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Susan J. Demas: The solo hiker’s guide to not being an...

Right now, I was supposed to be traipsing through Golden Canyon, but I obviously canceled my annual spring break hiking trip out West. It's something...

Michigan COVID-19 deaths top 500, travel screeched to a halt...

First, the good news. Michiganders have stopped traveling, following one of the key public health guidelines to halting the spread of COVID-19. A statewide coronavirus...

State parks are open, but poor social distancing could shut them...

Most state parks and recreation areas, state-managed trails and boating access sites remain open amid Michigan's "stay at home" order, and the Department of...

Here’s the surprising way Michigan is tracking COVID-19 cases in prisons

Those who have been regularly tuning in to Michigan’s daily statewide tally of COVID-19 cases and deaths know the drill by now: Around 3...

Rick Haglund: COVID-19 shows how our economy depends on low-wage workers...

As Michigan clawed back from the ravages of the Great Recession, in no small part due to the President Obama administration’s 2009 bailout of...

Michigan has almost 13K COVID-19 cases, reports 62 new deaths

Michigan is at 12,744 confirmed cases of COVID-19, with 1,953 new cases since Thursday afternoon, according to state totals updated Friday. A statewide coronavirus hotline...

Violating COVID-19 orders could cost you $1,000 a day

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Director Robert Gordon has issued an emergency order setting a fine of up to $1,000 and...

Detroit small businesses score grants to survive COVID-19 crisis

One Detroiter who expressed concern about her business’ survival during the early days of the COVID-19 crisis has secured a $5,000 grant designed to...

AG cracks down on 2 businesses selling fake COVID-19 test kits

Two businesses selling fake at-home COVID-19 test kits have been ordered to stop selling them by Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel.  Michigan residents can file a...

What happens if the Legislature fights Whitmer’s state of emergency extension? 

As Michigan has surpassed 10,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 400 deaths, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is seeking to extend the state of emergency, which would...

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