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Peters asks Trump to not end National Guard deployments before benefits...

U.S. Sen. Gary Peters (D-Bloomfield Twp.) on Wednesday sent a letter to President Trump asking him to not end coronavirus-related National Guard deployments on...

Gov. allows gatherings of 10 or less, asks Trump for federal...

With a recent flood in Mid-Michigan compounded upon a global pandemic, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer spoke at a media conference on Thursday about moving forward...

Column: How Medicaid changes can us get through COVID-19, fiscal crises

In our high school social studies classes, one core topic is federalism — the shared authority between states and the federal government.  This relationship has...

Michigan surpasses 53K COVID-19 cases, reports 43 new deaths

Michigan now has 5,060 deaths and more than 53,000 cases of COVID-19 as of 3 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Michigan Department of Health...

U of M resident doctors ‘frustrated’ after 5 months without wage...

More than 1,300 resident physicians at the University of Michigan Hospital are fighting for fair wages as they risk their own health to provide...

Michigan surpasses 5K COVID-19 deaths

Michigan now has more than 52,000 cases of COVID-19 and 5,017 deaths as of 3 p.m. Tuesday, according to the Michigan Department of Health...

Susan J. Demas: Help us tell the stories of coronavirus better

The small militia-organized rally last week at the Capitol was a depressing affair. Extremists dressed in ponchos (but generally without masks) carrying guns and wilting...

Michigan reports almost 52K COVID-19 cases, 5K deaths

Michigan has nearly 52,000 COVID-19 cases and almost 5,000 deaths as of Monday at 3 p.m., according to the Michigan Department of Health and...

State COVID-19 hotline now provides free emotional support services

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is using federal grant program funds to provide free emotional support counseling via its COVID-19...

Column: Obamacare’s safety net protects many of the millions losing health...

The loss of 31 million jobs due to coronavirus has an added downside: 27 million have lost job-based health insurance. The worst may still...

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