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Judge opens part of Line 5, orders investigation

One underwater segment of the controversial Line 5 pipeline will remain shut down Wednesday as another is allowed to restart, on orders from a...

COVID-19 case spike closes indoor bar service in most of Mich.

Indoor service at bars and restaurants has once again been closed at the order of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer after the number of COVID-19 cases...

State COVID-19 report: 262 new cases, 4 deaths

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reported on Wednesday a total of 64,132 COVID-19 cases and 5,951 deaths. Data show that Michigan has...

Whitmer signs bill suspending early budget deadline 

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed into law Wednesday a bill that would waive the Legislature’s July 1 deadline to send her a budget for Fiscal...

You have extra time to renew your license if expired during...

Updated, 4:34 p.m. with corrected information from Whitmer's office Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Wednesday signed a set of bills that further extend the renewal dates...

Column: How are kids doing in Michigan? Let’s look at the...

For some of us, tracking the COVID-19 pandemic has become a part of daily life. In a small way, peering over the trackers, maps,...

Michigan lawmakers make another push to crack down on PFAS

WASHINGTON — After suffering a stinging setback last year, federal lawmakers from Michigan and other states are making another push to crack down on...

Line 5 still halted as judge deliberates

All 645 miles of Enbridge’s Line 5 oil pipeline remain shut down Tuesday evening, after four and a half hours of oral arguments in...

Gov. unveils school reopening plan, warns about rise in younger COVID-19...

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Tuesday outlined her schools reopening plan and stated her continued concern about COVID-19 spread, particularly at bars and restaurants, as...

Michigan reports another COVID-19 uptick with 373 cases, 32 deaths

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reported Tuesday that 63,870 Michiganders have tested positive for COVID-19 and 5,947 have died from...

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