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Pence suggests in Flint that systemic racism doesn’t exist in America

Vice President Mike Pence criticized Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden during a speech in Flint on Wednesday for saying that systemic racism exists in...

Judge: Agency will evaluate Line 5 tunnel plan, but not environmental...

Despite Canadian oil company Enbridge’s argument against it, a small Michigan regulatory panel will be one of three entities charged with granting or denying...

Rising waters threaten Great Lakes communities

Along a shoreline that stretches farther than the combined length of the Atlantic and Pacific coasts, waters driven by climate change have risen as...

New: Tribal members urge EGLE to deny or delay Line 5...

Updated, 12:15 p.m. and 1:05 p.m., 10/16/20 with additional comments A group of tribal water protectors and Michigan environmentalists plan to submit comments to the...

After Line 5 damage, legislation would make anchoring in Straits a...

Updated, 7:21 p.m., 10/15/20 and 12:20 p.m., 10/16/20 with comment from Enbridge and Nessel's office Large vessels passing through the environmentally sensitive Straits of Mackinac...

Bottle returns must open back up in Michigan, per Treasury Department 

Michigan residents who have racked up cans and bottles during the COVID-19 pandemic can now redeem them at retailers statewide, the state Department of...

West Michigan has been a key GOP stronghold. That’s now being...

The 3rd and 6th congressional districts in West Michigan are, in some ways, a study in contrasts: They are a world of dense urban...

Tribal-led Line 5 investigation unearths ancient cultural artifacts

A group of Michiganders concerned about the Line 5 oil pipeline’s impact on the Straits of Mackinac, led primarily by women of Michigan’s tribal...

Here are two statewide ballot proposals you should know about

Presidential, congressional and state House candidates are on the Nov. 3 general election ballot in Michigan.  But there are also issues before voters, although not...

Whitmer’s $500M water infrastructure plan funds PFAS cleanup, sewer upgrades

Updated with comment from Whitmer's office, 3:41 p.m., 10/1/20 Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Thursday a landmark investment in Michigan’s notoriously underfunded water infrastructure, prompting praise...

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