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State reports 1,028 new COVID-19 cases since Friday

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reported Tuesday that a total of 898,626 Michiganders have tested positive for COVID-19 and 19,862...

Rick Haglund: Michigan continues to underinvest in higher education, in good...

Last week, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed a record $17.1 billion K-12 spending bill that eliminates a nearly 30-year-long basic state funding gap between school...

State reports surge in Legionnaires’ disease

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and local health departments are investigating a recent spike in Legionnaires’ disease cases across the...

Under 70% of Michigan kids have all their recommended vaccinations, as...

Following a decline in Michigan’s childhood vaccination rates during the pandemic and with less than half of eligible students vaccinated against COVID-19, physicians and...

Delta variant Q&A: How the rapidly spreading COVID-19 variant might change...

As the Delta variant takes hold, the unvaccinated are in for a rude awakening. It’s not just ignorance — they’re begging for a Darwin...

Column: It’s time for billionaires to pay their fair share of...

Imagine a world where we aren’t asked to choose between funding our schools and other crucial public services like fixing our roads and bridges,...

Here’s what could happen in Michigan if Roe v. Wade is...

In 1973, the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade granted Americans the constitutional right to access a safe and legal abortion.  But...

State reports 881 new COVID-19 cases since Tuesday

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reported Friday that a total of 897,598 Michiganders have tested positive for COVID-19 and 19,848...

Manufacturer revises pharmacy reimbursements for free HIV drugs

A California pharmaceutical company that produces HIV prevention and treatment drugs says it is changing its reimbursement structure for pharmacies that dispense its medicine...

Michigan Senate quickly OKs anti-Whitmer petition

The GOP-controlled Michigan Senate on Thursday voted 20-15 to support the Unlock Michigan petition initiative, a measure designed to limit Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's...

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