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Editorial: Kids get grades; so should schools

Editorial: Kids get grades; so should schoolsAt least 17 states, including high-performing Florida, have a letter-grade accountability system. This ought to be a no-brainer.
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Editorial: Words to be thankful by

Editorial: Words to be thankful by"To help inspire your own expressions of gratitude, we offer these pearls that we found particularly meaningful."
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Editorial: Title IX reforms will protect all students

Editorial: Title IX reforms protect studentsThe Education Department has released its guidelines related to campus sexual assault investigations, and they strike the right balance
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Editorial: Lawmakers must get wage laws right

Editorial: Lawmakers must get wage laws right"Lawmakers should find a balance that respects the wishes of hundreds of thousands of citizens while also preserving Michigan’s economic resurgence."
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Editorial: Michigan should consider raising hunters’ annual limit

Editorial: Deer herd, motorists need a harvest"Michigan should consider a more aggressive campaign to encourage deer hunting, including expanding hunter safety classes and a longer youth season."
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Editorial: Measles outbreak is totally preventable

Editorial: Measles outbreak is totally preventableTo protect the health of all Michigan residents, especially from the threat of a measles outbreak, vaccination must remain a top priority.
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Editorial: How to be an impactful governor

Editorial: How to be an impactful governor"Our prosperity will depend on the number of men and women in the workforce who have skills currently in demand"
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Editorial: Voters have spoken: They want pot

Voters have spoken: They’re ready for pot"While local leaders have the right to place parameters on the prevalence of pot shots, they shouldn’t try to prevent them altogether."
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Editorial: Election shows our democracy works

Editorial: Our democracy worksVoting is the most effective way for citizens to voice displeasure or contentment. Showing up to the polls makes a difference.
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Editorial: Congratulations, Gretchen Whitmer

Editorial: Congratulations, Gretchen WhitmerCongratulations to Whitmer, and let us offer our support as she embarks on the business of being governor of Michigan.
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Editorial: Post midterm, country must strive for unity

Editorial: Post midterm, country must strive for unity"Now that this contentious midterm is over, we urge our readers to embrace civility"
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Recommendations for the midterm election

Recommendations for the midterm electionThe Detroit News is making recommendations in a number of state and local races on the Nov. 6 election ballot
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Editorial: State, feds rightly tackle opioid abuse

Editorial: State, feds rightly tackle opioid abuse"Opioid addiction is a serious problem that will only be solved through effective and coordinated measures at both the state and federal level."
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Endorsement: Vote Yes on community college millages

Endorsement: Yes to community college millages"Three Metro Detroit community colleges have millage requests on Tuesday's ballot. All should pass."
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Endorsement: For state Legislature from Macomb County

Endorsement: state Legislature: Macomb County"Macomb County voters will join the rest of Michigan in filling every legislative seat this fall."
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Endorsement: For state Legislature from Oakland County

Endorsement: For state Legislature from Oakland County"Oakland County will be replacing many of its state lawmakers this year because of term limits, and all the legislative seats are on the ballot."
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Endorsement: For state Legislature from Wayne County

Endorsement: For state Legislature: Wayne CountyHere are our recommendations for House and Senate races in Wayne County.
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Editorial: Bail reform could benefit taxpayers

Editorial: Bail reform could benefit taxpayers"Michigan should look to what's working in other states, and take steps to improve the bail system here."
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Our Endorsements: For state education boards

Our Endorsements: For state education boards"Members of the State Board oversee K-12 public education by making policy recommendations and appointing the state superintendent. "
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Our choices for Detroit Charter Commission

Our choice: Detroit Charter Commission"These nine would form a bright and committed charter commission. As a group they are younger than is typical for commissions of its kind in Detroit."
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Editorial: Wilson donation shows philanthropy's promise

Editorial: Donation shows philanthropy promise"The Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation's $100 million donation to the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy is philanthropy playing a part in the city."
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Finley and Jacques: John James would help change Congress

Finley and Jacques: James for U.S. SenateThe authors write:"James is seeking to unseat Sen. Debbie Stabenow, who has held her seat since 2000. We think he should get that opportunity."
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Editorial: More rigorous oversight needed of funeral home

Editorial: More oversight needed of funeral home"While many states require annual inspections of funeral homes, Michigan is not among them."
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Editorial: Big ticket projects nice finish for Snyder

Editorial: Big projects nice finish for Snyder"A string of billion dollar projects will push ahead the effort to rebuild Michigan's infrastructure."
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Our endorsement for Supreme Court: Clement and Cavanagh

Endorsement for Supreme Court: Clement, CavanaghWe endorse Elizabeth Clement and Megan Cavanagh for Michigan Supreme Court.
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Editorial: Vote no on all ballot proposals

Editorial: Vote no on all ballot proposalsMichigan voters will decide three statewide ballot proposals on Nov. 6.
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Opinion: Aerospace industry takes flight in Michigan

Opinion: Aerospace industry takes flight in MichiganFrom those in supply chain to those educating our youth, the aerospace industry in Michigan is strong, Vernaci writes
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