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Michigan Considers Adding Autism To Medical Marijuana List

“I know parents who are desperate. They’re missing out on something that could enhance their child’s life.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/24/2015

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New Research Shows No Link Between Vaccine And Autism

There’s been concern for some parents that vaccines cause autism. Now new research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) may ease the mind of parents when it comes to vaccines.

04/22/2015

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How Gov. Snyder, Lawmakers Are Filling Michigan’s $412 Million Budget Hole

Gov. Rick Snyder on Tuesday plans to sign mid-budget year bills to finalize a plan to tackle Michigan’s projected $412 million shortfall in two primary funds that receive about $21 billion annually in tax revenue.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/10/2015

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Measles Outbreak: To Vaccinate Or Not Vaccinate

With the potential to affect thousands, the recent outbreak of measles in the U.S. has placed a spotlight on a debate that’s raged for years.

01/14/2015

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Snyder Signs Bill With $5.5 Million For Autism

Snyder has signed legislation to take $5.5 million from a state autism fund and redirect it to autism programs at universities and for autism-related family assistance services.

CBS Detroit–12/29/2014

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CBS 62’s Guide to the 2014 Walk Now for Autism Speaks

Come out and join CBS 62 as we, once again, team up with our friends at Autism Speaks to Walk Now for Autism Speaks – and support autism research and awareness!

CBS 62–10/08/2014

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Video Of Police Handcuffing Autistic Boy At Royal Oak Middle School Causes Controversy

A video that appeared on social media is raising some questions about how Royal Oak Police handled an unruly student.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/23/2014

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Mom Accused Of Trying To Kill Autistic Daughter Pleads Guilty To Child Abuse

Kelli Stapleton and the teen were found unconscious in the family’s van in Benzie County.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/02/2014

Abuse Charges Filed Against Woman For Allegedly Beating Disabled Woman

A co-worker of Kadia Konate-Dennard recorded her using a broom handle and extension cord to hit Vera Gossett, who has autism.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/18/2014

Lawyer: Parents Of Student Who Got Stuck In Chair Blindsided By Deal With Teacher

The parents of a Michigan elementary school student who was videotaped while stuck in a classroom chair “have no recourse” but to sue, says their attorney.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/09/2014

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