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The Detroit NAACP branch will recognize students from about a half-dozen Detroit-area high schools for their activism, including participation in protests to end gun violence.

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A ballot campaign will begin gathering signatures to add a voting rights amendment to the state constitution. If the effort gathers enough signatures, the question will go on the November ballot for voters to decide.


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A new campaign wants to put a voters’ bill of rights into the state constitution.

As we hear from Michigan Public Radio’s Rick Pluta, backers plan to launch a petition drive to place the question on the November ballot.


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Governor Rick Snyder says he’s close to a final decision on what disciplinary action – if any – will be taken against the leader of the Michigan State Police over a controversial Facebook post. 

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Police at Michigan State University reported shoelaces found in two locations by students inside and outside of an on-campus residence hall were mistaken for a pair of nooses.