Southeast Michigan

Shane Hernandez launches congressional bid to replace retiring Mitchell

State Rep. Shane Hernandez (R-Port Huron) announced Thursday morning that he’s running for the U.S. House in the 10th District, encompassing much of northern...

State awards 13 grants to fight aquatic invasive plants

The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy’s (EGLE) Water Resources Division has awarded $12,300 in grants under the Aquatic Invasive Plant Control...

Impact of UAW strike being felt far and wide

The lingering United Auto Workers (UAW) strike at General Motors, now in its fourth week, is starting to have far-reaching impacts — and there’s...

Stabenow talks climate crisis impacts on Great Lakes after releasing new...

Erratic and extreme lake level fluctuations will be the “new normal” for the Great Lakes, as climate change causes more frequent and more intense...

State completes spraying for EEE in 14 counties

Aerial treatment to combat Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in 14 Michigan counties has ended, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) announced...

Supreme Court appears split as justices weigh landmark LGBTQ rights case

WASHINGTON — Key conservative justices on the U.S. Supreme Court appear open to the argument that federal law prohibits workplace discrimination based on sexual...

SCOTUS to hear case Tuesday on whether it’s legal to fire...

WASHINGTON — Can employers legally fire people simply because they’re gay, lesbian or transgender? That is the question at the crux of a trio of...
Workers repairing lead pipes in Flint

Flint water meets state, federal standards for 3rd straight year 

Flint’s water system meets state and federal requirements for the third year in a row, according to the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes...

GOP state school board member challenges Slotkin in 8th District —...

A little more than a week after freshman U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-Holly) announced her support for impeachment hearings for President Trump, a GOP...

Huizenga, Tlaib probed by House ethics panel

The U.S. House Ethics Committee announced Monday that it is reviewing matters regarding two Michigan members, U.S. Reps. Rashida Tlaib (D-Detroit) and Bill Huizenga...

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