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Topouzian Brings Economic Development Perspective to New MVCA Role

Ara Topouzian is a longtime Oakland County economic development official and a 2012 Kresge Artist Fellow recognized for his work playing a 76-string kanun harp in Armenian and world music bands. As of March 25, he’ll also be the new director of the Michigan Venture Capital Association, which works to advance the state’s VC ecosystem.Topouzian comes to the MVCA after six years of heading up the 700-member Troy Chamber of Commerce, where he says he worked to reinvent the organization and create p...
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Aretha Franklin complained about missing money before death

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities in suburban Detroit are investigating whether someone cheated singer Aretha Franklin by cashing a $178,000 check before her death last August. Oakland County chief assistant prosecutor Paul Walton says Franklin filed a complaint with Bloomfield Township police in June about a missing check. She died weeks later of pancreatic […]
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Former US Rep. William Broomfield of Michigan dies at 96

DETROIT (AP) — William Broomfield, a foreign-policy specialist from Michigan who was in Congress for nearly four decades, has died at age 96. Broomfield’s family released a statement Monday saying he died Feb. 20 in Kensington, Maryland, where he lived. No cause was disclosed. Oakland County voters first elected Broomfield to the House in 1956. […]
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February 13 roundup

Michigan’s Oakland County seizes rental property owned by elderly man over $8.41 unpaid tax bill plus $277 in fees and interest, sells property for $24,500, keeps all the surplus cash for itself. Constitutional? [Joe Barnett, Detroit News] Pruning obsolete laws: “Teaneck Council repeals more than a dozen old laws, including ban on cursing” [Megan Burrow, North Jersey Record, quoting Councilman and longtime friend of this site Keith Kaplan] “What does the Constitution have to say about natio...
Tags: Taxes, Maryland, Law, Uncategorized, North Dakota, New Jersey, Dui, Michigan, Baltimore, Bismarck, Oakland County, CALEB BROWN, MOCO, Property Law, BERWICK Pa, Gene Healy


Springfield Oaks Golf Course Review

Springfield Oaks Golf Course Review Springfield Oaks Golf CourseDavisburg, MichiganGrade: C+Teachers’ Comments: Very well maintained. ... Read more. The post Springfield Oaks Golf Course Review appeared first on GolfBlogger Golf Blog.
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White Lake Oaks Golf Course Review

White Lake Oaks Golf Course Review White Lake OaksWhite Lake, MichiganGrade: C+Teacher’s Comments: A very ... Read more. The post White Lake Oaks Golf Course Review appeared first on GolfBlogger Golf Blog.
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Retired White Firefighter Gets Four Years In Prison For Shooting Black Teenager

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — A white retired firefighter has been sentenced to at least four years in prison for shooting at a black teenager who came to his suburban Detroit home asking for directions to school. Jeffrey Zeigler apologized before he was sentenced Tuesday in Oakland County court. A jury convicted him last month of assault and a gun crime. Fourteen-year-old Brennan Walker wasn’t hurt. He told police he missed a school bus on April 12 and knocked on Zeigler’s door in Rochester Hills aft...
Tags: News, Detroit, Pontiac, Oakland County, Mich AP, Rochester Hills, Zeigler, Jeffrey Zeigler, Summer Concepcion, Brennan Walker


Man convicted of assault for shooting at lost black teen

ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. (AP) — A white retired firefighter has been convicted of assault for shooting at a black teenager who came to his suburban Detroit home for directions. Jeffrey Zeigler was charged with attempted murder, but Oakland County jurors on Friday convicted him of the lesser assault charge and a gun crime. Fourteen-year-old Brennan […]
Tags: News, Rochester, Detroit, Oakland County, Brennan, Nation & World, Jeffrey Zeigler


Aretha Franklin Didn’t Leave A Will

In documents filed with the Oakland County probate court, Ms. Franklin’s sons — Clarence, Edward and KeCalf Franklin, and Ted White Jr. — listed themselves as “interested parties.” One document, signed by KeCalf Franklin, checked a box indicating that “the decedent died intestate,” or without a will.
Tags: Art, People, Oakland County, Franklin, Ms Franklin, Kecalf Franklin, 08.22.18, Clarence Edward, Ted White Jr


