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    Lame-duck laws could impact schools

    Lame-duck laws could impact schoolsMany lame-duck legislative sessions have been just that — lame. But not this year’s
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    • 19 hours, 29 minutes ago
    Opinion

    Lyons: Iran negotiations essential to national security
    Keeping Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon is of central importance to American security

    Lyons: Iran negotiations essential to national securityKeeping Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon is of central importance to American security
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    • 19 hours, 29 minutes ago
    Opinion

    Retailers need tax fairness

    Retailers need tax fairnessOnline-only sellers have lured in customers by advertising “tax free” shopping
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    • 19 hours, 29 minutes ago
    Ingrid Jacques

    Editor’s note: Students not thankful for school food

    Editor’s note: Students not thankful for school foodStudents aren’t especially grateful for the low-calorie offerings they find at school.
    • Ingrid Jacques
    • 19 hours, 29 minutes ago
    Opinion

    Letter: Detroit water department unresponsive
    The Detroit Water and Sewerage Department is not nimble in dealing with community concerns

    Letter: Detroit water department unresponsiveThe Detroit Water and Sewerage Department is not nimble in dealing with community concerns
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    • 19 hours, 29 minutes ago
    Editorial

    Get tough with Iran

    Get tough with IranExtending nuclear negotiations deadline without the hammer of tougher sanctions is risky
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    • 1 day, 19 hours ago
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    Owens: Path to fix Michigan roads filled with potholes

    Owens: Path to fix Michigan roads filled with potholesThe Michigan Senate’s plan to raise gas taxes to fix roads is unpopular among Michiganians
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    • 1 day, 19 hours ago
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    Haugh: Michigan doesn’t need Electoral College reform

    Haugh: Michigan doesn’t need Electoral College reformMichigan doesn’t need to radically change the way it distributes Electoral College votes
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    • 1 day, 19 hours ago
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    Kelly: Obama extends war in Afghanistan

    Kelly: Obama extends war in AfghanistanPresident Barack Obama has signed an order to authorize continuation of the Afghan war
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    • 1 day, 19 hours ago
    Clarence Page

    Page: Obama’s immigration frustration

    Page: Obama’s immigration frustrationImmigration reform has one major flaw, as House Republicans are concerned: Obama likes it.
    • Clarence Page
    • 1 day, 19 hours ago
    Opinion

    Letter: Police commission oversight is essential

    Letter: Police commission oversight is essentialEM Order 42, limiting power of police commission, is direct contradiction to City Charter
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    • 1 day, 19 hours ago
    Nolan Finley

    Finley: A fitting honor for John Dingell

    Finley: A fitting honor for John DingellDearborn’s John Dingell is leaving Congress after 59 years, but he’s not going unnoticed
    • Nolan Finley
    • 1 day, 19 hours ago
    Editorial

    Crime reform bills deserve full debate

    Crime reform bills deserve full debateProbation, parole changes at local level are advisable if public safety remains top goal
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    • 2 days, 19 hours ago
    Opinion

    Tax fairness would level playing field for Main Street

    Tax fairness would level playing field for Main StreetLack of sales tax for Internet businesses puts them at a competitive advantage
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    • 2 days, 19 hours ago
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    Raise hunger awareness this holiday season

    Raise hunger awareness this holiday seasonTackling hunger is a critical first step to creating a stronger community
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    • 2 days, 19 hours ago
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    City Council’s bad habits could cost Detroit

    City Council’s bad habits could cost DetroitScott Benson is acting in an irrational manner, holding up the zoning approval for arena
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    • 2 days, 19 hours ago
    Nolan Finley

    Finley: What 'The Daily Show' didn't show

    Finley: What 'The Daily Show' didn't showThe Daily Show felt it scored its gotcha moment when I said, "Nothing's free"
    • Nolan Finley
    • 3 days, 19 hours ago
    Editorial

    Demote the Detroit Police Commission

    Demote the Detroit Police CommissionDetroit City Council should not return oversight power to board of police commissioners
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    • 3 days, 19 hours ago
    Opinion

    Letters: Market forces, Hockeytown, taxpayer subsidies

    Letters: Market forces, Hockeytown, taxpayer subsidiesDetroit News readers speak up
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    • 3 days, 19 hours ago
    Opinion

    Please, no food fights this Thanksgiving

    Please, no food fights this ThanksgivingHow parents should handle their newfound-activists returned from college this Thanksgiving
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    • 4 days, 19 hours ago
    Paul W. Smith

    Smith: ’Tis the season to give thanks for 2014

    Smith: ’Tis the season to give thanks for 2014Detroit radio legend Paul W. Smith wishes you well for the holidays
    • Paul W. Smith
    • 4 days, 19 hours ago
    Editorial

    Other Writers, on Decision 2016

    Other Writers, on Decision 2016Yes, it’s already time to start talking about the 2016 Presidential Election
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    • 4 days, 19 hours ago
    Editorial

    Saturday Shorts: Yes, roads have gotten worse

    Saturday Shorts: Yes, roads have gotten worseThe Detroit News' Saturday Shorts are a weekend tradition
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    • 4 days, 20 hours ago
    Nolan Finley

    Finley: Ideology trumps friendship for Obama

    Finley: Ideology trumps friendship for ObamaNolan Finley weighs in on a recent foreign policy faux pas
    • Nolan Finley
    • 5 days, 7 hours ago
    Opinion

    Adoption grants children a ‘forever family’

    Adoption grants children a ‘forever family’Last year, almost 30,000 children turned 18, left foster care system without a family
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    • 5 days, 12 hours ago
    Editorial

    Time for Keystone

    Time for KeystoneIt’s likely the pipeline will be among the first issues the GOP-controlled Senate takes up
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    • 5 days, 19 hours ago
    Opinion

    Gargaro: A ‘grand’ thank you from the DIA

    Gargaro: A ‘grand’ thank you from the DIAGargaro: “We are very close to fully satisfying our DIA Grand Bargain commitment”
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    • 5 days, 19 hours ago
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