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Gilda Z. Jacobs: Protests can be a catalyst for racial justice...

The Michigan League for Public Policy has fought against injustice since we were founded in 1912, and right now is one of the most...

Locks got too long under lockdown? You can get your hair...

Salons and barbershops are set to reopen statewide soon as new COVID-19 cases continue to trend downward. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-114 and...

Column: Being pro-life has to be more than a slogan

As of this writing, almost 5,600 Michiganders have died as a result of the novel coronavirus.  Those are people – living, breathing humans who had...

Column: U of M resident physicians have stepped up in the...

Across the state and country, health care professionals have been praised as heroes and rightfully so. But for these heroes, they deserve more than...

Tlaib: Using coronavirus aid to bail out fossil fuel industry is...

A Michigan lawmaker and several of her Democratic colleagues do not want fossil fuel companies to be bailed out in future COVID-19 relief legislation,...

Susan J. Demas: Women keep having to fight the same battles...

More than eight years ago, a backbencher state senator called the female head of the most powerful public relations firm in Lansing a "hooker." Kelly...

Michigan ranks 3rd worst in nation for Black educational attainment

Structural racism in Michigan and across the country can be traced back to racial inequities that have persisted for decades. One significant contributor to...

U.S. Reps. demand answers about fed, state roles in dam failure

U.S. Reps. Debbie Dingell (D-Dearborn), Fred Upton (R-St. Joseph) and Tim Walberg (R-Tipton) have sent letters to both agencies involved in overseeing the now-collapsed...

Whitmer rescinds stay-home order; restaurants, retailers can reopen

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Monday lifted Michigan’s statewide stay-home order and plans to allow restaurants and retailers — among other economic sectors — to...

Bottles and cans piled up? You can return them soon.

If you've had bags of bottles and cans stacking up during the COVID-19 pandemic, you can finally get your deposit back soon. But you...

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