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State of charter schools: How Michigan spends $1 billion but fails to hold schools accountable

The Free Press examined the state of charter schools in Michigan – successes, failures, flaws in the system and in state laws. They also looked across the country for best practices, at how other states oversee their charter schools. Full News here – freep

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Tax breaks for high-rise apartments in downtown Grand Rapids gain state approval

The tax breaks will allow developer Brookstone Capital to recover the cost of cleaning up the site by capturing up to $ 6.2 million in local and school property tax revenues. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Obama to speak at Wayne State on Saturday

Obama to speak at Wayne State on Saturday President Barack Obama will speak in Detroit on Saturday night to an expected crowd of 5,000 people at Wayne State University, marking his first visit to the Motor City in three years. Obama will speak at a ticketed event at the Matthaei Complex at 7 p … […]

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President Obama to visit Wayne State University

President Barack Obama will make a stop in Detroit at Wayne State University this Saturday, Nov. 1. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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6 former Michigan State players make NBA opening night rosters; 10 more playing overseas

Zach Randolph is entering his 14th NBA season after averaging 17.4 points and 10.1 rebounds last year for Memphis Full News here – Ann Arbor mobile sports

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Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio ready to move past stake-driving incident

“It’s my feeling as a person, not as a coach, but as a person, (that) I really don’t’ care to cause pain for anybody, that’s not why I’m here,” Dantonio said Full News here – Ann Arbor mobile sports

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Michigan State defense couldn’t keep Michigan out of end zone, extend rival’s TD drought

MSU defensive coordinator Pat Narduzzi was pleased with how his defense played. Full News here – Ann Arbor mobile sports

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Zombie culture topic of talk by Wayne State expert

Just in time for Halloween, a discussion planned near Detroit’s Wayne State University will inform those on either side of undead debate. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Detroit Lions NFL draft watch: How many future pros in Michigan-Michigan State game?

Each Saturday morning during the college football season, we’ll highlight five NFL prospects with locally televised matchups so that you can get a first-hand look at the talent Detroit will be choosing from come draft day. Full News here – Ann Arbor mobile sports

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Doctor who attended Wayne State medical school tests positive for Ebola in New York

Modern Healthcare – A doctor in New York is now the first Ebola case in the country’s largest city, according to results of a preliminary test done Thursday. He is the fourth confirmed case of Ebola in the U.S. and the first outside Texas where one patient, Thomas Eric Duncan, died from the disease earlier […]

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2 local manufacturers plan hiring, $11.8M in investments after getting state grants

Chris Gautz – Two Southeast Michigan manufacturers were awarded a total of $ 500,000 in state grants that are expected to help create 202  jobs and lead to $ 11.8 million in investment. Detroit-based Oakland Stamping LLC, a subsidiary of L&W Engineering, was awarded a $ 300,000 Michigan Business Development Program performance-based grant to expand […]

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Michigan State DC Pat Narduzzi says Michigan game became rivalry for him after 2007 Mario Manningham catch

In Mark Dantonio and Narduzzi’s first year at Michigan State, Michigan’s Mario Manningham caught a 31-yard touchdown pass 2:28 left that helped the Wolverines come back from 10 points down in the last seven minutes to win Full News here – Ann Arbor mobile sports

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Detroit Lions sign former Michigan State TE Kellen Davis, waive safety Jerome

Detroit Lions sign former Michigan State TE Kellen Davis, waive safety Jerome … With Don Carey healthy, and Isa Abdul-Quddus establishing himself as a core special teams player and reliable backup, Detroit had enough depth at safety to make Couplin expendable. The Lions also signed wide receiver Ifeanyi Momah to the practice … Full News here […]

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Wayne State law school freezes tuition, offers guaranteed scholarships to new students

The scholarships amount to a 14-percent cut in tuition for new students, the university announced. Full News here – Detroit News

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Petition drive to limit hospital charges gets OK from state

Associated Press – LANSING — Michigan’s elections board gave the go-ahead Monday for a petition drive seeking to limit what hospitals can charge uninsured and underinsured patients and auto accident victims. The Stop Overcharging initiative, the form of which was approved by the Board of State Canvassers, would prohibit hospitals and health providers from charging […]

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