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Susan J. Demas: The majority backs Whitmer’s pandemic actions. But it...

If I were governor, most things would still be shut down in Michigan, including outdoor dining, malls and gyms that Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has...

State rolls out free tuition program for essential workers

Gov. Whitmer on Thursday announced a major $24 million investment to give better educational opportunities to frontline workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. She was joined...

Watchdog: Detroit-anchored congressional districts ‘shortchanged’ in PPP loans

Stephanie Byrd feels like she’s hanging on by a shoestring. The second-generation small business owner has been rocked by COVID-19. And her parents, Alida...

Support sounded for Marathon’s $363K settlement in Detroit, comment period still...

A leading environmental rights organizer and a Detroit school official voiced support last week during an online public hearing for a consent order against...

Michigan gyms can reopen at limited capacity, organized sports can resume 

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Thursday that gymnasiums and pools in Michigan — closed by her earlier this year to reduce the spread of COVID-19...

Rep. Tate, Detroit Lion great blame Big 10 football absence on...

State Rep. Joe Tate (D-Detroit) and former Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson are among leaders who are blaming President Donald Trump for the...

Michigan ranks 5th in nation for daily COVID-19 testing

State advancements in COVID-19 testing are paying off, with Michigan ranking fifth in the country last week for the number of daily tests conducted,...

Ivanka Trump tours Warren GM facility

Ivanka Trump, President Trump’s daughter, on Wednesday toured a General Motors design and tech facility in metro Detroit. Ivanka Trump, also an adviser to the...

New company offers U.P. propane alternative to Line 5

Updated, 7:30 p.m., 9/1/20 with comment from Enbridge State environmental activists are lifting up a new potential source of propane for Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, in...

Beverage companies push changes to Michigan’s ‘bottle bill’ amid pandemic

Michigan’s “bottle bill” has survived for five decades, but the COVID-19 pandemic has inspired beverage industry companies to lobby for changes in who gets...

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