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Michigan reports more than 53K COVID-19 cases, 5,129 deaths

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reports Thursday that 53,510 Michiganders have tested positive for COVID-19 and 5,129 have died from...

A landmark literacy suit was settled. But Republicans won a 2nd...

A U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals panel ruled in favor of a group of Detroit students last month determining that students have the...

DOC: Michigan will soon be 1st state to test all prisoners...

By Friday, the Michigan Department of Corrections (DOC) says that the Great Lakes state could be the first in the nation to test every...

Updated: Lawsuit over Line 5 permits dismissed

Updated, 2:07 p.m., 5:21 p.m., 5/18/20 A key lawsuit relating to Line 5, the controversial Canadian oil pipeline beneath the Straits of Mackinac, has been...

Column: Obamacare’s safety net protects many of the millions losing health...

The loss of 31 million jobs due to coronavirus has an added downside: 27 million have lost job-based health insurance. The worst may still...

Mich. is No. 2 in Midwest in anti-Semitic incidents, activists flag...

The number of U.S. anti-Semitic incidents is the highest it’s ever been in since the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) started tracking them in 1979. The...

Whitmer notes Michigan COVID-19 deaths could fill Fox Theatre

Michigan Health and Human Services (DHHS) Chief Medical Executive Dr. Joneigh Khaldun said doctors across the state should be on high alert for children...

Detroit man could get 20 years in prison after alleged threat...

Robert Tesh, 32, of Detroit has been charged with false report of threat of terrorism after he allegedly made on April 14 “credible threats...

Judge: Whitmer-Legislature lawsuit likely heading to Mich. Supreme Court

Oral arguments took place Friday for a lawsuit brought against Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer by Michigan GOP lawmakers, who argue Whitmer’s authority to extend...
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Whitmer settles landmark ‘right to read’ suit, promises legislation

After an almost four-year legal battle, Detroit Public School Community District students have secured their right to a quality education. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced...

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