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Detroit's year of bankruptcy: Photos of heartbreak, joy, resolve amid the crisis - Detroit Free Press

Tue, 2013-12-31 18:47

Detroit Free Press

Detroit's year of bankruptcy: Photos of heartbreak, joy, resolve amid the crisis
Detroit Free Press
The Detroit Police Department has faced cuts and the city regularly tops FBI lists ranking violent crime. Citizens complain that police response is slow to nonexistent, leaving them vulnerable in already unsafe neighborhoods. Brian Kaufman/Detroit Free ...

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Lawmakers set goals for 2014 - Port Huron Times Herald

Tue, 2013-12-31 16:55

Lawmakers set goals for 2014
Port Huron Times Herald
“We were able to add about $490 million more into public schools than the year before, $65 million into early childhood education and $350 million into roads and bridges and $46 million for local police and fire funding,” he said. ... As co-chair of ...

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Lawmakers set goals for 2014 - Port Huron Times Herald

Tue, 2013-12-31 16:55

Lawmakers set goals for 2014
Port Huron Times Herald
“We were able to add about $490 million more into public schools than the year before, $65 million into early childhood education and $350 million into roads and bridges and $46 million for local police and fire funding,” he said. “And I think one of ...

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CBR's Top 10 Comics of 2013 - Comic Book Resources

Tue, 2013-12-31 15:00

CBR's Top 10 Comics of 2013
Comic Book Resources
"It's not easy to do effective horror in comics, but Scott Snyder and Sean Murphy make this story of ancient underwater creatures attacking a science outpost into something genuinely unsettling and creepy. And the first volume concludes with a mind ...

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Detroit's year of bankruptcy: Photos of heartbreak, joy, resolve amid the crisis - Detroit Free Press

Tue, 2013-12-31 12:58

Detroit's year of bankruptcy: Photos of heartbreak, joy, resolve amid the crisis
Detroit Free Press
The Detroit Police Department has faced cuts and the city regularly tops FBI lists ranking violent crime. Citizens complain that police response is slow to nonexistent, leaving them vulnerable in already unsafe neighborhoods. Brian Kaufman/Detroit Free ...

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Skinning: An Uphill Battle - Vermont Public Radio

Tue, 2013-12-31 12:33

Vermont Public Radio

Skinning: An Uphill Battle
Vermont Public Radio
Depending on where the groomer drives, the cables can be buried in the snow or can snap up at any time, he says, cutting an unsuspecting night-time skier in two. While he says they haven't had any accidents, they have had some near misses. “We've ...

California minimum wage increases, other new laws taking effect in 2014 across ... - KERO-TV 23

Tue, 2013-12-31 12:28

California minimum wage increases, other new laws taking effect in 2014 across ...
KERO-TV 23
In addition to Corbett, the Democrats' list of most vulnerable includes Maine's Paul LePage, Michigan's Rick Snyder and Wisconsin's Scott Walker. Florida's Rick Scott and Ohio's John Kasich might be insulated because their states' laws ... Democrats ...

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2013 Year In Review: Part One (January through June) - Crawford county avalanche

Tue, 2013-12-31 09:33

Crawford county avalanche

2013 Year In Review: Part One (January through June)
Crawford county avalanche
The building addition houses a new double-cut band saw to increase the lumber mill's efficiency. The $1.3 ... The City of Grayling was selected as one of six communities in the state to be part of the Michigan Main Street program, which provides ...

In governor races, Democrats eye wage increase - The Sheboygan Press

Tue, 2013-12-31 08:42

In governor races, Democrats eye wage increase
The Sheboygan Press
In addition to Corbett, the Democrats' list of most vulnerable includes Maine's Paul LePage, Michigan's Rick Snyder and Wisconsin's Scott Walker. Florida's Rick Scott and Ohio's John Kasich might be insulated because their states' laws ... Democrats ...

Governors' Races Will Tell The Tale Of Republican Revival In 2014 - Forbes

Tue, 2013-12-31 08:23

Governors' Races Will Tell The Tale Of Republican Revival In 2014
Forbes
Since 2011, 19 of of the 30 sitting Republican governors have cut taxes by a cumulative $38 billion. ... The RGA tweets about the policy reforms enacted by GOP governors, such as Bobby Jindal's education reforms that will enable thousands of Louisiana ...

