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Starkman: Beaumont Faces Threat of Nurse Anesthetists Strike Over Declining Patient Safety Standards

Eric Starkman of Los Angeles is a former Detroit News business reporter who blogs at Starkman Approved. The nurse anesthetists at Beaumont Royal Oak, Troy and Grosse Pointe hospitals, who are critical to keeping their facilities’ lucrative surgery businesses humming, are mad as hell and aren’t going to take it anymore. It doesn’t take a Beaumont brain surgeon to figure out that a strike could be in the offing if current contract talks don’t proceed smoothly.
DETROIT, MI
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Weather Forecast For Harper Woods

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Harper Woods: Sunday, October 17: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Monday, October 18: Sunny during the day; while clear overnight; Tuesday, October 19: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Wednesday, October 20: Sunny during the
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Pedestrian struck, killed by car, leaving Southfield Freeway closed for several hours

DETROIT (WWJ) -- A portion of the Southfield Freeway has been closed for several hours in Detroit after a fatal crash early Sunday morning. Michigan State Police say shortly before 5:30 a.m. Sunday, the driver of a disabled vehicle got out of his car along M-39, the Southfield Freeway, north of Plymouth Road. As that man was walking along the freeway, he was struck by a passing vehicle.
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The Oakland Press

Resettlement of Afghans in Michigan dependent on widespread community support

Sonia Pastore wants to help people walking the path that her parents took five six decades ago. Her parents, who were born just outside of Jerusalem, immigrated from the Middle East in the 1950’s seeking to start a new life. Now, as the first U.S.-born person in her family, the Bloomfield Hills resident is continuing to assist in the resettlement of immigrants in Michigan after first helping an Iraqi family of refugees after they fled Afghanistan during the Syrian Civil War.
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Sunbreak Sunday — tackle it with these activities

(SMITHS CREEK, MI) The forecast is calling for sun today in Smiths Creek. Here are three ideas for how to make the most of it, along with a four-day forecast. Have a picnic: Especially in the era of COVID-19 restrictions, a novel way to safely engage in the beloved pastime of a shared meal can be hard to find. Why not get creative and meet a friend somewhere pretty with a basketful of snacks and a blanket? Risk levels should always be taken into account along with advice from health authorities on gathering sizes.
SMITHS CREEK, MI
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Pedestrian killed after getting out of disabled vehicle on Southfield Freeway

DETROIT (FOX 2) - A pedestrian was hit and killed Sunday morning when he got out of his disabled vehicle on the Southfield Freeway. Police said the vehicle was broken down on the southbound side of the freeway north of Plymouth Road in Detroit. When he got out of the vehicle around 5:25 a.m., he was struck by another vehicle, which caught fire after the crash.
DETROIT, MI

Weather Forecast For Hazel Park

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Hazel Park: Sunday, October 17: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Monday, October 18: Sunny during the day; while clear overnight; Tuesday, October 19: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Wednesday, October 20: Sunny during the
HAZEL PARK, MI
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Deputies: Man shot outside Pontiac bar

A 22-year-old Pontiac man was shot outside Satch’s Place in Pontiac Saturday, Oct. 15, around 12:45 a.m. Deputies responded to a report of a shooting victim at McLaren Oakland Hospital. The man told deputies he was attempting to break up a fight in the bar’s parking lot. He then said...
PONTIAC, MI
The Oakland Press

Pontiac home struck by gunfire

A 49-year-old Pontiac woman was awakened by gunfire Thursday, Oct. 14, around 8:30 p.m. The woman told Oakland County Sheriff’s Deputies she looked outside and saw her 22-year-old daughter’s vehicle had been struck by gunfire. Upon further examination, deputies determined the woman’s home was also struck. Detectives will continue investigating....
PONTIAC, MI
The Oakland Press

Recovering addict helping others get education, obtain employment

Christine Johnson’s life took a turn, going from a vibrant childhood to jail stints in adulthood. Johnson is the new career and education coordinator at the Pontiac nonprofit Grace Centers of Hope. But before she reached sobriety, she hit rock bottom. Born in the Battle Creek area to a two-parent...
PONTIAC, MI
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3 ideas for jumping on Sunday’s sunny forecast in Highland Park

(HIGHLAND PARK, MI) The forecast is calling for sun today in Highland Park. Here are three ideas for how to make the most of it, along with a four-day forecast. Have a picnic: As the COVID-19 pandemic wears on, meeting a friend somewhere pretty with a basket of snacks can be a spontaneous way to enjoy a sunny afternoon in a safer environment than indoors. Risk levels should always be taken into account along with advice from health authorities on gathering sizes. Don’t forget your picnic blanket!
HIGHLAND PARK, MI
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Police seek driver in double-fatal hit and run in Detroit

Police are searching for the driver of a dark-colored Kia Soul, which they believe was the vehicle that killed two women crossing Schaefer Highway in Detroit early Saturday. The employer of one victim, Proof Technologies in Ferndale, offers a $5,000 reward for that information, as well. Erica Yancey, 38, and...
DETROIT, MI

Walk-thru Halloween experience at Canterbury Village in Lake Orion

Walk along the trail lit by hand-carved jack-o-lanterns while you interact with singing and dancing skeletons and scarecrows. If you are looking for something new and exciting to do for the Halloween season, check out the offerings at Canterbury Village. Bring your family out for the friendly outdoor Halloween Stroll or the more spooky Fright Village and enjoy over the 21 acres of haunted fun on the Canterbury complex.
LAKE ORION, MI
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Romeo rolls to Macomb County girls and boys cross country championships

Romeo’s cross county season started slowly, but it appears that the Bulldogs boys and girls teams are hitting their stride at the right time. “I was proud of how they ran today,” coach Mike Buslepp said after Romeo won the boys and the girls team championships Saturday at the Macomb County Invitational at Freedom Hill. “They ran tough. We had a really, really rough start this year. We don’t necessarily preach winning. We preach character building more on our team and it usually comes together at the end.
MACOMB COUNTY, MI
The Oakland Press

Metro Detroit diaper bank steps up; hands out a million diapers in 2020

The Metropolitan Detroit Diaper Bank stepped up in pandemic, handing out a million diapers in 2020, up from 300,000 in 2019. Babies need three things – love, milk and diapers. It’s a fact of life. Mothers provide love and milk, but diapers can become an issue because of their expense.
PONTIAC, MI
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