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Endangered species to get a reprieve under Biden administration plans

WASHINGTON — The lesser prairie-chicken, a rare dancing grouse once abundant on the Great Plains, could benefit again soon from the protection of the...

GOP activists call for ‘forensic audit’ of Michigan 2020 presidential election

Michigan activists who believe the myth that former President Donald Trump did not lose to President Joe Biden in November 2020 delivered about 7,000...

Column: The Legislature needs to strengthen unemployment insurance, not weaken it

COVID-altered life in Michigan continues to reveal the inadequacy of many of our state’s social policies and safety net systems, and a new report...

Settled into new homes, refugees in U.S. say they are working...

Violence, persecution and wars amid a global pandemic added to the growing number of displaced persons around the world last year. The United Nations reports...

Column: What, to the Republican, is the nineteenth of June?

The headline above pays homage to one of the most powerful and brilliant speeches in American history. Frederick Douglass, the 19th century’s most eloquent...

State reports 162 new COVID-19 cases, 14 deaths

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reported Friday that a total of 893,164 Michiganders have tested positive for COVID-19 and 19,612...

House passes bipartisan bill for election challenger training

A GOP-sponsored bill requiring training for election challengers passed easily in the Michigan House on Thursday, a small spot of election policy bipartisanship in...

House votes to end $300 bonus in unemployment benefits

The Michigan House passed a bill Thursday that would eliminate the extra $300 in federal unemployment benefits for Michigan residents. House Bill 4434, introduced by...

Biden signs law making Juneteenth a new federal holiday

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Thursday signed into law legislation declaring a legal public holiday annually on June 19, the date of the...

Whitmer to lift remaining COVID-19 restrictions Tuesday as case numbers trend...

All COVID-19 epidemic orders on gatherings and masks will come to an end early next week, 10 days ahead of schedule, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer...

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