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Advisory board no longer has oversight on Benton Harbor finances

By Tony Wittkowski | Business Reporter | The Herald-Palladium

BENTON HARBOR — Benton Harbor officials have control over the city’s finances again after the Benton Harbor Receivership Transition Advisory Board adjourned for the last time Thursday. 1,159 more words

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Detroit Schools Plagued By Mismanagement, Student Losses

DETROIT (AP) – Efforts by Michigan lawmakers to fix Detroit’s public schools could end more than seven years of continuous state oversight, during which the district’s finances have only worsened. 108 more words

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Gov. Rick Snyder Under Siege Over Racial Impact Of Strategy

LANSING (AP) – When Gov. Rick Snyder was elected in 2010, he bragged about being a “tough nerd” who’d use his business background to fix Michigan’s sagging economy and debt-wracked cities. 865 more words

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Judge Who Drank Flint Water Recuses Himself From Case

FLINT, Mich. (WWJ/AP) – A federal judge has disqualified himself from handling a Flint water lawsuit because he worked in the city for four months and drank the water. 311 more words

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Detroit Public School District To Be Restructured Under State House Plan

DETROIT (WWJ) – A state House committee has approved a plan to restructure the Detroit Public School district. The plan includes $500 million to pay of its debt, as well as a $33 million emergency loan to pay its teachers through the summer. 249 more words

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Detroit Sick-Out: What Do The Teacher Protests Mean For Parents & Students?

Ninety four of 97 Detroit Public Schools had to be shut down as a result of a teacher sick-out protest, forcing more than 45,000 children to miss a day of school on Monday and Tuesday. 641 more words

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Detroit Sick-Out: What Do The Teacher Protests Mean For Parents & Students?

Ninety four of 97 Detroit Public Schools had to be shut down as a result of a teacher sick-out protest, forcing more than 45,000 children to miss a day of school on Monday and Tuesday. 641 more words

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