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Whitmer OKs movie theater reopenings, strengthens mask requirements in schools

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Friday signed executive orders that reopen movie theaters and performance venues, require face coverings for students in grades K-5 and...

U of M and MSU COVID-19 cases climbing, state nears 1K...

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reported Friday that 120,526 total Michiganders have tested positive for COVID-19 and 6,708 have died...

From health risks to racism, some international students decide studying in...

Wilson Chan, an international student from Hong Kong, expected to be back in Ann Arbor this fall, starting his senior year at the University...

Michigan COVID-19 report: Ingham Co. says 1,250 cases linked to MSU

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reported Wednesday that 118,615 total Michiganders have tested positive for COVID-19 and 6,692 have died...

What’s in Michigan’s $62.8B budget? Here’s what we know.

Updated, 9:40 a.m., 9/24/20 Michigan leaders are close to nailing down a $62.8 billion state budget plan for Fiscal Year 2021, as legislators released details...

Watchdog: Office of Special Counsel looking into alleged DeVos Hatch Act...

A watchdog group recently filed a complaint against U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, alleging she violated the Hatch Act when she criticized Democratic presidential...

COVID-19 outbreaks hit almost 50 Michigan schools, colleges

At least 28 K-12 public schools and 19 colleges and universities in Michigan have reported having new or ongoing COVID-19 outbreaks, according to an...

U of M grad student union ends strike, but safety concerns...

After nine days of striking, University of Michigan’s Graduate Employees Organization (GEO) voted Wednesday to end the strike and accept the university’s offer. The strike...

‘No confidence’ vote on U of M president fails

A vote for “no confidence” in University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel and his administration's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic on campus failed during...

Leaders agree on budget blueprint with 2 weeks until new fiscal...

Just a few weeks ahead of the state's new fiscal year, which begins on Oct. 1, leaders have come to an agreement on a...

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