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Traverse City Record Eagle (Newspaper) - August 31, 2015, Traverse City, MichiganMonday August 31, 2015 $ 1.00 daily 2.00 sunday Call 231 946 2187 to subscribe follow us on twitter and Facebook � � l o t t e r y i n d e x traverse City Mich. Copyright 2015 wow. Record Eagle. Com advice. 9a classifieds. 6b comics. 5b nation. 6a obituaries. 8a opinion. 4 5a Region state. 3a sports. 1b world. 7a midday dailies 8 6 1, 8 8 4 5 dailies 4 7 6, 0 1 1 3 Keno 03 04 05 06 23 24 28 42 43 44 45 46 53 55 60 61 63 66 71 72 73 78 Mega millions Jackpot $ 74 million Power Ball Jackpot $ 120 million w h a t s i n s i d e wow. Record Eagle. Com world malaysians gear up for Street rallies urging Najib to quit. Page 7a High 82 Low 66 Page 10b monday traverse City a self termed online housing wait list for a would be Pine Street development project wont guarantee anyone first dibs on apartments in the proposed mixed use Complex. A website called grow up to late last week appeared to offer visitors the Opportunity to join a wait list for affordable apartments included in the development proposal. The wait list asked for personal information such As income size of household and email addresses. But both the project developers and the Sites creator said the list Isnit affiliated with the project. I was made aware of the site but that is not an official waiting list because it is not even tied to a building that is built said Erik Falconer of Pine Street development one Lac the firm that owns the property. Bradley Matson organizer at think to the group behind the grow up to site called the list an informal Way to gauge interest in the project. Matson said the waiting list is intended to show a demand for affordable housing. He added people who sign up will be notified once housing options actually become available. Its not affiliated with the Woda group he said. Its just our list. Officials from the Ohio based Woda group inc. Propose to create affordable workforce housing in the apartments subsidized by state tax credits. Craig Patterson who is overseeing the project for Woda said he had no knowledge of the waiting list. Matson dropped the wait list Moniker shortly after he was contacted by the record Eagle. It is now called the apartment interest list. City officials will hold a study session monday at 7 p. M. At the governmental Center to discuss the proposed development. Organizer informal Way to gauge interest fostering Hope traverse City Jennifer Urquhart realized she wanted to become a Foster Parent when she started teaching second Grade in Florida. The Michigan native taught Many students who were in the Foster care system and others who she knew needed to be removed from unstable Home environments. There was Only so much i could do in the classroom Urquhart said. I could Only do what i could do while they were with me and i wanted to do More. She and husband Kyle moved to traverse City two years ago and began talking seriously about becoming Foster parents. They connected with child and family services of Northwestern Michigan and went through the organizations Foster Parent training. We jumped right into it As Quick As we could Urquhart said. We got licensed and three Days after we got our first Call. Foster parents provide love care child and family services kicks off Brown bag Campaign g etting r Eady housing wait list not affiliated with developers owners d o w n t o w n by Sarah elms seems record Eagle. Com by Michael Walton Walton record Eagle. Com traverse City its a step in the right direction. Thatus what school administrators and parents Are saying about the Michigan department of educations plan to reduce the amount of time students spend on stat required testing. An aug. 20 department newsletter said state officials will trim the Michigan student test of educational Progress or m step Given to grades three through eight and the Michigan Merit exam for Grade 11. The change could reduce time spent on state testing by 2.5 hours in third fourth sixth and seventh grades and by up to eight hours in 11th Grade. To me any reduction is Good news said Jennifer tank who has three children in traverse City area Public schools. Personally i feel that these tests Are not a Good use of our students time or our teachers time. Tank worked As a Long term substitute teacher at traps Montessori at Glen Loomis last year. She said administering exams was exhausting for teachers and students alike and shed rather see testing time dedicated to More enriching instruction. State plans to trim standardized testing e d u c a t i o n educators Call it a positive step by Sarah elms seems record Eagle. Com see tests Page 2a All this testing its Boring for students. Its not a healthy Way for them to be learning. Jennifer tank record Eagle Jan Michael stump traverse City area Public schools Lead custodian Kirk Mallow works on the playground equipment at the traps International school at Bertha Vos. See Foster Page 2a record Eagle Tessa Lighty Kyle Urquhart left and Jennifer Urquhart right Are Foster parents and Hope to adopt their daughter. Nation Hurricane Ignacio at Peak strength moves closer to Hawaii. Page 6a Encarnacion homers again in sports Page 1b

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