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Pre-Election Gag Order Not Enforceable Due to Agreement in Federal Court

April 28th 2016

Pre-Election Gag Order Not Enforceable Due to Agreement in Federal Court (Michigan Municipal League, April 28, 2016) LANSING, MI — U.S. District Judge John Corbett O’Meara has accepted an agreement between the Secretary of State’s office and local governments and school groups, permanently enjoining Secretary of State Ruth Johnson from enforcing a law passed in […]

Oakland County Schools Vary on Testing for Lead in Water

April 27th 2016

Oakland County Schools Vary on Testing for Lead in Water (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 27, 2016) Oakland County, MI – As they see the images of children in Flint lined up to get bottled water or crying over blood tests, people around the country have been wondering about the safety of the water they and […]

Wrongfully Convicted Man & Crooked Cop Share Story of Forgiveness

April 27th 2016

Wrongfully Convicted Man & Crooked Cop Share Story of Forgiveness (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 26, 2016) Warren, MI – “There are people who have walked into this service today with greater stories, greater hurt than this,” said Brett Tillander of Renaissance Unity in Warren, MI at last Sunday’s service.  “There are those of us who […]

Birmingham Mayor Pro Tem & oc115 Founder talk about CNU24 on WJR

April 26th 2016

Birmingham Mayor Pro Tem & oc115 Founder talk about CNU24 on WJR (Compiled, April 26, 2016) Detroit, MI – The Congress for New Urbanism is meeting in Detroit June 8-12 to learn about different aspects of development and community building, with Detroit as a source of inspiration for urban planners from around the globe. One […]

Plans in the Works to Test Water for Lead in Oakland County Schools

April 25th 2016

Plans in the Works to Test Water for Lead in Oakland County Schools (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 25, 2016) Pontiac, MI – As dozens of teenagers from high schools throughout Oakland County sat eager to learn about the safety of their community’s drinking water, officials revealed that plans are in the works for testing of […]

Aug. 2 Election: Detroit Zoo Seeking to Extend Millage

April 25th 2016

Aug. 2 Election: Detroit Zoo Seeking to Extend Millage (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 25, 2016) Royal Oak, MI –  Taxpayers will likely be asked to approve an extension of the tri county millage to continue funding the Detroit Zoo. The current .1 mill tax expires in 2018, but the process to put it on the […]

Oakland County Suicide Prevention Coordination Forum May 20

April 10th 2016

Oakland County Suicide Prevention Coordination Forum May 20 (EVENT page) Troy, MI – Oakland County Suicide Prevention Coordination Forum May 20  Troy Community Center 3179 Livernois, Troy, MI 48083  8:30am to noon.  Banquet rooms 304 and 305. Questions? Call Hanna Reising at 248-452-5196 or reisingj@oakgov.com. Who should attend?  Mental health professionals, substance use disorder professionals, […]

Infant Mortality Down in Michigan Though Racial Disparities Continue

April 10th 2016

Infant Mortality Down in Michigan Though Racial Disparities Continue (MDHHS, April 10, 2016) LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) today announced the recent release of the 2016-2019 Michigan Infant Mortality Reduction Plan. The Plan provides a roadmap for Michigan to continue improvements in ensuring infants thrive through their first […]

Bouchard Named ‘Sheriff of The Year’…

April 10th 2016

Bouchard Named ‘Sheriff of The Year’ By National Sheriffs’ Association (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, April 10, 2016) Pontiac, MI _ The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce that Sheriff Michael J. Bouchard has been awarded the prestigious national Ferris E. Lucas Award for Sheriff of the Year 2016 from the National Sheriffs’ Association […]

New Law Clarifies What Happens to Digital Life When One Dies (video)

April 9th 2016

New Law Clarifies What Happens to Digital Life When One Dies (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 9, 2016) Huntington Woods, MI – “It used to be that we would have a shoe box full of pictures and people would pass on that shoe box full of pictures to transmit memory of their loved ones or […]

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