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U.S. School Districts Offering Early Retirement Incentives for Faculty Members

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The average age of retirement is about 63 years old. For teachers and those working in the education field, the average age of retirement in the U.S. is approximately 59 years old. And across the country, more and more schools and universities are offering retirement incentives for various reasons: some good and some more unfortunate. […]

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How Two University of Michigan Alumni Are Battling Unwanted Public Music

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It finally happened. People got fed up with the inescapable din projected upon them in public places. Collectively, the human race is reasonably aware of the permanent damage caused by noise above 85 decibels. What we’re less inclined to notice is everyday background noise that’s not as offensive, but certainly constant. Well, two alumni of […]

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Eateries And Events Make Michigan A Shoo-In For National Food Ranking

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When traveling, 98% of Millennials say that “eating local cuisine” is very important. But you don’t have to go far to get some good grub, and Michigan has the credentials to prove it. The state was just ranked eleventh in Thrillist’s nationwide list for best food quality, and given the number of farm-to-table eateries and […]

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Recent Michigan Drunk Driving Arrests Make State Prime Location For Self-Driving Cars

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The facts pertaining to Michigan motorists’ drunk driving habits are rather sobering. According to the CDC, nearly 3,000 people were killed in Michigan from 2003 to 2012 due to drunk driving accidents, and state law enforcement officials say the problem hasn’t gotten much better in recent years. In an effort to keep intoxicated individuals out […]

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Detroit’s Tax Foreclosure Auction Causing City-Wide Controversy

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In the United States, more than 43 million Americans move every single year. Unfortunately, many of those movers, especially in struggling metros like Detroit, aren’t relocating because they want to — they are moving because they have to. According to the Detroit Free Press, the annual Wayne County auction of tax foreclosed properties is drawing […]

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New Sculpture Exhibit Hopes to Raise Awareness of Plastic Pollution

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Shedd Aquarium will be exhibiting a new form of artwork — sculptures composed of plastic pollution found in Lake Michigan. The new exhibit, titled “Washed Ashore,” consists of ten massive sculptures made of recovered garbage. The main message behind the exhibit is to show how real and frightening water pollution is. “We go for beautiful […]

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