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Getting Rid of the “R-Word”

Governor Snyder has legislation before him to remove all instances of of the words “retardation” and “retarded” from state laws. The House and Senate passed on Wednesday respective bills that would replace the words with “developmental disability” or “intellectually disabled.” The bills passed unanimously in both chambers. Republican Senator Rick …

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Snowmobiles on Display

Those who completed the Endurance Run as part of the SAE Snowmobile Challenge had the opportunity to showcase their snowmobile yesterday at the Copper Country Mall. Companies from all over the country came to see their work and speak to the students about the possibility of future employment. Christa Zimmerman, …

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MI Unemployment Falls Slightly

Michigan’s unemployment rate in January fell by a half percentage point to 7.8 percent, the lowest unemployment rate in the state since May 2008. According to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget, total employment rose by 32,000 over the month and the number of jobless declined by 20,000. …

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