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  1. Russell Street Missionary Baptist Church Fashion Show and Tea; Fund RaisingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    ... to the success of this glorious event. Reverend Dr. DeeDee M. Coleman, a native New Orleanian who now resides in Oak Park, Michigan is the Pastor of the Russell Street Missionary Baptist Church. In November 1999, Russell Street, which is the oldest ...

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  2. 'Freshman Fourteen' by Beth Rodgers Read MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Metro Times

    Join for a book reading and signing at the Oak Park Library. Beth Rodgers will read from and speak about her new young adult novel, 'Freshman Fourteen.'

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  3. Demski could be dynamite for BombersIf Blue don't go whole-hog on O-line, slotback fine draft pickRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    After starring with the Oak Park Raiders, slotback Nic Demski graduated to the Manitoba Bisons, where he was an all-Canadian four straight seasons. The Winnipeg Blue Bombers will call out the second name in Tuesday's CFL Canadian Draft and the safe pick -- the always easy pick -- is to select a homegrown offensive lineman big enough to double as a grain silo.

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  4. Oak Park Public Library Gears Up for One Book, One Oak ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Patch.com

    One Book, One Oak Park is returning for a second summer as the Oak Park Public Library's community reading program for adults and teens. The program is aimed at bringing the village together and exploring a theme that Oak Parkers have told us matters most to them and to our community's future.

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  5. Supporters gather for pro-Israel demonstrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | C & G Newspapers

    ... which appeals to all three major expressions of Judaism, especially the Orthodox community, which is primarily from Oak Park and Southfield, Douville said. "We have a number of state and federal representatives that participate," Douville said. "We ...

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  6. Martial arts instructor empowers special needs young adultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | C & G Newspapers

    WEST BLOOMFIELD/SOUTHFIELD - Being a criminal defense attorney and a martial arts instructor don't typically go hand in hand. But for criminal defense and immigration attorney J. Dallo, of Oak Park, opening a martial arts school has been his dream since he was a little boy.

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  7. Election results for Southeastern Michigan initiativesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | ClickOnDetroit

    ... rejected the highly contested plan to raise the state sales tax to fund road improvements. In Oakland County, the Oak Park ballot measure to allow the sale of liquor and mixed drinks in bars and restaurants has passed. This repeals a law that has ...

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  8. Voters strongly approve Berkley School District bond proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | C & G Newspapers

    ... the district. The Berkley School District includes all of Huntington Woods and Berkley, plus three precincts from Oak Park and one precinct from Royal Oak. All 16 precincts individually voted to pass the proposal, with a total of 5,015 votes in ...

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  9. Clerk: 58 Percent Of Oak Park Voters OK Mixed Alcohol SalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | CBS Local

    ... Drive Southfield, MI 48034 (248) 327-2900 Map Directions Send a comment or suggestion to the CBS Detroit web [] OAK PARK (AP) - Final unofficial election returns from Oak Park show 58 percent of voters supporting a ballot proposal to let restaurants ...

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  10. Liquor sales now allowed in Oak ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | WXYZ

    Voters in Oak Park approved a proposal to allow liquor sales within the city. More than 58 percent of voters in Oak Park voted yes for the proposal.

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  11. Horrifying Video of Alleged Mouse Killer with Stun Gun Prompts ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Patch.com

    "The thing that was really disturbing was that it was 100 percent for pleasure," Oak Park Public Safety Director Steve Cooper said. An Oakland County man could face animal cruelty charges after he recorded and shared a video of himself using a stun gun to torture and kill a mouse in a small box.

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  12. Video shows local teen kill mouse with stun gunRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | WXYZ

    ... did next. He uses a stun gun to shock the mouse until it dies. The video went viral on-line, and created outrage. Oak Park Police soon heard about it. They noticed the young man in the video was wearing a Glory Supermarket shirt, which is located in ...

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  13. Cops looking to file charges against man who 'tased mouse to death in online video'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | Daily Mail

    ... is a former employee of the Glory Grocery Market and can be seen wearing his store uniform shirt in the video. Oak Park Investigators say they caught wind of the horrible viral footage after they received complaints from animal rights activists all ...

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  14. Mich. Senate panel takes up 'religious freedom' billRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | USA Today

    ... A pediatrician refused to treat Bay Contreras, center, the daughter of Jami and Krista Contreras of Oak Park, Mich., because they are a same-sex couple. While a Michigan Senate committee didn't vote on this state's version of a Religious Freedom ...

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  15. Alleged murderer of party store owner to stand trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | C & G Newspapers

    During a preliminary exam in front of Judge Sebastian Lucido in 41-B District Court in Clinton Township, Ujuan Burton, 31, of Oak Park, was told he would stand trial on charges of felony first-degree murder, armed robbery, felony firearm possession and a felon in possession of a firearm. Detroit resident Shardae Burt, 29, who was Burton's alleged accomplice, was charged with being an accessory after the fact of a felony.

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  16. Talk to Iris: A joyful, tearful journey back to 'my kind of town'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | The Maryland Gazette

    ... and the city and the thrill of independence. I would take the train alone back and forth from our suburban home in Oak Park, this long before any debates on "free range parenting." In the 1960s, all the kids I knew ran a free range. I gaze at what ...

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  17. Residents to vote on Headlee renewal, street and park bondRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | C & G Newspapers

    ... currently levies nearly 31 mills per year; as of 2014, it has the second-highest levy in Oakland County after Oak Park, which levies just more than 37 mills. Ferndale Assistant City Manager Joseph Gacioch said the mill rate may be high, but the city ...

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  18. Voters in Detroit suburb to be asked about alcohol salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | ClickOnDetroit

    EYESORE IN THAT AREA. TIME IS 6:35. IN OTHER NEWS, IS THE FIFTH TIME THE CHARM? OAK PARK WILL ASK FOR THE OPENING OF LIQUOR LICENSES.

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  19. BerkleyRev up support for Berkley schools bondRev up support for...Read the original story

    Apr 18, 2015 | Lathrup Village Eccentric

    Rev up support for Berkley schools bond Support Berkley schools bond May 5. Check out this story on HometownLife.com: Running a school district is a little bit like owning a car. It's important to know that, because on May 5, residents in the Berkley School District, which includes Huntington Woods and Oak Park, get to become back seat drivers by setting the policy by which school officials will steer.

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  20. Grass-roots group works to keep JCC's doors openRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | C & G Newspapers

    After the news that the Jewish Community Center in Oak Park will close, members of a local grass-roots group are taking it upon themselves to raise money to keep the building open. The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit announced in a community briefing March 5 that the Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit will cease programming and services at the Oak Park facility after Aug. 31. Aaron Tobin, committee co-chair of Save the Oak Park JCC, said the group held a meeting March 30 at the Jimmy Prentis Morris Building on 10 Mile Road to unveil two major projects that aim to keep the doors of the JCC location open.

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