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Friday Coronavirus Q&A: Joyriding (don’t) and moving households during the crisis

Friday Coronavirus Q&A: Joyriding (don’t) and moving households during the crisis

April 10, 2020 | Bridge Staff

Am I eligible for unemployment? Do I have to pay child support? What happens to the money in my HSA?  Bridge answers these questions and many more in a feature to address the rapidly evolving health threat.

Coronavirus Tracker: Hydroxychloroquine drug trial begins enrollment

Coronavirus Tracker: Hydroxychloroquine drug trial begins enrollment

April 9, 2020 | Bridge Staff

Coronavirus is now a global pandemic. This continuously updated post includes Michigan's confirmed cases, maps of locations, what the state is doing to contain the spread, and expert suggestions on how you can stay safe.

Michigan families can get food, cash, internet during coronavirus crisis

Michigan families can get food, cash, internet during coronavirus crisis

April 7, 2020 | Bridge Staff

Do you need help with food or cash through this coronavirus crisis? Want to know where to go to help?  We have a list of Michigan resources. 

Watch Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's coronavirus town hall

Watch Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's coronavirus town hall

April 2, 2020 | Bridge Staff

Watch a replay of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's coronavirus town hall. Michigan viewers were allowed to ask questions during this time of crisis.

Award-winning Oregon journalist is Bridge’s new environment reporter

Award-winning Oregon journalist is Bridge’s new environment reporter

April 1, 2020 | Bridge Staff

Kelly House will lead Bridge Magazine coverage of Great Lakes and water issues, conservation efforts and policy challenges surrounding the state’s natural resources.

As coronavirus slams businesses, some small Michigan newspapers struggle

As coronavirus slams businesses, some small Michigan newspapers struggle

March 21, 2020 | Bridge Staff

As the coronavirus crisis slams Michigan businesses, some local newspapers are struggling to stay open amid declining ad revenue. C&G Newspapers is suspending publication for 2 to 4 weeks, while the Metro Times in Detroit laid off staffers.

How to get tested for coronavirus in Michigan

How to get tested for coronavirus in Michigan

March 19, 2020 | Bridge Staff

The state of Michigan is working to increase its capacity to test cases, and health systems in some areas now are providing drive-thru services.

How to apply for unemployment benefits in Michigan amid coronavirus crisis

How to apply for unemployment benefits in Michigan amid coronavirus crisis

March 19, 2020 | Bridge Staff

Michigan expanded eligibility for unemployment benefits for workers on March 16 as a result of the coronavirus crisis.

In photos: In one week, coronavirus upends life in Michigan

In photos: In one week, coronavirus upends life in Michigan

March 17, 2020 | Bridge Staff

In one week, life has changed dramatically in Michigan, as the coronavirus has put life on hold, caused a rush on grocery stores and forced the closure of many public businesses.

Bridge wins 13 awards in Michigan Press Association contest

Bridge wins 13 awards in Michigan Press Association contest

March 12, 2020 | Bridge Staff

Bridge Magazine was named a Newspaper of the Year finalist and took three first-place awards in the annual contest that honors the state’s finest journalism.

Join us on Facebook Live to discuss Michigan primary election results

Join us on Facebook Live to discuss Michigan primary election results

March 12, 2020 | Bridge Staff

Our Capitol team will host a Facebook Live discussion about this year's elections on Thursday, March 12 at 6 p.m..

The Center for Michigan is hiring reporters for new Detroit project

The Center for Michigan is hiring reporters for new Detroit project

March 3, 2020 | Bridge Staff

The Center for Michigan is developing a new, collaborative journalism project in Detroit. We’re hiring reporters. Come join our team.

The Center for Michigan seeks engagement director for Detroit

The Center for Michigan seeks engagement director for Detroit

January 29, 2020 | Bridge Staff

The Center seeks a dynamic organizer who has a substantial record of building and strengthening networks between and among Detroiters to help lead a new media project’s focus on issues and challenges that Detroiters identify as crucial to their information needs and desires.

The Center for Michigan seeks managing director/editor for Detroit project

The Center for Michigan seeks managing director/editor for Detroit project

January 29, 2020 | Bridge Staff

The successful candidate will help build the project’s design and infrastructure, prepare for a launch, and, upon launch, serve as the day-to-day oversight and coordination of content creation, editing and distribution.

A look back at our most impactful Michigan health coverage in 2019

A look back at our most impactful Michigan health coverage in 2019

December 31, 2019 | Bridge Staff

Bridge launched its Health Watch beat in 2019 with stories revealing medical gaps in rural Michigan and the state’s mounting challenge with opioids, suicide, Medicaid eligibility and legalized pot. Here are some highlights.

A look back at our most impactful Detroit stories of 2019

A look back at our most impactful Detroit stories of 2019

December 30, 2019 | Bridge Staff

Gentrification, evicting artists, and white mortgages in a majority black city. As 2019 winds down, take a look back at Bridge's most impactful Detroit stories of the year. 

A look back at our most impactful Michigan government coverage of 2019

A look back at our most impactful Michigan government coverage of 2019

December 27, 2019 | Bridge Staff

Dana Nessel, Lee Chatfield, and Jocelyn Benson's promise of 30-minute waits at Secretary of State offices. As 2019 winds down, take a look back at Bridge's most impactful government stories of the year.

A look back at our most impactful Michigan education coverage in 2019

A look back at our most impactful Michigan education coverage in 2019

December 26, 2019 | Bridge Staff

A wedding planner teaching science. Flunking kindergarten to save on daycare. Protests to keep a high school. Our top 2019 education stories revealed how money and anxiety are quietly reshaping Michigan education. 

A look back at our most impactful Michigan environmental coverage of 2019

A look back at our most impactful Michigan environmental coverage of 2019

December 24, 2019 | Bridge Staff

Upper Peninsula wolves, surging Great Lakes, and examining the impact of the 1973 mass poisoning in St. Louis, Michigan. As 2019 winds down, take a look back at Bridge's most impactful environmental stories of the year. 

SLIDESHOW: How Michigan schools boosted national ranking

SLIDESHOW: How Michigan schools boosted national ranking

October 30, 2019 | Bridge Staff

Michigan’s public school students continued gains on national tests, improving their ranking just a few years after falling to nearly the bottom of the nation.

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