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Rick Haglund: Restoring Michigan’s economy will require more federal COVID-19 relief

President Donald Trump whined during an Oct. 27 campaign rally in Lansing that there was too much television news coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic...

Lawsuit: Tyson managers bet money on how many workers would contract...

A wrongful death lawsuit tied to COVID-19 infections in a Waterloo, Iowa, pork processing plant alleges that during the initial stages the pandemic, Tyson...

Michigan educators hope Biden admin will turn the page on DeVos...

Many teachers and educational staff are feeling hopeful for change in education under President-elect Joe Biden’s incoming administration. After nearly four years of U.S. Secretary...

Union leaders eye Rep. Levin for Biden labor secretary 

Updated, 8:56 a.m., 11/12/20 U.S. Rep. Andy Levin (D-Bloomfield Twp.) is garnering support from union leaders for President-elect Joe Biden’s pick for labor secretary.  Levin has...

80k apply for free college tuition program during pandemic

In just under two months after the state announced its Future for Frontliners scholarship program, more than 80,000 essential workers in Michigan have applied...

6 inducted into Michigan Women’s Hall of Fame 

Michigan Women Forward (MWF) inducted six women into the Women’s Hall of Fame during a ceremony held on Oct.15 in Lansing. They are: Najah...

Revamped COVID-19 biz immunity bills move from House committee

A package of GOP bills to shield companies from liability during COVID-19 passed out of a House panel Wednesday, after incorporating feedback from opponents...

U of M grad student union ends strike, but safety concerns...

After nine days of striking, University of Michigan’s Graduate Employees Organization (GEO) voted Wednesday to end the strike and accept the university’s offer. The strike...

Oxfam: Michigan is the 13th best state for workers during COVID-19

Updated, 7:18 a.m. 9/17/20, with information from LEO A new study from Oxfam America shows that Michigan isn't in the top 10 states for workers...

Rough conditions for students in ‘bare bones’ U of M quarantine...

Matt Lujan, a University of Michigan senior, had only one hour to pack up everything he may need for two weeks before moving into...

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