Man convicted of killing as child, charged in exposure case

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit-area man who nearly 20 years ago was the youngest person in U.S. history to be convicted of murder has been charged with indecent exposure. The Oakland County prosecutor’s office on Tuesday authorized a warrant against 32-year-old Nathaniel Abraham. Authorities say a 46-year-old woman told sheriff’s deputies that a man […]
Tags: News, Detroit, Pontiac, Oakland County, Mich AP, Nation & World, Nathaniel Abraham Authorities


Man convicted of killing as a child charged in exposure case

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit-area man who nearly 20 years ago was the youngest person in U.S. history to be convicted of murder has been charged with indecent exposure. The Oakland County prosecutor’s office authorized a warrant against 32-year-old Nathaniel Abraham on Tuesday. Authorities say a 46-year-old woman told sheriff’s deputies that a man […]
Tags: News, Detroit, Pontiac, Oakland County, Mich AP, Nation & World, Nathaniel Abraham


14-year-old boy shot to death by gun hidden beneath mattress

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — A 20-year-old suburban Detroit man has been charged with involuntary manslaughter after authorities say his 14-year-old cousin was shot in the chest by a handgun that the suspect had stashed under a mattress. The Oakland County sheriff’s office says Damari E. Mahone of Pontiac was arraigned Thursday. Bond was denied. He […]
Tags: News, Detroit, Pontiac, Oakland County, Mich AP, Nation & World, Damari E Mahone


Hit-and-run driver sought after teen on bike struck, killed

WIXOM, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a 14-year-old boy has died after being struck by a hit-and-run driver while riding his bike in suburban Detroit. The crash happened Monday evening in Wixom. Police say the driver left before authorities arrived and the vehicle involved in the crash was found abandoned shortly afterward in Oakland County’s […]
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Boy drowns at Oakland County lake

OXFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 16-year-old boy has drowned at an Oakland County lake. Sgt. Dale Brown of the sheriff’s office says the boy couldn’t reach a floating swimming platform Sunday at Clear Lake, about 50 feet from shore. The sheriff’s office got a call around 7:20 p.m. from the lake in Oxford Township. […]
Tags: News, Oakland County, Clear Lake, Dale Brown, Nation & World, OXFORD TOWNSHIP Mich AP, Oxford Township


Detroit-area woman charged in boyfriend’s fatal shooting

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit-area woman who called 911 to report the fatal shooting of her 36-year-old boyfriend has been charged in his slaying. The Oakland County sheriff’s office says Marita Talley was arraigned Tuesday on first-degree murder and gun charges. William Bell’s body was found Friday on a sofa in the couple’s Pontiac […]
Tags: News, Detroit, Pontiac, Oakland County, William Bell, Pontiac Mich, Nation & World, Marita Talley


Police shooting of hatchet-wielding man ruled self-defense

OAK PARK, Mich. (AP) — Prosecutors say a suburban Detroit police officer who fatally shot a hatchet-wielding man in December acted in self-defense. The office of Oakland County Prosecutor Jessica Cooper determined earlier this year that the officer was cleared of wrongdoing in the death of 48-year-old Todd A. Stone. Oak Park police say Stone […]
Tags: News, Ap, Detroit, Oakland County, Nation & World, Jessica Cooper, OAK PARK Mich, Todd A Stone Oak Park


Detroit-area man shoots at black teen who asked for help

ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. (AP) — A 53-year-old suburban Detroit man has been jailed after shooting at a black teen who police say knocked on his door to ask for directions to school. The 14-year-old boy, Brennan Walker, was not injured in the shooting. The Oakland County sheriff’s office says deputies were called to the Rochester […]
Tags: News, Rochester, Detroit, Oakland County, Nation & World, Brennan Walker


Michigan settles lawsuit over access to hep C treatment

DETROIT (AP) — The state of Michigan has agreed to settle a class-action lawsuit over its refusal to pay for certain hepatitis C treatments. Details haven’t been publicly disclosed yet, but a federal judge will get an update on March 29. Lawyers who filed the lawsuit on behalf of an Oakland County woman say the […]
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Watch your step: Fall at party reaches state Supreme Court

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Supreme Court is trying to sort out the legal significance of a woman’s fall at a holiday party. The court is hearing arguments Tuesday in the case of Susan Blackwell, who missed an 8-inch (20.3-centimeter) step when she stepped into an unlit room at the Oakland County home of […]
Tags: News, Supreme Court, LANSING Mich AP, Oakland County, Nation & World, Susan Blackwell, The Michigan Supreme Court


