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Pence to talk NAFTA replacement in Southeast Michigan Wednesday

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will visit Michigan on Wednesday to push a North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) replacement plan, according to his...

Waymo announces Detroit manufacturing location

Three months after getting an $8 million incentive grant from the state, Google-affiliated autonomous carmaker Waymo has found its home in Detroit. On Tuesday,...

Tlaib, Carter thump auto insurance credit scoring

Detroit resident Dotti Sharp has endured her auto insurance rates shooting up from about $160 a month three years ago to more than $200...

AG plans clampdown on ‘payroll fraud’

Updated, 3:58 p.m. and 5:01 p.m. with comments from Charles Owens and legislative Republicans. Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel and Democratic legislators want to crack...

Kate Gasparro: Civic crowdfunding reduces the risk of ‘bikelash’

Bike-sharing and dockless bike ventures are spreading as more people get around on two wheels. Cyclists, planners, environmentalists and others are excited to see...

Whitmer, Greig, Stevens net national attention as Dems contend with 2020...

Democrats made big moves in Michigan in the 2018 election and national publications this week took notice of three female leaders: Gov. Gretchen Whitmer,...

Dingell delivers Dems’ weekly address, stresses kitchen-table issues, not Mueller report

U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Dearborn) delivered the Democrats' official weekly address and stressed the party's "For the People" agenda over the redacted report from...

Breaking: Presidential hopeful Tim Ryan coming to Grand Rapids

Another presidential contender is heading to Michigan, with U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) slated to headline a Kent County Democrats' fundraiser next month. Ryan was...
Gov. Whitmer at LCC

Bipartisan lawmakers sponsor Whitmer scholarship, skills training programs

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer appeared alongside more than a dozen representatives of business, labor, and education organizations, as well as legislators from both parties, at...

Retired teacher faces eviction from ‘hot area’ in Detroit

Eloise Halliburton is in a fight to save her Detroit home. She says that Michigan First Credit Union (MFCU) wants to evict her from her...

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