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DIA seeks towns in Oakland, Macomb, Wayne counties to display art

DIA seeks towns in Oakland, Macomb, Wayne counties to display art

Sherri Welch – Want to bring a masterpiece to your community? The Detroit Institute of Arts is looking for cities and townships interested in participating in the 2015 Inside/Out program. Now in its sixth year, the program takes high-quality reproductions of famous pieces housed at the museum to town squares, riverfront paths, church fronts and […]

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State investigates EAA enrollment letters to Oakland County families

State education officials are investigating why the Education Achievement Authority sent letters to families in Oakland County stating their child was ‘selected’ to be enrolled in an EAA school in Detroit. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Tea party backers dominate Oakland County GOP convention

Michigan Republicans held county conventions across the state Thursday, some of which featured a battle for delegates that will be crucial in deciding Gov. Rick Snyder’s running mate. Full News here – freep

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Spider-Man at Oakland Mall

The Amazing Spider-Man was at Oakland Mall on Friday, and so I took my son along to meet the guy. After all, who doesn’t want to meet our friendly neighborhood Spider-Man? Particularly, I might add, when he’s hanging out just outside of Cinnabon. If you want to meet Spider-Man, you have to have a ticket. […]

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Oakland University’s new leader ponders if school should sustain growth

When George W. Hynd takes the helm of Oakland University next month, he plans to examine whether the school should keep pursuing the rapid growth it has enjoyed over the past 15 years. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Get used to orange barrels, Oakland County

Brace yourself, Oakland County, you’re about to be blessed with a little more road construction. The Road Commission for Oakland County recently received $ 13.3 million in road funds, including $ 6.1 million in state Roads and Risk Reserve monies and $ 7.2 million in RRR moola to the Michigan Department of Transportation, which has […]

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Crain’s week in news, July 5-11: Gilbert buys former Globe Tobacco building for $3.3M; Oakland hires AD

Crain’s staff – Add the 58,000-square-foot former Globe Tobacco Co. building to Dan Gilbert’s downtown Detroit real estate empire. The Quicken Loans Inc. and Rock Ventures LLC founder and chairman purchased the six-story building at 407 E. Fort St. for $ 3.3 million, according to Matt Farrell, executive principal/partner of Bingham Farms-based Core Partners Associates […]

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New Oakland University president wants more students to live on campus

The Oakland University Board of Trustees has named a top official from a South Carolina college as the university’s new president. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Oakland University expected to name new president Wednesday

Rochester — The Oakland University board of trustees is expected Wednesday to name a new president. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Appeals court won’t let Oakland County Clerk enter statement in Michigan gay marriage ban case

The U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday denied Oakland County Clerk Lisa Brown permission to file a statement in support of a Hazel Park couple who sued the state over Michigan’s gay marriage ban. Full News here – Detroit News

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Rajai Davis Hits Walk Off Grand Slam – Detroit Tigers Defeat Oakland A’s – Detroit Video

It doesn’t get more dramatic than this. The -Detroit Tigers defeated the Oakland A’s in the last half of the 9th inning with a grand slam home run off the bat of Tiger outfielder Rajaj Davis…. Video Rating: 4 / 5

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Oakland University raises tuition 3.17% for undergraduates

Full-time, resident undergraduates attending Oakland University can expect to pay 3.17 percent more for 2014-15. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Porcello leads Tigers to win over Oakland

Porcello is now the first Tigers pitcher to toss back-to-back complete game shutouts since Jack Morris in 1986. Full News here – Sports | WXYZ

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Detroit 5, Oakland 4: Tigers' Rajai Davis hits walkoff grand slam to win it

Detroit 5, Oakland 4: Tigers' Rajai Davis hits walkoff grand slam to win it The Detroit Tigers are a good baseball team. The Oakland A's, too. Before the game, the Tigers will honor the 1984 World Series team to commemorate their 30-year anniversary on the field. Both teams have good starting pitching. Both teams can […]

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Michigan Lottery: Oakland County home to $777,777 Diamond 7’s game winner

DETROIT, MI — An Oakland County resident has received a huge payday this week for winning the Michigan Lottery’s Diamond 7’s game. The winner, who chooses to remain anonymous, hails from New Hudson and recently collected her $ 777,777 prize at the lottery headquarters in Lansing. Full News here – Detroit Entertainment

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