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Eastern Michigan University settles with expelled student

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Seal of Eastern Michigan University

YPSILANTI (WKZO) -- An Eastern Michigan University student who was expelled from the school's master's degree program in counseling has agreed to a settlement with the university. Julea Ward was tossed from the school when, because of her religious beliefs, she refused to counsel a gay client.

As part of a settlement agreed upon thiis week, Ward will receive 75-thousand dollars from EMU.  The school must also remove the expulsion from Ward's record.

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