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Azteca’s: A fun, friendly atmosphere

Looking for a place to have great food and a good time? OU News Bureau reporters have visited some distinctive eateries in Oakland, Macomb and Wayne counties to learn more about what these places have to offer. Reporter Nicole Morsfield visited Azteca’s in Macomb County’s Shelby Township and spoke with Teresa Lima, who owns the […]

January 14th, 2018 | Posted in Eateries | Read More »

Penny Black: All in-house food, all the time

Looking for a place to have great food and a good time? OU News Bureau reporters have visited some distinctive eateries in Oakland, Macomb and Wayne counties to learn more about what these places have to offer. Reporter Brian Curtin visited Penny Black Grill & Tap in Rochester, Michigan, to speak with co-owner Jordan Southard […]

January 13th, 2018 | Posted in Eateries | Read More »

Felony an extra hurdle for college graduates

BY JACKY RAY OU News Bureau Some college graduates have a hard time finding a job. It’s a bigger challenge when you’re felon. While people who have been convicted of a crime think that they are forever marked, it is possible to get back into school and apply for jobs. An article on helpforfelons.org lists […]

December 14th, 2017 | Posted in Michigan | Read More »

Trip to Japan enriches Pontiac students

BY XAVIER HERSHOVITZ OU News Bureau Eleven middle schoolers from Pontiac were sent halfway around the world and immersed in the culture of another country. Five students from Pontiac Middle School and six from the International Technology Academy in Pontiac traveled to Kusatsu, Japan, this fall. The 13-year-olds lived with host families and attended school, […]

December 14th, 2017 | Posted in Oakland County | Read More »

From tree farm to tree lot

BY AJ KAJY OU News Bureau The tree has been at the center point of a household come Christmas time since the 16th century. Today, many are locally grown in Michigan. Between 25 million and 30 million real Christmas trees are sold in the United States every year, according to the Michigan Christmas Tree Association. […]

December 12th, 2017 | Posted in Featured article,Oakland County | Read More »

More than shopping at Great Lakes Crossing

BY ERIC SOKOL OU News Bureau Great Lakes Crossing Outlets in Auburn Hills is leading the way for the reinvention of malls with more entertainment offerings. Legoland Discovery Center Michigan, Sea Life Michigan and Round 1 Bowling & Amusement provide year-round activities that other malls in Michigan do not have. The AMC Star Great Lakes […]

December 11th, 2017 | Posted in Featured article,Michigan | Read More »

Unconventional mediums inspire artists

BY MARY SIRING OU NEWS BUREAU Art has been a piece of expression since the evolution of mankind. While painting, drawing, and sculpture have been common mediums for centuries, more unconventional art forms are cropping up and finding a place among what was once considered “fine art.” Rather than sculpting anatomical figures or painting still […]

December 9th, 2017 | Posted in Featured article,Michigan | Read More »

Vote could alter net neutrality

BY CHRISTIAN MILLER OU News Bureau Net neutrality, also referred to as open internet, has been the focal point of contention since the inception of the internet. Simply put, net neutrality safeguards against unfair usage or regulations of internet service. It prevents internet service providers from slowing down Wi-Fi speeds to competition and ensures that […]

December 9th, 2017 | Posted in Michigan | Read More »

Finding love with just a few clicks

BY MARY SIRING OU News Bureau Online dating has lost much of its stigma. Many now believe that it is a good way to meet people. Today, 15 percent of U.S. adults report that they have used online dating sites or mobile dating apps. Online dating has jumped among adults under age 25 as well […]

December 7th, 2017 | Posted in Featured article,Michigan | Read More »

Words become art

BY MARY SIRING OU News Bureau Humans have been creating for millions of years. Handmade tools date back nearly 3.4 million years. Spain’s El Castilla Cave contains the oldest known cave paintings in Europe. In a world of technology, the craft of hand lettering has brought a renaissance of this primal practice. “I do not […]

December 7th, 2017 | Posted in Featured article,Michigan | Read More »