In old paint, water pipes and the ground, lead can leave a child with a lifetime of learning problems and mental health issues. But during the pandemic, the number of children being tested for poisoning has been cut in half.
Some of the state’s top CEOs sent a letter Wednesday urging Republican lawmakers and the state’s Democratic governor to present a united front on coronavirus safety measures as Michigan braces for a second wave of the virus.
A new report finds that the U.S. Postal Service’s Detroit District had the worst on-time delivery rate of any region in the nation in the last period available. That’s increased some fears about the delivery of absentee ballots.
This continuously updated post includes details of Michigan's confirmed COVID-19 cases, maps of locations, state curve data, what the state is doing to contain the spread, and expert suggestions on how you can stay safe.
In a study of people who suffered severe to minimal symptoms, there were significant levels of fatigue, shortness of breath and stress. Researchers at the University of Michigan will continue to examine the ongoing toll in the state.
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Democratic attorneys in Michigan are preparing for what would happen if election results are contested into December, and the GOP-controlled Legislature casts Electoral College votes for Trump. Both sides say it’s unlikely, but ...
In a year of record turnout, absentee voting is strongest in counties where Hillary Clinton did well in 2016. It’s unclear if the trend will hold through Nov. 3, but it’s bad news so far for Trump, Republicans.
In issuing the order, which runs until Election Day, local health and university officials are trying to rein in student social gatherings in an effort to flatten a spike in coronavirus cases. But, hey, football games will go on.
A new TV ad claims Hillary Scholten’s work as an immigrations attorney made west Michigan unsafe. The ad twists some facts to reach reckless conclusions.
House Republicans want to allow communities with low rates to opt out of mask mandates, business rules and the like. Few counties meet those thresholds now.
A lawsuit is expected this week from gun rights groups, but Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson the law is on her side. “This is an effort to protect our voters from intimidation,” she said.
Many elections workers, who tend to be retirees, are sitting out Nov. 3, so clerks are turning to younger recruits for an Election Day that could be like few others. Among the newbies’ questions: What to do if people “walk in with AR-15s?”