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How Michigan schools welcome refugees from Syria and Yemen

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Use this NewsHour lesson plan to learn about the challenges and the triumphs of recent refugee students to the U.S. Continue reading

What Flint schools are doing to protect children from lead

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When the city of Flint, Michigan began using the Flint River as a water source to save money three years ago, the water flowing through the aging pipes caused lead, a neurotoxin that affects brain development, to leach into the water supply. Continue reading

Poison water in Flint affects everyone’s health—especially kids

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A man-made water crisis in Flint, Michigan began five years ago when the city government decided to switch water sources in an effort to save money. Continue reading

Gitmo Detainees At Home in Michigan?

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When President Obama signed an executive order in January to close Guantanamo bay, he said he wanted to “restore the standards of due process and…read more

Poet Reflects Auto Industry Woes and Unemployment

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How are artists reacting to the current economic situation? Poet Bob Hicok was born and raised in Michigan, worked in factories and once owned an…read more

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