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Michigan news: Bridge archive

Kicked in groin, Republican downplays party feud: ‘Some people are crazy’July 10, 2023Jonathan Oosting
Bridge Culture Club in August features WWII novel ‘Once We Were Here’July 10, 2023Amber DeLind
Opinion | Preserving Michigan’s lands and waters, for all residentsJuly 10, 2023Garrett Dempsey
Michigan to require most prison staff to wear body camerasJuly 7, 2023Yue Stella Yu
Michigan is set to better track Native American student achievementJuly 7, 2023Ron French
FDA grants full approval for Alzheimer's drug. New hope but not without risksJuly 7, 2023Riley Hodder
Troy residents sick of traffic noise get $10M from state for sound wallsJuly 7, 2023Lauren Gibbons
Great Lakes drownings on rise. Here’s how to protect yourself at the beachJuly 6, 2023Riley Hodder
Michigan removes derogatory Native slur from Oxford Township boat launchJuly 6, 2023Ashley Zhou
Ann Arbor is launching a guaranteed income program. What that meansJuly 6, 2023Nushrat Rahman
Michigan health officials find potentially deadly EEE virus in mosquitoesJuly 6, 2023Janelle D. James
Demands for cleanup at contaminated Michigan industrial site. ‘Job is not done’July 5, 2023Paula Gardner
A neighborhood party, an errant fireworks blast, leads to death, injuries July 5, 2023Janelle D. James, Lauren Gibbons
How Michigan watches the Tigers, Red Wings and Pistons is likely to changeJuly 5, 2023Bill Shea
Michigan education budget has smaller-ticket items that may have big impactJuly 5, 2023Hannah Dellinger/Chalkbeat Detroit
Panel to keep young people in Michigan includes one person under 40 so farJune 30, 2023Ron French
Supreme Court ends Biden student loan forgiveness: how it impacts MichiganJune 30, 2023Isabel Lohman
Michigan ex-union leader, lobbyist charged with sexual assaultJune 30, 2023Yue Stella Yu
Grand jury nears charging decision in Michigan vote machine tampering caseJune 30, 2023Jonathan Oosting
Air quality, heavy traffic will impact Michigan travel over holiday weekendJune 30, 2023Janelle D. James
Michigan dentists are learning to help, treat the developmentally disabledJune 30, 2023Riley Hodder
Michigan health centers need medical staff. How one program is helpingJune 30, 2023Robin Erb
More Michigan teens hit the brakes on learning to driveJune 30, 2023Irena Li
U.S. Supreme Court affirmative action ban already playing out in MichiganJune 29, 2023Isabel Lohman
Feds: Michigan man painted swastikas on synagogue in white supremacist plotJune 29, 2023Jonathan Oosting
Will Michigan’s largest water provider target tiny city for next shutoffs?June 29, 2023Brett Walton, Circle of Blue
Michigan’s new hands-free driving law takes effect Friday. What to knowJune 29, 2023Janelle D. James, Paul Stryker, BridgeDetroit, Erik Lominchar, BridgeDetroit
Air quality warning pushed to Friday in Michigan; doctors urge outdoor limits June 29, 2023Robin Erb, Irena Li
Kristina Karamo feuds with co-chair, as Michigan Republican civil war worsensJune 29, 2023Jonathan Oosting
How to spend $81.7B: Michigan budget boosts funds for roads, parks, water June 28, 2023Yue Stella Yu
Michigan passes $21.5B school budget with boost for at-risk students June 28, 2023Isabel Lohman, Hannah Dellinger/Chalkbeat Detroit
Michigan budget has $950M in no-bid pork projects, some transparency reformsJune 28, 2023Jonathan Oosting
Michigan reps to DTE Energy CEO: Why do you deserve $10M in pay?June 28, 2023Janelle D. James
Watch Bridge Lunch Break on Michigan population, cities and spacesJune 28, 2023Amber DeLind
When will the smoke clear in Michigan? What you need to know in the meantimeJune 28, 2023Irena Li
Michigan set to become 22nd state to ban conversion therapy for LGBTQ youthsJune 27, 2023Yue Stella Yu
Early voting, beer in college stadiums await Whitmer’s signatureJune 27, 2023Yue Stella Yu
Opinion | The most important word in ‘The Star-Spangled Banner’June 27, 2023Mark Clague
Michigan under statewide advisory as Canada wildfire smoke hits MidwestJune 27, 2023Irena Li
Thousands on Michigan Medicaid will keep coverage for at least another monthJune 27, 2023Robin Erb
Opinion | Wildfires and extreme heat burning ever closer to MichiganJune 27, 2023Julia Cole
Audit criticizes Michigan education officials’ oversight of fingerprinting for school workersJune 27, 2023Lori Higgins, Chalkbeat Detroit
Record 1.7M Michigan residents to hit road for Independence Day: What to know June 27, 2023Janelle D. James
Michigan bottle return rate fell after pandemic ban. Would price hike help?June 27, 2023Ashley Zhou
Western Upper Peninsula towns empty out, look to Wisconsin for lessons June 27, 2023Ron French
Michigan poised to allow beer sales in college stadiums. What research saysJune 27, 2023Yue Stella Yu
Trump said EVs will ‘decimate’ Michigan. Bridge fact-checks his claimsJune 26, 2023Paula Gardner
Fresh bread and vinyl booths: Ann Arbor brunch mainstay Angelo's to closeJune 26, 2023Riley Hodder
Michigan to receive $1.5B to extend internet to 210,000 in rural areasJune 26, 2023Yue Stella Yu
In Detroit, foul odors at Stellantis plant stoke fears of neighborhood ruinJune 26, 2023Jena Brooker