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Michigan news: Bridge archive

New bill: Speed in Michigan construction zones, get a ticket in mailMay 24, 2022Lauren Gibbons
Oxford High School tests AI gun detection system in wake of shootingMay 24, 2022Karly Graham, Jared Ramsey
James Craig, Perry Johnson, three others shouldn’t make GOP ballot, state saysMay 23, 2022Jonathan Oosting
Michigan Gov. Whitmer proposes $280 million tutoring investmentMay 23, 2022Koby Levin, Chalkbeat, Isabel Lohman
Suicide stalks rural MichiganMay 23, 2022Ted Roelofs
Opinion | Don’t ban school discussions of race, sexuality, says Michigan studentMay 23, 2022Krisha Ramani
Owner says Palisades nuclear plant closed for good. Michigan has other ideasMay 20, 2022Kelly House
Northern Michigan braces for tourists as counties move to high risk for COVIDMay 20, 2022Zahra Ahmad, Robin Erb
They found peace during war. Can they help Kalamazoo do the same?May 20, 2022Chris Killian, NowKalamazoo, Ben Lando, NowKalamazoo
Michigan election law: Everyone wants change, common ground is the hard partMay 20, 2022Lauren Gibbons
Meet Bridge Michigan’s summer 2022 internsMay 20, 2022Bridge Staff
Opinion | The cure for Michigan’s ‘tax cut fever’ is tax fairnessMay 19, 2022Yousef Rabhi, Jennifer Root
Michigan farmers pinched by rising fertilizer prices. Consumers may be next.May 19, 2022Kelly House
Opinion | Michigan’s direct care worker shortage is an emergencyMay 19, 2022Sarah Hubble
Man v. Microbe: Drug-resistant superbugs gain a toehold in MichiganMay 19, 2022Robin Erb
Michigan may loosen school language requirements in favor of computers, financeMay 19, 2022Tracie Mauriello, Chalkbeat Detroit , Isabel Lohman
Michigan Republicans OK $2.7B tax cut. Whitmer wants a $500 rebate.May 19, 2022Jonathan Oosting
Map reveals Michigan National Guard’s proposed Camp Grayling expansionMay 18, 2022Kelly House
Michigan GOP lawmaker goes after Facebook, Twitter for banning Donald TrumpMay 18, 2022Zahra Ahmad
Garrett Soldano walks on fire. Running for Michigan governor may be harder.May 18, 2022Jonathan Oosting
Michigan teen looks to college, but after pandemic she questions her drive May 18, 2022Ron French
COVID-19 booster approved for Michigan children ages 5 to 11May 17, 2022Robin Erb
Report: Matthew DePerno met with Trump official before Jan. 6 Capitol riotsMay 17, 2022Jonathan Oosting, Lauren Gibbons
Audit: Michigan unemployment agency didn’t guard taxpayer info in pandemicMay 17, 2022Zahra Ahmad
Michigan suspends contact tracing contract as COVID cases surgeMay 17, 2022Mike Wilkinson
Michigan judge suspends 1931 abortion ban, citing ‘irreparable harm’ to womenMay 17, 2022Jonathan Oosting
Michigan neo-Nazi leaders of The Base plead guilty to gang, gun chargesMay 17, 2022Jonathan Oosting
Feds offer Michigan more free COVID tests. Here’s how to get yours.May 17, 2022Robin Erb, Zahra Ahmad
Michigan to spend $100 million to open new child care programs, tackle pain pointsMay 17, 2022Koby Levin, Chalkbeat
Michigan baby formula factory, Abbott, reaches deal with FDA to reopen May 16, 2022Paula Gardner
Chelsea Clinton visits Wayne County to push parents’ role in child literacy May 16, 2022Isabel Lohman
Michigan home prices are still skyrocketing. That may soon changeMay 16, 2022Paula Gardner
After generations of confusion, Michigan, Indiana to finally settle borderMay 16, 2022Lauren Gibbons
Five fixes for Michigan’s drinking water woesMay 16, 2022Natasha Blakely, Great Lakes Now, Lester Graham, Michigan Radio, Kelly House, Brett Walton, Circle of Blue
Opinion | A special prosecutor should investigate Patrick Lyoya shootingMay 13, 2022Christine Yared
Marijuana 101: How Michigan colleges work around federal ban to teach potMay 13, 2022Zahra Ahmad
Michigan baby formula factory focus of FDA probe after infant illnesses May 13, 2022Paula Gardner, Robin Erb
How to spot a black hole from the University of MichiganMay 13, 2022Zahra Ahmad
Michigan’s teacher shortage: What’s causing it, how serious is it, and what can be done?May 13, 2022Tracie Mauriello, Lori Higgins, Chalkbeat Detroit
Struggling with child care in Michigan? Share your story.May 13, 2022Luca Powell, Traverse City Record-Eagle,, Mohar Chatterjee, MuckRock and Columbia University’s Brown Institute for Media Innovation
In first debate, Michigan GOP governor hopefuls embrace abortion ban, TrumpMay 12, 2022Jonathan Oosting
Pandemic powers, voter ID petition drives may be in trouble in MichiganMay 12, 2022Yue Stella Yu
How programs in Kent County and Detroit are reducing Black infant mortality May 12, 2022Ted Roelofs
Search warrant confirms scope of criminal probe of Lee Chatfield’s finances May 12, 2022Kelly House
Bridge June book club choice: ‘You Can’t Resist Me When My Hair is in Braids’May 12, 2022Amber DeLind, Josiah Foster
Opinion | Michigan is Ground Zero for threats to American democracyMay 12, 2022Jeff Alson
Opinion | I’m a Michigan senior, and after-school programs changed my lifeMay 12, 2022Hajirah Nadeem
How to find baby formula in Michigan. And how to keep your child safe. May 11, 2022Zahra Ahmad
‘Implicit bias’ training deadline looms for 420,000 Michigan health workersMay 11, 2022Mike Wilkinson
Watch Bridge discussion on Michigan’s aging water infrastructureMay 11, 2022Amber DeLind