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  • Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Abuse victims to seek school action on Schembechler's legacy »

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DETROIT — Former University of Michigan football players and others who say they were sexually abused by a now-deceased team doctor are expected to call for action by the University of Michigan’s board as the legacy of the school’s legendary gridiron coach is being questioned over what he knew.

 
 
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Documents show Trump pushed voter fraud claims on prosecutors as Michigan cast electoral votes for Biden »

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Newly released documents show members of then-President Donald Trump’s administration told federal prosecutors that Michigan should not certify election results on the day Democratic electors were set to cast votes for Joe Biden.

 
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Great Lakes’ water levels aren’t doing what they are supposed to - rise in summer »

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The Great Lakes are in a period of the year when their water levels usually rise. But all of the Great Lakes are not rising or just barely rising.

 
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Michigan Congressional delegation calling on Biden to address Paul Whelan during Putin meeting* »

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The entire Michigan Congressional delegation has sent a letter to President Biden urging him to address Paul Whelan's situation during his Wednesday meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Geneva. 
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Gordie Howe bridge authority doles out $50,000 to Detroit organizations »

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Officials from the under-construction Gordie Howe International Bridge are giving four Detroit organizations $50,000 as part of the bridge authority's community investment."

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State program helps aging adults stay in homes, accepting applicants* »

"Dwight Ray, 74, left his auto sales job due to excruciating pain related to neuropathy and dementia. With Dwight’s declining cognition, his wife Jane quit her job because of the mounting caregiving needs at home."

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Labor Voices: The UAW is fighting for LGBTQ rights this Pride Month* »

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Look around your world these days. People are celebrating the diversity of who they are; what makes us all unique, wonderful people. For United Auto Workers members in the workplace and at home we live in a time when prejudices are no longer being tolerated, whether it is racial, ethnic or sexual identity. We find ourselves living in a time where equality in the workplace and in our communities is valued more than it ever was."

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Editorial: Don't remove qualified immunity for cops* »

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Democrats in the Michigan Legislature unveiled a package of bills last week aimed at restoring “public trust through increased accountability measures” for police officers."

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