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When the Wordpress App Glitches Out: A Discussion

WordPress is my favorite place to share my thoughts above all other thoughts platforms. For 5 amazing months WordPress has allowed me to share my voice and create fun content with relative ease and the smallest of glitches. 231 more words

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Jack Lessenberry: Michigan Government Ethics is a Disgrace

Last week was Sunshine Week, which is dedicated to advocating for more government transparency and ethics. Several piece of legislation were introduced and discussed at Michigan’s Capitol, including bills to… 215 more words

Michigan

Michiganders Still Disagree with All-Powerful Emergency Managers

Emergency managers are governor-appointed administrators who have sweeping powers to govern cities or school districts determined to be in financial distress. That’s the textbook definition. 296 more words

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Switchblades Would Become Legal Under Sen. Jones Bill

Rather bizarrely, state Sen. Rick Jones (R-Grand Ledge) is making the decriminalization of switchblades a legislative priority.

Sen. Jones said the law prohibiting the ownership of switchblades by anyone other than police officers, military members or people with certain disabilities is outdated. 130 more words

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Plan to Combat 'Food Desert' in Lansing, Other Cities, Gets a Hearing

Last month, state Rep. Andy Schor (D-Lansing) introduced  plan to encourage grocers locate stores in urban areas that are currently underserved by grocers. This would make downtown areas more livable and encourage more people to live in urban areas while also providing healthy choices for people in cities. 121 more words

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Sen. Peters Backs College Affordability Plan

U.S. Sen. Gary Peters is signing on to a plan in the Senate that would make college more affordable by encouraging high schools and colleges to work together to allow students to earn college credits at no extra cost before graduating from high school. 116 more words

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