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Susan J. Demas: Right to Life shows Rick Snyder who's boss with abortion ... - MLive.com

Tue, 2013-12-31 07:33

Susan J. Demas: Right to Life shows Rick Snyder who's boss with abortion ...
MLive.com
Tea Party groups have tried to derail key parts of Snyder's agenda, including a new bridge to Canada, expanding Medicaid and moving forward on Common Core education standards. Snyder scored victories on those issues, although it wasn't easy. He had to ...

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Top stories of 2013: honorable mention - Newsandtribune

Tue, 2013-12-31 06:09

Top stories of 2013: honorable mention
Newsandtribune
Former Southern Indiana resident and educator Tony Bennett — the former Indiana education chief — was involved in a controversy over whether or not he altered the grading system for schools to benefit a private school that donated to his campaign. A ...

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Help struggling children all year long - Livingston Daily

Tue, 2013-12-31 05:12

Help struggling children all year long
Livingston Daily
In a season when the Christian world celebrates children in general, and one child in particular, it's appropriate to ask how we grown-ups are doing by the younger Michiganders to whom we will sooner or later leave our state. The answer, by almost any ...

Reflecting on 2013: Taking a look at the top stories of the last year - Escanaba Daily Press

Tue, 2013-12-31 00:37

Escanaba Daily Press

Reflecting on 2013: Taking a look at the top stories of the last year
Escanaba Daily Press
9 - The community honored a long-time advocate for special education when Lou Maniaci retired from the Delta-Schoolcraft Intermediate School District (DSISD) Board. 10 - The Michigan State Police announced the assignment of ... 13 - A ribbon cutting ...

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After years of privatization, Detroit charter school enrollment tops public ... - World Socialist Web Site

Tue, 2013-12-31 00:26

After years of privatization, Detroit charter school enrollment tops public ...
World Socialist Web Site
Long before Republican Governor Rick Snyder used the state's emergency manager law to throw Detroit into bankruptcy—and loot public pensions and city assets, like the collection of the Detroit Institute of Arts—this anti-democratic measure was first ...

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The BEST of Best Shots 2013: Our Review Crew Picks the BEST of the Year - Newsarama

Mon, 2013-12-30 17:22

The BEST of Best Shots 2013: Our Review Crew Picks the BEST of the Year
Newsarama
Cut to this year and the irresistible hook of the original X-Men being transported to the modern-day Marvel universe and I decided to take a chance, and instantly I was hooked. I was drawn into the world of the mutants ..... Gold - Scott Snyder (DC ...

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2013: A year in review — Revisiting the Midland area's most important stories - Midland Daily News

Mon, 2013-12-30 14:18

2013: A year in review — Revisiting the Midland area's most important stories
Midland Daily News
Since its creation in 1998, more than 52,000 passengers have sailed on the Appledore series of schooners, and better than 31,000 students from 33 different counties have taken part in the many educational sails offered by BaySail. • Saginaw Bay ...

Life-Changing decision - Emporia Gazette

Mon, 2013-12-30 11:36

Life-Changing decision
Emporia Gazette
It had been an exciting and educational life, traveling from place to place. Liberal offered a small-town atmosphere, an opportunity to be in one ... Neither Gary nor Butch had been injured, beyond cuts and bruises. Butch eventually managed to pull her ...

Michigan's school recovery district at crossroads - The Detroit News

Mon, 2013-12-30 10:28

Michigan's school recovery district at crossroads
The Detroit News
The Education Achievement Authority — battling sliding enrollment and political controversy amid an uncertain future with its university partner — should rethink its strategy in educating students as it intervenes to reform failing schools, education ...

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Democrats may lean on minimum wage - Herald & Review

Mon, 2013-12-30 09:20

Democrats may lean on minimum wage
Herald & Review
In addition to Corbett, the Democrats' list of most vulnerable includes Maine's Paul LePage, Michigan's Rick Snyder and Wisconsin's Scott Walker. Florida's Rick Scott and Ohio's John Kasich might be insulated because their states' laws ... Democrats ...

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