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A Michigan man who spent four decades in prison for the 1975 killing of a woman in Detroit has been released because prosecutors are no longer confident in the hair evidence used to convict him.

Courtesy City of Ferndale

Should someone who has served time for a criminal offense be obligated to tell a prospective employer about their criminal history...even if it doesn’t pertain to the job for which they're applying?

More than 100 U.S. cities and counties have decided to ‘ban the box,’ removing questions about criminal history from job applications.

Today, the city of Ferndale joins a growing list of Michigan cities adopting a ‘ban the box’ policy.