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City Commission: Discussion of city manager candidates, resolution on ACD.net scandal are top agenda items

Mount Pleasant City Commission has not released the names of its city manager applicants or its finalists, however, the group will discuss the candidates in a closed session during its regular June 9 meeting. According to its agenda, commissioners will […]
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Mount Pleasant, CMU programs promote healthy living during summer months

Mount Pleasant, CMU programs promote healthy living during summer months

While the number of students living on or around the campus of Central Michigan University might be low during the summer time, those students who do stay have a bevy of program options to help them stay fit and healthy. […]
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Central Michigan University football players, including senior wide receiver Titus Davis and senior linebacker Justin Cherocci, signed autographs for Special Olympics Michigan athletes during the first day the 2014 Special Olympics Michigan Summer Games.

(Dominick Mastrangelo | Associate Editor)

Special Olympics Michigan: CMU athletes, Miss Michigan winners sign autographs

  Chippewas such as football players Titus Davis, linebacker Justin Cherocci and gymnasts Kirsten and Brittany Petzold chatted with athletes while signing photographs and posters. “A lot of what being a college athlete is about is giving back,” Davis said. […]
Administration / College of Medicine / News / Sports / University

CMU Athletics hires new head physician for all sports

Dr. Jason Davenport has been named medical director and head team physician for the Central Michigan University Athletics department. The hiring is part of an agreement between the athletics and CMU’s College of Medicine, where Davenport will serve as fixed-term faculty member […]
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Dr. Bob with Special Smiles checks athlete John Lynch's teeth at the Healthy Athletes Village oral health booth. 

(Taryn Wattles | Staff Photographer)

Healthy Athletes Village booming with Special Olympics athletes on ‘busiest’ day of weekend

David White stood in the Central Michigan University Indoor Athletic Complex’s Turf Bay Friday morning with tears in his eyes as he described what the Special Olympics Michigan Healthy Athletes Opening Eyes optometry program means to his 18-year-old son, Alex. […]
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Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe receives response from ACD.net CEO, ‘not interested’ in hearing apology

Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe receives response from ACD.net CEO, ‘not interested’ in hearing apology

Members of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe are “not interested” in an apology issued by high-ranking officials at ACD.net, the telecommunications company whose CFO was caught on tape uttering racially-charged comments over a voicemail. Tribal leaders said the voicemail message […]
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Racial comments left by Mid-Michigan executive triggers uproar within Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe

The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe released a transcription of a racially charged voicemail message on Wednesday. The tribal leaders said the message was left on tribal engineer Donald Seal’s phone by CFO Kirk Shewchuck of ACD.net, a Lansing-based telecommunications network. […]
Isabella County / Metro / News / Politics

Lawmakers increase minimum wage to $9.25, impact of increase on student jobs uncertain

As lawmakers announced Tuesday that the state minimum wage would be increased to $9.25 an hour by 2018, Central Michigan University officials are beginning the process to see exactly how they can cope with the changes. Barrie Wilkes, CMU’s vice […]
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Anthony Bennett sentenced to 40 years in prison for killing four-year-old Carnel Chamberlain

Anthony Bennett sentenced to 40 years in prison for killing four-year-old Carnel Chamberlain

Anthony Bennett will spend the next 40 years in federal prison for killing four-year-old Carnel Chamberlain in June 2012. Bennett, 22, of Mount Pleasant, was sentenced Thursday in federal court after he pleaded guilty to second-degree murder. Bennett and his attorney […]
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The CMU softball team used a two-run home run by sophomore Trista Cox in the eleventh inning to beat Northern Illinois in the Mid-American Conference championship game, 4-2. (Photo Courtesy of CMU Athletics)

CMU athletics pass APR score in all sports: Softball receives perfect score, other teams last in MAC

The NCAA has released its 2012-13 Academic Progress Rates and Central Michigan University’s 16 varsity sports have all surpassed the 900 point mark. The APR is a “team-based metric that accounts for eligibility and retention for each student-athlete, each term,” […]
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CMU to hold Benefits and Wellness Picnic for faculty, staff Wednesday

Central Michigan University President George Ross is scheduled to host a Benefits and Wellness Picnic for CMU employees from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday outside Warriner Hall. The event is geared to “celebrate the commitment (CMU) has made to […]
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Baby Graduates SPRING 2014

Baby Graduates SPRING 2014



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