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Is this Michigan House seat held by a Trump-friendly Dem the...

Roslyn Ogburn’s effort to defeat state Rep. Karen Whitsett (D-Detroit) appears to be gaining steam. The housing activist, block club president and mother of...

Terrence Martin: Lessons for my Black son

In some cultures, when a boy reaches the age of 13, his entire community comes together to acknowledge his coming of age in a...

Labor caucus, AFL-CIO debut plan to protect workers back on the...

The Michigan Legislative Labor Caucus and the Michigan AFL-CIO on Monday unveiled a package of bills they say will help Michigan workers as they...

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...

U of M resident doctors ‘frustrated’ after 5 months without wage...

More than 1,300 resident physicians at the University of Michigan Hospital are fighting for fair wages as they risk their own health to provide...

DOC: Michigan will soon be 1st state to test all prisoners...

By Friday, the Michigan Department of Corrections (DOC) says that the Great Lakes state could be the first in the nation to test every...

Detroit arena, stadium workers go unpaid during COVID-19 crisis

For Amzie Griffin, opening day at a Detroit Tigers baseball game has been as routine as a double play turned by Alan Trammell and...

Whitmer settles landmark ‘right to read’ suit, promises legislation

After an almost four-year legal battle, Detroit Public School Community District students have secured their right to a quality education. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced...

Former MEA President Steven Cook dies at 63

The Michigan Education Association (MEA), a labor union representing more than 157,000 teachers, faculty and education support staff throughout the state, announced Wednesday that...

Ken Coleman: Sen. Hood stood out at the Capitol for civility...

As political journalists, we tend to write about men and women who are boisterous and brash, serving up great quotes and stinging one-liners. The...

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