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Michigan news: Bridge archive

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
2022 Michigan petition drives tracker: What to know about election proposals May 16, 2022Yue Stella Yu
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
Coronavirus Tracker | Half of Michigan residents should wear masks indoors, CDC saysMay 13, 2022Bridge Staff
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
Complaint: Michigan group fighting voter ID ‘secretly’ bought out circulators May 11, 2022Yue Stella Yu
James Craig seeks to stay in Michigan governor race, says campaign ‘defrauded’May 11, 2022Jonathan Oosting
Opinion | We are Michigan librarians, and we’ll stand up against book bansMay 11, 2022Ryan Wieber, Dillon Geshel, Deborah Mikula
Feds’ $1 billion allows Michigan to renew water infrastructure affordably May 11, 2022Brett Walton, Circle of Blue
Some MI water systems are overbuilt, underfunded. Are mergers the answer? May 11, 2022Kelly House
Michigan National Guard wants to double Camp Grayling training landMay 10, 2022Kelly House
In surprise, term limit, disclosure reform heads to Michigan ballot in NovemberMay 10, 2022Yue Stella Yu
Michigan startup makes device that collects CO2 from semitruck tailpipes May 10, 2022Paula Gardner
Emails: Jocelyn Benson chastised staff for withholding Lyoya driving recordsMay 10, 2022Lauren Gibbons
Rising water rates hurt Michigan’s poorest residentsMay 10, 2022Brett Walton, Circle of Blue
Fight is on to put Michigan term limit reform directly before votersMay 9, 2022Yue Stella Yu
Nessel: Wayne State experiments on dogs should face new animal testing rulesMay 9, 2022Isabel Lohman
Michigan prepares for more hospital beds, complications if Roe overturnedMay 9, 2022Zahra Ahmad
Watch Bridge and the Joyce Foundation’s discussion on extremism in MichiganMay 9, 2022Amber DeLind
Short-changing Michigan local governments tied to deteriorating water systems May 9, 2022Lester Graham, Michigan Radio
Cheers for Dr. Fauci at comeback University of Michigan commencementMay 7, 2022Isabel Lohman
Abortion pills present new challenge for Michigan if Roe overturned May 6, 2022Robin Erb
Michigan lawmakers pass K-12 budget plan that boosts spending, pays down debtMay 6, 2022Tracie Mauriello
Opinion | Tax cuts? Fine, but know that Michigan is already a low-tax stateMay 6, 2022Bob Schneider