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    The Best Trails For Backpacking Michigan Lower Peninsula in 2023

    The Best Trails For Backpacking Michigan Lower Peninsula in 2023

    Try backpacking Michigan's lower peninsula. Hiking is one of the classic Michigan adventures because there are so many trails and areas to explore. …

  • Advocates say Transdev, which provides paratransit services in much of Detroit now and was set to get the new contract, has continually provided poor services to riders, and that Detroit officials should have involved the disability community more before deciding on the contract.

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    Detroit disability advocates on city's plan to cut paratransit: "They can't do that"

    Detroit disability advocates on city's plan to cut paratransit: "They can't do that"

    Detroit disability advocates are cheering the Detroit City Council’s decision to reject a paratransit services contract. But they’re concerned and …

  • “If we want to be the change that we want to see in our children’s lives then that first requires us as parents to take action,” said Danielle Johnson, mother of a special education child. “That action is exposing your kids to different cultures, letting them watch the news with you, and simply telling them the truth about history.”

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    Oklahoma’s ban on books hurts special education

    Oklahoma’s ban on books hurts special education

    Books in Oklahoma schools may be subject to ban and parents are taking action.

  • Caregivers often find themselves subject to a patchwork of policies across the country that can make it difficult to know for sure what resources are available to them. But advocates and leaders across Michigan and across the country agree: Michigan can reform its laws to better support the million-plus caregivers in the state.

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    Caregivers need help. Michigan is slowly finding a way

    Caregivers need help. Michigan is slowly finding a way

    Jim Mangi never thought he'd be living out the later parts of the plot of Nicholas Sparks' fictional "The Notebook," but he is grateful he can stay a …

  • An endangered missing woman was safely returned to staff at a mental health facility in Holly Township after she was seen walking away from the center in nothing but her pajamas last night, authorities said.

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    State troopers find mental health patient in pajamas after she walked away from Holly Twp. facility

    State troopers find mental health patient in pajamas after she walked away from Holly Twp. facility

    HOLLY TOWNSHIP (WWJ) - An endangered missing woman was safely returned to staff at a mental health facility in Holly Township after she was seen …