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10 counties with greatest growth in average weekly wages

June 23, 2016 | Bridge Staff

Slideshow photo gallery of the 10 Michigan counties with the greatest growth in average weekly wages from 2011-2015

10 counties with highest weekly wages

June 23, 2016 | Bridge Staff

Slideshow gallery of the 10 Michigan Counties with highest weekly wages in 201

PHOTO GALLERY: A U.P. town like no other

June 21, 2016 | Bridge Staff

Sawyer is a community carved from a ghost town. More than 20 years after the U.S. Air Force left its base behind, it is an isolated Upper Peninsula outpost in need of jobs, transportation, a grocery store, laundromat, more activities for youth, as well as additional drug treatment for adults

Database: How many cops has your town lost?

May 12, 2016 | Bridge Staff

Plenty of Michigan towns and cities lost 30, 40 or even 50 percent of its police force in the past decade

Bridge wins awards for college drinking series, other efforts

April 14, 2016 | Bridge Staff

Competing against the metro area’s largest newspapers, the magazine’s “Game Day” project on the perils of college drinking took top honors in its category

Breaking: Report finds ‘environmental injustice’ in Flint water crisis; poor, majority-black population given inferior protection

March 23, 2016 | Bridge Staff

The task force, appointed by Gov. Snyder, finds state agencies, including Snyder’s office, were "indifferent" to residents’ concerns. The report is also scathing on impact of emergency management law. Read the full report here.

Businesses seek talent, and talent seeks places, so help Michigan cities

March 18, 2016 | Bridge Staff

The governor’s proposed state budget does nothing to correct the state’s dismal performance in funding its communities

Bridge wins McCree justice award for stories on prison rape

March 15, 2016 | Bridge Staff

The award, named for the late federal judge and solicitor general, honors Michigan journalism that helps the public understand the judicial system

Center for Michigan launching Community Conversations on public trust in government

March 15, 2016 | Bridge Staff

Want your voice to be heard? Get in touch with The Center for Michigan today

Michigan primary delivers one big surprise

March 9, 2016 | Bridge Staff

Bridge breaks it down by party and county, in two interactive maps

Clinton fouls Sanders on auto bailout

March 8, 2016 | Bridge Staff

She’s guilty of oversimplifying, distorting and, yes, telling the truth.

Sanders fouls by oversimplifying roots of Flint's decline

March 8, 2016 | Bridge Staff

In a debate with time limits and little time to explain nuance, the Vermont senator wasn't very nuanced in his insistence that trade policy was the primary force behind Flint's decline.

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