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U of M Provost under investigation for sexual misconduct allegations

Martin A. Philbert, the University of Michigan Provost and executive vice president for academic affairs, is on administrative leave as of Tuesday following allegations...

Column: Black Americans mostly left behind by progress since Dr. King’s...

On April 4, 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tenn., while assisting striking sanitation workers. Back then, over a half century...

Should private schools get public funds? The Supreme Court will take...

The Michigan Supreme Court will consider on March 4 and 5 whether the state Legislature can spend public money on private schools.   “That means the...

All 7 Michigan Dems vote to torpedo DeVos student loan rule

Updated, 8:31 p.m., 1/16/19 WASHINGTON — The U.S. House passed a resolution Thursday that would overturn a Trump administration rule that critics say guts protections...

State education board votes to support undocumented immigrant driver licenses

The Michigan Board of Education voted 6-1 Tuesday on a resolution favoring a four-bill package that would allow undocumented immigrants clearer access to driver...

Former state Rep. Tim Kelly announces congressional campaign to unseat Kildee

Updated, 1:43 p.m., 1/13/19, with comments from Lavora Barnes Tim Kelly, a former Republican state lawmaker, announced he is challenging U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee (D-Flint)...

U.S. House to vote on upending DeVos student loan forgiveness policy

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House is expected to vote next week on a resolution that would overturn a federal rule that critics say guts...

Michigan has an extra $321M in 2020, is almost $12B below...

Michigan's fiscal picture is looking modestly brighter for the next two fiscal years, experts agreed at a biannual meeting Friday at the state Capitol. State...

‘Real rush’ of Trump rules expected in case he loses in...

WASHINGTON — The President Trump administration is preparing to finalize a host of high-profile rules in 2020, including policies that will impact everything from...

The Advance’s best stories of 2019 you may have missed

Quotable of the Year: “One of the great drawbacks of being in Congress is that I must receive insulting letters from weak-minded jackasses like yourself....

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