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Albert Andrew Watrous (February 1, 1899 – December 3, 1983) was an American professional golfer who played on the PGA Tour in the 1920s and 1930s.
Alexandra Aldridge (born May 7, 1994) is an American ice dancer.
The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, doing business as Amtrak, is a passenger railroad service that provides medium- and long-distance intercity service in the contiguous United States and to three Canadian cities.
The Arbor Day Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit conservation and education organization founded in 1972 in Nebraska, United States, by John Rosenow.
The architecture of metropolitan Detroit continues to attract the attention of architects and preservationists alike.
Area codes 248 and 947 are the area codes for Oakland County, Michigan, which borders the city of Detroit to its north.
Arts, Beats & Eats is a U.S. Labor Day Weekend festival held in Royal Oak, Michigan.
Assisted suicide is suicide committed with the aid of another person, sometimes a physician.
A baby boom is a period marked by a significant increase of birth rate.
The Battle of Worcester took place on 3 September 1651 at Worcester, England, and was the final battle of the English Civil War.
Beaumont Health is a not-for-profit organization formed by Beaumont Health System, Botsford Hospital and Oakwood Health System in southeast Michigan.
Berkley is a suburb of Detroit located along the Woodward Corridor in southeastern Oakland County, Michigan.
Beverly Hills is a village in Southfield Township, Oakland County of the U.S. state of Michigan.
Birmingham is a city on the north side of Metro Detroit in the U.S. state of Michigan.
Brady McKay Smith (born June 5, 1973 in Royal Oak, Michigan) is a former American football defensive end in the National Football League.
Bruce Lorne Campbell (born June 22, 1958) is an American actor, producer, writer, comedian and director.
The Canadian National Railway Company (Compagnie des chemins de fer nationaux du Canada) is a Canadian Class I freight railway headquartered in Montreal, Quebec that serves Canada and the Midwestern and Southern United States.
A census is the procedure of systematically acquiring and recording information about the members of a given population.
Charles Edward Coughlin (October 25, 1891 – October 27, 1979), was a controversial Canadian-American Roman Catholic priest based in the United States near Detroit at Royal Oak, Michigan's National Shrine of the Little Flower church.
Charles II (29 May 1630 – 6 February 1685) was king of England, Scotland and Ireland.
Charles Allen "Charlie" White Jr. (born October 24, 1987) is an American ice dancer.
Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles.
The Chicago Bears are a professional American football team based in Chicago, Illinois.
Christopher Mason Savino (born October 2, 1971) is an American cartoonist, animator, writer, producer and director.
Christopher John George (February 25, 1931 – November 28, 1983) was an American television and film actor, best known for his starring role on the 1960s television series The Rat Patrol.
A city is a large human settlement.
City commission government is a form of local government in the United States.
A city manager is an official appointed as the administrative manager of a city, in a council–manager form of city government.
Clarence M. Kimball High School was a secondary educational facility located in Royal Oak, Michigan in Greater Detroit and had 1,217 students at the time of its consolidation with Dondero High School following the 05/06 school year. It is now Royal Oak High School. The last principal was Michael Greening. It was a part of Royal Oak Neighborhood Schools. The school's mascot was the Knights.
Clawson is a city in Oakland County in the U.S. state of Michigan.
The council–manager government form is one of two predominant forms of local government in the United States and Ireland, the other being the mayor–council government form.
David Alan "Dave" Coulier (born September 21, 1959) is an American actor, voice actor, stand-up comedian, impressionist and television host.
Dean Anthony Fertita (born September 6, 1970) is an American rock multi-instrumentalist.
Detroit is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan, the largest city on the United States–Canada border, and the seat of Wayne County.
The Detroit Free Press is the largest daily newspaper in Detroit, Michigan, US.
The Detroit Lions are a professional American football team based in Detroit, Michigan.
The Detroit Zoo is located about north of the Detroit city limits at the intersection of Woodward Avenue, 10 Mile Road, and Interstate 696 in Royal Oak and Huntington Woods, Michigan, United States.
George A. Dondero High School (formerly Royal Oak High School) was opened in 1927 in Royal Oak, Michigan in Greater Detroit.
The Eagles are an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1971.
The Eastern Time Zone (ET) is a time zone encompassing 17 U.S. states in the eastern part of the contiguous United States, parts of eastern Canada, the state of Quintana Roo in Mexico, Panama in Central America, and the Caribbean Islands.
American novelist, screenwriter and film producer, Elisabeth Robinson is the author of The True & Outstanding Adventures of the Hunt Sisters, a national and New York Times bestseller.
Facebook is an American online social media and social networking service company based in Menlo Park, California.
Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the United States federal government for use in computer systems by non-military government agencies and government contractors.
Ferndale is a city in Oakland County of the U.S. state of Michigan.
The Flint water crisis began in 2014 when the drinking water source for the city of Flint, Michigan was changed from Lake Huron and the Detroit River to the cheaper Flint River.
