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VEHICLE THEFTS — Michigan vehicle thefts dropped from 50,000 in 2006 to less than 20,000 in 2017, according to a recent auditor general’s report.
Counselors, administrators and students in Okemos, Williamston and Haslett report an increase in anxiety issues among high school students across the state and are working hard to educate students about mental illness.
On this edition of Focal Point, get a preview of VIM Magazine’s new cover. Also, volunteers create survival kits for students in need. Learn more about how an MSU study is showing how marijuana use may have some benefits. These stories and more on this episode of Focal Point.
The men’s basketball team took on top overall seed Duke for the final spot in the Elite Eight. Our very own Joey Ellis was in Washington, D.C. to cover the epic matchup. Also, the men’s baseball team took on rival Michigan. That and more on this week’s Spartan Sports Report.
Michigan’s Freedom of Information Act requires most local and state governmental entities to provide public access to their records. But local governments often have different resources based on their size to respond to such requests by citizens.
Both mens and women basketball teams were in action at the Breslin Center this week. Also, MSU hockey traveled to Little Cesars Arena to take on in state rival Michigan. Finally, wrestling was home at Jenison field house to take on Cleveland State.
In Michigan, voters will elect a new governor, attorney general and secretary of state, as well as members of the boards of Michigan State University, the University of Michigan and Wayne State University. Michigan Voters also will decide whether to legalize marijuana for recreational use and whether to create an independent commission to draw voting districts.
It’s been about two decades since Michigan adopted Schools of Choice. The program is one of several responses to funding and quality issues. See how Schools of Choice decisions are made in Ingham County, and how choices over 20 years have affected the county’s 12 public school districts.