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$1 Million Dedicated to Flood Recovery to Clear Curbs

$1 Million Dedicated to Flood Recovery to Clear Curbs

Special free pickups will continue until all materials are removed, crews are working 10-12 hour days, more equipment has been dedicated.
Classic Cars, Hot Rods Cruising Hines Drive Sunday

Classic Cars, Hot Rods Cruising Hines Drive Sunday

Full day of classic cars and hot rods highlight fourth annual Cruisin’ Hines Wayne County Parks event.
Homes for Sale in the Dearborn Area: Week Ending Aug. 23

Homes for Sale in the Dearborn Area: Week Ending Aug. 23

If you’re looking for a new home in the Dearborn area, or thinking of moving there, check out the latest listings on Patch.

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Epic Great Lakes Paddleboard Challenge, Judge Tosses Sex Charges Against Tiger Pitcher Evan Reed, Same-Sex Couples Want Marriages Recognized, Novi Judge Steps Down: Michigan News Digest

Epic Great Lakes Paddleboard Challenge, Judge Tosses Sex Charges Against Tiger Pitcher Evan Reed, Same-Sex Couples Want Marriages Recognized, Novi Judge Steps Down: Michigan News Digest

Also, there are growing signs the Zack Snyder-directed film, “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice,” will have a Downriver location.
$1 Million Dedicated to Flood Recovery to Clear Curbs

$1 Million Dedicated to Flood Recovery to Clear Curbs

Special free pickups will continue until all materials are removed, crews are working 10-12 hour days, more equipment has been dedicated.
Classic Cars, Hot Rods Cruising Hines Drive Sunday

Classic Cars, Hot Rods Cruising Hines Drive Sunday

Full day of classic cars and hot rods highlight fourth annual Cruisin’ Hines Wayne County Parks event.
Judge Asked to Force Michigan to Recognize Legal Same-Sex Marriages

Judge Asked to Force Michigan to Recognize Legal Same-Sex Marriages

State wants judge to wait until 6th Circuit and other court decisions, attorney says different issues at stake.
Judge Tosses Sex Charges Against Detroit Tigers Pitcher, Says Alleged Victim 'Not Very Credible'

Judge Tosses Sex Charges Against Detroit Tigers Pitcher, Says Alleged Victim 'Not Very Credible'

“I have my life back,” Evan Reed says after sexual assault charges against him were dismissed.
As Venus and Jupiter Hug in the Sky, Moon Will Join Party for Cosmic Triangle

As Venus and Jupiter Hug in the Sky, Moon Will Join Party for Cosmic Triangle

If you’re an early morning riser – and even if you’re not – set the alarm to see one of skywatchers' "11 must-see events for 2014."
5 Men 'Stand Up for Great Lakes' in 60-Mile Lake Michigan Paddleboard Challenge

5 Men 'Stand Up for Great Lakes' in 60-Mile Lake Michigan Paddleboard Challenge

Goal of extreme stand-up paddleboard challenge is to raise $10,000 for the Alliance for the Great Lake, awareness of water-quality issues.
Insect repellants and kids: Is DEET safe

Insect repellants and kids: Is DEET safe

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Holy Smokes, Batman, Is That a Location Downriver?

Holy Smokes, Batman, Is That a Location Downriver?

Warner Bros. isn’t confirming a River Rouge location for “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice” film, but there are some telltale signs.
Foul-Smelling Flood Debris Piling Up on Curbs, Who to Call: Floods of 2014

Foul-Smelling Flood Debris Piling Up on Curbs, Who to Call: Floods of 2014

More than a week after Detroit’s historic floods, questions are still piling up – along with flood-damaged items on street curbs.
Ties to The Mitten on 'Top Chef,' Son Says Dad Likely Provoked Fatal Shove,Alleged Drunk Mom Leaves Baby in the Rain, Vitamin Bottle Tampering, Grosse Pointe Park Barrier Coming Down: Michigan News Digest

Ties to The Mitten on 'Top Chef,' Son Says Dad Likely Provoked Fatal Shove,Alleged Drunk Mom Leaves Baby in the Rain, Vitamin Bottle Tampering, Grosse Pointe Park Barrier Coming Down: Michigan News Digest

Also, zoo researchers hope to learn more about how to help “smiling” turtles survive in the wild by studying their personalities.
You Won't Believe What Consumers Found in Vitamin Bottles

You Won't Believe What Consumers Found in Vitamin Bottles

Consumers who bought fish oil supplement didn’t get what they paid for in peculiar tampering scheme.
Allegedly Drunken Mom Accused of Leaving Sleeping Infant Outside in Rain Storm

Allegedly Drunken Mom Accused of Leaving Sleeping Infant Outside in Rain Storm

“Soaking wet” 18-month-old was clad only in a diaper when police found her sleeping in her stroller, was “pruned up” from being in the rain.
Renisha McBride's Family Files $10 Million Lawsuit

Renisha McBride's Family Files $10 Million Lawsuit

The family of woman shot from the porch of a Dearborn Heights home also wants funeral and burial expenses.
Two Chefs with Ties to The Mitten State Selected for 'Top Chef' Season 12

Two Chefs with Ties to The Mitten State Selected for 'Top Chef' Season 12

Cast includes James Rigato, whose restaurant features local foods, and Mei Lin, who learned to cook at her family’s restaurant in Dearborn.
Detroit Zoo Researchers Study 'Smiling' Turtles' Personalities to Learn Why They're Dying

Detroit Zoo Researchers Study 'Smiling' Turtles' Personalities to Learn Why They're Dying

Blanding’s turtles can live to be 60 years old – if hatchlings can survive raccoons in the wild.
Free Back-to-School Health and Safety Fun Fest Thursday for Wayne County Kids

Free Back-to-School Health and Safety Fun Fest Thursday for Wayne County Kids

Book bags and school supplies provided to the first 300 school-age children at event with immunizations, health screenings, food and fun.
Son: Dad Probably Provoked Fatal Shove at Hank Williams Jr. Concert

Son: Dad Probably Provoked Fatal Shove at Hank Williams Jr. Concert

Robert Kobe was like “an uncle that picks on you, but doesn’t mean to hurt you,” says son, who wants to make sure teen is treated fairly.
One-of-a-Kind Earring for Charlotte's One-of-a-Kind Ear; Woman Thought Dead to Meet Rescuer, Person of Interest in Armada Murder, Man Shoved at Hank Williams Jr. Concert Dies: Michigan News Digest

One-of-a-Kind Earring for Charlotte's One-of-a-Kind Ear; Woman Thought Dead to Meet Rescuer, Person of Interest in Armada Murder, Man Shoved at Hank Williams Jr. Concert Dies: Michigan News Digest

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Man Busted for Pot Plants 'Person of Interest' in Armada Teen's Murder

Man Busted for Pot Plants 'Person of Interest' in Armada Teen's Murder

James Donald Vancallis appeared in court Tuesday on drug charges. He hasn’t been charged in April Millsap’s murder.