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posted by Robert J. Carmack   #@blues2jazzguy

“In order to get to the future, you have to go to the past,” he told the Free Press. I try to instill that you learn from the masters in your presence and go back and forward from there.

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Student back in school, with gym teacher who gave her kidney

DETROIT (AP) — An 18-year-old returned to her Detroit high school Tuesday with a new kidney, donated by her gym teacher.

Students threw confetti as A’Ja Booth entered the West Side Academy, walking arm-in-arm with Nadirah Muhammad down a red carpet in the gym. 301 more words


Congrats to OUWB's Charter Class 2015 Graduates!

Congratulations to the 47 students who graduated from Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine (OUWB) last Friday, May 15, 2015. The graduates make up the first class to graduate from OUWB and were selected from more than 3,200 applicants nationwide. 293 more words


Lessons in #EdLeadership: Purpose, Passion, ACTION

By Dr. Vickie L. Markavitch, Superintendent of Oakland Schools


Isn’t life amazing as an educator? Truly think about it. Our purpose is built into our job through our students, and we can go to work every day feeling good about what it is we are there to accomplish. 1,031 more words

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Winter All Stars of 2015: Ohio boys preps basketball

Here’s a look at the 2015 Enquirer Media Winter All Star picks for the high school boys basketball players of the year, coaches of the year and the all-city teams for the Ohio daily and weekly editions. 3,506 more words


Jogger Dies After Being Hit By Oncoming Car At Oakland University

ROCHESTER (WWJ) – Police have identified a man who died after being struck by a vehicle while jogging on the campus of Oakland University.

Police say 54-year-old Perry Badia, of Rochester Hills, was running on Pioneer Drive around 5 p.m. 122 more words


Zane Trace’s Wolfe signs with Northern Kentucky

KINNIKINNICK – Many high school athletes dream of participating in collegiate sports at the Division I level. However, only a select few can claim they’ve turned the dream into reality. 927 more words