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Editorial: Lawmakers, listen to biz groups on proposals

Editorial: Lawmakers, listen to biz groups on proposals"Business groups make a strong case for why lawmakers should get ahead of the process and do what they can to mitigate the damage."
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Editorial: Due process returns to campus

Editorial: Campus policy changes promise due process"Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is following through on her commitment to protect the due process rights of all students on U.S. college campuses."
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Editorial: Stagnant test scores must spur more reform

Editorial: Stagnant test scores must spur more reformWhile there are some glimmers of hope in the latest scores, the stagnant progress is alarming.
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Editorial: Car buyers will pay for new NAFTA deal

Editorial: Car buyers will pay for new NAFTA deal"The wholesale rewrite of NAFTA in a manner that makes trade less free and more costly was not needed."
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Editorial: Education officials unfairly target online schools

Editorial: Lawmakers must protect online learningNew rules from the MDE regarding online charter schools are misguided and could severely hamper this option for families.
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Editorial: To fix Michigan's schools, first fix tests

Editorial: To fix schools, first fix tests"Michigan does not have an assessment program in place to adequately evaluate its schools and teachers, or of the achievement of it students."
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Editorial: EMU promises free tuition; can it deliver?

EMU promises free tuition; can it deliver?"A new program from Eastern Michigan University pledges two years of free tuition to students who meet certain academic requirements. "
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Editorial: Coal's fate is sealed; Trump can't change it

Editorial: Coal’s fate is sealed; Trump can’t change it"Energy economics have already decided coal's fate, and there's nothing the president can do to change it. "
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Editorial: Extend deadline for medical pot licensing

Editorial: Extend deadline for medical pot licensingMarijuana patients and businesses which have complied with the law shouldn't be punished for state's inefficiencies.
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Editorial: Fill potholes with new online sales tax

Fill potholes with new online sales taxThe immediate need for improved roads and infrastructure is clear, and lawmakers should direct this new stream of money to fixing them.
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Our Editorial: For Aretha, nothing but R-E-S-P-E-C-T

For Aretha, nothing but R-E-S-P-E-C-TTo the world, Aretha Franklin was the Queen of Soul. For Detroiters, she was also our voice.
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Our Editorial: Keep scooters off the sidewalks

Editorial: Keep scooters off the sidewalksProtecting both riders and pedestrians should be the priority.
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Editorial: Give schools green light for early start

Editorial: Give schools green light for early startIf schools are to be held accountable for improving student performance, they should be given every tool possible to accomplish that goal.
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Our Editorial: Cut Brenda Jones some slack

Cut Brenda Jones some slack"Elections really do have consequences, as has been proved time and again."
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Our Editorial: Ex-felons hit hard by occupational licensing

Recovering felons hit by occupational licensing"Removing the morality clause and allowing former offenders more opportunities for employment is a great step forward."
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Editorial: No excuse for polling place problems

Editorial: Polling place problems inexcusableGovernment officials must ensure that voters have the tools they need.
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Editorial: Shine light on 'dark money'

Editorial: Shine light on ‘dark money’There are some glaring examples this election season that point to abuses by shadow organizations on both sides of the political spectrum.
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Editorial: Fight for real opportunity in Detroit

Editorial: Fight for real opportunity in DetroitCalling for a $15 minimum wage may score temporary political points, but training programs would help residents more
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Our Editorial: Raise glass, not regs, to beverage boom

Raise glass, not regs, to beverage boom"Clearly, there's more to be done to ease burdensome regulations in a growing industry, and political leaders should make this a priority. "
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Editorial: Court right to leave gun decision to school districts

Editorial: Let local schools set gun policiesState Supreme Court rightly ruled that school districts get to decide the best way to protect their students
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Our editorial: Tariffs could turn boom into bust

Editorial: Tariffs could turn boom into bustThere are warning signs in the quarterly numbers that may warrant putting the champagne back on ice.
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Editorial: Fight Detroit illiteracy in classroom, not court

Editorial: Fight Detroit illiteracy in classroom, not courtMany Detroit kids aren’t learning to read, but this is a shortfall that must be addressed in the classroom, not the court
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Our Editorial: R.I.P. Sergio Marchionne

Our Editorial: R.I.P. Sergio Marchionne"Marchionne will be remembered as the man who saved thousands of jobs and restored its status as a member in good standing of the Motor City Big 3."
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Our editorial: Open door for dental therapists in Michigan

Editorial: Open door for dental therapists in MichiganIn the field of dentistry, there are only two options: dental hygienist and dentist. That should change.
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In GOP Senate primary, John James

Vote for John James in GOP Senate primaryOur endorsement: James is a fresh candidate the Republican Party should champion
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Endorsements for gov primaries: Calley, Whitmer

Gov primary race endorsements: Calley, WhitmerOur endorsements in the Aug. 7 gubernatorial primaries are Brian Calley and Gretchen Whitmer
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Our Editorial: Unions shouldn’t shake down home health workers

Editorial: Unions shouldn’t shake down home health workersThe latest Obama-era gift to labor unions is being taken back
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