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Black-owned business battle to survive during COVID-19 crisis

When it comes to the COVID-19 crisis environment, Regina Gaines speaks for a lot of Black-owned businesses in the metro Detroit area. “We’re dead!” Gaines,...

Rick Haglund: Big 3 automakers could enlist to produce COVID-19 medical...

Detroit became known as “the arsenal of democracy” almost 80 years ago as automakers transitioned from civilian to military production, a crucial element in...

Gov. asks Trump to fund continued National Guard use for coronavirus

One day after calling up a dozen members of the Michigan National Guard to help dole out supplies for the state’s COVID-19 response, Gov....

Nobody can gather petition signatures right now. What does that mean...

As more people stay at home to slow the spread of COVID-19 and flatten the curve, face-to-face petition gathering for 2020 elections has ground...

New: 334 cases of COVID-19 reported in Michigan, 3 deaths*

Updated, 6:15 p.m. 3/19/20 with updated numbers from the state The number of known positive cases of COVID-19 in Michigan skyrocketed to 334* cases by...

COVID-19 scammers posing as health dept. employees

Scammers are spoofing phone numbers of Ionia County Health Department, the Michigan attorney general's office announced. Callers are posing as employees to gain people’s...

Michigan Press Association wary of Whitmer electronic meeting order during COVID-19

A new state directive on how public bodies should conduct meetings during a pandemic quickly garnered praise from the Michigan Municipal League (MML) and...

3 Michigan coronavirus deaths reported, all in metro Detroit

Three people in Michigan have died due to COVID-19.  The first death reported was a man in his 50s at a Beaumont Hospital in Wayne...

At least 2 members of Congress have coronavirus

WASHINGTON — Two members of the U.S. House announced Wednesday that they had tested positive for COVID-19, leading other lawmakers to announce their own...

Detroit schools revamp free meal program during COVID-19 crisis

A steady line of Detroit adults stopped by Mackenzie Elementary and Middle School on Wednesday to take advantage of Detroit Public Schools Community District’s...

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