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PHOTO: MSU's Sparty statue found unguarded on day before rivalry game against U of M

wxyz.com — EAST LANSING, Mich. (WXYZ) - On the eve of Michigan's biggest football rivalry, 7 Action News crews were surprised to find Michigan State University's iconic Sparty statue unguarded for a short time this afternoon. Traditionally, students, grads and other Spartan football fans can be found standing guard around the statue in the hours and days before the Spartans take on the University of Michigan Wolverines.

Federal officials: Dallas nurse, Nina Pham, free of Ebola

wxyz.com — WASHINGTON (AP) - The first nurse diagnosed with Ebola after treating an infected man at a Dallas hospital is free of the virus. The National Institutes of Health says in a statement that Nina Pham is being released Friday from its hospital near Washington.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @TheNowDetroit: "I feel fortunate & blessed to be standing here today." Dallas nurse Nina Pham is Ebola-free bit.ly/1z4yJPS http…

Doctor with Detroit ties tested for Ebola in NYC

wxyz.com — (AP Modified) - The doctor who is being tested for the Ebola virus in New York City after a trip to West Africa has ties to Detroit. ABC News reports Dr. Craig Allen Spencer attended medical school at Wayne State University. Dr. Allen reportedly had a fever and gastrointestinal symptoms and was taken Thursday to Manhattan's Bellevue Hospital.
Oct 23, 2014

RT @JPughMI: This is really irresponsible RT @wxyzdetroit: BREAKING: Doctor with Detroit ties tests positive for Ebola in New York bit.ly/1t7rl3c

Oct 23, 2014

RT @wxyzdetroit: BREAKING: Doctor with Detroit ties tests positive for Ebola in New York City. bit.ly/1t7rl3c pic.twitter.com/awYUtZMhYW

Oct 23, 2014

BREAKING: Doctor with Detroit ties tests positive for Ebola in New York City. bit.ly/1t7rl3c pic.twitter.com/IhwL9yJPwk

93-year old war veteran goes back to school

wxyz.com — FERNDALE, Mich. - William Vaughn says he's learning fractions for the first time, and he couldn't be happier. The 93-year old war veteran from Detroit has a family who can support him, but he wants to complete what he started 75 years ago. He wants a high school diploma.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @MeghanBrennan: "It's exciting! I've never had fractions before!" 93 y.o. William is earning his h.s. diploma bit.ly/1sTwkTb pic.twitter.com/O4eTloAchj

Oct 23, 2014

RT @BradGalli: I loved meeting this man. 93-year old war veteran from Detroit is going back to school. Story: bit.ly/1sTwkTb pic.twitter.com/65oklbkX0O

Oct 23, 2014

I loved meeting this man. 93-year old war veteran from Detroit is going back to school. Story: bit.ly/1sTwkTb pic.twitter.com/65oklbkX0O

Oct 23, 2014

"It's exciting! I've never had fractions before!" 93 y.o. William is earning his h.s. diploma bit.ly/1sTwkTb pic.twitter.com/O4eTloAchj

Oct 23, 2014

RT @wxyzdetroit: .@BradGalli brings us the story of a 93 y.o. man, heading back to school to complete what he started 75 years ago. bit.ly/1sTwkTb