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Women’s basketball wins eighth straight with 82-67 victory against EMU

Women’s basketball wins eighth straight with 82-67 victory against EMU

Thursday’s opening minutes looked as though junior Crystal Bradford might have to eat her words after downplaying Eastern Michigan this week. Women’s basketball fell behind 16-3 against the Eagles early and needed a spark. Senior forward Taylor Johnson provided one, […]
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Classes were closed Tuesday because of dangerously cold weather. (Samantha Madar/Photo Editor)

Central Michigan University shuts down due to cold weather, snow

After constant snowfall – and weeks of record-low temperatures – Central Michigan University cancelled all classes, Tuesday, at its main and Global campuses. The decision was announced Monday night in a news release from University Communications.  The frigid weather was […]
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Wrestling takes down No. 25 Ohio, 19-15

A random draw might have been the difference in wrestling’s 19-15 win against No. 25 Ohio Friday at the Royal Rumble and Tumble at McGuirk. Instead of starting out with the 125-pound weight class, the dual finished with No. 12 […]
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A 49-year-old Saginaw resident was arrested at his home Monday afternoon for stealing $1,600 worth of used car batteries Jan. 10, 2013 from Walmart at 4730 Encore Blvd. (Daytona Niles | Staff Photographer)

County Sheriff investigating $1,600 theft from Walmart

Isabella County Sheriffs are looking for a man who stole $1,600 worth of used car batteries from the Tire & Lube Express in the Walmart at 4730 Encore Blvd, between 8 and 9 p.m., Friday. According to a news release […]
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Anthony Bennett pleads guilty for Isabella County murder of 4-year-old Carnel Chamberlain

A 21-year-old Isabella County man pleaded guilty to the June 2012 murder of 4-year-old Carnel Chamberlain. Anthony Michael Bennett pleaded guilty Tuesday to second-degree murder in U.S. District Judge Thomas L. Ludington’s Bay City courtroom. He is scheduled to be sentenced at […]
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Former psychology professor ordered to pay $35,000 to university for August embezzlement charge

Former psychology professor ordered to pay $35,000 to university for August embezzlement charge

As his voice cracked with emotion, Justin Oh-Lee apologized to his family, friends and colleagues for his crimes, and swore he would get better. The former Central Michigan University psychology professor was charged in August for embezzling funds intended to […]
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Holland senior Kelly Markatos’ death ruled ‘probable bulimia’ following three-month investigation

Holland senior Kelly Markatos’ death ruled ‘probable bulimia’ following three-month investigation

Medical examiners have determined Holland senior Kelly Markatos’ death earlier this semester to be the result of an eating disorder. Working with the Spectrum Health Medical Examiner’s office, Mount Pleasant Police investigated the cause of death for three months. The […]
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No bowl game for Central Michigan

Although unsurprising, it’s official: Central Michigan will not be playing in a postseason bowl game. The 6-6 Chippewas were one of two bowl-eligible Mid-American Conference schools not to receive a bowl invite Sunday afternoon, a team spokesman confirmed. Toledo, which […]
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Police: Student pulled a knife

Police: Student pulled a knife

A Central Michigan University student was charged with assaulting an officer, and carrying a weapon with criminal intent on Nov. 26. Rachel Harrison, a Stanwood sophomore, was arraigned the same day for carrying a dangerous weapon with intent, felonious assault […]
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Smoke rises as the Mount Pleasant Fire Department extinguish a car fire in Lot 56 behind the Education and Human Services building Wednesday night. (Courtesy | Kevin Piwowar)

Student car catches fire in parking lot behind EHS building, draws crowd

A 2000 Pontiac Grand Prix caught fire Wednesday night in Lot 56 outside the Education and Human Services building. The vehicle belonged to Danielle Carrasco, a Davison senior majoring in special education. According to Carrasco, the vehicle had been leaking […]
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CMU student charged with assaulting an officer

A Central Michigan University student was charged with assaulting an officer, and carrying a weapon with criminal intent. Stanwood sophomore Rachel Harrison was arraigned on Nov. 26 for carrying a dangerous weapon with intent, a five-year felony, felonious assault, a […]
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As the wheeling and dealing of bowl season begins, CMU remains optimistic

This week, after the conclusion of the regular season schedule, was a rollercoaster last season for head coach Dan Enos. His 6-6 Central Michigan football team was in a bowl game, he was told. Then they were out. Then they […]


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