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City Tables Issue, Wants Woman To Discuss Backyard Farm With Neighbors

After a three-hour hearing, city officials have decided to “butt out” of the debate over a Livonia woman’s pet chickens and goats.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/08/2012

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Neighbors Face Off Over Backyard Farm

”Let me keep my goats.” That’s what a Livonia woman will ask city officials at a zoning hearing Tuesday night.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/06/2012

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Neighbors Face Off Over Backyard Farm

The battle lines have been drawn in a Livonia neighborhood over a family’s chickens and goats.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/01/2012

Tarek Nahlaw (L), Lena Masri and Dawud Walid (R). (WWJ Photo/Pat Sweeting)

Feds Investigate Zoning Denial For Islamic School

Federal officials are looking into the denial of a zoning change that would have allowed construction of a 360-student Islamic school in Pittsfield Township.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/25/2012

Tarek Nahlaw (L), Lena Masri and Dawud Walid (R). (WWJ Photo/Pat Sweeting)

Suit Filed Over Zoning Denial For Islamic School

The Michigan Islamic Academy has filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court against Pittsfield Township, saying it violated federal law by denying a zoning change that would allow construction of a 360-student school.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/23/2012

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Zoning Change For Islamic School Rejected

A township planning commission near Ann Arbor is opposing a zoning change that would allow construction of an Islamic school.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/05/2011