Herbert Alford Sues Hertz Over Lost Receipt That Was His Murder Alibi

He spent four years imprisoned on a murder conviction before the car rental company finally located a receipt showing he was nowhere near the scene of the 2011 killing in Michigan.

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The Big Ten’s Rocky Road Back to Football

In response to the coronavirus, the conference first said no to fall football on its campuses. Then, after being pulled in different directions by players, politicians and others, the league reversed course.

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With College Campuses Quiet, Some Democrats Fear Losing Students’ Votes

Representative Elissa Slotkin, who narrowly won her Michigan district in 2018, is worried about missing out on thousands of reliably Democratic votes from Michigan State University.

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With Football Returning, Big Ten Cities Brace for More Outbreaks

Although the games will be played without spectators in the stadiums, some officials are concerned they will lead to more off-campus gatherings that could spread the virus.

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