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Happening around Birmingham this week: High school students in West Bloomfield are using yoga to de-stress before midterms while Trader Joe's has its big opening in Bloomfield Township.
You know what's happening in your neck of the woods, but how about the news nearby? Every Saturday, Patch will bring you the big (and interesting) stories from Patch sites near Birmingham, along Woodward Avenue and beyond.
Here's what's been happening nearby this week:
BLOOMFIELD: Trader Joe's Welcomes Large Bloomfield Crowd
A large line of shoppers helped mark the much-anticipated opening of Trader Joe's in Bloomfield Plaza Tuesday morning.
WEST BLOOMFIELD: West Bloomfield High Schoolers Benefiting from Yoga in the Classroom
West Bloomfield teacher Molly Marshall and students hit the mat with hopes of teaching life skills and managing stress during midterm exams.
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A jury deliberated just two and a half hours on Thursday before finding Alan Wood guilty of first-degree murder of Nancy Dailey.
The changes in parking rates are expected to go into effect later this month.
Paul Skonieczny – who suffered internal injuries, fractures and other bumps and bruises when he was struck by a vehicle Jan. 11 outside Anderson Middle School – is expected to make a full recovery, his wife says.
CLAWSON: Meet the New Guy at the Y
For the South Oakland YMCA's new executive director, Kyle Anderson, it's a little like coming home.