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  1. Lead Letter: Should Christians refuse to engage with same-sex couples?Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    ... letters@jacksonville.com. Our full policy about letters is available here. When Krista and Jami Contreras of Oak Park, Mich. took their daughter Bay for her first pediatric visit, they were surprised to learn that the pediatrician they had selected, ...

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  2. The death of Northland Mall is a cautionary tale for DetroitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Michigan Radio

    ... flagship store on Woodward Avenue. People moved out of Detroit to be close to the mall. Southfield boomed. So did Oak Park. Faxon, who is Jewish, watched as his neighbors and constituents emptied out of Detroit and into those suburbs and beyond. But ...

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  3. Firefighters Rescue Several Residents After Apartments Go Up In FlamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | CBS Local

    ... Drive Southfield, MI 48034 (248) 327-2900 Map Directions Send a comment or suggestion to the CBS Detroit web [...] OAK PARK (WWJ) - Firefighters in Oak Park arrived on the scene of a burning apartment building just in time to save several residents ...

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  4. Over 1,000 Winnipeg high school students to march on Thursday against racismRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    More than 1,000 high school students will take to the frigid streets of Winnipeg on Thursday to let Maclean's magazine know they don't intend to remain Canada's most racist city. So far, students from 17 high schools have permission from their schools to take off two periods to march, said organizer Philippe Burns, an Oak Park High School student.

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  5. Montrose voters reject marijuana decriminalization measureRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | WTOL-TV Toledo

    ... proposal was defeated by 32 votes, with only 88 out of 208 votes in favor of the issue. Voters in Hazel Park and Oak Park passed measures in August. Voters in Ferndale, Jackson and Lansing approved decriminalization proposals in 2013. ...

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  6. Strides made in Detroit retail developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | WXYZ

    ... divider is dissolving, if only slightly, with one shopping center, gleaming with success and diversity. "Detroit." "Oak Park." "Warren." Just some of the cities shoppers at the Gateway Marketplace, at 8 Mile and Woodward, called home when approached ...

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  7. Montrose voters to weigh in on marijuana decriminalizationRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    ... decriminalization measures, while those in five others rejected similar proposals. Voters in Hazel Park and Oak Park passed measures in August. Voters in Ferndale, Jackson and Lansing approved decriminalization proposals in 2013. Decriminalization ...

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  8. Pediatrician refuses to care for baby of lesbian momsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Norwalk Reflector

    ... believe us. They say, '(Doctors) can't do that. That's not legal.' And we say, 'Yes it is.'" The Contrerases of Oak Park, Mich., are going public with their story to raise awareness about the discrimination that the lesbian, gay, bisexual and ...

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  9. Pediatrician refuses to care for baby of lesbian momsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Norwalk Reflector

    ... believe us. They say, '(Doctors) can't do that. That's not legal.' And we say, 'Yes it is.'" The Contrerases of Oak Park, Mich., are going public with their story to raise awareness about the discrimination that the lesbian, gay, bisexual and ...

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  10. Same-Sex Couple Complains Pediatrician Refused to See Their NewbornRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | ABC News

    A married, same-sex couple in Michigan say they felt discriminated against after a pediatrician refused to see their newborn daughter, according to their attorney. Jami and Krista Contreras of Oak Park, Michigan, welcomed their daughter, Bay, four months ago.

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  11. Pediatrician won't treat baby with 2 momsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | The Arizona Republic

    ... they handpicked to treat their newborn daughter changed her mind after praying about it. Jami Contreras, 30, of Oak Park, Mich., changes her 4-month-old daughter Bay. Contreras and her wife, Krista Contreras, are devastated after facing ...

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  12. Detroit doctor turns away baby with two momsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | The Toronto Star

    ... us. They say, '(Doctors) can't do that. That's not legal.' And we say, 'Yes it is.'” The Contrerases of Oak Park, Mich., are going public with their story to raise awareness about the discrimination that the lesbian, gay, bisexual and ...

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  13. MI--Michigan News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, MIRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | Washington Times

    ... Detroit had 3,839 suspicious fires and demolished 3,500 buildings. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 300 words by 9 a.m. OAK PARK, Mich. - Two Detroit-area women say they were humiliated when a pediatrician they selected to help care for their infant ...

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  14. Lesbian couple left humiliated after their pediatrician refuses to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Daily Mail

    EXCLUSIVE: Back at school and celebrating her birthday while the 12-year-old girls accused of trying to murder her learn if they'll be tried as adults - amazing recovery of 'Slender Man' stabbing victim The United States of Affluence: Map shows the richest towns in every state Michigan couple Jami and Krista Contreras had met with Dr Vesna Roi before they welcomed baby Bay and she knew they were gay But when they went to her first wellness appointment, another doctor told them that Dr Roi had 'prayed on it' and would not be able to care for her Jami: 'It was humiliating - we were prepared for this to happen other places but not at our six-day-old's wellness appointment' Dr Roi apologized to the couple in a letter but explained: 'I felt I would not be able to develop the personal patient doctor relationship I normally do' Jami and Krista Contreras, from Oak Park, Michigan, were expecting ... (more)

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  15. Jami Contreras, 30, of Oak Park, Mich., changes herRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | The Star Press

    Pediatrician won't treat baby with 2 moms DETROIT - A doctor has come under fire from a lesbian couple for refusing treatment to their newborn daughter. Check out this story on thestarpress.com: http://usat.ly/1A7nu9h Krista Contreras and her wife Jami Contreras of Oak Park are devastated after facing discrimination they never saw coming: The pediatrician they had handpicked to treat their newborn daughter changed her mind.

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  16. Jackson County administrator to get 1 percent pay raise following closed-session reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | MLive.com

    ... s are "struggling" financially. Prior to coming to Jackson County, Overton assisted city managers in Hazel Park and Oak Park before becoming a city manager in Hudson, Roosevelt Park and Grosse Pointe, then administrator of Cheboygan County.

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  17. City heats up with annual Fire & Ice with Spice eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | C & G Newspapers

    Andrew Skoita, of Oak Park, performs fire poi for a crowd of people in Clawson during the 2014 Fire & Ice with Spice event. The event is taking place again this year Feb. 14 in downtown Clawson.

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  18. Woods hires new public safety directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | C & G Newspapers

    ... Township, where he served as police chief for more than eight years. Prior to that, he had a long career with Oak Park as the director of public safety. He has a master's in administration and a bachelor's in criminal justice. He also has extensive ...

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  19. Hamerslagh, Thelma Bernice "Bernie"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Visalia Times-Delta

    ... life, William (Bill) Hamerslagh. Together they set out on a life full of unknown promise and peril that began in Oak Park, MI. There the couple struggled, built homes, and began to fill beds with kids. Bernie once told Bill she wanted seven kids, ...

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  20. District 97 Board of Education Makes Statement on Death of Peter TraczykRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Patch.com

    A memorial visitation will be held from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. Feb. 13 at Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home , 203 South Marion St., Oak Park. A celebration of Traczyk's life will take place at 2 p.m. Feb. 14 at United Lutheran Church, 409 Greenfield Street, Oak Park.

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