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Grand Rapids police under fire from civil rights groups for Latino...

Civil and immigrants’ rights groups in Michigan want the state to put the Grand Rapids Police Department under a microscope. On Tuesday, the Michigan chapter...

Measles outbreak has cost Oakland County at least $200K

The response to this year’s measles outbreak, Michigan’s worst since 1991, has cost Oakland County at least $200,000 according to health officials. Speaking before the...

That time when Nessel blasted bigotry against Catholics in Plymouth

Attorney General Dana Nessel has drawn fire from conservative critics about her handling of the Catholic church sex abuse investigation she inherited from her...

Kate Gasparro: Civic crowdfunding reduces the risk of ‘bikelash’

Bike-sharing and dockless bike ventures are spreading as more people get around on two wheels. Cyclists, planners, environmentalists and others are excited to see...

DEQ: New lead regulations will likely uncover more impacted communities

As multiple lawsuits stemming from the Flint water crisis drag on, Michigan may soon find that other cities have lead levels higher than allowed...

Ananich: Won’t endorse yet in Flint election, says Dems will work...

Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich is nearing a full decade of service in Michigan’s Legislature, and he doesn’t mince words while looking back: “I...

White House lists Flint mayor at Opportunity Zone Conference

President Donald Trump spoke at a conference Wednesday at which Flint Mayor Karen Weaver was scheduled to be in attendance, according to a White...

Grand Rapids faces costly lingering lead crisis in homes

By most accounts, Grand Rapids is a city on the rise. New developments and new investment pop up almost daily. But lurking beneath the...
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Don Williamson, Flint’s colorful, controversial ex-mayor, dies at 85

Former Flint Mayor Don Williamson died early Tuesday morning at the age of 85, according to a statement from Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton....

Affordable housing initiatives ramp up in Michigan amid shortage

As housing costs rise across the state, there are efforts to help underway in the second-largest city in Michigan. The Grand Rapids City Commission...

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