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As more rain hit Metro Detroit, thousands of residents, like Darrin Lacey of Inkster, were still cleaning up following flooding from last week's storms.

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Related Topix: Inkster, MI, Wayne, MI

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Times Herald

Flood debris, frustrations pile up in Detroit suburbs

Heaps of stinking, festering flood debris lined curbs Tuesday - more than a week after high waters soaked thousands of basements throughout Detroit and its suburbs.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Huntington Woods, MI, Madison Heights, MI

WXYZ

Wayne County offering flood recovery assistance

DEARBORN - "If you got sewage in your house, in your basement, make sure you're thorough about getting rid of it, because if you don't, it's going to be a problem that keeps surfacing," said Dearborn Mayor John O'Reilly when he met up with Action News on Ternes Street Monday where crews were picking up household items damaged during the recent ... (more)

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USA Today

Renisha McBride's family sues porch shooter

A wrongful death lawsuit seeking more than $10 million has been filed against the Michigan man convicted of murder in Renisha McBride's death.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Dearborn Heights, MI

Examiner.com

Michigan police officer hit by ricocheting bullet when partner shoots dog

A Michigan police officer is recovering after being shot in what's being called a 'freak accident' involving a pit bull, The Detroit News reported August 17. Two Harper Woods police officers were trying to corral two loose pit bulls Sunday morning around 8:30 a.m. Near Harper Avenue and Parkcrest Drive in Harper's Woods, an eastside suburb of ... (more)

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MLive.com

Kid Rock 'CARE' building in downtown Detroit meets demolition

Wrecking crews crumbled and ripped apart the former Michigan AAA building in downtown Detroit Tuesday, after a Wayne County judge reportedly ordered the 5,800-square foot structure razed.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Entertainment

MLive.com

Prosecutor reviewing charges after police find missing teen Hayley...

For nearly 30 hours, investigators worked by land and air to find 18-year-old Hayley Turner of Bedford Township.

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Related Topix: Ecorse, MI

Detroit News

McBride's family files $10M wrongful death lawsuit over porch shooting

The family of 19-year-old Renisha McBride, who was fatally shot on the porch of a Dearborn Heights home in November, filed a $10 million wrongful death lawsuit Tuesday against the homeowner, Theodore Wafer, who has been convicted of killing her.

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Related Topix: Dearborn Heights, MI, Hamtramck, MI

Michigan Radio

This Detroit woman who fought for equal rights decades ago deserves to be remembered today

By now everyone knows, or at least thinks they know, something about Michael Brown.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, ACLU

The Detroit News

Detroit area nurses deliver help to new mothers

Like many Detroit mothers, ChaunTia Murray is young, single and caring for a baby with significant health problems.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Pediatrics, Medicine

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Model D

Not just a fancy art project: Artists create long-term community vision for Detroit/Hamtramck border

Detroit House: $100. Bold New Ideas for the City: Priceless" that highlighted the early efforts of Powerhouse Productions in a Detroit neighborhood just north of Carpenter Street, one of the city's borders with Hamtramck.

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Related Topix: Hamtramck, MI, Detroit, MI

The Detroit News

Detroit schools plan 10 percent pay cuts, closings

Teachers and administrators at Detroit Public Schools will see their pay slashed by 10 percent starting Oct. 1 if state education officials approve the district's proposal for offsetting a failed countywide tax millage.

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MLive.com

What do you want in a state superintendent? Michigan Board of Education asks for input

The search to replace outgoing Michigan Superintendent Mike Flanagan is starting to gear up, and the State Board of Education wants the public to weigh in on what's important to look for in a replacement.

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Sys-Con Media

Former Pontiac Emergency Manager Louis H. Schimmel Returns To...

Additionally, he sold the excess capacity in the City's sewage disposal system to These moves along with numerous other creative changes resulted in allowing Schimmel to balance the City's budget going forward and to not declare bankruptcy, which many thought not possible when he became the City's Emergency Manager.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Rick Snyder, US Governors, Hamtramck, MI

Observer & Eccentric

Storm damage tops $210 million in Wayne County

The damage assessment total included most of the communities in Wayne County, excluding the City of Detroit.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, FEMA, US News

Canton Observer

Storm damage tops $210 million in Wayne County

Hines Drive at Merriman was under water after torrential rain on Aug. 11 that cause more than $200 million damage in Wayne County.

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Related Topix: Weather, FEMA, US News

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Dearborn OKs moratorium on new hookah cafes

Hookahs are water pipes smoked with flavored tobacco that are popular in the Arab world.

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MLive.com

Canton teen nearly drowns; pulled from Muskegon River in Big Rapids

A teenager from the Canton area was pulled from the Muskegon River this weekend and flown to the hospital after nearly drowning on a tubing trip.

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Related Topix: Big Rapids, MI, Canton, MI

Observer & Eccentric

Westland has its share of top county's most dangerous intersections

Canton has three of the top 10 worst intersections in Wayne County, a new report shows, and all of them are along the Ford Road shopping corridor.

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Related Topix: Canton, MI, Westland, MI, Garden City, MI, Michigan

Observer & Eccentric

Canton cuts ribbon on new trail

The public is invited to attend this special event, which will include a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 6:35 p.m. This grand opening marks the most recent completion of a section of Canton's trail system, which began more than 10 years ago as a result of community input identifying open space and trails as one of Canton's most desired amenities.

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