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Meijer asks customers to avoid openly carrying guns in stores

One of the Midwest’s largest grocery and general merchandise retailers has joined the growing list of companies asking customers to refrain from openly carrying...

Kara Hope: There’s no excuse for Michigan Republicans failing to act...

Many people are frustrated with the U.S. Senate for its failure to act on the expanded background checks legislation passed by the House. I...

Nessel joins 50 attorneys general in Google investigation 

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel has joined the 49 other attorneys general from around the country in filing an antitrust investigation into tech giant...

Nessel backs Ohio in suit against opioid manufacturer

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel has joined with 13 other attorneys general and filed a motion and an amicus brief on Friday in support...

Bipartisan lawmakers eye next criminal justice reform: expungement legislation

Ted Kelly has a dream to become a nurse. Sure, he’s made a good living as a Detroit 3 autoworker for the last 35 years,...

It’s a who’s who of Dem allies on new Oakland County...

New Democratic Oakland County County Executive Dave Coulter has tapped a slew of well-known Democratic allies for his 10-member transition team. Coulter, the former mayor...

Feds hit MSU with $4.5M fine as provost abruptly resigns

The Larry Nassar and William Strampel scandals continue to plague Michigan State University.  The U.S. Department of Education (DOE) has determined that the university failed...

ACLU calls for revisions to University of Michigan’s student sexual misconduct...

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Michigan and the ACLU Women’s Rights Project on Thursday called for revisions to the University of Michigan’s...

Inman returns to House, says ‘my brain is clear’ after opioid...

Having completed more than two months of treatment for opioid addiction, indicted state Rep. Larry Inman (R-Williamsburg) made a return to the House floor...

House Dems push plan to bolster unemployment insurance

Democrats in the state House of Representatives have proposed legislation that they say would “strengthen and improve” the state’s Unemployment Insurance Agency (UIA).  The 10-bill...

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