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School Playground to be Torn Down

Updated: 06/24/2015 - Some parents in the Grand Ledge School District are pretty upset about a school playground that is about to be torn down. But, the district says the structure is a major safety issue.
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First Lady Snyder Holds Summit to End Campus Sexual Assault

Posted: 06/08/2015 - There's a big push to stopping sexual assaults on campus, and it's coming from Michigan's first lady. News 10's Faith Miller tells us why the issue is important to her, and how a first-of-its kind collaboration could make the state a leader in ending sexual assaults.
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For Some High Schoolers, Building a House Better than Hitting the Books

Updated: 06/07/2015 - The cost of college is rising and the pay off isn't necessarily keeping pace. For one group of high schoolers - that's why they're considering trade school or heading straight into a job. To help them prepare for those jobs - their senior year of school they built a house.
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High School Students Build Home

Posted: 06/06/2015 - Students in the Howell High School Construction Trades program built a three-bedroom, two-bathroom home this year.

MHSAA to Launch Sideline Concussion Testing

Updated: 03/18/2015 - There's only so much that can be done to prevent football players from getting concussions, but the MHSAA is getting better at diagnosing them.
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Fake Substitute Teacher

Posted: 03/17/2015 - Mother, daughter sentenced in fake substitute teacher case in Oakland County.

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