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‘This is ridiculous’ — Michigan lawmakers slam corporations on PFAS

WASHINGTON — Michigan lawmakers on Tuesday charged leading chemical corporations with downplaying the health and environmental harms of a class of chemicals known as...

Farm bankruptcies rising in Michigan

Delinquency rates for commercial agricultural loans are at a six-year high, a report from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. shows.  Following several years of low...

Meijer asks customers to avoid openly carrying guns in stores

One of the Midwest’s largest grocery and general merchandise retailers has joined the growing list of companies asking customers to refrain from openly carrying...

Nessel joins 50 attorneys general in Google investigation 

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel has joined the 49 other attorneys general from around the country in filing an antitrust investigation into tech giant...

Column: Worker-protection laws aren’t ready for an automated future

Science fiction has long imagined a future in which humans constantly interact with robots and intelligent machines. This future is already happening in warehouses and...

Rick Haglund: Warning light is flashing for Michigan’s auto industry

It’s been a great decade for Michigan’s critically important auto industry, which almost died 10 years ago during the Great Recession. Annual U.S. sales for...

Dingell hits Trump on trade on Fox News, so he obviously...

U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Dearborn) has long been critical of the impacts of China and U.S. trade policy on workers — and she said...

Detroit’s former Cobo Center is now TCF Center

The former Cobo Convention Center in Detroit has a new name: TCF Center. The Tuesday downtown news conference included Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan, Gov. Gretchen...

Republican Peter Meijer under fire for barring drag performers with Down...

Updated 1:41 p.m. Republican congressional candidate Peter Meijer has banned an international troupe of drag performers who also have Down Syndrome from performing at his...

State suspends Walled Lake marijuana license

The state’s Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) suspended its first marijuana-related business license last Friday, citing unreliable testing and reporting at an Oakland County laboratory. According...

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