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Dispute Over Line Cutting Leads to Fatal Shooting

Man is shot dead after disagreement outside Michigan haunted house attraction

(Newser) - A minor dispute about line cutting at an unlikely place—outside a popular haunted house attraction in Michigan—has left a man dead, say local police. The victim is a 29-year-old Detroit man, reports MLive . Police say he was with his girlfriend waiting to enter the Erebus Haunted Attraction in...

Mummified Detroit Woman Somehow Voted in 2010

Pia Farrenkopf case investigated as homicide

(Newser) - It's unclear how she managed it, but a woman who is thought to have died in 2008 apparently voted in the 2010 midterm elections. That woman: Pia Farrenkopf, believed to be the identity of the person found mummified in a garage in Pontiac, Mich. Voting records show Farrenkopf voted...

For Sale in Pontiac, Mich: Pretty Much Everything

Reeling city puts almost all public assets up for sale

(Newser) - Pontiac, Michigan, is having a fire sale to raise desperately needed money. Up for sale is city hall, the police station, the library, cemeteries, golf courses, and on and on—just about every public asset, reports the Detroit Free Press . Pontiac has slashed its budget from $58 million to $38...

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