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Michigan Based Boyne Resorts Completes Purchase of 6 Ski Resorts « Detroit News Watch

Michigan-based Boyne Resorts has completed its purchase of six ski resorts it was operating under long-term lease agreements from Maine to British Columbia. CEO Stephen Kircher called the closing with Oz Real Estate this week “exceptionally gratifying” because he’d long wanted to own the properties outright. Boyne now owns Brighton Resort near Salt Lake City; Cypress Mountain in British Columbia; ...

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Macomb Charter Academy Ranks as #1 in U.S. –  Deadline Detroit

The International Academy of Macomb in Clinton Township ranks as the top magnet school in the nation on an influential magazine list. Magnet high schools are public schools serve a region’s top-rated students. Two other Southeast Michigan high schools are among the top 100 schools in the annual U.S. News & World Report list of best public high schools: ...

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Michigan House Passes Post-Parkland School Safety Bills « Detroit News Watch

LANSING — Michigan’s House passed its first school safety initiative since the Parkland, Florida, mass shooting on Tuesday, advancing the state’s most sweeping campus security protocols yet. A bipartisan five-bill package to create a school safety commission under the Michigan State Police cleared the chamber, three weeks after its introduction in April. The proposed commission would pioneer statewide safety standards ...

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Michigan High School Ranked Top 10 in Nation « Detroit News Watch

(Detroit News Watch/Patch) – U.S. News & World Report released its annual list of best high schools in the country and three Michigan Schools made the grade. The International Academy of Macomb,  located in Clinton Township, was ranked the top magnet school in the nation landing at number seven on the list. That’s according to a U.S News & World Report ...

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Armored Truck Robbed In School Parking Lot « Detroit News Watch

TROY, Mich. (AP) – An elementary school in Troy was placed on lockdown after an armored truck was robbed while stopped in a parking lot outside the building. We are investigating a robbery of an armored car in the parking lot of Wattles Elementary. Suspects believed to have fled the area. — Troy Police Dept. (@TroyMI_Police) May 8, 2018 Police ...

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11 Children Taken from Warren Home After Living In Horrific Conditions « Detroit News Watch

WARREN, Mich. (Detroit News Watch/ AP) – Warren Mayer, Jim Fouts said that some of the 11 children suffered from malnutrition and were grossly underweight. Children were reportedly living in horrid conditions, eating cereal off the floor. Authorities say the floor of the house was covered in cereal and animal feces. Warren Fire Commissioner Skip McAdams says an aunt took ...

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