A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials

A roundup of recent editorials in Michigan newspapers
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Actress Sheryl Lee Ralph honored for advocacy by McDonald's

Actress, singer and producer Sheryl Lee Ralph is a triple threat in the entertainment industry but was honored during this weekend's Essence Festival in New Orleans for something entirely different _ her activism
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Ann Arbor '60s rockers reunite for 50th class reunion

A 1960s high school rock band that played alongside such legends as Jimi Hendrix and The Who returned to their roots for a 50th class reunion
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Court affirms $12,500 for prisoner in trial against guards

An appeals court has affirmed a $12,500 verdict in favor of a Michigan prisoner who said guards retaliated against him for cooperating with abuse investigators
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Dental students making free mouth guards for athletes

Dental students at the University of Michigan are making free mouth guards for young athletes
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Disabled Michigan veteran sets powerlifting records

A disabled Michigan veteran who's missing his left leg is setting powerlifting records
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Driver charged with murder in deaths of 2 Ohio women

A 75-year-old man who was driving the wrong way on a busy Michigan highway has been charged with second-degree murder in the deaths of two Ohio women
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Ex-con sent to trial in fatal stabbing of retired professor

Ex-con ordered to trial in the fatal stabbing of a retired University of Michigan chemistry professor
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Ex-special education worker sentenced in student abuse case

A former Michigan special education teacher's assistant has been sentenced to a year of probation after being convicted of assault and battery in connection with alleged student abuse
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Federal grant supports Lake Erie algae bloom warning system

A federal grant will help improve a system that provides early warnings about harmful algae blooms in Lake Erie
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Funding awarded to help control Great Lakes nutrient runoff

The Great Lakes Commission says it will divide nearly $900,000 among seven local organizations to help cut runoff of sediment, nutrients and other water pollutants
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Mastodon skeleton reassembly gets underway at U. of Michigan

A mastodon that perished millennia ago is being brought back to life at the University of Michigan
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Michigan company to pay overtime after federal investigation

The U.S. Department of Labor says a Michigan truck accessories manufacturer has agreed to pay back wages owed to 134 employees
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Michigan's top court: Schools can ban gun-toting visitors

The Michigan Supreme Court says schools can ban visitors from carrying guns
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New University of Michigan facility handles medical samples

A new facility has opened at the University of Michigan to handle diagnostic testing of millions of samples per year including patients' blood, saliva and tissue
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No injunction against University of Michigan anti-bias team

A federal judge has denied a request by free-speech advocates to block a University of Michigan team from investigating allegations of bias, despite claims the team hinders free speech on campus
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Program at Eastern Michigan U offers 2 years of tuition

A new program at Eastern Michigan University allows prospective students willing to commit to paying for their first two years of tuition to get their final two years paid for by the university
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Storms with high winds gusts, hail rake southeast Michigan

Severe thunderstorms packing winds gusting as high as 60 mph have downed trees and power lines and dumped hail across southeastern Michigan
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University of Michigan creates tiny computer

A team of University of Michigan electrical and computer engineering professors has created a computer that's the size of a speck of dust
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