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October 25, 2012 - Image 1

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The Detroit Jewish News, 2012-10-25

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It's experience vs. new ideas at the
top of the Oakland County ticket.

Harry Kirsbaum I Contributing Writer

t's the battle of Kevin and Goliath.
Kevin Howley, 53 a relatively
unknown businessman who runs a
naround management firm for nonprofit
anizations and small businesses — ver-
us Goliath — L. Brooks Patterson, 73, the
legend, seeking a sixth four-year term as
Oakland County Executive and touting the
fact that during the worst economic situa-



tion since the Great Depression, he has still
managed to balance the budget and receive
a AAA bond rating for Oakland County.
Brooks presides over a $796 million annual
budget and a county workforce of nearly
4,000 full- and part-time benefit-eligible
employees.
Howley still likes his chances. In the 2008
election, he said some 170,000 Oakland

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`The Jewish Edison

Stan Ovshinsky dies at 89.

Bill Carroll

T

Contributing Writer

he magnitude of inventor Stanford R.
Ovshinsky's brain power and creativity was
probably best exemplified by a wall chart
in his Bloomfield Hills office titled: "Periodic Chart
of the Atoms, Grouped According to the Number of

Outer Electrons;' plus several other charts showing
memory activity in the brain.
And, most amazingly, he said he consulted these

CONTINUED ON PAGE 100

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