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After Rep. Carter contracts COVID-19, lawmakers, staff advised to self-quarantine

The first known member of the Michigan Legislature has tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by a new coronavirus. State Rep. Tyrone Carter (D-Detroit)...

State medical chief: ‘We are still in the upslope,’ COVID-19 cases...

State medical officials have announced a plan for medical centers outside of Southeast Michigan, which has been the area hardest hit by the COVID-19...

Michigan has almost 3K COVID-19 cases, 60 deaths

Sixty people have now died of COVID-19 in Michigan. There were 43 deaths on Wednesday. A statewide coronavirus hotline is open 7 days a week...

Wastewater could be key to detecting COVID-19

A community’s wastewater could be the key to detecting the presence of COVID-19, a disease caused by a new coronavirus. The University of Michigan said...

Michigan leaders alarmed about racism toward Asian Americans amid COVID-19 crisis

A group of state elected officials and community leaders on Thursday pushed back against what they see as growing anti-Asian-American sentiment amid the coronavirus...

Obama stimulus watchdog: ‘Bad guys’ will make play for COVID-19 relief...

WASHINGTON — Earl Devaney is feeling déjà vu. Devaney, a former longtime federal watchdog, was hired in 2009 to police the distribution of $840 billion in...

Breaking: Entire Michigan congressional delegation sends letter asking Pence to grant...

Michigan’s 16-member congressional delegation has written a joint letter to Vice President Mike Pence, urging him to immediately approve the state’s pending requests for...

Column: I have to avoid all viruses, not just COVID-19. Social...

When news of the COVID-19 contagion broke, I saw two distinct responses: zombie apocalypse-level panic and dismissal of the virus as a mild cold...

U.S. Senate COVID-19 aid package passes with Peters’ unemployment extension

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate late Wednesday night approved a $2 trillion spending bill that aims to provide economic relief for workers and businesses and...

Michigan Dems want water shutoff ban in $2T coronavirus bill

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers announced the framework for a bipartisan deal on a $2 trillion spending package early Wednesday morning, but specifics of a final...

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