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2 hrs ago | ClickOnDetroit

Free physical tests for Wayne Co. jail officer candidates

The Wayne County Sheriff's Office is holding free physical abilities tests on Aug. 19 to those who are interested in working as officers in county jails.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI

5 hrs ago | Hometown Life

Redford man pleads guilty before trial begins in death on I-96 in Livonia case

A motorist accused of killing a pedestrian on I-96 last fall has pleaded guilty to the charges on the same day a jury trial was scheduled to begin.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Redford, MI, Livonia, MI

8 hrs ago | The Detroit News

Editorial: Vote no on Wayne school proposal

The measure on the Aug. 5 primary ballot would translate into an additional $379 per student for six years, and schools could use the money however they'd like.

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Related Topix: Tax, Education Etc., Northville, MI, Opinion

12 hrs ago | Observer & Eccentric

Volunteers needed for fourth annual Cruisin' Hines

In 2011, Don Nicholson was blown away by the response to his inaugural Hines Drive cruise.

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

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Dearborn police investigate woman's death

Dearborn police continue to investigate the death of a woman who was killed Saturday at a home on the 7500 block of Bingham.

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Related Topix: Dearborn, MI

Observer & Eccentric

W-W hosts info meeting on tax request

Six Wayne-Westland schools will be holding informational sessions for parents and voters about the Wayne County RESA education enhancement millage which will on the Tuesday, Aug. 5, primary ballot.

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Related Topix: Westland, MI, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Education Etc., Wayne, MI

Observer & Eccentric

Two challengers, three incumbents file to run for Schoolcraft seats

Bob Breslin, 75, of Northville is a Ford Motor Co. retiree who believes Schoolcraft College can reduce costs and lower tuition.

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Related Topix: Schoolcraft, MI, Northville, MI, Livonia, MI, Plymouth, MI

Detroit Free Press

Battle of the ash borerResearchers aim to slow emerald ash borer devastation in Michigan

Tom Yack steered his black SUV past the blue-and-electric-purple walls of the Skatin' Station II in Canton Township and swung south toward the industrial buildings that line Ronda Drive.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Entomology, Science, Michigan State University, Canton, MI, Plymouth, MI

Observer & Eccentric

Around Wayne and Westland

Chicken, hot dogs and hamburgers will be provided by club and prepared by guest Chefs Dan Geb and Jake Hess.

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Related Topix: Westland, MI, Wayne, MI, Education Etc., US Politics, US News, John Conyers, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Inkster, MI

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Once-elite Detroit Club heads to public auction under a cloud

Detroit Club is going to public auction: The historic Detroit Club in downtown is headed for online public auction this week.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI

Observer & Eccentric

County executive candidates discuss issues at Chamber forum

Business owners and residents had the opportunity Thursday to see several of the Democratic candidates running for Wayne County executive in next month's primary election.

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Related Topix: Schoolcraft, MI, Detroit, MI, State Prisons, Prison

Detroit Free Press

Congressional campaign spending ramps up as election nears

U.S. Rep. Kerry Bentivolio appears to no longer be disputing a $90,000 bill from a former campaign manager, but it's unclear where he expects to find the funds to pay it off.

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

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Detroit News

House District 10 candidates' agenda: Schools, infrastructure

Five candidates will face off in the Aug. 5 Democratic primary in the race to fill Rep. Phil Cavanagh's open seat in a district covering part of Wayne County.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Theater, Arts, Marygrove College, Cedric the Entertainer

Observer & Eccentric

Redford brings more drunken driving, drug cases to court

More manpower and increased enforcement have resulted in more drunken driving cases and narcotics/paraphernalia cases processed by Redford's 17th District Court in the first six months of this year, according to police.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Redford, MI

MLive.com

Adoptable pets-of-the-month: cats, dogs and a reptile -- oh my

We are thrilled to once again feature something fairly new: once a month, we team up with area animal shelters and rescues to showcase amazing animals that are ready for adoption.

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Related Topix: Washtenaw County, MI, Ann Arbor, MI, Chelsea, MI

Observer & Eccentric

Man gets 4-20 years in prison for home invasion

Canton home intruder Michael Steven Toth has been sentenced to prison for four to 20 years after he confessed to forcing his way inside a house while two teen siblings hid in a closet and called 911 for help.

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Related Topix: Canton, MI, Garden City, MI

Detroit News

Hearing to be held today over challenge of Warren Evans' residency

Evans, the former Wayne County Sheriff and Detroit Police Chief, is one of the frontrunners in a crowded Democratic field in the race.

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Related Topix: Washtenaw County, MI, Grosse Pointe Park, MI

Detroit News

For Wayne County Commission

Wayne County faces a number of unique challenges, particularly financially. Without careful deliberation and prudent decision-making, the county could follow Detroit's path into bankruptcy.

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Related Topix: 9, Grosse Pointe, MI, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI, Opinion

Thu Jul 24, 2014

WXYZ

Republican groups linked to Wayne CEO race ads

The Wayne County Executive race for the primary election is heating up, and now we have discovered that a group of Republicans is getting in the mix by funding ads that promote a Democratic candidate.

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Related Topix: US News, Macomb County, MI, Sterling Heights, MI, Canton, MI

Observer & Eccentric

Inspire Theatre's 'No Stone Unturned' opens Friday, July 25

Written by local playwrights Joe Davis and Len Fisher, No Stone Unturned is reminiscent of the parodies of the old Carol Burnett Show.

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Related Topix: Westland, MI, Redford, MI, Livonia, MI

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