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Oakland, Michigan is located in Oakland County. Zip codes in Oakland, MI include 48363, and 48306. The median home price in Oakland is $489,900 which is roughly $141/per square foot.

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Thursday Apr 17 | Detroit Free Press

Judge appoints mediator in water department dispute between Detroit, suburbs

Emergency manager Kevyn Orr has proposed leasing the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department to the new authority in exchange for $47 million per year over 40 years - cash that could be used to help pay off debts and reinvest in city services.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

MLive.com

Activists plan to lay flowers at Rosa Parks' grave, march for better...

After laying flowers at the grave of Civil Rights hero Rosa Parks, activists plan to march along 8 Mile at Woodward in Detroit from 4:40 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Livonia Observer

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

The Detroit Water and Sewerage Department services more than 4 million customers in the area.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Observer & Eccentric

Legal Notice - Notice of Site Plan

SP:1313 Site Plan Review Request of SRI Energy, LLC, on behalf of the owner, Ari Kresch, Northwestern Hwy LLC, to construct a 6,179 gross square ft carport with rooftop solar panels on property located at 26700 Lahser Road on the east side of Lahser Road between Northwestern Highway and I-696, Parcel #2422-102-013, Section 22, City of Southfield, ... (more)

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CBS Local

Talks To Create Detroit Regional Water Authority Stalled Indefinitely

Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr has been unsuccessful in trying to get Oakland and Macomb County leaders to go along with his plans for an alliance and will now look to privatize the system - which has more than four million customers throughout southeastern Michigan.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Oakland sheriff, others to discuss growing problem of heroin usage

Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard said his office has seen a 300 percent increase in the last year in the number of heroin cases investigated in Oakland County.

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Patch.com

Macomb, Oakland Counties Snub Detroit's Request for Federal Mediator to Resolve Water Talks

Neither Oakland nor Macomb county officials appear interested in working with a mediator to resume talks to create a regional water authority with the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Detroit News

Wayne County requests mediator in regional water talks

Detroit -- Wayne County officials are asking a federal judge to appoint a mediator to help sort out issues between the city's emergency management team and representatives from three counties concerning the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Crain's Detroit Business

Oakland, Macomb counties: Detroit water department plan lacks details

Oakland and Macomb counties are raising different legal objections as creditors in Detroit's massive Chapter 9 bankruptcy case, but both focus largely on the future of the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department .

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Westland Observer

Hearing adjourned for Oakland sheriff's deputy accused of resisting arrest

A court hearing for an Oakland County sheriff's deputy charged with resisting a Livingston County sheriff's deputy investigating an alleged bar fight on St. Patrick's Day was delayed April 1. Thomas Knasiak, who was a deputy with the Highland Township substation but has since been stripped of his deputy status, and his co-defendant, Andrew Coleman, ... (more)

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Detroit's fast track to private water risks high rates, bad service, experts say

Detroit risks higher water and sewer rates, poorer service and a mountain of administrative headaches if it insists on an aggressive timetable for choosing a private company to run the city's sprawling system, experts told the Free Press.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Detroit News

Daniel Howes: Orr sets record straight on stalled water talks

Kevyn Orr is opening the tap a little wider in southeast Michigan's water wars. In a letter to county representatives dated Wednesday, Detroit's emergency manager is rebutting charges of bad faith in talks with Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties to regionalize oversight and management of the city's Water and Sewerage Department and form the Great ... (more)

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Daily Press & Argus

Court Docket: Hearing adjourned for Oakland officer accused of resisting police

A court hearing for an Oakland County sheriff's deputy charged with resisting a Livingston County sheriff's deputy investigating an alleged bar fight on St. Patrick's Day was delayed Tuesday.

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Daily Press & Argus

Court Docket: Hearing adjourned for Oakland officer accused of resisting police

Thomas Knasiak, who was a deputy with the Highland Township substation but has since been stripped of his deputy status, and his co-defendant, Andrew Coleman, of Howell, were in Livingston County District Court for an exam conference, which was delayed until April 22. Police said details on the fight were sketchy as the alleged complainant was ... (more)

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

The Detroit News

SMART asks Macomb, Wayne, Oakland officials to support millage hike

It's been more than a decade since the region's suburban bus system has asked voters for a tax increase, but SMART is hoping to win support for a millage hike in the three counties it serves.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

MLive.com

Cedar Springs School Board selects replacement for retiring Superintendent Ron McDermed

Photo of students from Cedar Springs Elementary School, who got a peek at the new bear exhibit at the John Ball Zoo on May 9, 2013.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

Detroit Free Press

SMART buses need tax hike to keep rolling, authority says

SMART says it must replace 146 40-foot buses in the next five years at a projected cost of $65.6 million.

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Sun Mar 23, 2014

Observer & Eccentric

Royal Oak High School teacher the 'cream of the crop'

Royal Oak High School Principal Mike Van Camp said the "true joy" of his job is not just working with students, but also seeing the efforts of the "great teachers in action" who make a difference in those student's lives.

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WXYZ

315 same-sex licenses issued in 4 counties

As of 3:30 p.m. Saturday, 315 same-sex marriage licenses had been issued in four counties throughout Michigan.

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Sat Mar 22, 2014

MLive.com

With Michigan gay marriage ban overturned, some county clerks ready to offer licenses Saturday

Clerks in at least four Michigan counties plan to issue gay marriage licenses on Saturday in the wake of a federal ruling that overturned Michigan's ban.

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