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Enviros, tribes call on Whitmer to shut down Line 5 before...

A coalition of more than a dozen Michigan organizations have sent a formal request to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, urging her to take immediate action...

Column: Anti-immigrant rhetoric led to acid attack in Midwest

An ugly incident on Milwaukee’s south side where Mahud Villalaz, a 42-year-old U.S. citizen who immigrated from Peru, had acid thrown in his face...

Nessel appeals Enbridge decision

Attorney General Dana Nessel has formally filed an appeal regarding a lower court's ruling last on the proposed Line 5 tunnel through the Straits...

Enbridge denies state’s report that it could evade oil spill cleanup...

Canadian oil giant Enbridge has promised to fund almost $2 billion in cleanup costs in the event of a Line 5 pipeline rupture in...

Gamble takes over as acting UAW president as Jones takes leave...

Amid ongoing scandal for the United Auto Workers, President Gary Jones has taken a leave of absence.  UAW Vice President Rory Gamble assumed the duties...

One MSU trustee is not enough: Sexual abuse advocates call on...

Updated, 12:34 p.m. with comments from Gov. Whitmer's office. Legacy members, eight-year terms and those standing in the way of justice have to go, say...

Opponents say ‘fake’ emotional support animal crackdown bills could violate federal...

Is it time to crack down on tenants who misrepresent their pets as emotional support animals? A state Senate panel heard testimony this week...

Alex Rossman: Raise the Age is a criminal justice reform win...

As a progressive and a Detroit Lions fan, winning is a pretty foreign feeling for me. Even when it does happen, like it did...

Judge rules for Enbridge over state in Line 5 tunnel suit

Enbridge Energy, the Canadian oil company at odds with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer over its Line 5 oil pipeline and a proposed underwater tunnel to...

Whitmer signs bipartisan ‘Raise the Age’ juvenile justice bills into law

In a big step for criminal justice reform in Michigan, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday signed into law legislation that will change the definition...

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