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B.A. Schaaff: We’ve had some important national wins for LGBTQ+ rights,...

Pride Month is a chance for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) people to be proud and visible in a world that tells...

Detroit adult-use cannabis ordinance ‘likely unconstitutional,’ judge says

A federal judge has suspended a Detroit ordinance that gives preferences to certain residents who want to get into the marijuana business based on...

House votes to end $300 bonus in unemployment benefits

The Michigan House passed a bill Thursday that would eliminate the extra $300 in federal unemployment benefits for Michigan residents. House Bill 4434, introduced by...

Whitmer to lift remaining COVID-19 restrictions Tuesday as case numbers trend...

All COVID-19 epidemic orders on gatherings and masks will come to an end early next week, 10 days ahead of schedule, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer...

Rick Haglund: Absence of viable regional transportation continues to hurt SE...

I recently traveled to an appointment in Dearborn, about 20 miles from my home in Oakland County. Good thing I own a car.  The trip...

Colonial Pipeline CEO: ‘One of the toughest decisions I have had...

WASHINGTON — The CEO of Colonial Pipeline, which underwent a ransomware attack in early May that led to massive shutdowns of gas stations across...

Michigan Senate panel votes to chop corporate taxes

Updated, 2:19 p.m., 6/3/21 with additional comments The GOP-led Michigan Senate Finance Committee on Wednesday convened to discuss and vote on various bills seeking to...

To mask or not to mask: How some Capital City businesses...

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit businesses hard, particularly smaller operations. On top of the hardships of decreased revenue and more, businesses also have had...

Black-owned cannabis facility breaks ground in Inkster

Michigan Agricultural Services (MAS), an African-American firm, on Friday broke ground on a 25,500-square-foot high-tech indoor commercial cannabis processing facility in Inkster.  The $6 million...

Whitmer, GOP leaders agree to negotiate budget, COVID orders

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and GOP leaders in the Legislature struck a deal Thursday evening to work together on next year’s budget, COVID-19 relief spending...

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