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2 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Money, endorsements, voter outreach key as race winds down

Money, endorsements and voter outreach are defining the final days of the 14th Congressional District race.

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Related Topix: Jennifer Granholm, US Governors, Representative Hansen Clarke, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Detroit, MI

6 hrs ago | Hometown Life

City of Garden City Primary Election

CITY OF GARDEN CITY Notice of Election To the Qualified Electors of the City of Garden City, Wayne County, Michigan: Notice is hereby given that the General Primary Election will be held in the City of Garden City on, TUESDAY, AUGUST 5, 2014 from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the regular polling places.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Garden City, MI, Standardized Testing, Education, Small Business, Personal Finance, Education Etc.

9 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Porch shooting trial: Prosecution rests its case

The prosecution rested its case today in the murder trial of a suburban Detroit man accused of fatally shooting an unarmed teenager.

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Related Topix: Dearborn Heights, MI

10 hrs ago | Detroit News

Live tweets: Dearborn man charged with killing soccer ref in court

No further punches were thrown after a soccer referee was fatally struck during a June match, a witness testified Wednesday during a preliminary exam for a Dearborn man accused in the incident.

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12 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Detroit police: Sleeping boy, 8, shot and killed

An 8-year-old boy who was sleeping early Wednesday died after a bullet fired from outside went through the home's wall and into his bedroom, hitting him, Detroit police said.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Inkster, MI

12 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Detroit police: Sleeping boy, 8, shot and killed

An 8-year-old boy who was sleeping early Wednesday died after a bullet fired from outside went through the home's wall and into his bedroom, hitting him, Detroit police said.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Inkster, MI

12 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

Police: Boy, 8, shot and killed in Detroit

Jamre Pearson is held back by a friend outside his home after his 8-year-old son was hit by a bullet fired from outside that pierced the wall of the home, hitting the child in bed, early Wednesday, July 30, 2014.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

15 hrs ago | The Detroit News

Northville school district gets high marks in finance

It's the difference between districts that thrive and those that struggle. Statewide, the number of public school students in Michigan has declined every year for the last 10 years, the result of a bad economy, a statewide population loss and a dwindling birthrate.

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Related Topix: Northville, MI, Education Etc., Michigan, Novi, MI, Farmington Hills, MI

20 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Dearborn Heights cop faces cross-exam as porch shooting trial resumes

Questions about how Dearborn Heights police investigated the death of a 19-year-old Renisha McBride are expected to be asked today when the defense cross-examines the investigator in charge of the case.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Dearborn Heights, MI

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Michigan House races heat up in key Wayne County districts

For a full list of other state House candidates and other races, visit http://on.freep.com/1klre1E .

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Related Topix: Michigan, Immigration Reform, US News, Asian-American

WXYZ

City council requests election monitoring

Following claims of voter suppression from the Arab-American Anti-Discrimination Committee, city council members of Dearborn Heights are requesting the state or Wayne County to monitor the August 5th primary election.

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Related Topix: Dearborn Heights, MI

Detroit Free Press

Attorney Richard Bernstein announces bid for Michigan Supreme Court

Prominent Michigan attorney Richard Bernstein will announce his candidacy for the Michigan Supreme Court on Wednesday, his campaign said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Farmington Hills, MI

Detroit News

Drug trafficker who escaped Wayne County Jail gets'-year prison term

Federal authorities say a Phoenix man who escaped from Arizona and Wayne Countyjails has been sentenced to 18 years in prison in a drug trafficking case.

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Related Topix: Drugs

The Detroit News

Drug trafficker who escaped Wayne County Jail gets 18-year prison term

Federal authorities say a Phoenix man who escaped from Arizona and Wayne Countyjails has been sentenced to 18 years in prison in a drug trafficking case.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Detroit, MI, Hamtramck, MI

Westland Observer

Trial set in case of Redford man charged with brother's stabbing death

A jury trial has been set for Oct. 14 in the case of a 21-year-old Redford Township man accused in the stabbing death of his brother after the two fought over the control to a ceiling fan.

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Related Topix: Redford, MI

Westland Observer

Election races in Wayne and Westland can be decided in primary balloting

As reflected in the traditionally lower turnout, many voters don't put much importance on primary elections like the one coming up Aug. 5. 'A lot of people aren't really aware of the importance of the primary election.

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Related Topix: Westland, MI, Wayne, MI

CBS Local

Dearborn Man Charged With Murder, Torture In Sister's Stabbing Death

A 23-year-old Dearborn man has been charged with first degree and murder and torture in his sister's death.

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Related Topix: Dearborn, MI

Observer & Eccentric

Trial pushed back in Craigslist robbery case

A jury trial once set to begin this week has been pushed back to late November, barring a plea deal, for a Van Buren Township defendant charged with robbing a Canton man after they became acquainted through a Craigslist ad, authorities say.

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Related Topix: Canton, MI

Mon Jul 28, 2014

USA Today

Neighbor heard shot the night McBride died on porch

Neighbor heard shot the night McBride died on porch Neighbor heard gunshot the night Renisha McBride died on porch Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1rM33M4 DETROIT - It was windy and raining when Theodore Wafer's neighbor heard a sound like a tree hitting his car early on Nov. 2. Ray Murad went outside his Dearborn Heights home ... (more)

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Related Topix: Dearborn Heights, MI

USA Today

Neighbor heard shot the night McBride died on porch

Neighbor heard shot the night McBride died on porch Neighbor heard gunshot the night Renisha McBride died on porch Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1rM33M4 Your Take contributions have not been reviewed for accuracy by USATODAY.

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Related Topix: Dearborn Heights, MI

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