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President Barack Obama made a campaign stop for Hillary Clinton Monday at the University of Michigan's Fisher baseball stadium. 
 


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Governor Rick Snyder has signed a $617 million dollar bailout of the Detroit Public Schools – which he says represents a fresh start for the financially and academically struggling district.


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The state Legislature has adopted a Republican-only bailout plan for the Detroit Public Schools without the support of Democrats or Detroit lawmakers. 


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The state Senate could vote this week on a Detroit Public Schools bailout plan, even though it’s a departure from the bipartisan compromise already adopted by the chamber.  


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The state Legislature re-convenes this week to hash out a solution to the Detroit schools’ looming financial collapse.  


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Republican leaders in Lansing had some harsh words for teachers who virtually shut down the Detroit school district Monday with a “sickout.”  That’s after they were told they could soon be facing payless paydays.


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The Legislature returns to Lansing this week following a two-week spring break.  Big issues facing lawmakers include the Flint water crisis and a Detroit Public Schools bailout. 


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The state Senate has approved a more-than $700 million plan for a financial bailout of the Detroit school system. 


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The new emergency manager of Detroit Public Schools says time is running out for lawmakers to approve a bailout.  


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General Motors says it will ask a federal bankruptcy judge to shield the company from legal claims involving conduct before its 2009 bankruptcy. The company revealed its strategy late Tuesday in a motion filed in a federal court case in Corpus Christi, Texas, surrounding defective ignition switches that have led GM to recall more than 2 million cars.