A footpath (also pedestrian way, walking trail, nature trail) is a type of thoroughfare that is intended for use only by pedestrians and not other forms of traffic such as motorized vehicles, cycles, and horses.
The Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) is a database that contains name and locative information about more than two million physical and cultural features located throughout the United States of America and its territories.
Gilda Susan Radner (June 28, 1946 – May 20, 1989) was an American comedian, writer, actress, and one of seven original cast members of the NBC sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live (SNL).
Gilda's Club is a community organization for people living with cancer, their families and friends.
Glenn Lewis Frey (November 6, 1948 – January 18, 2016) was an American singer, songwriter, actor and founding member of the rock band the Eagles.
Going postal is an American English slang phrase referring to becoming extremely and uncontrollably angry, often to the point of violence, and usually in a workplace environment.
The Grand Trunk Western Railroad Company is an American subsidiary of the Canadian National Railway operating in Michigan, Illinois, Indiana and Ohio.
The Green Bay Packers are a professional American football team based in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
Harley-Davidson, Inc. (H-D), or Harley, is an American motorcycle manufacturer, founded in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1903.
Hazel Park is a city in Oakland County of the U.S. state of Michigan.
The Heisman Memorial Trophy (usually known colloquially as the Heisman Trophy or The Heisman), is awarded annually to the most outstanding player in college football in the United States whose performance best exhibits the pursuit of excellence with integrity.
Huntington Woods is a suburb of Detroit, located in southeastern Oakland County, Michigan.
The Iowa Hawkeyes football team represents the University of Iowa in college football.
Ivan M. Raimi (born 1956) is an American Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.), and screenwriter, and the older brother of filmmaker Sam Raimi and actor Ted Raimi.
Jacob "Jack" Kevorkian (May 26, 1928 – June 3, 2011) was an American pathologist and euthanasia proponent.
Jason Michael Grilli (born November 11, 1976) is an American professional baseball pitcher who is a free agent.
James Patrick Seymour (November 24, 1946 – March 29, 2011) was an American football wide receiver who played three seasons for the Chicago Bears in the National Football League.
Judith Guest (born March 29, 1936) is an American novelist and screenwriter.
Keegan-Michael Key (born March 22, 1971) is an American actor, comedian, writer, and producer.
Kirk James Ferentz (born August 1, 1955) is the head football coach at the University of Iowa, a position he has held since the 1999 season.
Kristen Anne Bell (born July 18, 1980) is an American actress.
Larceny is a crime involving the unlawful taking of the personal property of another person or business.
Lewis Cass (October 9, 1782June 17, 1866) was an American military officer, politician, and statesman.
Limestone is a sedimentary rock, composed mainly of skeletal fragments of marine organisms such as coral, forams and molluscs.
There are 83 counties in the U.S. state of Michigan.
The United States Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has defined 383 metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) for the United States and seven for Puerto Rico.
This is a list of the 300 most populous municipalities in Michigan ordered by 2010 population, from the 2010 United States Census.
This list of sovereign states provides an overview of sovereign states around the world, with information on their status and recognition of their sovereignty.
Madison Heights is a city in Oakland County of the U.S. state of Michigan.
Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle is a comedy club located in Metro Detroit, at 310 S. Troy St., Royal Oak, Michigan 48067.
Marriage, also called matrimony or wedlock, is a socially or ritually recognised union between spouses that establishes rights and obligations between those spouses, as well as between them and any resulting biological or adopted children and affinity (in-laws and other family through marriage).
Marshall Thompson (November 27, 1925 – May 18, 1992) was an American film and television actor.
Mary Teresa Barra (née Makela; born December 24, 1961) is the Chairman and CEO of General Motors Company.
In many countries, a mayor (from the Latin maior, meaning "bigger") is the highest-ranking official in a municipal government such as that of a city or a town.
Meryl Elizabeth Davis (born January 1, 1987) is an American ice dancer.
The Detroit metropolitan area, often referred to as Metro Detroit, is a major metropolitan area in the U. S. State of Michigan, consisting of the city of Detroit and its surrounding area.
Michigan is a state in the Great Lakes and Midwestern regions of the United States.
Mona Hanna-Attisha (born 1976) is a pediatrician and public health advocate whose research exposed the Flint water crisis.
A motorcycle, often called a bike, motorbike, or cycle, is a two-> or three-wheeled motor vehicle.
National Shrine of the Little Flower Basilica Catholic Church in Royal Oak, Michigan is a well known Roman Catholic church and National Shrine executed in the lavish zig-zag Art Deco style.
Nickelodeon (often shortened to Nick) is an American basic cable and satellite television network launched on December 1, 1977 as the first cable channel for children.
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team is the intercollegiate football team representing the University of Notre Dame in Notre Dame, Indiana.
Oak Park is a city in south Oakland County of the U.S. state of Michigan.
Oakland Community College (OCC) is a community college established June 8, 1964 in Oakland County, Michigan.
Oakland County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan.
Ordinary People is Judith Guest's first novel.
Per capita income or average income measures the average income earned per person in a given area (city, region, country, etc.) in a specified year.
