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Michigan Politics Tracker | Huge police presence, small protest at Michigan Capitol

Michigan Politics Tracker | Huge police presence, small protest at Michigan Capitol

January 17, 2021 | Bridge Staff

This continuously updated post includes details of Michigan's elections, campaigns, politics and voting news.

Coronavirus Tracker | Washtenaw Co. woman first in Michigan with COVID variant; new cases fall under 2,000

Coronavirus Tracker | Washtenaw Co. woman first in Michigan with COVID variant; new cases fall under 2,000

January 16, 2021 | Bridge Staff

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.

Bridge Michigan is accepting applications for summer 2021 internships

Bridge Michigan is accepting applications for summer 2021 internships

January 14, 2021 | Bridge Staff

Are you a student interested in a career in news reporting? Do you want to work on audience development at our fast-growing news site? Apply now.

Bridge Book Club presents ‘Black Bottom Saints’ on Feb. 2

Bridge Book Club presents ‘Black Bottom Saints’ on Feb. 2

January 7, 2021 | Bridge Staff

Noted author Alice Randall will join Bridge Book Club’s next discussion. Grab your book, cocktail and join us.

Join our team: Bridge Michigan seeks a website and digital production specialist

Join our team: Bridge Michigan seeks a website and digital production specialist

January 4, 2021 | Bridge Staff

Bridge is expanding yet again, seeking an enterprising production specialist to shepherd editorial copy and images through our fast-growing website covering Michigan news.

Coronavirus, Michigan water, the economy and other stories to watch in 2021

Coronavirus, Michigan water, the economy and other stories to watch in 2021

January 4, 2021 | Bridge Staff

In a new year marked by uncertainty and hope, here are the stories that could define 2021, from the vaccine to a new president.

Best of Bridge Michigan: The top business stories of 2020

Best of Bridge Michigan: The top business stories of 2020

December 31, 2020 | Bridge Staff

The pandemic left hundreds of thousands out of work, closed businesses and left others struggling for their livelihoods.

Best of Bridge Michigan: The top education stories of 2020

Best of Bridge Michigan: The top education stories of 2020

December 31, 2020 | Bridge Staff

The pandemic forced Michigan schools to go remote. It didn’t always go well. This week, Bridge revisits its most impactful stories.

Best of Bridge Michigan: Top social justice stories from 2020

Best of Bridge Michigan: Top social justice stories from 2020

December 30, 2020 | Bridge Staff

In a momentous year, protests broke out in cities throughout Michigan (and nationwide) against police brutality, income inequality and institutional racism. Bridge is revisiting some of its top articles about social justice.

Best of Bridge Michigan: Top environment stories from 2020

Best of Bridge Michigan: Top environment stories from 2020

December 30, 2020 | Bridge Staff

From the failure of two Midland-area dams to continued damage from climate change, Michigan’s environment was often in the news this year.

Best of Bridge Michigan: Our top coronavirus stories of 2020

Best of Bridge Michigan: Our top coronavirus stories of 2020

December 29, 2020 | Bridge Staff

In a year like none other, 2020 was in many ways defined by a relentless pandemic that touched every element of life and killed thousands of Michiganders.

Best of Bridge Michigan: Top political stories of 2020

Best of Bridge Michigan: Top political stories of 2020

December 29, 2020 | Bridge Staff

In a year like none other, we look back at the news articles that moved us most about politics.

Whitmer Kidnap Case | Alleged conspirators indicted, face hearing Thursday

Whitmer Kidnap Case | Alleged conspirators indicted, face hearing Thursday

December 17, 2020 | Bridge Staff

On Oct. 8, the FBI claims that a Michigan militia group tried to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. This continuously updated post includes details of the case, the suspects and what's next.

Bridge Michigan seeks Capitol reporter to watchdog state government

Bridge Michigan seeks Capitol reporter to watchdog state government

November 9, 2020 | Bridge Staff

Bridge seeks a reporter with a track record of breaking great stories to join our award-winning team.

Need election results? Refresh these links for Michigan state, county tallies

Need election results? Refresh these links for Michigan state, county tallies

November 3, 2020 | Bridge Staff

Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson warns final results of the general election may take until Friday to count. 

Read affidavit accusing Michigan militia group of plot to kidnap Gov. Whitmer

Read affidavit accusing Michigan militia group of plot to kidnap Gov. Whitmer

October 8, 2020 | Bridge Staff

Here is a copy of the federal affidavit accusing six men of conspiracy to kidnap the Michigan governor and put her on trial.

Michigan news coalition urges Whitmer to release more on COVID-19 outbreaks

Michigan news coalition urges Whitmer to release more on COVID-19 outbreaks

September 16, 2020 | Bridge Staff

A group of more than 30 news outlets and transparency groups wrote to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Wednesday, asking her to require schools to report COVID-19 outbreaks faster. The information comes as cases soar among some colleges and schools.

Bridge journalist wins fellowship to deepen work on career tech education

Bridge journalist wins fellowship to deepen work on career tech education

September 16, 2020 | Bridge Staff

Ron French is one of eight journalists nationally to receive the fellowship at Princeton University. He will continue working at Bridge while participating in the fellowship remotely due to COVID-19.

MI news coalition urges Gov. Whitmer to identify school COVID-19 outbreaks

MI news coalition urges Gov. Whitmer to identify school COVID-19 outbreaks

September 1, 2020 | Bridge Staff

A statewide group of news and government transparency groups is pushing the Whitmer administration to timely name schools and colleges in Michigan with coronavirus outbreaks as families decide whether to send children to classrooms.

Michigan school reopening tracker: Find out if your district is starting in person or online

Michigan school reopening tracker: Find out if your district is starting in person or online

August 28, 2020 | Lori Higgins, Chalkbeat Detroit, Bridge Staff

A few dozen districts are offering parents a choice between in-person learning and online learning. Many are starting the school year remotely and planning to transition to face-to-face instruction when conditions allow.

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