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Detroit City Council approves reparations measure, but challenges lie ahead

Black Detroiters moved a step closer to receiving long-awaited reparations for systemic racial discrimination, but the historic measure still faces legal and funding uncertainties. The...

As Congress tries to regulate ‘forever chemicals,’ local water systems push...

WASHINGTON — Local water utilities worried about getting hit with lawsuits and high cleanup costs are stepping up their lobbying of Congress as lawmakers...

Mackinac Bridge bomb threat still under investigation

A bomb threat on the Mackinac bridge on Sunday closed the bridge for about three hours while authorities swept the area.  According to the Mackinac...

Detroit greenway named for Dennis Archer, former mayor and Mich. Supreme...

Mayor Mike Duggan announced on Friday that he has introduced a resolution to City Council to name Detroit’s latest green space the “Mayor Dennis...

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...

VP Harris urges Detroiters to get COVID-19 vaccine as city’s rate...

Calling Detroit the “definition of resilience,” Vice President Kamala Harris on Monday urged city residents to be vaccinated during a COVID-19 “We Can Do...

As earmarks return, Michigan senators request $65M for projects across state

U.S. Sen. Gary Peters (D-Bloomfield Twp.) and U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Lansing) requested a joint total of over $65 million of “congressionally directed spending”...

Trees: The critical infrastructure low-income neighborhoods lack

As the Pacific Northwest sweltered through a record-breaking heat wave last week, many residents here in America’s least air-conditioned city sought relief under the...

Dem mayors call on GOP lawmakers to work with Whitmer on...

Two Democratic Michigan mayors on Thursday decried the GOP-led Legislature for taking its time on budget negotiations with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, calling for a...

Detroit adult-use cannabis ordinance ‘likely unconstitutional,’ judge says

A federal judge has suspended a Detroit ordinance that gives preferences to certain residents who want to get into the marijuana business based on...

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