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Join Bridge’s Capitol team for a Lunch Break on 2022 Michigan electionsJune 3, 2022Amber DeLind
Detroit schools using COVID-19 funds to try to close literacy gap with tutoringJune 3, 2022Ethan Bakuli , Chalkbeat Detroit
Republicans: More guns — not more laws — will keep Michigan schools safeJune 2, 2022Jonathan Oosting, Yue Stella Yu
Ford’s $2B investment in Michigan ‘solidifies’ state’s auto productionJune 2, 2022Paula Gardner
Q&A: Michigan Teacher of the Year advocates for mental health, retention resourcesJune 2, 2022Karly Graham
Watch Michigan Republican governor debate from Mackinac IslandJune 2, 2022Zahra Ahmad
Whitmer urges business leaders to join 'economic' fight for abortion rightsJune 2, 2022Jonathan Oosting
James Craig loses ballot access suit; Johnson appeals to Michigan Supreme CourtJune 2, 2022Jonathan Oosting
Turns out, Gretchen Whitmer says she needs more time to ‘fix the damn roads’June 1, 2022Jonathan Oosting, Yue Stella Yu
Bipartisan support grows to add millions to Michigan’s $1B tax incentive fundJune 1, 2022Paula Gardner, Jonathan Oosting
Michigan petition drives plagued by forgery. Only one makes ballot deadlineJune 1, 2022Yue Stella Yu, Jonathan Oosting
Opinion | Investing in children’s mental health must be a statewide priorityJune 1, 2022Nicole Hamp
Lee Chatfield’s home searched amid criminal probe, Dana Nessel confirmsJune 1, 2022Yue Stella Yu, Kelly House
Perry Johnson loses appeal in fight to make Michigan’s GOP ballotJune 1, 2022Jonathan Oosting
Michigan Great Lakes: Expect lower waters, ample fish and a hot summerJune 1, 2022Zahra Ahmad
Opinion | Equitable school funding helps Michigan students who need it mostMay 31, 2022Frances Lazette
Unlock Michigan 2 effort to curb public health orders won’t make ballot May 31, 2022Zahra Ahmad
Opinion | Foster care takes a village, and supporting families is worth itMay 31, 2022Cynthia Hollingshed
Studies: Betsy DeVos’ Let MI Kids Learn may help some, but promises overstatedMay 31, 2022Yue Stella Yu, Isabel Lohman
University of Michigan gun violence researchers hope to curb shooting deathsMay 31, 2022Karly Graham
Dyslexia bills pass Michigan Senate with bipartisan supportMay 31, 2022Koby Levin, Chalkbeat
After another school shooting, Michigan students, teachers worry about safetyMay 31, 2022Jared Ramsey
EPA: Two toxic hot spots in Michigan will take longer to clean up than many others in Great Lakes statesMay 31, 2022Lester Graham, Michigan Radio
More Michigan third-graders could be held back under read-or-flunk lawMay 27, 2022Tracie Mauriello
Michigan baby formula maker plans for profits after rival's factory shutdownMay 27, 2022Paula Gardner
These low-income Michigan schools get students into college. Here’s how. May 27, 2022Isabel Lohman
At Hillsdale library, resignations and alarms about politics, pedophilia May 27, 2022Isabel Lohman
James Craig, Perry Johnson sue to make Michigan ballot amid forgery scandalMay 27, 2022Jonathan Oosting
Short on teachers, Michigan schools try to grow their own May 27, 2022Tracie Mauriello, Chalkbeat Detroit
Opinion | I try to assure parents that schools are safe. It’s a waste of time.May 27, 2022Joe DiBenedetto
In redrawn districts, Macomb once again could decide Michigan power balanceMay 27, 2022Lauren Gibbons
The bird flu: Clean your birdfeeder right nowMay 27, 2022Genevieve Fox, Great Lakes Echo
Opinion | MSU research shows culture wars eroding trust in Michigan teachersMay 26, 2022Sandy Frost Waldron, Rebecca Jacobsen, Ariell Bertrand, Annie Gensterblum, Jane Lo
Michigan senators seek summer pause on gas taxes. Whitmer ‘encouraged’May 26, 2022Lauren Gibbons
Opinion | Michigan superintendent makes proposals to prevent school shootingsMay 26, 2022Louis Steigerwald
Board denies Craig, Johnson, others spots on Michigan ballot. Lawsuits next.May 26, 2022Jonathan Oosting
Opinion | State higher ed investment must lead to innovation, student supportsMay 26, 2022Ben Frederick
Rent or buy? No easy answers amid high Michigan home prices May 26, 2022Paula Gardner
Bridge expands again, partners with Votebeat for Michigan election coverageMay 26, 2022Bridge Staff
No spike in gun sales at Michigan gun shops after Texas massacreMay 25, 2022Jared Ramsey, Karly Graham, Paula Gardner
Michigan hasn’t passed bills to make schools safer, even after Oxford shootingMay 25, 2022Lauren Gibbons
Hillsdale to consider banning Harry Potter as library wars hit MichiganMay 25, 2022Ron French
Michigan board to decide if Craig, Johnson, others make ballot: What to expectMay 25, 2022Jonathan Oosting
Stevens, Levin trade shots over abortion at Michigan congressional debateMay 24, 2022Lauren Gibbons
Michigan school, health leaders push for more school mental health spendingMay 24, 2022Jared Ramsey
Abortion foes launch campaign against ‘anything goes’ Michigan ballot measureMay 24, 2022Yue Stella Yu
Stellantis chooses Indiana over Michigan for EV battery factory May 24, 2022Paula Gardner
GOP vows fight to keep candidates on Michigan ballot. ‘This is far from over’May 24, 2022Jonathan Oosting
What to know about forgery scandal: Michigan rules toughest in nationMay 24, 2022Mike Wilkinson
Monkeypox isn’t in Michigan. Yet. Here’s what you need to knowMay 24, 2022Karly Graham