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Sunday, December 21, 2014

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From the Daily: The road to recovery

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

With the approval of its bankruptcy plan, Detroit has been granted a rare second chance and a pointed direction for growth. However thankful the city may be, this is not the time to relax.

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From the Daily: Postponing the inevitable

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Furthering the struggle to obtain marriage equality in Michigan, the Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals issued a 2-1 ruling Nov. 6 upholding the state’s ban on same-sex marriage. A final resolution by the Supreme Court may take time, but until then, the government should work to enact legislation that will award benefits to same-sex couples who are currently being denied the entirety of their rights.

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From the Daily: Nothing to hide?

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

While there are conflicting opinions about whether or not state document retention policies apply to the University, it’s also unclear why the school has taken itself to be an exception and is engaging in a larger pattern of behavior that obscures public transparency.

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From the Daily: VOTE Taylor, White, Weiser and Schauer

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Because there is so much at stake, students must pay attention to the issues and make informed decisions on Tuesday.

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From the Daily: A principled tradition

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Michigan’s storied history is a winning one — especially in football — but it’s not the scoreboard from which students and alumni draw their pride. The true value of the Michigan tradition is the moral standard by which all students, staff and alumni are supposed to conduct themselves.

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From the Daily: Profiting off students

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

It is imperative that Gov. Rick Snyder and the Michigan State Legislature work together to swiftly regulate the for-profit college education industry as part of a strategic policy for reducing student debt overall.

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From the Daily: Driving innovation

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

The state should be promoting economic pressure for innovation and more environmentally friendly options. It is improbable that Tesla will competitively overwhelm GM, Ford, and other Michigan incumbent automakers in the current market. And in the long run, additional competitors in the automotive marketplace will generate competitive innovation, benefitting the state's economy and residents, and Michigan legislature and Gov. Snyder should welcome this.

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