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Michigan news: Bridge archive

Benton Harbor activists: We need more proof city's drinking water is safeApril 18, 2022Kelly House
Join Bridge and the Joyce Foundation for a discussion on extremism in MichiganApril 18, 2022Amber DeLind
Opinion | School voucher petition harms Michigan school programs like CTEApril 18, 2022James Sweeney
Michigan boosts social studies training to teach ‘full breadth of history’April 18, 2022Tracie Mauriello
Michigan summer camps rebound: Kids ‘eager to get back out into the world’April 18, 2022Isabel Lohman
Meijer raises $550k, Stevens leads Levin in U.S. House fundraising in MichiganApril 15, 2022Lauren Gibbons, Yue Stella Yu
Shake-up in Central Michigan University admissions after enrollment dropApril 15, 2022Isabel Lohman
Michigan’s Medicaid ballooned during COVID. It’s about to be pared back.April 15, 2022Robin Erb
Join Bridge Lunch Break to discuss moving from pandemic to endemicApril 15, 2022Kathryn Dugal
Opinion | Restoring Michigan’s earned income tax credit would help familiesApril 15, 2022Stephanie Chang
MSU to drop mask mandate in May, but will keep COVID vax rule next year April 15, 2022Ron French
Soaring signature costs may bar some candidates from making Michigan ballot April 15, 2022Yue Stella Yu
Patrick Lyoya’s parents: Our hearts are broken. Grand Rapids mourns as well.April 14, 2022Bryce Huffman, Ted Roelofs
Two-thirds of Michigan drivers still haven’t got their $400 insurance refundApril 14, 2022Zahra Ahmad
Michigan Republicans want to forbid remote work for most state staffersApril 14, 2022Paula Gardner, Lauren Gibbons
Report: A quarter of Michigan roads are poor, will worsen without more fundingApril 14, 2022Yue Stella Yu
Michigan scraps special elk hunt in JanuaryApril 14, 2022Zahra Ahmad
With COVID masks gone, Michigan students relearn how to play and studyApril 13, 2022Ron French
Grand Rapids police faced years of racial bias complaints before fatal shootingApril 13, 2022Bryce Huffman
Grand Rapids Police release video on deadly shooting of Patrick LyoyaApril 13, 2022Ted Roelofs
Watch Bridge Book Club discussion of ‘The Dockporter’April 13, 2022Amber DeLind, Josiah Foster
Opinion | Let MI Kids Learn would benefit families and studentsApril 13, 2022Beth DeShone, Ben DeGrow
VoteBeat hiring reporter to cover Michigan election issues with BridgeApril 13, 2022Bridge Staff
1-in-4 Michigan students tested through 8th grade showed no learning growth April 13, 2022Isabel Lohman
Michigan hopeful students will return to public schools after COVID exodusApril 12, 2022Koby Levin, Chalkbeat
West Michigan program to mint up to 500 new nurses with $20K tuition helpApril 12, 2022Robin Erb
Daily trout limits in Lake Huron may be reduced due to overfishingApril 12, 2022Zahra Ahmad
Trump favorite Matt DePerno back in court, seeks another Antrim County auditApril 12, 2022Lauren Gibbons
Bridge hires Capitol reporter Lauren Gibbons and expands election coverageApril 12, 2022Bridge Staff
Smokestacks and forgotten residents: Dearborn opens new health department April 11, 2022Robin Erb
Records: Police searched Lee Chatfield's family school in sex assault probeApril 11, 2022Kelly House
Some Michigan schools try to steer COVID cash to athletics, security cameras April 11, 2022Lily Altavena, Detroit Free Press
Whitmer, Benson, Nessel: Democracy at stake in Michigan’s fall electionsApril 9, 2022Yue Stella Yu
Michigan jobless agency pauses collections in alleged overpayment cases April 8, 2022Paula Gardner
Jury: Two not guilty of Whitmer kidnapping; mistrial for other twoApril 8, 2022Mike Wilkinson
Michigan Democrats set to gather amid dissent about prioritiesApril 7, 2022Yue Stella Yu
Still no verdict in Whitmer kidnap case; jurors want to review evidenceApril 7, 2022Zahra Ahmad
Opinion | Michigan doesn’t need another school safety commission. It needs actionApril 7, 2022Justine Galbraith
What Michigan parents must know about upcoming school standardized testsApril 7, 2022Tracie Mauriello
With Roe in doubt, Gretchen Whitmer moves to protect abortion in Michigan April 7, 2022Robin Erb, Yue Stella Yu
24 hours of deliberations, still no verdict in Whitmer kidnapping caseApril 6, 2022Zahra Ahmad
Opinion | We must do more to protect Michigan children from gun violenceApril 6, 2022Gurbaksh Esch
Opinion | Now is the exact time to shut down Line 5April 6, 2022Regina Gasco-Bentley
Too few metro Detroiters are earning post high school degrees, report saysApril 6, 2022Lori Higgins, Chalkbeat Detroit
One way to address student mental health in Michigan? Bring the clinic to school.April 6, 2022Koby Levin, Chalkbeat
Fred Upton retires. Another Trump critic finds no home in today’s GOP April 5, 2022Yue Stella Yu
State praised for vow to remove sources of lead from Benton Harbor homesApril 5, 2022Kelly House
Still no verdict in Whitmer kidnapping case; jury to deliberate for third dayApril 5, 2022Zahra Ahmad
Michigan unveils pollution screening tool to combat environmental racismApril 5, 2022Zahra Ahmad
U-M, MSU thrive while Michigan regional universities scramble for students April 4, 2022Isabel Lohman, Mike Wilkinson