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DeVos-funded campaign for school voucher-like plan withdraws petitions in a sign of defeatJanuary 10, 2023Koby Levin, Chalkbeat, Tracie Mauriello, Chalkbeat Detroit
As Michigan students struggle, report urges fair funding to reverse slide January 10, 2023Lori Higgins, Chalkbeat Detroit
Michigan winters are super cloudy and getting worse. Here’s how to deal. January 9, 2023Kelly House
COVID variant XBB.1.5 may be poised to sweep Michigan: What to knowJanuary 9, 2023Mike Wilkinson
Ann Arbor Public Schools mask mandate relieves some, frustrates othersJanuary 9, 2023Isabel Lohman
Updated Date: Bridge Culture Club is Feb. 24January 9, 2023Amber DeLind
Opinion | Michigan must rebuild local public health before next pandemic January 9, 2023Norm Hess, Jimena Loveluck
Audit: Michigan unemployment agency still struggles with COVID-era claimsJanuary 6, 2023Paula Gardner
Michigan’s Jocelyn Benson awarded presidential medal for work in 2020 electionJanuary 6, 2023Jonathan Oosting
Michigan Republicans lost badly statewide, but scored big in county racesJanuary 6, 2023Mike Wilkinson
After Oxford, Michigan Democrats see gun safety as part of school agendaJanuary 6, 2023Tracie Mauriello, Chalkbeat Detroit
Dana Nessel: There’s ‘clear evidence' to charge fake electors loyal to TrumpJanuary 6, 2023Jonathan Oosting
More options for cheaper college if Michigan students fill out free formJanuary 5, 2023Isabel Lohman
Two years after Jan. 6 riots, 11 convictions (and some regrets) in MichiganJanuary 5, 2023Jonathan Oosting
Sen. Debbie Stabenow, a force in politics, to retire. Who may run in 2024?January 5, 2023Jonathan Oosting
Ottawa County’s newly named health officer spread baseless COVID-19 infoJanuary 4, 2023Yue Stella Yu, Jonathan Oosting
Value of Michigan’s largest public companies dropped by over $120B in 2022January 4, 2023Paula Gardner
Hey Michigan Dems: Here are four ways to score bipartisan wins this year January 4, 2023Lauren Gibbons
Meet the next U.S. House speaker…Michigan’s Fred Upton? January 4, 2023Jonathan Oosting
2023 Michigan minimum wage increase may go higher: What to knowJanuary 3, 2023Yue Stella Yu
New Ottawa County board ends racial diversity office, hires Trump favorite January 3, 2023Yue Stella Yu
These are the big Michigan education issues we’re watching in 2023January 3, 2023Tracie Mauriello, Chalkbeat Detroit , Koby Levin, Chalkbeat
Michigan official: DNR should reject Camp Grayling expansion amid PFAS woesJanuary 2, 2023Kelly House
For bad (or frivolous) Michigan golfers: biodegradable golf balls January 2, 2023Camryn Evans, Great Lakes Echo
Grand Rapids tech firm is paying more to compete for software developersJanuary 2, 2023Paula Gardner
Meet Michigan’s new lawmakers: They’re younger, more educated, less diverseJanuary 2, 2023Lauren Gibbons
Michigan Democrats aiming to erase business friendly environmental laws January 2, 2023Kelly House
Gov. Whitmer sworn in for second term: 8 issues to watch in 2023 in MichiganJanuary 1, 2023Lauren Gibbons
COVID-19 in 2022: Deaths fall, but Michigan had 5th most in USDecember 27, 2022Mike Wilkinson
Judge sides with Dana Nessel, keeps secret Lee Chatfield warrantsDecember 27, 2022Dave Boucher
New Michigan House Republican Leader Matt Hall: Democrats need our helpDecember 23, 2022Lauren Gibbons
New Michigan House Speaker Joe Tate: Democrats will seek consensusDecember 23, 2022Lauren Gibbons
New Michigan Senate Leader Winnie Brinks: Let’s end ‘toxic time in politics’December 23, 2022Jonathan Oosting
New Michigan Senate GOP leader Aric Nesbitt: I’ll fight ‘far-left-wing’ reformsDecember 23, 2022Jonathan Oosting
Census: Michigan’s population falls a hair in 2022December 22, 2022Mike Wilkinson, Paula Gardner
Two-week recount of Proposals 2, 3 ends quietly, changes little in MichiganDecember 21, 2022Oralandar Brand-Williams, Votebeat
Feds assisting probe of former Michigan House Speaker Lee ChatfieldDecember 21, 2022Jonathan Oosting, Dave Boucher
Michigan braces for recession: What to watch, from inflation to home pricesDecember 21, 2022Paula Gardner
ER or urgent care? As respiratory ailments pound Michigan, who do you call?December 21, 2022Robin Erb
Gretchen Whitmer won’t boost gas taxes. But maybe a mileage tax for roads?December 21, 2022Jonathan Oosting
Michigan Democrats’ big education priority: Reform or kill read-or-flunk lawDecember 21, 2022Isabel Lohman
3M to stop making PFAS ‘forever chemical.’ Michigan asks what took so long?December 20, 2022Paula Gardner
What a Democratic majority in Lansing could mean for DetroitDecember 20, 2022Malachi Barrett
Michigan recount: Big expense, very few changed votes, results showDecember 20, 2022Lauren Gibbons
Here’s where to get free COVID test, treatment before holidaysDecember 19, 2022Yue Stella Yu, Robin Erb
New program gives SE Michigan an edge in hot industrial real estate marketDecember 19, 2022Paula Gardner
Palisades nuclear plant owners will try again to reopen Michigan plantDecember 19, 2022Kelly House
Join Bridge, Circle of Blue to discuss Michigan lawmakers’ water prioritiesDecember 19, 2022Rebecca Fedewa
Judge: Teachers aren’t subject to Michigan records lawDecember 16, 2022Yue Stella Yu, Isabel Lohman
Foster children to Michigan: Remove barriers, help us graduate school on timeDecember 16, 2022Tracie Mauriello, Chalkbeat Detroit