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WFNT Study: Job Prospects for Recent Graduates and For Those About to Graduate

My name is Porcha Clemons, and I am a student at Mott Community College where I am studying Media Arts Entertainment. To finish off my program I am interning at Flint's News Talk 1470 WFNT. While I'm interning I will work on different projects to be ready for this media world

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Flint School Board Votes to Borrow Money, Revise Deficit Elimination Plan

In a special meeting on Monday night, the Flint School Board voted to borrow money and revise their deficit elimination plan.

According to WNEM, the district faces a $10.4 million deficit, along with owing the Genesee Intermediate School District $8 million for misspent funds. On the decision to borrow money, Inter

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Flint School District to Hold Special Meeting on Deficit

The Flint School District will hold a special meeting on Monday to discuss solutions to district's massive deficit.

According to WNEM, negotiations with teachers and staff on specific cuts will be among the topics discussed

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U-M Flint Student to Sell Ad Space on Graduation Cap to Pay Off Loans

A University of Michigan - Flint student has an interesting idea on how he can pay off his student loans. Selling ad space on his graduation cap!

According to the Detroit Free Press, 22-year-old Alex Benda will be graduating in a few months and instead of focusing on finishing up his diploma right now, he's more worried about paying off his $30,000 in student loans. Benda thinks "it's scary to think about going out into this economy and try to find

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Host/Producer Tom Sumner
Host/Producer Tom Sumner
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Thursday On The Tom Sumner Program

A preview of Gov. Snyder's State of the State address with Susan Demas (Inside Michigan Politics), the war on small farms with Garden City urban farmer and V.P of the Michigan Small Farm Council Randy Zeilinger plus Flint School Board member David Davenport talks about the Flint Schools deficit reduction plan on The Tom Sumner Program Thursday January 16 beginning at 3 p

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Flint School Board Votes to Cut Staff Pay

As part of its deficit elimination plan, the Flint School Board voted to cut staff pay by 19 percent.

Interim Superintendent Larry Watkins said the cuts were necessary in order to held the district reduce its multi-million dollar deficit and "this is the toughest decision that we've had to make to date

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Watch How Ecstatic This Young Man Is When He Gets Accepted to College [VIDEO]

Like many young men, Rion Holcombe wanted desperately to go to college. But unlike most young men, Holcombe has Down syndrome. And next year, he'll be a Clemson Tiger.

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Flint Community Schools Eligible for Nearly $400,000 with Best Practice Incentive

Flint Community Schools could be eligible for almost $400,000 after deciding to participate in the Michigan Department of Education Best Practices Incentive.

According to MLive, if Flint Community Schools

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Thursday On The Tom Sumner Program

Flint School Board member David Davenport guests on The Tom Sumner Program Thursday December 5 beginning at 3 p.m. Plus Peter Vesterbacka from the company that created the Angry Birds Star Wars game talks about their collaboration with National Geographic to teach the science in science fiction

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Dinosaur from an exhibit at Flint's Sloan Museum (Photo courtesy of Facebook)
Dinosaur from an exhibit at Flint's Sloan Museum (Photo courtesy of Facebook)
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Thursday On The Tom Sumner Program

Journalist Rebecca Ascher-Waltz discusses her new book "Devoted" about life with dogs, Cathy Gentry from Sloan*Longway talks about life with dinosaurs and comedian Jerry Donovan talks about life with comedy plus "Schlocktober with Elvira" on The Tom Sumner Program Thursday October 3 beginning at 3 p

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