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Should private schools get public funds? The Supreme Court will take...

The Michigan Supreme Court will consider on March 4 and 5 whether the state Legislature can spend public money on private schools.   “That means the...

With an eye on the 2020 election, hundreds brave winter storm...

In winter coats and holding cardboard signs, hundreds came to the Women’s March Saturday in Lansing, despite the rain and snow.  Speakers on the Capitol...

Column: Help us with this ’10-year challenge’ and #CountAllKids in the...

A lot can change in a decade — as anyone who has seen the “10-year challenge” on social media knows. Children grow from toddlers...

Trump mocked an ejected protester in Wisconsin. Her story is nothing...

President Donald Trump was just eight minutes or so into his Tuesday evening campaign speech in Milwaukee’s Panther Arena when for a moment the...

Whitmer calls on Facebook CEO Zuckerberg to take action on hateful,...

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer sent Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg a letter Wednesday calling on him to enforce the social media network’s community standards and “do...

Report: Whitmer calls Donahue ‘incredibly brave’ for coming forward with story...

The Detroit Free Press reports that a Friday event in Saginaw, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer praised Michigan Advance reporter Allison Donahue for her first-person story...

At Macomb Co. event, Lucido says he’s been advised not to...

After giving several media interviews this week, state Sen. Peter Lucido (R-Shelby Twp.) repeatedly told constituents and reporters on Friday that he would not...

MIRS News declines to yank Lucido’s 2019 ‘Senator of the Year’...

Even after a Senate colleague of state Sen. Peter Lucido (R-Shelby Twp.) asked MIRS News to strip him of his 2019 "Senator of the...

State education board votes to support undocumented immigrant driver licenses

The Michigan Board of Education voted 6-1 Tuesday on a resolution favoring a four-bill package that would allow undocumented immigrants clearer access to driver...

Sen. Lucido sexual harassment investigation results may not be public

Updated, 1:28 p.m., 1/16/19, noting the Detroit Free Press' reporting The Senate Business Office has launched a formal investigation into a report of sexual harassment...

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