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39-year-old Andrew Coleman on Howell was sentenced on Thursday to three days in jail already served as well as 12 months of probation.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, St. Patrick's Day, Howell, MI, Livingston County, MI

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Observer & Eccentric

Indoor kennel owner defends Farmington Hills business

Lynne Zucks' eyes well with tears just thinking about the dozens of golden retrievers -- kenneled by Mary Gabriel of Farmington Hills -- which she believes are crammed inside cages surrounded by filth, cracked flooring, trash and other unsightly conditions.

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Related Topix: Farmington Hills, MI, Animal Rights

CBS Local

Michigan Matters Preview: Arts, Beats & Eats, Tourism

It's that time of year when our region is loaded with great things to do with your family.

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Observer & Eccentric

Berkley makes Coolidge resurfacing a priority

City councilmember Steve Baker doesn't believe Coolidge Highway projects the right image for residents and visitors as they enter the city.

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Related Topix: Berkley, MI, Royal Oak, MI

Detroit Free Press

When dogs go on the attack, safety choices are few, vet and other experts say

The horrifying attack of a Michigan jogger along a quiet, rural road in Lapeer County this week has dog owners, runners, bicyclists and others wondering what to do if a dog attacks.

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Related Topix: Lapeer County, MI, Metamora, MI, Oxford, MI

CBS Local

Program Lets Kids Under Age 10 Fire Rifles, Shotguns, Muzzleloaders

Children in Michigan who are under the age of 10 can get learn how to shoot rifles, shotguns, muzzleloaders and even crossbows during two free events next week in Oakland County.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Guns, Ortonville, MI, Pontiac, MI

Observer & Eccentric

Volunteers sought for study of Farmington historic buildings, endangered properties

As the second oldest city in Oakland County, Farmington has plenty of history. That's why a Historic Building Study Committee will explore the city to document historic building and endangered properties.

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Related Topix: Farmington, MI

Daily Press & Argus

Interchange sparking growth

The opening of the Interstate 96 interchange at Latson Road seven months ago has already led to a $5 million land deal and countless development pitches.

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Related Topix: Howell, MI, Southfield, MI, Novi, MI, Wixom, MI, Commerce Township, MI

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Observer & Eccentric

Police millage renewal essential for Highland

The township contracts with the Oakland County Sheriff's Office for public safety.

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Observer & Eccentric

Milford man arrested after threats to police, neighbors

A 34-year-old Milford man was arrested on charges of disturbing the peace and disorderly conduct Friday after an aggressive outburst near his home in the 200 block of Stephen Street, and, later, at the police station where he allegedly made violent threats against neighbors and police officers.

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Related Topix: Milford, MI

Observer & Eccentric

Local man dead after dog attack

A Livonia man is dead after being attacked by a pair of dogs in Lapeer County near his workplace.

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Related Topix: Lapeer County, MI, Metamora, MI, Lapeer, MI

Observer & Eccentric

Notice of Election

Full text of the proposals may be obtained from the City Clerk at the address and phone number listed below.

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Related Topix: Farmington, MI

Patch.com

Woman Who Shot Lover Over Bad Sex Headed to Prison

Sadie Bell, the 58-year-old Southfield woman who shot her lover over his poor sexual performance , will be sent to prison to begin serving her sentence on an assault conviction after the Michigan Appeals Court revoked her appeal bond.

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Detroit Free Press

Pontiac man charged with driving drunk in fatal crash faces hearing today

A judge will hear testimony today to decide whether a Pontiac man should stand trial on charges he killed a 22-year-old mother during a high speed police chase.

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Related Topix: Pontiac, MI

MLive.com

Batman v. Superman in Detroit: Comic-Con reveals Ben Affleck's full-length Caped Crusader look

Fans who attended Comic-Con's preview night in San Diego on Wednesday got a look at what's at least a portion of the Batman costume Ben Affleck will wear for the Zack Snyder-directed film "Batman v.

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The Detroit News

Editorial: Pipeline is an energy reality

They are worried about disruptions from construction and don't feel they have enough say in the project.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Detroit News

Royal Oak man in prison 7 years sues Oakland Co. sheriff, detective for false arrest

Pontiac - -- A Royal Oak man who spent seven years in prison on charges of child sex assault, a crime he did not commit, is suing the Oakland County Sheriff's Office, alleging false arrest and malicious prosecution, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday in Oakland Circuit Court.

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Related Topix: Prison, Royal Oak, MI, Pontiac, MI

Observer & Eccentric

Crawford, Catanzaro best choices for 38th District seat

The Novi News urges voters to select Kathy Crawford and Jasper Catanzaro. For Republicans, one would be hard-pressed to find a more experienced candidate than Crawford to represent the townships of Lyon and Novi and the cities of Novi, South Lyon, Walled Lake and Northville.

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Related Topix: US News, Novi, MI, South Lyon, MI, Walled Lake, MI, Northville, MI

Patch.com

Oakland, Macomb Counties Lead Metro Detroit Housing Bump

Wayne, Oakland and Livingston counties have seen a 29.7 percent increase in houses on the market, according to data released by Realcomp II Ltd .

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Related Topix: Macomb County, MI, Wayne County, MI, Livingston County, MI

Detroit Free Press

Walled Lake man to stand trial in death of neighbor found stuffed in closet

A Walled Lake man accused of murdering his neighbor then keeping the body in his closet for three weeks, using air fresheners to try to hide the smell of decomposition, has been ordered to stand trial.

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Related Topix: Walled Lake, MI, Novi, MI

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