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Snyder discusses MI’s improvements


Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder said during the State of the State address Wednesday that Michigan has the sixth-fastest growing economy in the U.S, and is officially growing in population, as opposed to four years ago when it was the only state to experience a decline in numbers.

Panel seeks to educate students on HIV/AIDS


Eastern Michigan University accounts for more than 30 percent of all sexually transmitted infections in Washtenaw County, according to HIV/AIDS Resource Center case manager Sheyonna Watson.

School districts to merge


The City of Ypsilanti can expect big changes in the upcoming year as the school districts of Ypsilanti and Willow Run merge. Many costs are anticipated with the merge.

Diane Hathaway makes ‘bold’ decision in office


A complaint was recently filed against Michigan Supreme Court Justice Diane Hathaway regarding her Florida residence. Federal authorities are investigating the claim that Hathaway and her husband Michael Kingsley transferred ownership of their home in Windermere, Fla. to their daughter just before a short sale of their home in Michigan. Therefore, Hathaway is accused of defrauding a bank and hiding assets in order to justify a short sale.

Split Congress must work to solve issues


With 53 Democrats, two Independents and 45 Republicans in the Senate, the Democratic Party reigns. While in the House of Representatives, there is a Republican majority with 241 Republicans and 194 Democrats, which leads some Americans to ask, “Will anything get done?”

EMU ranks 103 of 141 for sexual health ed


Recently, the seventh annual Trojan Report Card of Sexual Health was released, showing that Eastern Michigan University ranks No. 103 out of 141 institutions of higher education that were reviewed. EMU is up 21 spots from last year’s report card, showing an improvement in the area of sexual health knowledge and resource availability.

MI House candidate Bill Emmerich and incumbent David Rutledge


Republican Michigan House of Representatives candidate for District 54 Bill Emmerich said, “I am for strong individualism, and resist special treatment for any groups.” David Rutledge is currently running for reelection, having been elected to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2010. He served on the Education, Regulatory Reform and Local, Regional and Intergovernmental Affairs committees.

Eastern gains more freshman, financial aid


Eastern Michigan University’s incoming 2012-13 freshmen class contains 2,595 students, which is a 21 percent increase from the 2,130 that entered this time last year.

AATA proposes plan to increase ridership


Many people in the Eastern Michigan University community rely on The Ride, the Ann Arbor Transportation Authority’s bus system, to make their way to and from campus.

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