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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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Student assaulted outside Oakland University Kresge Library

The Oakland University Police Department says a student walking near Kresge Library on the Rochester Hills campus was assaulted about 10 p.m. Thursday. Full News here – Detroit News

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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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Bill allowing new McLaren hospital in Oakland attracts foes to Senate hearing

Bill allowing new McLaren hospital in Oakland attracts foes to Senate hearing

Chris Gautz – A wide spectrum of business groups, health systems and labor unions all testified Tuesday against a bill that would allow Flint-based McLaren Health Care Inc. a special exemption to build a new hospital near Clarkston. Senate Bill 1073, sponsored by Majority Leader Randy Richardville, R-Monroe, would allow McLaren to transfer beds from […]

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McLaren revives push to Oakland: Bill creates state rules exemption

McLaren revives push to Oakland: Bill creates state rules exemption

Chris Gautz and Jay Greene – After being rebuffed twice by the Legislature and also by the courts, Flint-based McLaren Health Care Inc. is trying again in both venues to be allowed to build a new hospital in Oakland County near Clarkston.Last week, Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville, R-Monroe, introduced Senate Bill 1073, which would […]

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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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