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Report: Wayne County Community College could be tenant at Detroit’s State Fairgrounds

Wayne County Community College is reportedly in serious talks with developers of the former State Fairgrounds site to be a potential tenant of future development there. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Macomb County Jail could release prisoners due to overcrowding

Overcrowding could lead to the early release or electronic monitoring of Macomb County Jail inmates. Full News here – Detroit News

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Wayne County Executive-elect Warren Evans names transition team

Wayne County Executive-elect Warren Evans names transition team

Kirk Pinho – Warren Evans, after easily handing his Republican opponent a defeat in the Wayne County executive race Tuesday, has announced his incoming administration’s transition team. Evans named the following people to the transition team, members of which will be unpaid volunteers: Joseph Nardone, director of development for the Wayne County Airport Authority, will […]

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County: Detroit businessman has 2 weeks to come up with viable plan for 6,350 properties

Szymaknsi said his office has been meeting with Strather, including a rendezvous Friday morning, to discuss his potential ownership of the 6,350 properties. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Auction agent: Art Van mansion nabbed highest sales price for Wayne County residence in 13 years

The winning bidder was described as “a local individual, a local family.” Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Lighthouse of Oakland County CEO John Ziraldo steps down

Lighthouse of Oakland County CEO John Ziraldo steps down

Sherri Welch – John Ziraldo, who led Lighthouse of Oakland County as president and CEO for the past decade, has stepped down. The decision to leave was made in consultation with the Pontiac-based organization’s board of trustees and with the board’s support, Ziraldo said in an email. Ziraldo, 56, said he plans to work closely […]

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Pay, benefits at upcoming Ottawa County job fair reflect growing competition for workers

The Oct. 21 job fair in Holland will feature seven employers who have 120 positions to fill. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Salvation Army of Washtenaw County accepting requests for holiday help

The Salvation Army of Washtenaw County is now accepting requests for its 2014 Christmas Assistance program, as well as volunteers for the holidays. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Rock Ventures blasts Wayne County vote to resume Detroit jail project

Rock Ventures blasts Wayne County vote to resume Detroit jail project

Chad Halcom and Dustin Walsh – Construction cranes could return to the stalled Wayne County Jail project in downtown Detroit after a committee of county commissioners recommended shelving an alternative plan that would clear the way for Rock Ventures LLC to redevelop the site. The committee at a meeting today voted 9-2 to recommend approving […]

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Oakland County approves joining regional water system

Associated Press – The Oakland County Board of Commissioners has approved joining a new regional authority to take over operations of Detroit’s water system. The commissioners voted 18-2 Wednesday night on the Great Lakes Water Authority. Macomb County commissioners are scheduled to vote today. The votes follow earlier approval by the Wayne County Commission and […]

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Owner of home health agencies in Oakland County pleads guilty to $22M in Medicare fraud

Jay Greene – The former owner of two Detroit-area home health agencies has pleaded guilty in federal court for his role in a $ 22 million Medicare fraud ring. Usman Butt, 40, of Shelby Township, who owned Prestige Home Health Services Inc. of Troy and Royal Home Health Care Inc., of Clawson and Troy, pled […]

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Wayne County approves regional water authority

The Wayne County Commission has voted to authorize the county to join the Great Lakes Water Authority. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Affordable housing needs assessment underway for Washtenaw County

How can Washtenaw County work to solve the region’s affordable housing shortage? That’s one of the questions at the center of the Washtenaw County Office of Community & Economic Development’s affordable housing needs assessment, which is underway and slated for completion by the end of 2014. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Gov. Snyder orders flags lowered for Kalkaska County fire official

Gov. Rick Snyder has ordered flags lowered in honor of a Kalkaska County fire official who died after responding to an emergency call. Full News here – freep

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Michigan’s Best Neighborhood Bar: Day 8 takes us to 4 bars in Bay County

Our scheduled visits on Sept. 18: 4:00 p.m. — O’Hares Bar & Grill, 608 E Midland St., Bay City 5:15 p.m. — Stein Hous, 1108 N. Water St., Bay City 6:30 p.m. — Coonan’s Irish Pub, 1004 N. Johnson St., Bay City 7:45 p.m. — Chet’s Corner Bar, 1001 S. Madison Ave., Bay City Full […]

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