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Wake Up Weekend highlights animal advocacy and vegan food

This Friday and Saturday a succession of events, including talks, demonstrations and meals, will highlight animal advoca...

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Michigan Senators propose Bill 560

In recent weeks, state senators have proposed Senate Bill 560, which — if it becomes a law — would put significant p...

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CRC joins with Michigan farmers to fight for immigrants

On Thursday, Oct. 10, representatives of Michigan farmers and growers gathered for a press conference to advocate new la...

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Michigan legislators introduce bill to decriminalize marijuana

Legislators have introduced a bill to decriminalize marijuana in the state of Michigan with bipartisan support. The bill...

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Budget deal faces some hurdles

Michigan lawmakers hope to pass a final budget for the state by June but face a few stumbling blocks, including educatio...

Homeless students in Michigan rise 66 percent in four years

The number of homeless students in Michigan has increased 66 percent since the 2009-2010 school year, from 22,600 during the 2009-2010 school year to more than 37,500 homeless students in Michigan during the 2011-12 year. The […]

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Plan to raise money for Michigan roads bogged down

Michigan politicians are attempting to put together a plan to provide additional funding to road maintenance. Lawmakers ...

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Sequestration cuts will have serious impact on Michigan

The looming government spending cuts known as the sequester could have serious impacts on the Michigan government and ec...