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Michigan news: Bridge archive

Joe Biden comes to Detroit as Black voter apathy imperils re-electionSimon D. Schuster
Michigan elections FAQ: Where do U.S. reps stand on Israel-Hamas warMike Wilkinson
Opinion | Michigan is failing our English learner students, and that has to changeAngela G. Reyes, Steve Tobocman
Toxic Great Lakes algae makes Michigan sick. But remedy may be nearGabrielle Nelson
For Michigan officials building an $80B budget, ‘boring is a good thing’Lauren Gibbons
Dems allege forgery, fraud on GOP petitions for Michigan U.S. Senate seatLauren Gibbons
Michigan expert: ‘No Mow May’ not all it’s cracked up to beJanelle D. James
2024 Michigan elections: Speaker Johnson raising funds, Hollier in troubleLauren Gibbons, Jordyn Hermani, Simon D. Schuster
Prosecutor: U-M protesters charged for alleged police assaults at sit-inIsabel Lohman
Detroit gains residents for first time in decades. Check your city’s change Mike Wilkinson
Bridge Lunch Break to discuss effects of the Flint Water Crisis on kidsAmber DeLind, Jackquelyn Garrett
Ransomware update: Ascension can’t fill prescriptions at its Michigan pharmaciesRobin Erb
Michigan necrophilia ban would criminalize sex acts with dead bodiesLauren Gibbons
Michigan’s largest egg farm lays off 400 workers amid bird flu outbreakPaula Gardner
Bridge Michigan, BridgeDetroit reporters named Journalists of the Year Janelle D. James
Drug deaths drop in Michigan as task force weighs how to spend opioid fundsRobin Erb
Ann Arbor plans teacher layoffs, buyouts as part of $20M in school cutsIsabel Lohman
Michigan Democrats target income discrimination in affordable housing pushLauren Gibbons
Smoky skies that hurt lungs in Michigan in '23 likely to become more commonBrett Walton, Circle of Blue
2024 Michigan Voter GuideThe Center for Michigan
Researchers say a copper shortage could imperil Michigan’s EV futureGabrielle Nelson
Ticks in Michigan: How to spot them, avoid bitesJanelle D. James
U-M board chair: Body bag protest at my home over Israel is ‘unacceptable’Isabel Lohman
Steep tariffs may block Chinese threats to Michigan's growing EV industryPaula Gardner
Michigan senator, state at odds over financial disclosure law he helped writeJordyn Hermani
Gretchen Whitmer to moms: Paid leave, day care would help the Michigan economyLauren Gibbons
Rain and early flowers: A bad combination for Michigan allergy sufferersJanelle D. James
Michigan lawmakers may require high schools to teach computer scienceIsabel Lohman
Flint water crisis: Did ‘myth’ of lead harm become self-fulfilling prophecy?Ron French
For children of Flint water crisis, stigma lives on: ‘I feel like a lab rat’Ron French
Blood lead levels continue to fall in Michigan: Look up your ZIP codeMike Wilkinson, Ron French
Flint water crisis still crippling kids’ futures. But not because of leadRon French
Ascension, owner of 15 Michigan hospitals, confirms cyberattack was ransomwareRobin Erb
Opinion | Reconnecting adults to college is right move for Michigan’s workforceMike Krause
Marijuana hospitalizing Michigan kids at ‘worrisome’ rate after legalizationRobyn Vincent, Chalkbeat Detroit
Opinion | Campus protests, young people and importance of the First Amendment Julian R. Sanders
Amid homeschool boom, Michigan registry fight loomsIsabel Lohman
Michigan sheriff fought new ‘red flag’ gun law. Now he’s using itJordyn Hermani
Northern lights put on spellbinding show in Michigan. How to see them againBridge Staff
Michigan State Police releases video of a man getting hit by an unmarked carJanelle D. James
Cyberattack forces Ascension hospitals in Michigan to reroute patientsRobin Erb
Pro-Palestinian camp continues at U-M amid national arrests, negotiationsIsabel Lohman
Severe solar storm will make northern lights visible in MichiganJanelle D. James
Would tax break for MI data centers bring economic boon, or climate doom?Kelly House
Beyond methadone: Trio of drugs treat opioid use disorderRobin Erb
There’s a proven way to help kick opioids. Not enough in Michigan use itRobin Erb
Michigan Dems OK $3M for e-bike discounts. GOP says plan is off the railsSimon D. Schuster
Michigan has plenty of jobs. Too bad workers find so many boring, study findsPaula Gardner
Michigan AG Nessel plans to sue fossil fuel companies over climate changeKelly House
Bridge Michigan launches national search for executive editor of innovationBridge Staff