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Metro Detroit activists create COVID-19 Facebook support page

Amid the COVID-19 crisis, a group of Michigan community activists and organizers have formed a Facebook page to help people find vital resources and...

Susan J. Demas: The solo hiker’s guide to not being an...

Right now, I was supposed to be traipsing through Golden Canyon, but I obviously canceled my annual spring break hiking trip out West. It's something...

State parks are open, but poor social distancing could shut them...

Most state parks and recreation areas, state-managed trails and boating access sites remain open amid Michigan's "stay at home" order, and the Department of...

Nessel to Trump: Put the brakes on fuel economy, other rule...

Updated, 9:35 a.m., 4/2/20, with comments from Nessel WASHINGTON — Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel and 20 other attorneys general from across the country are...

Doctors, enviros want water shutoff moratorium extended after COVID-19 pandemic

On Saturday, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced an executive order directing public water utilities to immediately restore water service for every Michigander whose water has...

State proposes tighter factory farm regulations to control pollution

The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) has announced the state’s new revised five-year general permit for factory farms, also known...

COVID-19 update: Who can work during the stay at home order?

COVID-19 is now impacting how people vote, sign up for unemployment benefits and even spend their time outdoors. It’s also led to the launch...

Column: COVID-19 stimulus shows needs of Michiganders, nation can transcend party...

A lot has changed in the last two weeks. I recently wrote about the COVID-19 crisis that had just landed in Michigan, and now...

Michigan sees jump of 800 COVID-19 cases since Thursday, up to...

According to new data from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), 92 people have now died of COVID-19 in Michigan. There...

Whitmer task force lays out energy alternatives to Line 5 for...

After almost 10 months of research, presentations and meetings, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s U.P. Energy Task Force has released a draft of its recommendations for...

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