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Rothstein: Friday’s Sweet 16 Primer; Predictions, Key Matchups & More

Florida Gulf Coast is without question the story of the tournament — but they’re not going to beat Florida.


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Michigan, Michigan St Both Staying Close To Home

Two years ago, Jordan Morgan and Michigan had to play a road game in the NCAA tournament — or so it seemed at first.



College Basketball Pregame Playlist

It takes a heavy library of new and oldschool jams to keep today’s college basketball players motivated. Check out what and who these players listen to while getting pumped before a big game.


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Nixon Calls For Lengthening Missouri School Year

Nixon said he wants six days added to the state’s academic calendar, a move he said would bring Missouri to the national average of 180 days.


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Opinion: Michigan’s Brain Dead GOP

The curse of brain dead Republicans is not limited to Washington, DC. It turns out that GOP leaders in state capitols have also been unable to digest the results of November’s elections.


Michigan's Right-To-Work Legislation Draws Large Protests At Capitol

Missouri Unlikely to Follow Michigan on Right-to-Work

Missouri legislative leaders said it would be difficult to follow the lead of Michigan lawmakers who approved a right-to-work plan Tuesday banning requirements that workers pay dues to unions for negotiating contracts and other services.


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‘Batman’ Charged With Obstructing Michigan Police

The search for a driver who fled an accident scene in northern Michigan over the weekend was apparently a job for a dog, not a bat.


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Heat Wave Stretches Local Charity To The Brink

“We don’t have any money for utilities, we are totally out of money,” Nestel said.



Opinion: GOP Shows True Priorities With War On Women

Instead of working on the economy the GOP has focused on denying women access to health care.




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