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Jennifer Ladino: Visiting national parks could change your thinking about patriotism

When I took a post-college job as a seasonal ranger at Grand Teton National Park 23 years ago, I noticed right away that my...

Frederick Douglass: What to the slave is the Fourth of July?

Editor’s note: In February 2017, while marking African American History Month, President Donald Trump praised Frederick Douglass as “an example of somebody who’s done...

Lee Iacocca, titan of the Detroit auto industry, dies at 94

Lee Iacocca, the legendary Ford executive credited with launching the Mustang and saving Chrysler in the 1980s, died Tuesday. He was 94. The news of...

Militia threats just paralyzed Oregon’s legislature. The movement’s roots in Michigan...

Updated 12:11 p.m. Oregon’s legislature grabbed some unwanted national headlines this week, as Republican state senators fled the state to avoid voting on a cap-and-trade...

Bill introduced to rename highway after Dingell

A state senator introduced legislation this week that would rename parts of a highway in Dearborn after the late U.S. Rep. John Dingell (D-Dearborn). Senate...

Column: Raise the Age could be a bipartisan win 100 years...

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer spent her inauguration speech talking about “building bridges” and embracing bipartisanship. And while some Michiganders dared to dream that was possible,...

AG’s office files brief against GOP legislative maneuver on minimum wage,...

Attorney General Dana Nessel’s office has joined Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in calling on the court system to outlaw the “adopt and amend” tactic that...

Michigan education board approves long-debated social studies curriculum

The Michigan Board of Education voted Tuesday to approve a new social studies curriculum for the first time in more than 10 years after...

Susan J. Demas: Time for Michigan GOP leaders to stop blocking...

Last week, bipartisanship platitudes flowed on Mackinac Island like free drinks at a lobbyist reception. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed the GOP leadership’s top legislative priority,...

Huizenga takes part in bipartisan ‘D-Day’ commemoration trip

U.S. Rep. Bill Huizenga (R-Zeeland) is traveling to France to commemorate Thursday’s 75th Anniversary of “D-Day.” Huizenga and dozens of other members of the...

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