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State police data: More than 1/5 of traffic stops involve Black...

More than one in every five — 21.5% — of Michigan State Police (MSP) traffic stops in 2020 involved Black motorists — a percentage...

Manufacturer revises pharmacy reimbursements for free HIV drugs

A California pharmaceutical company that produces HIV prevention and treatment drugs says it is changing its reimbursement structure for pharmacies that dispense its medicine...

Michigan Senate quickly OKs anti-Whitmer petition

The GOP-controlled Michigan Senate on Thursday voted 20-15 to support the Unlock Michigan petition initiative, a measure designed to limit Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's...

Senate sends $385M in spending for flood damage, hospitals and childcare...

Updated, 1:18 p.m. 7/15/21 with Biden's action The Michigan Senate on Thursday approved a $385 million spending plan that would help Southeast Michigan recover from...

Election fraud activist announces Michigan attorney general bid

Matthew DePerno, a Kalamazoo-based attorney who filed a case challenging the Antrim County 2020 general elections results and made a number of unfounded accusations...

1st winners of $50K Michigan vaccination drawing announced 

The first round of winners for the daily $50,000 “MI Shot To Win” sweepstakes prize were announced Wednesday by University of Michigan Softball Coach...

Whitmer announces plans for Flint state park, 1st in Genesee Co.

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Wednesday announced plans to create a new $26.2 million  state park in the city of Flint using federal COVID-19 relief...

‘We’ve got to do better’: Detroit struggles to improve COVID-19 vaccination...

More than six months after the city of Detroit began offering COVID-19 vaccinations, the percentage of Detroit residents aged 12 and up who have...

How many Michigan prison workers have been vaccinated? The state doesn’t...

As of Tuesday, about 63% of the 32,732 inmates housed in Michigan correctional facilities are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 — which is higher than...

State board OKs anti-Whitmer petition, heads to GOP-led Legislature

After a year of right-wing acrimony over Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s COVID-19 orders and legal turbulence over an effort to permanently strip some of her...

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