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QUOTE OF THE DAY

"If a child can't spell 'opportunity,' they won't have opportunity."

- Attorney General Bill SCHUETTE in defending his opinion that Detroit schools are subject to close by school year's end if they are among the bottom 5 percent of schools for three years in a row.

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SE Michigan House Races Remain Tight In Battleground Seats
"Four Southeast Michigan state House races polled by Target Insyght for MIRS and Governmental Consultant Services, Inc. (GCSI) show competitive races in which the results may not match what is happening at the top of the ticket."
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Edwards: Water From Lead Pipes Isn't 'Guaranteed To Be Safe'
"According to Dr. Marc EDWARDS, when it comes to drinking water, as long as lead pipes are in the ground, water from those pipes can't be "guaranteed to be safe" without the use of the filter."
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Lyons Planning Hearings On Term Limit Reform
"The chair of the House Elections Committee is pledging to hold at least two hearings before year's end on reforming the state's term limit law with the hopes of moving a proposal out of the House yet in 2016."
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Candidate Lip Syncs 'You Can't Smoke For Free' In Social Media Video
"The 21-year-old Inkster City Councilmember poised to become a House member next year posted to Instagram last night a 10-second video of himself lip synching along to a song about what a woman must do to smoke the singer's personal marijuana stash."
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Schuette: Poor-Performing Detroit Schools Subject To Close By End Of Year
"Attorney General Bill SCHUETTE today said schools operated by the Detroit Public School Community District (DPSCD) are subject to close before the end of the current school year if they've been among the lowest-achieving 5 percent of all public schools for the immediately preceding three school years."
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QUOTE OF THE DAY

"If a child can't spell 'opportunity,' they won't have opportunity."

- Attorney General Bill SCHUETTE in defending his opinion that Detroit schools are subject to close by school year's end if they are among the bottom 5 percent of schools for three years in a row.