Peter Miller Dawkins (born March 8, 1938) is an American business executive and former college football player, military officer, and political candidate.
Pleasant Ridge is a city in Oakland County in the U.S. state of Michigan.
Pontiac is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan, located in Metro Detroit.
Population density (in agriculture: standing stock and standing crop) is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume; it is a quantity of type number density.
The poverty threshold, poverty limit or poverty line is the minimum level of income deemed adequate in a particular country.
Race and ethnicity in the United States Census, defined by the federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the United States Census Bureau, are self-identification data items in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify, and indicate whether or not they are of Hispanic or Latino origin (the only categories for ethnicity).
Roundheads were supporters of the Parliament of England during the English Civil War.
The Royal Oak is the English oak tree within which the future King Charles II of England hid to escape the Roundheads following the Battle of Worcester in 1651.
Royal Oak High School (ROHS) is a secondary educational facility located in Royal Oak, Michigan in Greater Detroit and has approximately 1,800 students.
Royal Oak Neighborhood Schools or Royal Oak School District (ROSD) is a school district in Greater Detroit, Michigan.
Saginaw Trail is the collective name for a set of connected roads in Southeastern Michigan that runs from Detroit to Saginaw through Pontiac and Flint that was originally a tribal foot trail.
Saginaw is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan and the seat of Saginaw County.
Samuel M. Raimi (born October 23, 1959) is an American filmmaker, actor, and producer famous for creating the cult horror ''Evil Dead'' series, as well as directing the original ''Spider-Man'' trilogy (2002–07), the 1990 superhero film Darkman, and the 2013 Disney fantasy film Oz the Great and Powerful.
Saturday Night Live (SNL) is an American late-night live television variety show created by Lorne Michaels and developed by Dick Ebersol.
The Sac or Sauk are a group of Native Americans of the Eastern Woodlands culture group, who lived primarily in the region of what is now Green Bay, Wisconsin, when first encountered by the French in 1667.
SEMTA Commuter Rail, also known as the Silver Streak, was a commuter train operated by the Southeastern Michigan Transportation Authority (SEMTA) and the Grand Trunk Western Railroad between Detroit and Pontiac, Michigan.
The Seven Years' War was a global conflict fought between 1756 and 1763.
Shrine Catholic High School is a private, co-educational, Roman Catholic secondary high school located in Royal Oak, Michigan, affiliated with National Shrine of the Little Flower Church.
Southfield is a city in Oakland County of the U.S. state of Michigan.
A sportbike, or sports bike, is a motorcycle optimized for speed, acceleration, braking, and cornering on paved roads, typically at the expense of comfort and fuel economy by comparison with other motorcycles.
A suburb is a mixed-use or residential area, existing either as part of a city or urban area or as a separate residential community within commuting distance of a city.
The Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation (SMART) is the public transit operator serving suburban Metro Detroit.
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Terry Duerod (born July 29, 1956) is an American retired professional basketball player.
The Detroit News is one of the two major newspapers in the U.S. city of Detroit, Michigan.
The Loud House is an American animated television series created by animator and comic illustrator Chris Savino for Nickelodeon.
The Oakland Press is a daily newspaper published in Oakland County, Michigan with headquarters in Pontiac.
The Rat Patrol was an American action and adventure television series that aired on ABC between 1966 and 1968.
Timothy Alan Dick (born June 13, 1953), known professionally as Tim Allen, is an American actor and comedian.
Tourism in metropolitan Detroit, Michigan is a significant factor for the region's culture and for its economy, comprising nine percent of the area's two million jobs.
Troy is a city located in Metropolitan Detroit's northern suburbs in Oakland County in the U.S. state of Michigan.
US Highway 10 (US 10) is a part of the United States Numbered Highway System that runs from West Fargo, North Dakota, to the Lower Peninsula of the US state of Michigan.
A state is a constituent political entity of the United States.
The United States Census Bureau (USCB; officially the Bureau of the Census, as defined in Title) is a principal agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System, responsible for producing data about the American people and economy.
The War of 1812 was a conflict fought between the United States, the United Kingdom, and their respective allies from June 1812 to February 1815.
The Woodward Corridor is the name used to describe an area within metropolitan Detroit, Michigan.
The Woodward Dream Cruise event is a classic car event held annually on the third Saturday of August in Metropolitan Detroit, Michigan, along Woodward Avenue, a major thoroughfare built in the early 20th century.
The Works Progress Administration (WPA; renamed in 1939 as the Work Projects Administration) was the largest and most ambitious American New Deal agency, employing millions of people (mostly unskilled men) to carry out public works projects, including the construction of public buildings and roads.
ZIP Codes are a system of postal codes used by the United States Postal Service (USPS) since 1963.
The 1970 Memorial Park riot was a civil disturbance by alienated white youths that began in Royal Oak, Michigan, on August 24, 1970, and spread to Birmingham, Michigan, both primarily white middle class suburbs of Detroit.
The 2010 United States Census (commonly referred to as the 2010 Census) is the twenty-third and most recent United States national census.