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Whitmer signs ‘transformative’ $24.3B Michigan education budget. What to knowJuly 20, 2023Isabel Lohman
Michigan removes clerk charged in ‘false electors’ scheme from election dutyJuly 20, 2023Oralandar Brand-Williams, Votebeat
Michigan GOP officials defend Trump electors as court dates setJuly 20, 2023Lauren Gibbons
Michigan’s records law delayed public disclosures about Clare grantJuly 20, 2023Mike Wilkinson, Jonathan Oosting
Emails: Michigan moved fast on ‘well connected politically’ $25M Clare grantJuly 20, 2023Mike Wilkinson, Jonathan Oosting
In rural Michigan, need is great, but summer food programs are scarceJuly 19, 2023Yue Stella Yu
Raise a glass, Michigan. Cocktails-to-go, college stadium beer sales now legalJuly 19, 2023Lauren Gibbons
Michigan electors scheme: What to know about the 16 Trump backers charged July 19, 2023Lauren Gibbons
Michigan bald eagles soar back from near-extinctionJuly 19, 2023Ashley Zhou
Help wanted: Report ranks Michigan health care jobs with the most needJuly 19, 2023Robin Erb
Opinion | Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s new education agency carries dangers July 19, 2023Brendan Cantwell
Judge denies bid to halt site work for Ford EV battery plant in MarshallJuly 19, 2023Paula Gardner
Sixteen Michigan Trump loyalists face felonies in ‘false elector’ schemeJuly 18, 2023Lauren Gibbons
After battle, retreat for young people mulling suicide OK’d near Ann ArborJuly 18, 2023Robin Erb
University of Michigan-Flint is losing leader at a critical timeJuly 18, 2023Isabel Lohman
Five Michigan House Democrats, one Republican face recall threatsJuly 18, 2023Lauren Gibbons
Opinion | Stop calling me a bigot for supporting ban on puberty blockersJuly 18, 2023Brad Paquette
Despite national slump, Michigan vacation rentals are going gangbustersJuly 17, 2023Ron French
Opinion | How Oakland County is working together to make early voting workJuly 17, 2023Joe Rozell
Michigan group eyes ballot measure to bring back prisoner ‘good time’ creditsJuly 17, 2023Lauren Gibbons
Opinion | The case against allowing internet voting in MichiganJuly 17, 2023Carl Landwehr, Aquene Freechild
Michigan police go slow writing tickets for new hands-free driving lawJuly 17, 2023Janelle D. James
Michigan air quality unhealthy again Monday because of Canadian wildfiresJuly 17, 2023Janelle D. James
Tight labor market helps Michigan’s ex-prisoners find jobsJuly 14, 2023Irena Li
Traverse City salon banning trans clients won’t be last business battle July 14, 2023Bill Shea
Unlikely bond between luxury cruise line, Great Lakes climate scientistsJuly 14, 2023Dan Netter
Records: Wentworth secured $6.8M grant to dredge lake where former aide livesJuly 14, 2023Mike Wilkinson
Citizens group’s zoning lawsuit may stall Ford’s Marshall EV battery siteJuly 14, 2023Paula Gardner
Michigan to end marijuana drug tests for most state jobs on Oct. 1July 14, 2023Lauren Gibbons
Michigan: Double payment concerns suspended $25M Clare health campus grantJuly 13, 2023Mike Wilkinson, Jonathan Oosting
New psychiatric unit in northern Michigan to address severe care gapJuly 13, 2023Robin Erb
Whitmer population council adds youth, lowers average age of members to 52July 13, 2023Jonathan Oosting
FDA approves first over-the-counter birth control, made by Grand Rapids firmJuly 13, 2023Janelle D. James
Traffic, theft, drug crimes top Michigan automatic expungementsJuly 13, 2023Lauren Gibbons
Judge paves way for charges in Michigan vote machine tampering probeJuly 12, 2023Jonathan Oosting
Records: Firm of ex-aide to Michigan speaker paid $820K within days of grantJuly 12, 2023Mike Wilkinson, Jonathan Oosting
Juneteenth becomes an official state holiday in MichiganJuly 12, 2023Lauren Gibbons
Michigan probes Consumers Energy over broken meters, inflated bill claimsJuly 12, 2023Janelle D. James
In settlement with critics, DTE Energy agrees to faster coal phase-outJuly 12, 2023Paula Gardner, Kelly House
Gretchen Whitmer creates new Michigan education agency for pre-K to collegeJuly 12, 2023Hannah Dellinger/Chalkbeat Detroit, Isabel Lohman
Harmful algal blooms appearing on Lake Erie earlier than usualJuly 11, 2023Lester Graham, Michigan Radio
Nearly $1.2 billion spent at one site to deter invasive carp from Great Lakes; other entry sites still possibleJuly 11, 2023Vladislava Sukhanovskaya, Circle of Blue
Michigan to launch major teacher recruitment and training effort in fallJuly 11, 2023Isabel Lohman
Michigan abortions for out-of-state patients jumped 66 percent last yearJuly 11, 2023Robin Erb
Trump endorsed by full Michigan GOP congressional delegationJuly 11, 2023Jonathan Oosting
Fatal crashes remain high in post-pandemic Michigan, risky driving blamedJuly 10, 2023Mike Wilkinson
Larry Nassar, ex-MSU doctor who abused patients, stabbed in federal prisonJuly 10, 2023Janelle D. James
More than 100K Michiganders may lose Medicaid by end of monthJuly 10, 2023Robin Erb
Opinion | Extend right of Michigan child sex assault survivors to sueJuly 10, 2023Elizabeth Abdnour
Center for Michigan expansion continues with hiring of Diana Roginson as COOJuly 10, 2023Bridge Staff