Milford

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Authorities To Seek Restitution After Milford Debris Fire

Crews from six area departments and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources battled the blaze. Seventeen tanker trucks, pumpers and other vehicles were used.

CBS Detroit–11/29/2014

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Wood Debris Fire Finally Extinguished After Burning For 4 Days

It took four days, but firefighters finally extinguished a wood debris fire the size of a football field at an industrial property about 30 miles northwest of Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/15/2014

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Family Reportedly Found With Fireworks Strapped To Bodies After Fla. Arson Have Mich. Ties

A family of four killed in a mansion fire in Tampa have connections to metro Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/08/2014

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Leaders & Innovators: Jim Prokes

Jim Prokes is co-founder, president, and CEO of MIPRO Consulting LLC in Milford. MIPRO is a consultancy specializing in the implementation, upgrading, and optimization of Oracle’s PeopleSoft applications. Prokes provides strategic direction and drives growth for the firm while overseeing the day-to-day operations. Under his leadership, the company has reported a three-year revenue growth of 118 percent, increasing from $6.8 million in 2009 to $14.9 million in 2012, earning MIPRO a place on the Inc. 5000. Now with about 100 employees, MIPRO has been named a Metropolitan Detroit 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For each of its eight years in existence. The company also has been named a Cool Places to Work in Michigan by Crain’s Detroit Business. Prior to founding MIPRO in 2005, Prokes launched and successfully managed several entrepreneurial endeavors. Previously, he was CFO of Ferrous Processing & Trading, a firm that generated more than $340 million in annual revenue. He received his bachelor’s degree from Lawrence Technological University and his master’s degree in accounting from Walsh College of Accountancy and Business Administration.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/21/2014

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Manitou Beach Man Charged With Stealing Charity Jar

Milford police say 29-year-old Chad Stewart made off with money meant for the Children’s Miracle Network.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/08/2013

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Tractor Driver Charged After 9 Injured In Hayride Accident

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a Highland Township man who police say is responsible for a hayride accident that sent nine people to the hospital.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/30/2013

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Duo Arrested After Drug Deal Turns Into Carjacking

Police say two men were arrested on robbery and carjacking charges after an apparent drug deal turned sour.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/07/2013

Milford Police Think They’ve Caught Serial Robber

Police think they’ve caught the person behind dozens of robberies at area gas stations and convenience stores.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/07/2013

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Our Debt We Pay On Memorial Day

Enjoy sights and sounds from the Milford Memorial Day parade edited to a poem that defines an American and Memorial Day.

CBS 62–05/28/2013

The IT Operations and Command Center in the $130-million Enterprise Data Center at the General Motors Technical Center in Warren. (Photo by John F. Martin for General Motors)

GM Shows Off $130M Warren Data Center, Plans $258M Center In Milford

General Motors showed off a new $130 million data center in Warren Monday and announced plans to spend $258 million to build another one in Milford.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/13/2013

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