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Kids with arthritis attend specialized summer camp

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Courtesy Photo.

For many kids, summer camp is a time to get outside, get away from the classroom and just be a kid.
For children with medical needs, though, summer camp can be a pipe dream.

But one camp in Lapeer county welcomes kids with special needs; children who have arthritis.
According to the Arthritis Foundation in Michigan more than 10,000 kids in Michigan and more than 300,000 kids in the U.S. have juvenile arthritis.

Kara Dorda is Program Director for Camp Dakota and the Arthritis Foundation in Michigan. Read more

6th Circuit hears MI same-sex marriage appeal

Jayne Rowse and April DeBoer on the steps of the federal courthouse in Cincinnati before the 6th Circuit US Court of Appeals hears arguments in their challenge to Michigan’s same-sex marriage ban.

Jayne Rowse and April DeBoer on the steps of the federal courthouse in Cincinnati before the 6th Circuit US Court of Appeals hears arguments in their challenge to Michigan’s same-sex marriage ban.

Michigan and three other states defended bans on same-sex marriage before a federal appeals court in Cincinnati.
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Bill Ballenger, Editor of Inside Michigan Politics, shares thoughts about August primary election.

2003-503-32-Ballinger,-BillTuesday, August 5 is D-day for many political races. It’s the date of Michigan primary election, or, as political watcher, Bill Ballenger calls it “the most important election of the year”.

Ballenger is the Editor of “Inside Michigan Politics”. CMU Public Radio’s Amy Robinson spoke with him for an overview of the primary. The first thing he said, important or not, expect low-voter turnout. Read more