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Michigan news: Bridge archive

Coronavirus Tracker | Hospitalizations decline; high-risk counties down to sevenSeptember 23, 2022Bridge Staff
Parental rights loom large in Michigan election, from governor race to schoolsSeptember 23, 2022Isabel Lohman, Yue Stella Yu
Culture wars divide Michigan schools. How many rights should parents have?September 23, 2022Yue Stella Yu, Isabel Lohman
Michigan State Police hand off Lee Chatfield probe to Attorney GeneralSeptember 23, 2022Kelly House
Michigan bill intended to shorten ER waits for youth in mental health crisis September 22, 2022Robin Erb
Report: COVID forced 500k workers from workforce; thousands from MichiganSeptember 22, 2022Paula Gardner
After tabulator breaches, Michigan working to ensure vote system securitySeptember 22, 2022Oralandar Brand-Williams, Votebeat
In Antrim County, economic worries replace election conspiracies among votersSeptember 22, 2022Jonathan Oosting
Michigan lawmakers OK’d $681M in pet projects. Months later, details scantSeptember 22, 2022Mike Wilkinson
Sewer poop: it’s not just for COVID testing anymoreSeptember 22, 2022Robin Erb
Torrent of manure overwhelms Michigan regulatorsSeptember 22, 2022Keith Schneider, Circle of Blue
Who are the five candidates running for Michigan Supreme Court?September 21, 2022Lauren Gibbons
Higher mortgage costs cool home sales as Fed sends interest rate higherSeptember 21, 2022Paula Gardner
Special prosecutor: More investigation needed in DePerno vote tabulator case September 21, 2022Lauren Gibbons
Baby formula needs more scrutiny, FDA finds after Michigan factory crisis September 20, 2022Paula Gardner
Tudor Dixon eyes banning ‘pornographic’ books in Michigan schoolsSeptember 20, 2022Jonathan Oosting
OPINION: Kratom has given me a better life. Michigan needs regulationSeptember 20, 2022Melody Woolf
Gretchen Whitmer wants more Michigan pharmacists to prescribe birth control September 20, 2022Robin Erb
Michigan’s rural school districts plead for more bus and broadband funding September 20, 2022Tracie Mauriello, Koby Levin, Chalkbeat
Michigan LGBTQ teacher videos will stay despite outcry from GOP and WhitmerSeptember 19, 2022Isabel Lohman, Mike Wilkinson, Ron French
OPINION: Supporting all MI students means supporting gay and trans students tooSeptember 19, 2022Michael Rice
Michigan Republicans shift pitches to voters weary of election fraud claimsSeptember 19, 2022Lauren Gibbons
Opinion | Michigan Prop 3: As a doctor, my patients need access to abortionSeptember 19, 2022Timothy Johnson
Opinion | Dixon’s school voucher plan leaves Michigan kids vulnerableSeptember 19, 2022Josh Cowen
Michigan's unpaid, overworked caregivers reaching a breaking pointSeptember 17, 2022Hayley Harding, The Detroit News, Sarah Rahal, The Detroit News
Amazon hits brakes on 5 Michigan facilities as U.S. online shopping slowsSeptember 16, 2022Paula Gardner
Michigan Dept. of Education LGBTQ, gender training blasted by Dixon, WhitmerSeptember 16, 2022Mike Wilkinson
Prayer and readings on oral sex: welcome to Michigan Ed Board meetingsSeptember 16, 2022Tracie Mauriello
Watch the Bridge discussion on toxic algae blooms in the Great LakesSeptember 16, 2022Rebecca Fedewa
Urgency fades for Michigan businesses as national freight rail strike avertedSeptember 15, 2022Paula Gardner
Confused about the Michigan State president controversy? Read this.September 15, 2022Isabel Lohman
Trump back in Michigan Oct. 1 to stump for Dixon, DePerno, KaramoSeptember 15, 2022Yue Stella Yu
Michigan farmers using too much fertilizer, hurting water quality effortsSeptember 15, 2022Keith Schneider, Circle of Blue
President Joe Biden launches Detroit auto show as Michigan targets EV growthSeptember 14, 2022Paula Gardner
US Water Alliance honors Bridge Michigan, Great Lakes News CollaborativeSeptember 14, 2022Bridge Staff
Michigan spent $2.5M to be a rocket hub. Critics say it’s produced only hypeSeptember 14, 2022Mike Wilkinson
2022 Michigan ballot issues tracker: What to know about election proposals September 14, 2022Yue Stella Yu
Michigan Republicans escalate LGBTQ attacks. Will voters embrace them?September 13, 2022Yue Stella Yu
U.S. railroad shutdown would leave 20 percent of Michigan freight strandedSeptember 13, 2022Paula Gardner
Tudor Dixon pitches $1B plan to boost Michigan policeSeptember 13, 2022Jonathan Oosting
Farms in 6 southeast Michigan counties are major sources of Lake Erie toxic bloomsSeptember 13, 2022Keith Schneider, Circle of Blue
Michigan COVID booster appointments filling up. How to get yours.September 12, 2022Robin Erb
A third Michigan State University president is now on the hotseatSeptember 12, 2022Isabel Lohman
Opinion | Historic learning losses require immediate and long-term changesSeptember 12, 2022Jennifer Heymoss, Amy Moore, Erika VanDyke
McCormack retirement could help Democrats keep edge on Michigan Supreme CourtSeptember 12, 2022Yue Stella Yu
Eastern Michigan University, faculty union reach deal to end strikeSeptember 12, 2022Isabel Lohman
Opinion | Michigan’s bipartisan budget is a big deal for everyoneSeptember 12, 2022Chris Harkins
Opinion | Michigan community colleges need funding for mental health servicesSeptember 12, 2022Alex Ammann
Seven hours without Snapchat? Michigan lawmaker proposes ban on phones during school.September 12, 2022Tracie Mauriello, Koby Levin, Chalkbeat
Should you get a flu shot and COVID booster at the same time?September 9, 2022Robin Erb