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EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT: U-M professor will discuss midterm elections

[ 30 Sep 2014 ]

DATE: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014 EVENT: University of Michigan political scientist Michael Traugott will speak on “Elections 2014: A Government Even More Divided?” The 2014 election is shaping up to be a season of strong partisan viewpoints,…

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Consumer sentiment strengthens in September

[ 29 Sep 2014 ]

ANN ARBOR—Consumer confidence posted a healthy gain in September due to more favorable prospects for the domestic economy as well as more favorable personal income expectations, according to the Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan Surveys of Consumers. The September reading, the…