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Whitmer extends state of emergency to Sept. 4, cites upticks in...

Citing regional upticks in COVID-19 cases, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Friday signed an executive order that extends her state of emergency and disaster declaration...
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Education leaders need answers from state, feds in order to reopen...

Michigan education leaders and superintendents say they’re preparing for the school year the best they can, but they need better support from the state...

Doctors’ group says GOP lawmaker contracting COVID-19 is a wake-up call...

State Sen. Tom Barrett (R-Potterville), one of most vocal Republicans to rally against Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s orders to contain COVID-19, became on Sunday Michigan’s...

Peters grills acting Homeland Security chief on federal agents

WASHINGTON — The top official at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Thursday defended the deployment of federal officers to counter protesters in...

Whitmer requires masks at childcare centers and camps

Children and staff at childcare centers and camps must wear a face mask at all times when indoors under Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s latest executive...

Rep. Kildee: Unemployment benefits are a lifeline for millions and they...

COVID-19 continues to sweep across the nation, and Michigan is being hit especially hard.  So far, over 6,000 people across our state have tragically lost...

Milliken remembered as ‘great’ man, coalition builder at memorial service

Speakers fondly remembered the late William Milliken, Michigan’s longest-serving governor, during a moving 90-minute service held Thursday at Interlochen Center for the Arts located...

Michigan reports 722 new COVID-19 cases, state total climbs to 85K

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reported Thursday that 85,429 total Michiganders have tested positive for COVID-19 and 6,247 have died...

Rep. O’Malley calls for county official who used N-word over masks...

Tom Eckerle, a northern Michigan road commissioner, reportedly used N-word to explain why he refused to wear a face mask during a recent Leelanau...

Nessel cracks down on long-term care facilities violating executive orders

Attorney General Dana Nessel is ramping up efforts to enforce Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s executive order that provides safety rules and procedures long-term care facilities...

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