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Melody Barnes says citizens in the United States have important rights and responsibilities. The co-director for policy and public affairs at the Democracy Initiative at the University of Virginia says it requires we participate and be educated about our country.


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(MPRN-Detroit) Democrats want Dana Nessel as their candidate for state Attorney General in 2018. The party held its endorsement convention Sunday. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) Lawmakers are considering a proposal to change how the state selects the governing bodies of three of its major universities. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) State lawmakers want to overhaul how three major universities select their governing bodies. This stems from ongoing criticism of Michigan State University’s handling of sexual assault complaints. 

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State Representative Jon Hoadley says survivors should be at center of the investigations of Michigan State University. The Kalamazoo Democrat says the goal should be to figure out the systemic failure that led to sexual abuse. 


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