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  • Wednesday, October 23, 2019

How long should school kids get to eat lunch? »

"When Angela Peters' two young sons return from school, they bound into her Commerce Township home to check the kitchen counter for fruit, plus the pantry and a garage fridge for snacks."

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Health officials: EEE risk in Michigan not over »

"Though cooler temperatures are arriving in Michigan, state health officials warn that the risk for exposure to the viral Eastern Equine Encephalitis still lingers in some areas."

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Court weighs Detroit literacy battle: 'Is this really education?' »

"Detroit — Jamarria Hall stood outside Osborn High School, where he graduated at the top of his class in 2017, now saying that time there was four years lost."

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Duggan needs to answer these questions about the $250m demo bond »

"Last month, Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan announced an ambitious plan to eliminate residential blight by 2024. Over the last five years, Duggan's demolition program has used federal dollars to take down 19,000 vacant, abandoned homes and rehabbed and sold 9,000 more. But the federal money is running out, and Duggan has proposed selling $250 million in bonds to fund the demo and rehab of an additional 27,000 blighted homes."

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Judge denies state AG’s attempt to stop agencies from refusing same-sex adoption »

"GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- A federal judge in Grand Rapids has refused to lift a preliminary injunction that allows agencies to refuse same-sex adoptions."

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