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5 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Stage highlights: Motor City Movement, 'The Wiz'

More than 71 actors, singers and dancers ages 6-18 from Oakland and Macomb counties are set to present "The Wiz," the 1970s R&B version of movie classic "The Wizard of Oz."

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Related Topix: Oakland County, MI, Oakland University, Auburn Hills, MI

9 hrs ago | Fox News

Police say two people in custody after search connected to Michigan teen's murder

This undated photo shows 14-year-old April Millsap, who was found dead in a ditch near Armada, Mich.

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Related Topix: Armada, MI, Port Huron, MI

13 hrs ago | MLive.com

Report: Trey Burke named in defamation lawsuit filed by Macomb County man

While former Michigan star Trey Burke is spending this week working with the USA Basketball Select Team in Las Vegas, his name landed on a law suit filed Wednesday in Macomb County Circuit Court, according to a reports from the Detroit Free Press and myFOXDetroit.com .

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Related Topix: Warren, MI

Wed Jul 30, 2014

WILX-TV Lansing

Man Electrocuted by Wire Downed in Michigan Storms

Police in suburban Detroit say a 61-year-old man was electrocuted when he came in contact with a power line that was knocked down during the weekend's severe thunderstorms.

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Related Topix: Clinton Township, MI, Weather, Warren, MI

Romeo Observer

Hearing shows need to pave Ray Township road

A public hearing for the necessity of establishing a special assessment district for road improvements to Apple Lane took place at the Ray Township Board of Trustees meeting July 15. The road is in need of repairs, and the cost of repairs will be split between the Macomb County Department of Roads and Ray Township.

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Romeo Observer

Armada teen killed while walking dog on trail

Published at PO Box 96 124 W. St. Clair Romeo, MI 48065. Phone: 752-3524 Fax: 752-0548 Updated Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 3 PM EST HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION.

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Related Topix: Armada, MI, Romeo, MI

Detroit Free Press

Search warrant being executed at home connected to Armada homicide

Several search warrants are being executed in connection to the Thursday slaying of a 14-year-old Armada girl.

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Related Topix: Armada, MI

La Prensa

FREE Art Classes at the Detroit Institute of Arts

Indulge your creative side at the Detroit Institute of Arts by taking free art-making classes taught by professional artists.

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ClickOnDetroit

One week until the primary election

With less than a week before the August primary election, the heat is getting tuned up in three races across the metro Detroit area.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Nancy Kaffer: Primary race getting nasty, pricey in Macomb County

Some races for the Michigan Legislature are seeing crazy amounts of money being spent on campaigns - and this is still the primary.

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Related Topix: Clinton Township, MI, Warren, MI

Detroit Free Press

Woman pleads guilty in video-taped whipping of 14-year-old cousin

The four-door Mini Cooper Countryman was the only one of 12 cars to earn a top rating of 'good' in... A woman pleaded guilty to a felony charge today in the whipping of her 14-year-old cousin that was caught in a video that surfaced on Facebook.

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Related Topix: Warren, MI

Detroit Free Press

Lake St. Clair Appreciation Day to celebrate roll in tourism

About 100 local officials, lawmakers, business leaders and others involved in water-related organizations will spend Wednesday learning about the role Lake St. Clair plays as a tourist destination.

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Related Topix: Wayne State University, St. Clair Shores, MI

ClickOnDetroit

Insurance battle: Should scooters be insured?

THIS IS A MAN FIGHTING FOR HIS LIFE. I TOTALLY DON'T UNDERSTAND WHY THEY LEAVE ME HANGING LIKE THIS.

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Related Topix: Scooters, KYMCO Scooter, Center Line, MI

Mon Jul 28, 2014

New York Daily News

Frantic text sent from phone of Mich. teen found dead in drainage ditch: police

April Millsap, 14, disappeared Thursday after she went to walk the dog along the popular Macomb Orchard Trail in Armada.

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Related Topix: Armada, MI

Times Herald

Junior golf tour wraps up regular season

Scalawags Golf Club in Macomb County held the 10th and final regular-season event in the Blue Water Junior Golf Tour with nine division titles up for grabs.

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Related Topix: Fort Gratiot, MI, Port Huron, MI

The Detroit News

Macomb County voters face millage requests

Officials from Eastpointe and Mount Clemens are urging residents to support millage issues Aug. 5 that they say could stave off financial crises in the two Macomb County cities.

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Related Topix: Eastpointe, MI, Mount Clemens, MI

Sun Jul 27, 2014

WXYZ

Neighbors say lightning caused fire at church

A mid-summer storm that interrupted a hazy, humid Sunday afternoon brought lightning, thunder and torrential rains to Roseville and southern Macomb County.

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Related Topix: Fire, Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Weather, Roseville, MI

WTVG-TV Toledo

Thunderstorms knock down trees, black out 120,000 in Michigan

A series of severe thunderstorms has hit Michigan's Lower Peninsula, packing winds of up to 50 miles per hour that knocked down trees, ripped roofs off buildings and blacked out more than 120,000 homes and businesses.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Weather, Oakland County, MI

Detroit News

Police seek tips in Armada teen's slaying, release composite sketch

Police officials Sunday asked the public for help to find a possible suspect in the slaying of a 14-year-old girl found in a drainage ditch near the Macomb Orchard hiking trail Thursday evening.

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Related Topix: US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

Observer & Eccentric

Proposal 2 asks voters to renew, increase taxes for SMART system

In the Aug. 5 primary, Proposal 2 asks Michigan voters to renew and increase the taxes they pay to support the SMART system.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Farmington, MI, Farmington Hills, MI, Macomb, MI

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