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Road Funding
8:24 pm
Wed January 28, 2015

Economist Says May Ballot Proposal Has Other Costs for Taxpayers

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Credit WMUK

An economic study says the May ballot proposal to raise the state sales tax could also collectively cost Michigan taxpayers $100 million more in federal income taxes. 

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Tobacco Sales
11:40 am
Wed January 28, 2015

State Finds Increase in Stores Selling Tobacco to Minors

Credit WMUK

A check by state health officials over the past year found an uptick in the number of retailers illegally selling tobacco to minors. 

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Standardized Tests
10:00 am
Wed January 28, 2015

State Rejects ACT Appeal in Choosing SAT as State Test

Credit WMUK

The state has rejected ACT’s claim that Michigan unfairly switched its free college entrance exam to the SAT starting in spring 2016. 

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Local Music
2:47 pm
Tue January 27, 2015

Seeking Transcendence: St Olaf Choir In Kalamazoo

The St. Olaf Choir with Director Anton Armstrong
Credit stolaf.edu

Anton Armstrong sees each member of the St. Olaf Choir as an emerging adult, whose participation in the world-renowned choir will affect the whole person, not just his or her musicianship. 

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Civil Rights Commission
8:19 pm
Mon January 26, 2015

Snyder Lays Out Civil Rights Agenda at Commission Meeting

Michigan Capitol - file photo
Credit Kevin Lavery, WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) Governor Rick Snyder says improving services for the mentally ill is a major civil rights issue.

And he says it’s a high priority in his second term.

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