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Michigan news: Bridge archive

Defunded over LGBTQ books, Michigan library will try tax again in NovemberAugust 8, 2022Ron French
Matthew DePerno: Dana Nessel’s election probe worthy of Saddam HusseinAugust 8, 2022Lauren Gibbons, Jonathan Oosting
What’s in Senate climate bill for Michigan? EV credits and cheaper insulin.August 8, 2022Kelly House, Robin Erb
Opinion | Bipartisan school budget is a win for Michigan students, parentsAugust 8, 2022Gretchen Whitmer
Donations pour in after Michigan town defunded library over LGBTQ books August 7, 2022Ron French
DePerno, others linked to vote machine tampering case headed to special prosecutorAugust 7, 2022Jonathan Oosting
Thanedar assures Black Detroiters: ‘This seat is owned by the people’August 7, 2022Malachi Barrett
Flint may ditch year-round school, but other districts say it helps students August 5, 2022Isabel Lohman
Huron River chromium spill investigation zeroes in on Milford pondAugust 5, 2022Kelly House
Take two songs and call me in the morning: How hospitals use music to healAugust 5, 2022Roni Kane
Coronavirus Tracker | 18 counties now 'high' risk for spread; hospitalizations declineAugust 5, 2022Bridge Staff
What Michigan schools could look like under Tudor Dixon, Gretchen WhitmerAugust 5, 2022Tracie Mauriello, Chalkbeat Detroit
Opinion | U.S. Authors Guild defends Michigan library defunded over LGBT booksAugust 5, 2022Mary Rasenberger, Douglas Preston
Opinion | AT&T isn’t ‘digital redlining’ Detroit — we’re expanding accessAugust 4, 2022David Lewis
Michigan voting rights group forms super PAC against ‘election deniers’August 4, 2022Yue Stella Yu
Six Michigan legislative incumbents voted out so far — and it’s not even NovemberAugust 4, 2022Lauren Gibbons
Latest Huron River tests find no cancer-causing chromium; advisory remainsAugust 4, 2022Kelly House, Robin Erb
As monkeypox cases spread among gay men in Michigan, messaging becomes trickyAugust 4, 2022Robin Erb
Opinion | No one subsidizes business like MichiganAugust 4, 2022James Hohman
Opinion | The new law raising age to 21 is just a lot of smokeAugust 4, 2022Paul Steiner, Rob Crane
Watch Bridge’s Lunch Break about Michigan’s 2022 primary election results August 4, 2022Amber DeLind
Rising costs make for rough roads for Michigan’s independent truckersAugust 4, 2022Ted Roelofs
Losses by Black candidates revive fears about Michigan redistricting August 3, 2022Lauren Gibbons, Malachi Barrett
Michigan abortion ban remains on hold following court hearing Wednesday August 3, 2022Robin Erb
Anger, uncertainty and a race for answers in Huron River chromium spillAugust 3, 2022Kelly House
Conservative upstarts crush incumbent Republicans in Ottawa CountyAugust 3, 2022Zahra Ahmad, Yue Stella Yu
Turnout numbers in Michigan governor primary could boost Gretchen WhitmerAugust 3, 2022Mike Wilkinson, Jonathan Oosting
It’s ‘year of the woman’ and Michigan GOP likes Dixon’s odds against WhitmerAugust 3, 2022Yue Stella Yu, Jonathan Oosting, Lauren Gibbons
Michigan GOP seeks unity. Ryan Kelley refuses to concede governor raceAugust 3, 2022Jonathan Oosting
Upset over LGBTQ books, a Michigan town defunds its library in tax voteAugust 3, 2022Ron French
Tudor Dixon wins 80 of 83 Michigan counties in GOP governor primary rompAugust 3, 2022Mike Wilkinson
Half of Trump-backed candidates win Michigan Legislature racesAugust 3, 2022Lauren Gibbons
Michigan primary takeaways: Big night for Trump, bad night for Black DemocratsAugust 3, 2022Jonathan Oosting, Mike Wilkinson, Lauren Gibbons
Gibbs upsets Meijer, Stevens and Thanedar win Michigan Congress racesAugust 2, 2022Lauren Gibbons
Tudor Dixon: What to know about the Republican taking on Michigan Gov. WhitmerAugust 2, 2022Zahra Ahmad, Jonathan Oosting, Yue Stella Yu
Tudor Dixon, riding Trump wave, wins big in Michigan GOP governor primaryAugust 2, 2022Jonathan Oosting, Lauren Gibbons, Yue Stella Yu, Zahra Ahmad
Short lines, few problems, 1M+ absentee votes on Election Day in MichiganAugust 2, 2022Zahra Ahmad, Oralandar Brand-Williams, Votebeat
Cancer-causing hexavalent chromium spills from Wixom plant into Huron RiverAugust 2, 2022Kelly House, Robin Erb
Jocelyn Benson warns of arrests if Michigan primary disruptedAugust 1, 2022Lauren Gibbons
Learn about five Republicans vying for Michigan governor in Aug. 2 primaryAugust 1, 2022Bridge Staff
Wayne State University president M. Roy Wilson will step down next summer August 1, 2022Isabel Lohman
Michigan PFAS activists urge bolder action at fed hearing in East LansingAugust 1, 2022Kelly House
What to watch in Michigan primary: Trump factor, poll challengers, late resultsAugust 1, 2022Jonathan Oosting
What to know on Election Day in Michigan: Where to vote, what’s on the ballotAugust 1, 2022Zahra Ahmad
Michigan abortion ban is — then isn’t — in effect after two court rulings August 1, 2022Jonathan Oosting, Robin Erb
Michigan private schools got fed COVID cash, how it was spent isn’t clearAugust 1, 2022Lily Altavena, Detroit Free Press
Political winds shifting in west Michigan. Can Peter Meijer survive the storm?July 31, 2022Lauren Gibbons
Tudor Dixon wins Trump endorsement in bid for Michigan governorJuly 29, 2022Jonathan Oosting
How Michigan could benefit from Washington’s $76B investment in microchipsJuly 29, 2022Paula Gardner
Judge delays Michigan minimum wage increase until at least FebruaryJuly 29, 2022Yue Stella Yu, Paula Gardner