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April 16, 2014

Coming Thursday: Emails show NMC leaders made decisions outside public meetings

TRAVERSE CITY —  Northwestern Michigan College's elected officials debated in a flurry of emails whether to televise their monthly board meetings, a behind-the-scenes decision-making process that altered some trustees' public opposition and occurred outside the public eye.

Trustees' recurring, non-public deliberations on that topic between Jan. 20 and Jan. 27 this year violated Michigan's Open Meetings Act, a legal expert said.

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