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3 hrs ago | Observer & Eccentric

Home invasion suspects in Livonia bound over on all charges; face arraignment next week

The three men accused in several home invasions in Livonia earlier this spring will face arraignment before a circuit court judge after they were bound over on all charges Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Livonia, MI, Detroit, MI

7 hrs ago | The Detroit News

Southeast Michigan courses get weather-delayed start to golf season

Paul Beaupre and his family have owned and operated Plumbrook Golf Course in Sterling Heights for the past 87 years and Beaupre, at age 64, can't remember a winter as cold as the one folks in Michigan and most of the Midwest just braved.

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Related Topix: Sterling Heights, MI, Macomb County, MI, Weather

11 hrs ago | Hometown Life

Western Wayne leaders take wait and see approach on county plan to eliminate $175 million deficit

Municipal leaders from western Wayne County are taking a rather tepid view of Bob Ficano's latest deficit reduction plan.

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Related Topix: Wayne, MI, Detroit, MI, Northville, MI

15 hrs ago | Livonia Observer

Livonia Public Schools approves pilot Schools of Choice program

The school board voted 6-1 Monday to expand its Schools of Choice program, previously limited to academically talented and International Baccalaureate students, to include 60 students in kindergarten through sixth grades from other Oakland, Washtenaw, Monroe and Wayne county communities and the Clarenceville school district.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Family, Kids, Livonia, MI, Adolescents and Pre-Teens

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Detroit News

Judge dismisses McCotter's suit against intern in petition scandal

Detroit -- Ex-Michigan U.S. Rep. Thaddeus McCotter's lawsuit alleging a former intern deliberately submitted forged petitions to keep him from seeking re-election has been dismissed.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Thaddeus McCotter

Detroit Free Press

Wayne County committee OKs millage hike vote for SMART

A vote by a Wayne County Commission committee on Tuesday cleared the first hurdle for SMART to ask county residents for a millage-rate increase to keep the struggling transportation system running.

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Related Topix: Macomb County, MI, Oakland County, MI, Dearborn, MI

Observer & Eccentric

Wayne County celebrates 30th anniversary of Marshmallow Drop

Join Wayne County Parks that day as it celebrates the 30th anniversary of Marshmallow Drop.

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Related Topix: Trenton, MI, Westland, MI, Ann Arbor, MI

Observer & Eccentric

Hopeful Crossey files for county commission seat

Colleen Crossey is a candidate for District 9 of the Oakland County Board of Commissioners, representing Novi and the Oakland County part of Northville.

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Related Topix: Oakland County, MI, Novi, MI, Northville, MI, Eastern Michigan University, Michigan

MLive.com

Bob Bashara, accused of killing his Grosse Pointe Park wife, appointed new attorney

Wayne County Circuit judge appointed attorney Michael McCarthy to join Grosse Pointe Park murder suspect Bob Bashara's legal team Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Grosse Pointe Park, MI

Michigan Lawyers Weekly

Saginaw prosecutor dies after suffering heart attack

Saginaw Assistant Prosecuting Attorney A. George Best II died Sunday, April 13, one week after suffering a heart attack.

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Related Topix: Saginaw, MI, Saginaw County, MI

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Patch.com

City Taking Proposals on Redevelopment of La Shish/Talal Building

The city of Dearborn is taking proposals to redevelop a building that once housed the La Shish/Talal restaurants as part of its continued revitalization of the west downtown commercial district.

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Related Topix: Dearborn, MI, Michigan

Detroit Free Press

Detroit: Bankruptcy water deal with suburbs is dead, unless court orders mediation

The City of Detroit has ended negotiations with Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties over the potential spinoff of the city's water department as a regional authority.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Macomb County, MI

Detroit Free Press

Fewer metro Detroit homes sell, but prices up in March

There were fewer home sales in metro Detroit last month compared to a year ago, while the sale price was often more than 20% higher, according to real estate data released today.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Observer & Eccentric

Senior Home Care is topic Of Lunch and Learn at Maplewood Center

Finding Safe, Quality, Home Care - What to Know, and What to Ask is the subject of the next Lunch and Learn Series at the Maplewood Center.

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Related Topix: Garden City, MI, Eastern Michigan University, Madonna University, Wayne, MI, Westland, MI

Sat Apr 12, 2014

CBS Local

2 Wayne State Students Charged With Stealing Checks For Radio Station

Police discovered a few surprises when they apprehended two 18-year-old Wayne State University students accused of stealing a woman's iPad in the Penobscot Building earlier this week.

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Related Topix: Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

The Detroit News

Juvenile accused with hate crime in mob beating of motorist due in court

Detroit -- A 16-year-old boy charged as a juvenile with a hate crime in a mob beating of a Clinton Township motorist is scheduled to appear in court Saturday.

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Related Topix: Prison, Clinton Township, MI

Observer & Eccentric

Price announces district office hours

Wayne County Commissioner Shannon Price, R-10th District, has announced district office hours 1:30-3 p.m. Monday, April 14, at the Canton Public Library, 1200 S. Canton Center Road.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Judge weighs plea deal in case against Cass Tech's Jayru Campbell

A Detroit Cass Tech football star accused of slamming a school security officer into the floor may avoid a trial with a plea deal.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Observer & Eccentric

Online encounter leads to robbery charges

A Van Buren Township man has been charged amid allegations he was involved in robbing a 42-year-old Canton man after they became acquainted through Craigslist, an online advertising website that includes personals.

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Related Topix: Canton, MI, Taylor, MI, Ypsilanti, MI

Lansing State Journal

Jury deadlocked in sex case against Michigan man who ran away with 15-year-old; retrial planned

A hung jury led to a mistrial Friday in a Plymouth Township criminal sexual conduct case, but prosecutors plan to try the case again.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Plymouth Township, MI, Washtenaw County, MI, Northville, MI

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