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Michigan Court of Appeals
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The Michigan Court of Appeals has cleared up some uncertainty about the state’s spending requirements for local governments.  Cheyna Roth has more.


Money
University of Michigan / umich.edu

As the holiday shopping season gets underway, it might be helpful to stop and think about what you plan to spend and why you do it.  89.1 WEMU's Lisa Barry talks to University of Michigan associate professor of marketing Scott Rick about his research on our spending habits, which he says may be formed as young as five years old.


Ann Arbor City Administrator Steve Powers has given city council a preview of his proposed budgets for fiscal years 2014 and 2015.  Hear more on the spending plans from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.