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By Dominic Adams | dadams5@mlive.com April 11, 2017 Photo courtesy of MLive.com GRAND BLANC, MI -- Attorneys for a state-appointed group assigned to investigate allegations of abuse and neglect against people with disabilities are seeking a permanent injunction against a Grand Blanc nursing home that would force the facility to hand over records.

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Michigan Department of Corrections Facing Class Action Disability Lawsuit

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Elmer L. Cerano, MPAS Executive Director, Speaks to Karen Carter From CW50 on Two Big Issues Facing the Disability Community

Michigan Protection & Advocacy Service, Inc. Executive Director, Elmer L. Cerano, appeared on CW50 Detroit's Saturday morning talk show "Street Beat" with host Karen Carter on Jan. 10, 2015...

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