 52-1 District Court in Novi, in court March 23, 2010, is being scrutinized for his handling of cases.

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Related Topix: Novi, MI

Detroit Free Press

Judge Brian MacKenzie won't be charged with contempt

A judge late Thursday declined to find Novi Judge Brian MacKenzie in contempt of court after Oakland County Prosecutor Jessica Cooper charged that he was failing to provide her with records of domestic violence cases as ordered by the court.

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Related Topix: Novi, MI, Oakland, MI

Lansing State Journal

Michigan courts looking at electronic case filing

The agency that oversees Michigan's courts says it will work with lawmakers to move toward a statewide system of electronic case filing.

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Detroit News

Rounding out this year's Woodward Dream Cruise

My impressions are completely subjective, but I've covered the 20 years of the Dream Cruise for the past million years or so, and here are my thoughts about the 2014 event: The number of cars involved seemed to be about the same, but the number of spectators was down.

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Related Topix: Pleasant Ridge, MI, Berkley, MI, Farmington, MI

ClickOnDetroit

Townships battle oil drilling near residential neighborhoods

FINALLY HAVE ROOM TO MOVE. AND POWER STRUGGLE, COMMUNITIES ARE FIGHTING BACK AGAINST DRILLING OPERATIONS AND FINDING THERE'S LITTLE THEY CAN DO.

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Related Topix: Bloomfield Township, MI, West Bloomfield Township, MI, Orchard Lake, MI, Home Listing, Home

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Observer & Eccentric

South Lyon man arrests following chase outside New Hudson Walmart

The man filled his cart with clothing, candy, pens, socks and other goods valued at about $485.

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Related Topix: South Lyon, MI, New Hudson, MI

Farmington Hills Observer

Credit union planned on vacant property at Eight Mile, Farmington in Livonia

A rendering of a proposed Michigan Schools and Government Credit Union branch planned for the corner of Eight Mile and Farmington.

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Related Topix: Farmington, MI, Livonia, MI, Clinton Township, MI, Wayne County, MI, Macomb County, MI

WXYZ

Hazel Park jumps into action to pick up trash

Trash in Hazel Park has been piling up for 10 days. The last pick-up was the afternoon of the devastating floods which was on August 11th.

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Related Topix: Hazel Park, MI

Observer & Eccentric

Oakland County road work

The Road Commission for Oakland County list includes its work, as well as projects conducted by others, under permit, on roads under the jurisdiction of the road commission.

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Related Topix: Baldwin, MI, Pontiac, MI

Observer & Eccentric

Help needy get ready for school

Donations of backpacks and school supplies such as pencils, pens, notebooks, folders and crayons can be dropped off at the Corps Community Center, 27500 Shiawassee Rd., on weekdays from 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. through Friday, Aug. 22. The Salvation Army of Farmington Hills annual back-to-school backpack distribution is set for Monday, Aug. 25 from ... (more)

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Related Topix: Farmington Hills, MI

Detroit Free Press

Dem convention: a rally for November

State Democrats will gather this weekend to formally nominate their statewide ticket of candidates and officially kick off what is sure to be a raucous general election season.

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Related Topix: Novi, MI, Detroit, MI

Observer & Eccentric

Oak wilt disease killing trees in Huron Valley, surrounding areas

Tony Capozzo found himself facing an expensive and daunting problem in June 2103 as leaves began falling from several of the tall red oak trees surrounding his Milford Township home.

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Detroit Free Press

Coming to terms with gentrification in Detroit

Graffiti still scars the windows of an unrenovated building on Capitol Park. Residents were given one month to vacate earlier this year.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Bloomfield Hills, MI, Opinion

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Heaps of trash raise a stink in Madison Heights, pit suburb vs. suburb

Several waste haulers from communities participating in the South Oakland County Resource Recovery Authority were observed dumping garbage in outdoor piles at the SOCRA facility on John R Road.

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Related Topix: Madison Heights, MI, Royal Oak, MI, Huntington Woods, MI

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