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High school seniorNithin Tumma wins first prize for his breast cancer research
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Michigan Teen Wins $100,000 – Could His Research Lead to a Cure For Breast Cancer?

Nithin Tumma, a 17-year-old high school senior from Port Huron, Michigan has won first prize in the 'Intel Science Talent Search' competition earlier this week. Tumma's prize? $100,000!

The project that lead Tumma to beating out 1,838 other high school students could bring researchers closer to a cure for breast cancer.

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Michigan Co-Ed Entrepreneur Launched A ‘Walk Of Shame” Shuttle Service [VIDEO]

Just five bucks gets you a ride, a bottle of water, a five dollar-off coupon for the 'morning after' pill and a complimentary high-five. Meet the University of Michigan Senior Kellyann Wargo, who just launched a Walk of Shame Shuttle to ferry the lovesick and hungover home on Valentine's Day.

Basically Kellyanne is a college student in Ann Arbor. She's become a bit of a local celebrity with her Walk Of Shame Shuttle. Her motto '"Faster than a taxi because I speed (and I don't judge).'

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Free Tax Help Available in Flint Area

It's income tax filing season, and the majority of Americans will get money back from the government. If you're not sure about filling out all those tax forms, and can't afford to pay someone to do it for you, help is available to most lower income taxpayers free of charge. The IRS has a Taxpayer Assistance Center at 815 S. Saginaw in Flint. You can get help and tax forms there Monday-Friday from 8:30 to 4:30.

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Free Financial Aid Seminar Sunday at UM-Flint

Going to college costs a fortune. If you compare how much college graduates make vs. what high school grads make over a lifetime, the high cost is worth the investment. If you're willing to do some homework and legwork, you can get a lot of that paid for by other people. Sunday, February 12th, the University of Michigan-Flint will host College Goal Sunday with volunteer assistance in properly filling out the FAFSA forms (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).

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Parents Don’t Use Booster Seats Enough

We always think about car seats for the small children, but a lot of parents don't know the importance of booster seats for older children too. These seats are often required by law too — yet a new survey finds lots of carpooling moms and dads don't use them consistently.

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President Obama Makes Campaign Stop In Michigan [VIDEO]

President Obama was in Ann Arbor this morning at the University of Michigan.  This was just one of several campaign stops he made this week following his State of the Union Address earlier this week.

He reiterated that he is adamant about collages not raising tuition.  "College is the single most important investment you can make in your future," he said to his Ann Arbor audience, "...and I'm proud that all of you are making that investment."

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12 Words Banned for 2012

Thank you in advance for never saying "baby bump" or "occupy" ever again. Ever.

Each year, Lake Superior State University in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, issues its annual list of words that should be forever banned.

Check out the words that made this year's list, due to overuse, and general uselessness.

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Streets Belong to the Elderly as Older Drivers Outnumber the Younger

We’ve all heard the stories of elderly drivers with poor vision who drive through the front of stores or hit pedestrians — just watch South Park. If you’re one of those people who are freaked out by these often times urban legends, a new study from the University of Michigan might freak you out even more. Apparently, for the first time there are more older drivers on the road than younger drivers.

 

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Is Driving Stoned Safer than Driving Drunk?

Research indicates that traffic fatalities are on the decline in states like Michigan, where medical marijuana is legal.

Economists Daniel Rees of the University of Colorado Denver and Mark Anderson of Montana State University conducted the study, and found that fatalities are down an average of 9% in the thirteen states that have made doctor-prescribed pot acceptable.

The reasons?

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