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Weekly Roundup - Nov. 13

Christian Science Monitor - The 2010 election was a call to cut public pensions.

Lansing State Journal - Driving public buses can be lucrative.

Livingston Daily Press & Argus - One union attack ad may have propelled its critic to a win.

Grand Rapids Press - A state teachers union says it will consider tenure reform.

Student Free Press - Michigan State plagiarism case remains open.

Wall Street Journal - 'Net neutrality' goes 0 for 95.

The Hill - Some want a probe of Google's "unusually close" ties to the White House.

Michigan View - The food police go after San Francisco and Michigan.

Jackson Citizen Patriot - Sympathy for low teacher pay is a think of the past.

USA Today - Federal employees making over $150k per year has skyrocketed.


Quote of the Week

"The Tea Partiers have much to be proud of. Portrayed as extremists and racists, they succeeded in forming a coalition that won a majority of the votes - and, incidentally, elected a record number of non-white Republicans."

- The National Review


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