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Oakland County argues its still Michigan’s richest county after Livingston ranking

A report last month listing the richest and poorest counties in each U.S. state ranked Livingston County on top in Michigan, based on five-year median household income estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau. But officials in Oakland County this week are trying to reclaim its status as Michigan’s richest county, pointing to another measure: Per-capita […]

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Road repairs or tax cuts? Oakland County enviable conundrum

It maybe a good problem to have, but Republicans and Democrats in Oakland County are at odds over what to do with surplus tax dollars. Full News here – Detroit News

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A look back at the corruption investigation that sent five employees of Michigan’s largest county to prison

A years-long, federalinvestigation that led to prison time for several top aides of former Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano came to a close Monday, Feb. 9, 2015. Five others went to prison for bribery, wire fraud and obstruction of justice. Full News here – Detroit News

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Michigan’s largest county is 15 months from running out of cash, executive says

Wayne County Executive Warren Evans on Thursday revealed details of a financial review indicating bad news for either county operations or retiree pensions. Full News here – Detroit News

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Patterson proposes property tax cut: ‘That’s $75 million back in your pockets,’ he tells Oakland County crowd

Kirk Pinho – Oakland County residents can pay less in property taxes under a proposal announced by county executive L. Brooks Patterson during his annual State of the County address Wednesday night. To an audience of about 500, Patterson said he will forward a resolution to the Board of Commissioners on Thursday asking for a […]

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Former airport authority interim CEO named Wayne County deputy exec

Former airport authority interim CEO named Wayne County deputy exec

Chad Halcom – Wayne County Executive Warren Evans has named Genelle Allen, a former interim CEO and deputy CEO of the Wayne County Airport Authority, a second deputy executive in his month-old administration, the county announced Tuesday. Allen, most recently a vice president at Ypsilanti transportation planning firm Jacobsen/Daniels Associates LLC, started Monday in the […]

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Nexteer Automotive moving its headquarters from Saginaw County to metro Detroit

Six years after Nexteer Automotive was created from the former Delphi Global Steering Division, the giant automotive-steering maker is moving its world headquarters to metro Detroit from its current location in Saginaw County. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Oakland County saw $171 million of foreign investment in 2014

Oakland County is working to expand its international outreach to foreign investors in 2015. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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The Surgery Center of Genesee County achieves accreditation

The Surgery Center of Genesee County has achieved accreditation by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). Full News here – Oakland Business

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Michigan’s measles case: Oakland County adult has it; timeline set to determine Disneyland tie

DETROIT, MI — Measles hasn’t appeared to spread in Michigan, despite one case involving an adult in Metro Detroit’s Oakland County and reports of an outbreak that began at Disneyland in California. Full News here – Detroit News

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County execs rip Detroit over new water authority

County execs rip Detroit over new water authority During the annual gathering that the Detroit Economic Club luncheon On Tuesday, the “Big Four” — Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan, Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel, Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson and Wayne County Executive Warren … Full News here – Read more on The Detroit News

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Measles case confirmed in Oakland County; Residents urged to get vaccinated

A measles case has been confirmed in Oakland County and health officials are urging residents to get vaccinated, opening a weekend clinic in Pontiac for immunization. Full News here – Detroit News

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Apartment construction drove 2014 housing recovery in Ottawa County

Single family home starts also showed continued strength in the Lakeshore area, according to Builder Track Reports, which follows home building activity in West Michigan. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Car bombing in Oakland County? Police still won’t confirm or deny as investigation continues

DETROIT, MI — The Oakland County Sheriff’s Department is still trying to determine if a vehicle fire that occurred Saturday morning in Springfield Township, south of Holly, was caused by car bomb. An officer at the department, who declined to give her name Monday morning, told MLive.com she couldn’t confirm or deny that a car […]

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Detective testifies about the discovery of Ramsay Scrivo’s dismembered body along a St. Clair County road

St. Clair County Sheriff’s Detective Stephen Rickert says he drove up to a crime scene Jan. 31 along a rural road two miles east of I-94 in St. Clair County and saw bloody body parts along the side of the road. Full News here – Detroit News

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