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  1. Decision on charges coming in videotaped beating of motoristRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | WLUC-TV Negaunee

    ... a decision Monday on whether she'll file charges in the separate January beating of Andrew Jackson Jr. by Grosse Pointe Park and Highland Park officers.

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  2. Decision on Charges Coming in Videotaped Beating of MotoristRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WILX-TV Lansing

    ... a decision Monday on whether she'll file charges in the separate January beating of Andrew Jackson Jr. by Grosse Pointe Park and Highland Park officers.

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  3. This Is Where White People LiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | National Journal

    Members of the Grosse Pointe Windsurfing club get into starting position for their weekly race on Lake St. Clair, just off Grosse Pointe Park. Last summer, the Michigan town of Grosse Pointe Park erected a farmer's market in the middle of one of the few remaining streets that allowed cars to pass between the tony suburb and the urban Detroit neighborhoods at its border.

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  4. Where the White People LiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | The Atlantic

    Last summer, the Michigan town of Grosse Pointe Park erected a farmer's market in the middle of one of the few remaining streets that allowed cars to pass between the tony suburb and the urban Detroit neighborhoods at its border. It was the latest of many attempts by Grosse Pointe Park residents to close off roads and block traffic between what has become a predominantly white, affluent suburb, and its poorer, urban neighbor.

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  5. Foundation president appointed to fill Park Council vacancyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | C & G Newspapers

    Mayor Palmer Heenan may have stepped down from running the city, but before he retired, the leader known for finding and encouraging others to accept governing roles in the city made one final recommendation to the City Council. Heenan's retirement - which took effect as of the March 23 City Council meeting - left a vacancy on the council, and the longtime mayor had an opinion as to who should fill it: Grosse Pointe Park Foundation President Barbara Detwiler.

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  6. Pit bull attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Grosse Pointe News Online

    ... . "With the amount of flesh I saw missing, some had to be consumed," Rosati said. Pit bulls are banned in Grosse Pointe Park and Woods.

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  7. Theokas succeeds Heenan as Park mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | C & G Newspapers

    ... to new Mayor Pro Tem Robert Denner, with new Mayor Gregory Theokas, seated in the center, looking on. GROSSE POINTE PARK - When the Grosse Pointe Park City Council meets for the next time this month - at 7 p.m. either April 13 or 27 - there will be ...

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  8. Protected bike lanes, traffic changs coming to Detroit, Grosse Pointe Park borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | MLive.com

    Detroit and Grosse Pointe Park are working together to boost pedestrian and bike traffic around their border.

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  9. Swinging the spotlight to black-owned businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2015 | Detroit News

    ... one is scheduled for April 18 and will cover some businesses on the lower east side between downtown and Grosse Pointe Park. Then on the third Saturday of each month, they'll focus on a different neighborhood, including Southwest Detroit, to build ...

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  10. Forget Florida, band heads to NashvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Grosse Pointe News Online

    ... the high school bands. Lunasol has played several events in Grosse Pointe, including the VillageFest and Grosse Pointe Park's After 6 on Kercheval. The group is a favorite cover band at Rockefellers Oyster Bar & Grill, Sunrise Saloon and Bert's in ...

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  11. LWV forum for Proposal 1Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Grosse Pointe News Online

    ... The public forum is 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 14, at the Grosse Pointe Public Library, Ewald branch, Grosse Pointe Park. The league's state voter services director Eva Packard presents the facts related to the proposal which goes before voters Tuesday, ...

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  12. Longtime mayor drove improvements in Grosse Pointe ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | C & G Newspapers

    Had it not been for a golf game, Palmer T. Heenan might have never become mayor of Grosse Pointe Park. Heenan, 93, who retired from his elected post as of the March 23 Park City Council meeting and who had not been at the previous two council meetings, was first elected on Nov. 8, 1983.

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  13. Serial burglar played large role in 2014 crime in FarmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | C & G Newspapers

    Public Safety Director Daniel Jensen said the suspect - currently in jail for a larceny in Grosse Pointe Park - is believed to be responsible for 17 of the city's 20 burglaries last year, as well as some larcenies from vehicles in the same areas as the break-ins. Charges against him in the Farms were pending at press time.

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  14. Cities pay tribute to HeenanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Grosse Pointe News Online

    ... extend their grateful appreciation to Palmer Heenan for his over 30 years of service to the City of Grosse Pointe Park," Scrace said. "We wish Palmer and his family the best, including great health and much happiness." The accolades continued with ...

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  15. Theokas sworn inRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Grosse Pointe News Online

    ... order of business was a nomination and subsequent unanimous approval to appoint Gregory Theokas mayor of Grosse Pointe Park for the remainder of Heenan's term. "You've got a great grasp of the issues, you're fair and you're honest," Councilman James ...

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  16. Annual Parade Aims To Chase Evil Out Of DetroitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | CBS Local

    ... city. And it's the job of the citizens of Detroit to drive that devil out of the city," says Jim from Grosse Pointe Park. To do that, says Jim, people dressed up to scare Du Nain Rouge, (or the red dwarf) into parts unknown. "Right now I've got some ...

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  17. ...Read MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | C & G Newspapers

    Harper Woods Mayor Ken Poynter and other local mayors dedicate their time to a special event each year that shines a light on hunger among senior citizens. Poynter, Grosse Pointe Mayor Dale Scrace, Grosse Pointe Farms Mayor James Farquhar, Grosse Pointe Woods Mayor Robert Novitke, Grosse Pointe Shores Mayor Ted Kedzierski, Grosse Pointe Park Mayor Pro-Tem Greg Theokas and Wayne County Commissioner Tim Killeen took part in the "Mayors for Meals" event March 18. Services for Older Citizens sponsored the event.

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  18. Rubin: Detroit councilman declares ban on Fox 2 reporterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Detroit News

    ... - both of which appear minimal. Elrick, 47, is in fact white. The son of a Detroit cop, he grew up in Grosse Pointe Park, close enough to Detroit to play street hockey within its boundaries. He has been a newspaper or television reporter in the city ...

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  19. Trial date set for carjacking suspect kicked by officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | ClickOnDetroit

    ... arrested Jan. 12 by auto-theft unit officers. A woman made a video that was posted by the media showing Grosse Pointe Park and Highland Park officers beating and kicking him. Phyllis Knox says Jackson threatened to kill her grandsons unless she gave ...

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  20. Trial date set for carjacking suspect kicked by officersRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2015 | Northern Michigan News

    ... a video that was posted by the Detroit Free Press (http://on.freep.com/1DbF7lY ) and other media showing Grosse Pointe Park and Highland Park officers beating and kicking him. Prosecutors are reviewing a state police report on the beating. Jackson ...

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