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Detroit nonprofit vows to continue fight against ‘illegal’ tax foreclosures

Between 2011 and 2015, about 100,000 properties were foreclosed on for unpaid property taxes It was a living nightmare. "We were stuck in the dark,"...

Michigan Capitol closing again as cold rolls in

For the second time this week, Michigan’s Capitol is shutting down, with state offices, the Legislature and Lansing City Hall closing as temperatures drop...

Whitmer declares state of emergency due to ‘extreme’ weather

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has signed a formal order declaring a state of emergency in Michigan. The measure, which she said she will file Tuesday...

Food safety worries linger even as government shutdown ends

Updated, 8:15 p.m. The longest federal government shutdown in U.S. history finally ended on Friday, but some impacts, like food safety, could linger. The U.S. Food...

Michigan’s newest members of Congress baptized by fire as shutdown rages

Michigan’s four new members of Congress — all Democrats — have taken their place on Capitol Hill at a pivotal moment in its history,...

Michigan gets $3M in Johnson & Johnson medical device settlement

Attorney General Dana Nessel announced today that she and 45 other attorneys general reached a settlement with companies over medical devices. Michigan's cut is...

Workers struggle without paychecks as government shutdown hits day 32

Sarah, a federal employee who didn’t want to give her last name or the agency where she works, talked to the Michigan Advance on...

Flint water adviser draws on personal health trauma in helping city...

This is 1990. She's a 19-year-old college freshman with a healthy lifestyle. Then, suddenly, she's in a hospital bed. Liver and kidney failure are...

Lawrence to help lead women’s caucus

U.S. Rep. Brenda Lawrence (D-Southfield) has been elected co-chair of the bipartisan Congressional Women’s Caucus. She will share duties with U.S. Rep. Debbie Lesko...

Whitmer will comply with federal Flint water crisis probe

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will continue to work with the federal oversight panel investigating Michigan’s Flint water crisis, according to MLive-The Flint Journal. The new Democratic...

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