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Camp Casey Cowgirl Pubcrawl March 29 in Ferndale

March 17th 2014

Camp Casey Cowgirl Pub Crawl March 29 in Ferndale (Camp Casey Press Release, March17, 2014) Camp Casey, a Michigan based nonprofit horseback riding program for children with cancer and their families, will be hosting their fifth annual Cowbell Pub Crawl from 5:30pm-11:30pm on March 29th in downtown Ferndale. The night begins at The Loving Touch […]

Savvy Senior Avoids Getting Tricked by Scam

March 13th 2014

Savvy Senior Avoids Getting Tricked by Scam (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 14, 2014) When Jeannie Davis got a phone call saying that she had won $1.4 million she figured that something was wrong. The retired real estate appraiser and President of the Ferndale Seniors group knows that “if something sounds too good to be true, […]

MDOT Posts Tips for Driving During Terrible Pothole Season

March 13th 2014

MDOT Posts Tips for Driving During Terrible Pothole Season (MDOT Press Release, March 13, 2014) Record snow and cold may be departing, but they’re leaving in their wake one of Michigan’s worst pothole seasons ever. The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is suggesting some ways that motorists can avoid hitting potholes, and to minimize damage […]

TEDx Conference comes to OU March 15

March 13th 2014

TEDx Conference comes to OU March 15 (Oakland University Press Release, March 13, 2014) In the spirit of spreading ideas, spurring dialogue and sharing knowledge, Oakland University will host its first-ever TEDx Conference. Along with a number of educational exhibits, the event will offer presentations from experts in a variety of fields. Featured speakers all […]

View: Education Achievement Authority Expansion…

March 13th 2014

Guest View: Education Achievement Authority Expansion Moving Forward (Steve Norton, Michigan Parents for Schools, March 13, 2014)I’m reaching out to you with an urgent request. We need you to call your State Representative today. The Education Achievement Authority, the bad idea that won’t go away, is on the verge of being expanded across the state. […]

WA3 Welcomes Mayors Metzger and Waterman to Board

March 12th 2014

WA3 Welcomes Mayors Metzger and Waterman to Board (Adapted from WA3 Press Release, March 12, 2014) 2014 and the recent mayoral elections bring three new leaders to the Board of the Woodward Avenue Action Association (WA3), a collaborative effort to promote the 11 communities along M1. From the far north is Pontiac’s mayor Deidre Waterman.  […]

Lt. Governor Calley Talks to College Republicans (video)

March 8th 2014

Lt. Governor Calley Talks to College Republicans (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 8, 2014) Lt. Governor Brian Calley visited Oakland University Friday to meet with the College Republicans and talk about issues important to him in his past three years of working in the executive branch with Governor Rick Snyder.  Calley is hoping to be […]

Mandatory Life Sentences for Minors Still a Debate in Michigan

March 6th 2014

Mandatory Life Sentences for Minors Still a Debate in Michigan (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 6, 2014) Attorney General Bill Schuette announced his office will present oral arguments before the Michigan Supreme Court arguing that a recent U.S. Supreme Court addressing the sentences of convicted teenage murderers does not apply retroactively. “First degree murder is a […]

Details of the DeBoer Case

March 6th 2014

Details of the DeBoer Case (Jane Bassett, ongoing – March 2014) Jane Bassett is an attorney in Ann Arbor who specializes in elder law and helping families with adoption-related issues.  She is a graduate of University of Detroit Mercy School of Law and opened her own practice in 1994. She has been attending the trial […]

Demonstrators Try to Stay Warm, While State’s Case Runs Cold

March 5th 2014

Demonstrators Try to Stay Warm, While State’s Case Runs Cold by Crystal A. Proxmire News spread quickly Sunday that over 100 Detroit-based pastors would be convening at the Federal Courthouse Monday to protest marriage equality.  Rumors put expected turnout as high as 600.  The Detroit Police stood ready with extra officers in the area and […]

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