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Oakland County Approves Joining Regional Water System

Oakland County is joining the new regional authority to take over operations of Detroit’s water system.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/09/2014

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Oakland County Commissioners Vote For Inclusion In Great Lakes Water Authority

Oakland County ratepayers will now have a seat at the table of the region’s water and sewer system.

10/08/2014

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Oakland County To Hold ‘Pics Of The Park’ Photo Contest With Guest Judge Grammy-Winner Tony Bennett

Noted performer and visual artist and humanitarian Tony Bennett will select the grand prize winner, whose photo will appear on the cover of the 2014 Oakland County Parks Annual Report.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/31/2014

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Communities Juggle State Marijuana Laws With Recent Local Decriminalization

To date, eleven communities across the state have attempted decriminalization of small amounts of marijuana, and all eleven have succeeded.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/25/2014

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Oakland County Communities To Vote On Limited Decriminalization Of Marijuana

Tim Beck is known as the “godfather” of marijuana in Michigan, had successfully led the state-wide initiative five years ago to legalize the use of medical marijuana.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/01/2014

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Faithful To Service, Fellow Officers; K-9 Cop “Maxx” Dies Of Natural Causes

Maxx was assigned to the Narcotics Enforcement Team and is credited with uncovering large quantities of narcotics during his tenure at the sheriff’s office.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/22/2014

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Safe House For Victims Of Human Trafficking In The Works

The tide is turning and strides are being made to create more awareness, education and an escape from human trafficking.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/02/2014

Oakland Co. Execs Debate Charity Over Poverty Report

Oakland County executives are disputing the numbers in a report from Lighthouse of Oakland County — that says poverty is on the rise.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/01/2014

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Oakland County Residents Targeted In Jury Duty Scam

“I’m completely outraged. I cannot believe that anyone would take advantage of any citizen, especially in the name of jury duty,” said Oakland County Chief Judge Nanci Grant.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/25/2014

Oakland County Hosts Forum To Address Growing Heroin Epidemic

Sheriff Mike Bouchard says they’ve seen a 300 percent increase in the number of heroin-related cases in Oakland County.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/16/2014

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