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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...

Levin, education leaders say more federal funding is ‘urgent’ during pandemic

U.S. Rep. Andy Levin (D-Bloomfield Twp.), vice chair of the House Education and Labor Committee, said on Wednesday that now is not the time...

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,...

Detroit, Midland school support staff want same COVID-19 protections as teachers

Detroit teachers were able to cut a deal with Detroit Public School Community District (DPSCD) Thursday, but the district’s support staff are saying they...

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...

White House orders suspension of residential evictions

WASHINGTON — The President Trump administration announced on Tuesday it would temporarily halt residential evictions to curb the spread of COVID-19 infections. Treasury Secretary Steven...

USDA extends free student meal programs through end of 2020 

The U.S Department of Agriculture (USDA) on Tuesday granted requests from federal lawmakers for extensions on free meal programs for schoolchildren. After his department received...

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...

Unemployment likely rising in 11 states, including Michigan

With new jobless claims still coming in at almost 1 million a week, states are struggling to cushion the loss of the $600 federal...

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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