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Michigan news: Bridge archive

Title Date Author
More Michigan 3rd-graders struggled to read amid COVID, remote learning September 7, 2021 Ron French
Join us for Bridge Michigan’s virtual 10-year anniversary celebration September 7, 2021 Amber DeLind, Kathryn Dugal
Michigan braces for hundreds of Afghan refugees: ‘It’s our turn to help’ September 4, 2021 Ted Roelofs
Michigan is more integrated than ever. Some fear more white flight will follow September 3, 2021 Sergio Martínez-Beltrán, Mike Wilkinson
In cheering Taylor North’s baseball success, a town celebrates its own September 2, 2021 Robin Erb
Confusion reigns over deadlines to redraw Michigan county commission maps September 2, 2021 Sergio Martínez-Beltrán
Old Michigan law could ban abortion, as Texas ignites Roe v. Wade debate September 2, 2021 Jonathan Oosting
Majority of Michigan students must now mask up, as Ingham, Washtenaw add rules September 2, 2021 Ron French
Opinion | To keep kids in the classroom, Michigan schools must mask up September 2, 2021 Sharon Swindell
Opinion | Michigan’s community colleges help students outside classrooms, too September 1, 2021 Michael Hansen
Get a shot, get a smoothie. Detroit McDonald’s owner joins COVID effort. September 1, 2021 Robin Erb
Lake Superior summer: Blue-green algae comes to a lake once believed immune September 1, 2021 Sharon Oosthoek, Great Lakes Now
New push to make Michigan’s outdoors more inviting to people of color September 1, 2021 Kelly House
Michigan shifts approach to monitor spread of deadly deer disease September 1, 2021 Kelly House
Michigan Republicans vote to block emergency alerts for COVID orders September 1, 2021 Jonathan Oosting
See how your Michigan school fared in the 2021 M-STEP test August 31, 2021 Mike Wilkinson
Michigan student test scores slump, as COVID halts slow progress August 31, 2021 Ron French, Tracie Mauriello, Mike Wilkinson, Koby Levin, Chalkbeat
Watch Bridge’s Lunch Break discussion on youth mental health in Michigan August 31, 2021 Amber DeLind, Kathryn Dugal
Memo: Whitmer staff reviews FOIA requests, even though she’s exempt from law August 31, 2021 Jonathan Oosting
Michigan will release M-STEP results soon. Here’s what to expect August 30, 2021 Lori Higgins, Chalkbeat Detroit, Tracie Mauriello
Republicans launch ‘secure MI vote’ drive to reform Michigan election laws August 30, 2021 Jonathan Oosting
Which Michigan school COVID measures work? We asked scientists August 30, 2021 Robin Erb, Ron French
Michigan’s largest public companies ‘encouraged’ by second-quarter rebound August 30, 2021 David Wilkins
Michigan appliance customers find delay and frustration. It won’t end soon. August 30, 2021 Paula Gardner
Michigan renters may face eviction after high court nixes COVID moratorium August 27, 2021 Jonathan Oosting
Six northern Michigan counties join Wayne with newest school mask mandates August 27, 2021 Ron French
Costs rising for Michigan COVID care with return of deductibles, copays August 26, 2021 Robin Erb, Makayla Coffee
Michigan COVID cases up among vaccinated but less likely to be hospitalized or die August 26, 2021 Mike Wilkinson
GOP House speaker calls for removal of state unemployment agency chief August 26, 2021 Sergio Martínez-Beltrán
Trump allies sanctioned for ‘frivolous’ suit to overturn Michigan election August 25, 2021 Jonathan Oosting
After months of Michigan school mask protests, anti-anti-maskers mobilize August 25, 2021 Makayla Coffee
500,000-plus jobless Michigan workers brace to lose unemployment benefits August 25, 2021 Paula Gardner
Now a ‘star witness,’ Gretchen Whitmer kidnapping plotter gets 75 months August 25, 2021 Jonathan Oosting
U.S. House Jan. 6 panel probes Trump talks with Michigan officials August 25, 2021 Jonathan Oosting
Michigan school mask tracker: Find rules in your district August 25, 2021 Bridge Staff
Almost half of Michigan students now in schools with COVID mask mandates August 25, 2021 Ron French
COVID still isolates some in Michigan nursing homes. It may get worse. August 24, 2021 Robin Erb
Michigan redistricting commission’s latest challenge: attendance August 24, 2021 Sergio Martínez-Beltrán
Michigan colleges hope raffles boost COVID-19 vaccinations in time for fall August 24, 2021 Makayla Coffee
Michigan is burning through EMTs and paramedics, leaving shortages August 24, 2021 Ted Roelofs
GOP gubernatorial hopeful James Craig: I won’t be defined by Trump August 23, 2021 Sergio Martínez-Beltrán
Pfizer vaccine wins full approval. Will Michigan's hesitant take it now? August 23, 2021 Robin Erb
Bridge Michigan and Center for Michigan post reporter, business jobs August 23, 2021 Bridge Staff
Opinion | Michigan families urgently need more child care investment August 23, 2021 Daniel VanderMolen
Nessel won’t charge Michigan GOP chair Ron Weiser for secret deal August 23, 2021 Sergio Martínez-Beltrán
Michigan college enrollment dropped amid COVID, group urges state to step in August 20, 2021 Ron French
Q & A: Small-town Michigan superintendent tells why he is mandating masks August 20, 2021 Ron French
Michigan’s redistricting panel reverses course on plans for new maps August 19, 2021 Sergio Martínez-Beltrán
How a COVID vaccine rule for nursing home staff could backfire in Michigan August 19, 2021 Robin Erb, Mike Wilkinson
Opinion | Non-opioid alternatives in Michigan hospitals would cut addiction August 19, 2021 Robert Ficano