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G.M.’s Massive Repair Effort is Underway

General Motors has over 4,000 service departments at its dealerships and all will be busy in the weeks ahead replacing ignition switches.

G.M. has started mailing recall letters telling owners of effected vehicles about the repair procedure

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Government Assistance Programs Aid Underprivileged Communities In New York State
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Students March to Change “Zero Tolerance” Policies in MI

A group of students, who set out on foot on Monday from Detroit, is making its way to Lansing today to fight unncessary school suspensions and expulsions.

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Reaction to the Supreme Court ruling on Affirmative Action from the woman who launched the battle.  Concerns schools may try to skirt the law.
Reaction to the Supreme Court ruling on Affirmative Action from the woman who launched the battle. Concerns schools may try to skirt the law.
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Woman who Started Affirmative Action Fight Doesn’t Regret a Thing, Concerned about Loopholes

Nearly two decades after a student, denied acceptance to the University of Michigan due to Affirmative Action began her fight, Jennifer Gratz says she's happy with a recent high court decision and wouldn't have changed a thing.  But Gratz is concerned some schools may try to skirt the law.

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President Johnson Signs Civil Right Act Of 1964 - Photo by CBS Photo Archive - Getty Images
President Johnson Signs Civil Right Act Of 1964 - Photo by CBS Photo Archive - Getty Images
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GOP here to save civil rights!

When I was born in 1965… the civil rights movement was reaching its pinnacle. I was born in a small southern Michigan town and frankly for the most part it was lily white. For the most part it still is

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U.S. News and World Report Rates High Schools Nationwide - Photo by Getty Images
U.S. News and World Report Rates High Schools Nationwide - Photo by Getty Images
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See Which Michigan High Schools Ranked Highest in New Survey

U.S News and World Report is out with its 2014 study on high school performance nationwide and of the top 500 in America ten are in Michigan. Scoring exceptionally well was the Intermediate Academy in Bloomfield Hills

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M.S.U. Student Union Building - Photo by Gary Austin
M.S.U. Student Union Building - Photo by Gary Austin
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MSU Board of Trustees Approve Room and Board Rate Increase

Today the MSU Board of Trustees took a vote and decided next academic year room and board rates will go up 3.95% for those who live in residence halls. So for the 2014-15 school year total residence hall housing and dining costs will be $9,154

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Conflicting reports on whether program is underfunding mental health
Conflicting reports on whether program is underfunding mental health
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Glitch in Healthy Michigan Plan?

It looks like the amount of money the State of Michigan expected from the federal government to cover expansion of Medicaid was overestimated, resulting in thousands being turned away for treatment.

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U. S. Supreme Court Upholds MI Affirmative Action Ban
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Breaking News: U.S. Supreme Court Rules on Affirmative Action

Breaking News.....The United States Supreme Court, issuing a ruling today on a controversial issue affecting Michigan--whether the state's ban on affirmative action is legal.

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Petition signitures being delivered today in Detroit area community to get issue on August ballot
Petition signitures being delivered today in Detroit area community to get issue on August ballot
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Rally from Those Pushing Legalized Pot in Michigan

Those looking to legalize marijuana in Michigan are prompting the first real test today.

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Law reduces time for schools dealing with snow day closings
Law reduces time for schools dealing with snow day closings
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Snyder Gives Schools Flexibility in Snow Day Makeups

Those in school districts across the state are breathing a sigh of relief from legislation signed into law by Governor Rick Snyder.

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