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Buena Vista School District Officially Dissolved

A financially struggling Saginaw-area school district has been dissolved, forcing its nearly 400 students to transfer to neighboring districts.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/31/2013

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Mich. Clerk Recorded Using Slur Won’t Step Down

Buena Vista Township clerk Gloria Platko says that the Saginaw-area community needs “to heal.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/25/2013

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Clerk: Life ‘Destroyed’ By Airing Of Racial Slur

A Michigan township clerk who was recorded using a racial slur to describe a black official said her life has been “destroyed” and the community hurt by public airing of the recording.



Students Return To School After District Shutdown

The Buena Vista School district near Saginaw is open today, despite dire financial problems.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/20/2013


Buena Vista Teachers To Return To Classrooms

More than two dozen teachers laid off in the financially troubled Buena Vista Schools district will return to work on Monday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/18/2013


Buena Vista Schools Could Reopen After Debt Plan Approved

Superintendent Mike Flanagan has approved the release of state aid funds to the now shuttered district.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/15/2013


Michigan School District Closed, Can’t Make Payroll

A shuttered school district that says it can’t afford to pay its teachers plans to remain closed until further notice.


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District That Can’t Pay Teachers Lays Off Workers

A Michigan school district that says it can’t afford to pay its teachers has decided to lay off employees and cancel classes Tuesday as it works on a plan to educate students.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/07/2013

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Clerk Who Used Racial Slur Asked To Resign

“I spoke out of frustration…” Gloria Platko said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/01/2013


Men Could Join Triplet Brother In Prison

Two Michigan men born in a set of triplets could join their brother behind bars after being convicted of unarmed robbery.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/15/2012