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Michigan school M-STEP results remain down since pandemic, but some gains August 31, 2023Isabel Lohman, Hannah Dellinger/Chalkbeat Detroit, Mike Wilkinson
These 10 prescription drugs could have lower prices through MedicareAugust 30, 2023Janelle D. James
Watch Bridge Lunch Break on health care hiring challenges and solutionsAugust 30, 2023Amber DeLind
Whitmer pushes clean energy, paid leave in Michigan; offers few specificsAugust 30, 2023Jonathan Oosting
University of Michigan restores internet access, still mum on security issueAugust 30, 2023Isabel Lohman
What's being done about plastic trash getting into the Great Lakes?August 30, 2023Lester Graham, Michigan Radio
Trial to weigh if Michigan legislative maps discriminate against Black votersAugust 30, 2023Lauren Gibbons
Over 80,000 Michigan residents lost Medicaid benefits in first monthAugust 29, 2023Janelle D. James
Super blue moon visible Wednesday night. How to see it in MichiganAugust 29, 2023Janelle D. James
University of Michigan internet still out, no details on security concern August 29, 2023Isabel Lohman
Lawsuit: Michigan’s $714 million income tax cut should be permanentAugust 29, 2023Jonathan Oosting
Metro Detroit students start new year with old challenges, fresh solutionsAugust 29, 2023Micah Walker
Michigan counties profited from tax foreclosure. Lawsuits to recoup millionsAugust 29, 2023Nushrat Rahman
In Detroit, tensions over Stellantis may rise with plan to boost truck trafficAugust 29, 2023Aaron Mondry, Jena Brooker
Whitmer expands emergency aid to 3 more Michigan counties with storm damageAugust 28, 2023Mike Wilkinson
After local pushback, Michigan Dems seek state oversight of green energyAugust 28, 2023Ron French
University of Michigan internet outage wreaks havoc on first day of class August 28, 2023Isabel Lohman
Dana Nessel: Too soon to rule on new Whitmer education agencyAugust 28, 2023Hannah Dellinger/Chalkbeat Detroit
Gov. Whitmer to seek repeal of 'antiquated' abortion restrictions in MichiganAugust 28, 2023Jonathan Oosting
Storms, tornadoes linked to 5 deaths and widespread power outagesAugust 25, 2023Mike Wilkinson
Michigan lawmakers use word games to skirt law, spend billions on pet projectsAugust 25, 2023Mike Wilkinson
Childcare is a critical job, with a critical worker shortage in MichiganAugust 25, 2023Ron French
Graduate students settle strike at University of Michigan August 25, 2023Ron French
Long-simmering battle over public health comes to a head in Ottawa CountyAugust 24, 2023Robin Erb
Audit: Michigan civil rights agency slow to investigate discrimination August 24, 2023Lauren Gibbons
Bill requires prisons to give voting registration info to exiting inmates August 24, 2023Oralandar Brand-Williams, Votebeat
Appeals court nixes Michigan PFAS water limits in ruling for 3M August 23, 2023Lester Graham, Kelly House
Michigan film incentives: The Sequel! Lawmakers propose new tax credit August 23, 2023Lauren Gibbons
Michigan student broadband internet access begins to wane post-pandemic August 23, 2023Yue Stella Yu
Michigan teachers still scrounging for classroom supplies August 23, 2023Janelle D. James
Michigan flatlining on jobs: No job growth expected through 2030August 22, 2023Ron French
In Benton Harbor, lead lines are gone but water remains a luxuryAugust 22, 2023Vlada Sukhanovskaya, Circle of Blue
University of Michigan graduate student workers poised to end long strikeAugust 22, 2023Isabel Lohman
RSV vaccine available for older Michiganders, but many don’t know of it August 22, 2023Robin Erb
Angst in Ann Arbor as school board poised to oust longtime superintendentAugust 21, 2023Isabel Lohman
Michigan hopes reforms pump life into lagging state organ donor registryAugust 21, 2023Janelle D. James
MSU interim president Teresa Woodruff won’t seek full-time jobAugust 21, 2023Janelle D. James
Opinion | Making the case for Michigan’s regional public universitiesAugust 21, 2023Domenico Grasso, Ora Hirsch Pescovitz
Opinion | Require Michigan death care industry to refrigerate bodiesAugust 21, 2023Kevin Hertel
Michigan school tutoring funds not likely until spring state officials sayAugust 18, 2023Isabel Lohman
Judge to sentence Oxford High School shooter Ethan Crumbley on Sept. 29August 18, 2023Yue Stella Yu
New COVID variant confirmed in Michigan. What to know about BA.2.86August 18, 2023Robin Erb, Mike Wilkinson
Will raffles, pig roasts and same-day pay ease the health worker shortage?August 18, 2023Robin Erb
The future of student loan forgiveness: What to know in Michigan August 18, 2023Isabel Lohman, Micah Walker
Michigan kindergarten vaccinations plunge. What’s the rate in your school?August 17, 2023Robin Erb, Mike Wilkinson
Report: UAW strike against Michigan’s Big Three could cost economy $5.6BAugust 17, 2023Yue Stella Yu, Paula Gardner
Despite court ruling, abortion drug in Michigan remains accessible for nowAugust 17, 2023Robin Erb
Pentagon to address PFAS at Wurtsmith base near Oscoda August 17, 2023Mike Wilkinson
Michigan clerk faces protests after indictment in ‘false elector’ plotAugust 17, 2023Oralandar Brand-Williams, Votebeat
The life of Peanut: Inside the story of the world’s oldest living chickenAugust 16, 2023Jack Armstrong, Great Lakes Echo