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Group offers $1,500 reward for information about 'KKK picnic' sign in Tuscola County field »

"SHAY LAKE, MI — A neighborhood watch group in Michigan's Thumb is offering a cash reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever placed a sign that read "KKK picnic" in a Tuscola County field."

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Revised law calls for no identical street names between Jackson County municipalities »

"JACKSON COUNTY, MI – Outlying township and village officials – as well as some Jackson County commissioners themselves – are upset over a revised county ordinance now on the law books."

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What's next for outgoing state Rep. Woodrow Stanley? His memoir »

"FLINT, MI – State Rep. Woodrow Stanley's office is nearly as bare as it was six years ago when he first stepped inside, eager to represent his hometown from the state Capitol."

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'Snaketivity' display set up at Michigan Capitol draws supporters, opponents »

"UPDATE 4:30 p.m.: There have been several more people who have come to the Capitol for the displays. People were there from two different churches to support the Nativity and others to check out and support "snaketivity.""

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Feedback: Don't take away my power of choice on schools »

"In his Dec. 7 column, Stephen Henderson seems to be arguing that we need more regulation and restrictions on charter schools. In my opinion, the legislation and policies he is advocating would result in fewer options for parents and less hope for children."

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Wolff on Sony hack: Taking down Goliath »

"For nearly a generation, it's been an either/or world split between traditional media and digital media, with digital as the obvious choice for progressive thinking people."

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Tim Skubick: Gov. Rick Snyder assess the state of Michigan political blogs »

"To be sure the governor did not raise this issue, but he was not bashful about wading into the debate regarding what appears on the blogs that dot the political landscape on the Internet."

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How cops could have prevented deaths of Brown, Garner »

"Many people regard Ferguson, Mo., police Officer Darren Wilson as a hero who bravely held the line against crime. But I regard him as a poorly trained cop who recklessly endangered his own life and needlessly gunned down a teenager."

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What Snyder should sign, veto and fast track »

"We can complain that our elected representatives in Lansing left so much urgent work undone in their just-concluded lame duck session."

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Taxpayer Cost for Road Fix 'Compromise' Went from $0 to $1.9 Billion »

"The Michigan Senate’s plan to find more money for road repairs was a $1.2 billion gas and diesel tax increase."

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