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3 hrs ago | Detroit News

Novi judge calls prosecutor's claims against him 'inaccurate,' 'misleading'

A Novi judge said a prosecutor's claims against him for allegedly being in contempt of court are false, adding some of the criminal cases in question were actually handled by other judges.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse)

3 hrs ago | The Detroit News

Novi judge calls prosecutor's claims against him 'inaccurate,' 'misleading'

Pontiac -- A Novi judge said a prosecutor's claims against him for allegedly being in contempt of court are false, adding some of the criminal cases in question were actually handled by other judges.

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Related Topix: Novi, MI, Pontiac, MI, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse)

7 hrs ago | Observer & Eccentric

Novi dog park scheduled to open soon

A new dog park behind Novi Ice Arena is on track to open this fall, and interested dog owners will be glad to see the amenities that come with it.

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Related Topix: Novi, MI, Northville, MI

8 hrs ago | Detroit News

Severe thunderstorm warning for Oakland, Wayne counties

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warnings for southeast Oakland County and Wayne, as well as St. Clair and Macomb counties.

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Related Topix: Weather, Wayne, MI, Southfield, MI

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Michigan House Envy: You'll find great quality of life in these smaller neighborhoods

It's easy to envy a house that is huge, beautiful or loaded with extras. So it's worth noting that neighborhood is just as crucial to quality of life.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Michigan, Boat Disaster, St. Clair Shores, MI, Mackinac Island, 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, Macomb County, MI

Observer & Eccentric

Supporters 'Raise the Roof' for HAVEN

The capacity crowd of nearly 400 people at the Troy Marriott raised more than $275,000 for HAVEN's inaugural "Raise the Roof" gala.

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Related Topix: Pontiac, MI, Birmingham, MI, Berkley, MI

Observer & Eccentric

Pappageorge backs Rocky in Republican primary

Forget the campaign speeches, the promises and handshakes. For John Pappageorge, it's a question of who can get the job done.

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Related Topix: US News

Observer & Eccentric

Trott: 'Obamacare has been an unmitigated disaster'

The 11th District serves Wayne and Oakland counties, including the Birmingham-Bloomfield area.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Kerry Bentivolio, Birmingham, MI

Detroit Free Press

Cool Spaces: These hidden neighborhoods offer huge quality of life upsides

It's easy to envy a house that is huge, beautiful or loaded with extras. So it's worth noting that neighborhood is just as crucial to quality of life.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Huntington Woods, MI, Royal Oak, MI

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Detroit News

Raises done right in Oakland

The hikes would be followed by 2 percent in 2016 and 1 percent in 2017. The dual purpose for the raises is to attract new staffers to replace retiring ones, and also compensate for the reductions and smaller boosts in pay over the past 10 years because of the recession.

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Related Topix: Oakland, MI

Detroit Free Press

Liquid asphalt spill in Auburn Hills contained after accident

Auburn Hills Fire Department officials say a chemical spill has been contained after liquid asphalt was spilled following an accident on Opdyke Road, near Hempstead Road, this morning.

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Related Topix: Auburn Hills, MI

Detroit News

Kesto complains about rival's message on van

First-term state Rep. Klint Kesto is pushing back on a Republican primary challenge in Oakland County by accusing his chief rival of violating a state law prohibiting candidates from implying they're an incumbent in campaign advertising.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Wixom, MI, Medicaid, Health, Commerce Township, MI, West Bloomfield Township, MI

Detroit News

Dogs maul jogger

Nobody was at home when two large dogs left to run loose on their owner's property took off after jogger Craig Sytsma and mauled him to death, police said Friday.

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Related Topix: Lapeer County, MI, Metamora, MI

The Daily Beast

Rebecca Cook/ReutersDetroit Shuts Taps for People, Not CorpsMore than ...

Some 15,000 residential customers have lost water service, and tens of thousands more are in danger of losing it, thanks to past due bills.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Rick Snyder

WHMI-FM Howell

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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

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