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Detroit Snags $148 million Metals Research institute Over Canton

Detroit Snags $148 million Metals Research institute Over Canton

Detroit is looking forward to the new Metal Research Institute making its way to the Corktown area while Canton officials find themselves disappointed.
13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build Communities

13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

The movie, in stores July 22, is about a real-life boy who says he went to Heaven and met Jesus during surgery. We spoke with the family behind the film about how it can help start a discuss
Letter to the Editor: Vote ‘No’ on Upcoming School Millage Proposal

Letter to the Editor: Vote ‘No’ on Upcoming School Millage Proposal

Mike Oliansky’s opinion: There are winners and losers under the proposal, which would distribute money differently among Wayne County’s school districts.
Seniors, Choose Carefully; the Decision You Make About College Will Have Lifelong Effects

Seniors, Choose Carefully; the Decision You Make About College Will Have Lifelong Effects

So, where should you turn? Community college may offer a chance to save some money, but is that the best academic choice. A current college student offers some navigational tips for high sch
24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Some Nerve: Con Artists Becoming Bolder, More Sophisticated

Some Nerve: Con Artists Becoming Bolder, More Sophisticated

A Canton woman received a call from a man claiming to be an IRS agent. If she didn’t pay a delinquent tax bill, the phony tax man claimed, Deputy Chief Police Scott Hilden would be making
'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

Cinema Siren says: Spectacular Simians should make Dawn the brightest of summer blockbusters.
Everyday Inspirations: Incredible Ways People Give Back Locally

Everyday Inspirations: Incredible Ways People Give Back Locally

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Families in Grief Embroiled in Another Family’s Feud

Families in Grief Embroiled in Another Family’s Feud

The Knollwood Memorial Park cemetery in Canton closed without warning, leaving families who had pre-arranged and pre-paid for services with nowhere to turn.
‘It’s Not Necessary’: Plymouth Residents Want Say In $350k Amphitheater Proposal

‘It’s Not Necessary’: Plymouth Residents Want Say In $350k Amphitheater Proposal

An 80-acre amphitheater has been proposed as a new performing arts space on Ann Arbor Trail.
Mother of 5 Volunteers 175+ Hours at Local Organizations

Mother of 5 Volunteers 175+ Hours at Local Organizations

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Man Accused of Trying to Kill Wife Charged Under ‘Super Drunk’ Law

Man Accused of Trying to Kill Wife Charged Under ‘Super Drunk’ Law

Police say James Martin Hoffman, 54, had a blood alcohol content of .27 – more than three times the limit under Michigan law – when he allegedly tried to run over his wife with his picku
School-Choice Decision Has Residents In An Uproar

School-Choice Decision Has Residents In An Uproar

DuBois Little Theater was packed with disgruntled residents, as a 5-1 vote made Plymouth-Canton a limited school of choice destination last week.
Blog: Bullying Started Among the Kids at Plymouth-Canton, but Reached Administrator's Office

Blog: Bullying Started Among the Kids at Plymouth-Canton, but Reached Administrator's Office

One of the most talked about blogs on Patch involves allegations that an elementary teacher didn't take bullying accusations seriously – and became a bully in the process.
Michigan Trainer Mike Barwis Lands New Show on Discovery Channel

Michigan Trainer Mike Barwis Lands New Show on Discovery Channel

Mike Barwis is bringing his no-nonsense approach to training to cable television with his new show “American Muscle,” produced by Funny or Die.
Go Long to Get High? Drug-Stuffed Football Falls Short of Prison Yard

Go Long to Get High? Drug-Stuffed Football Falls Short of Prison Yard

A football stuffed with heroin, marijuana, tobacco, cell phones and other contraband fell short, and the man who threw the incomplete pass now faces felony charges.
'How to Train Your Dragon 2': Review and Director Interview

'How to Train Your Dragon 2': Review and Director Interview

Cinema Siren gives it 5 stars, saying it's fierier than the first, with twice the dragons.
‘Girls and Women … Disappear and Nobody Knows or Cares’: Human Trafficking in Michigan

‘Girls and Women … Disappear and Nobody Knows or Cares’: Human Trafficking in Michigan

"... We do a survey asking women how they got into the life," says a Detroit area advocate for at-risk girls. " ... On their 13th birthday, they got a crack pipe and revealing outfit and (we
Canton Woman Sentenced for Shooting Ex-Boyfriend in the Groin

Canton Woman Sentenced for Shooting Ex-Boyfriend in the Groin

Sheryl Anne Lamothe, 58, pled guilty to a lesser charge in Oakland County Circuit Court.