Authorities: 11-year-old taken into custody after car theft

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say an 11-year-old boy was taken into custody after allegedly stealing a rental car in suburban Detroit. The Oakland County sheriff’s department says a person reported that the keys might have been left in the vehicle last Tuesday and later the vehicle was spotted at an apartment complex in Pontiac. […]
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Two Schools, Two Raffles, Rifles, Courage, and Cowardice

Two Schools, Two Raffles, Rifles, Courage, and Cowardice Arizona -(Ammoland.com)- After another mass murder in the defenseless victim zone of a Florida School, the dominant media and other anti-Second Amendment bullies are demanding that American conservatives and the Gun Culture accept their assumption that guns are evil. To accede to those demands is both easy and cowardly.All of the power in the leftist media, such as ABC, NBC, CNN, MSNBC , The New York Times, the Washington Post, AP and C...
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Woman killed husband, 2 adult kids before killing herself

KEEGO HARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Autopsies show a suburban Detroit woman fatally shot her husband, son and daughter before killing herself. The Oakland County medical examiner’s office says 47-year-old Daniel Stuart was a victim of a homicide, along with 27-year-old Steven Stuart and 24-year-old Bethany Stuart. Investigator Keith Batchelor tells the Detroit Free Press that […]
Tags: News, Ap, Detroit, Detroit Free Press, Oakland County, Nation & World, KEEGO HARBOR Mich, Daniel Stuart, Steven Stuart, Bethany Stuart Investigator Keith Batchelor


How To Use Trivia To Engage Your Fans

There are many ways to engage with fans as a brand. Fan of the week competitions, open ended questions and what we’re going to talk about today, trivia! Back in the day when speaking about trivia, I’d think about the board game Trivial Pursuit and how horrible I was at it. As time went on and I got older, trivia became more popular and showed up everywhere from bar hosted events to apps you could play with your friends. Trivia is engaging because not only does it get the wheels turning in your b...
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Police: 4 people die, including 2 kids, in Detroit-area fire

ROSE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Police say four people, including two children, have died in a fire at a home in suburban Detroit. Michigan State Police say two other people were seriously injured in the fire early Tuesday in Oakland County’s Rose Township. Police say the injured were taken to a hospital for treatment and […]
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Utility: Weight of fill material led to huge gas line fire

ORION TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan utility says the weight of 21 feet of fill material was responsible for a November gas line rupture and massive fire in Oakland County’s Orion Township. Jackson-based Consumers Energy says Monday in a statement that the weight of the material “stressed the pipeline and caused it to sag […]
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Program teaches residents how to monitor lake water quality

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — Oakland County residents are being offered free training and equipment needed to monitor lake water quality. The Oakland Press of Pontiac reports that they’ll learn how to take weekly water samples through the Cooperative Lakes Monitoring Program. Volunteers also will be taught how to conduct surveys of aquatic invasive species. Volunteers […]
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2 men arrested after breaking into vacant school building

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — Two Macomb County men have been arrested after breaking into a vacant Pontiac school. The Oakland County sheriff’s office says deputies went to the school Thursday morning when interior alarms went off shortly after midnight. Deputies found a broken window on the first floor. A 17-year-old from Macomb Township and 21-year-old […]
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7-Year-Old Brutally Mauled By Family Rescue Dogs In Michigan

A 7-year-old girl from Michigan was reported to be in a critical condition after she was attacked by her family’s dogs in Highland Township in Oakland County. According to authorities, the girl, who was not named, was bitten when she opened the gate of an outdoor pen where the dogs were being kept on Thursday. Deputies said two dogs knocked the girl to the ground and attacked and bit her.
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Michigan deputy fatally hit during chase hailed for actions

INDEPENDENCE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan sheriff’s deputy fatally struck by a car that police were chasing was hailed during his funeral as someone whose death happened as he trying to make sure no one else got hurt. Hundreds of police officers were among some 2,000 mourners at Tuesday’s funeral for 50-year-old Oakland County […]
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Oakland County Sheriff’s deputy honored at vigil

BRANDON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A Thanksgiving night candlelight vigil drew more than 100 people to honor an Oakland County sheriff’s deputy killed when he was struck by a vehicle that was being pursued by police. Deputy Michelle Miller said Thursday that her colleague, Eric Overall, was “even-keeled,” ”compassionate” and driven by integrity. His wife, […]
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