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Michigan news: Bridge archive

Title Date Author
Grand Traverse bans vaccine mandates — and wants whole country to know August 18, 2021 Jonathan Oosting
In Michigan, the COVID increase isn’t just among the unvaccinated anymore August 18, 2021 Mike Wilkinson
State’s top doc to Whitmer: School mask mandate would reduce COVID in Michigan August 18, 2021 Ron French
COVID boosters likely coming to Michigan in September. What to know. August 18, 2021 Robin Erb
Missteps plague Whitmer kidnapping case. Despite evidence, it’s no ‘slam dunk’ August 18, 2021 Jonathan Oosting
Opinion | Michigan's role in insurrection must be investigated August 18, 2021 Erika Geiss
Michigan GOP eyes limits to vaccine, mask rules. Health officials dismayed August 17, 2021 Jonathan Oosting, Robin Erb
Michigan unemployment system still needs fixing, critics tell lawmakers August 17, 2021 Paula Gardner
How Upper Peninsula’s Stormy Kromer, and an iconic cap, thrived amid COVID August 17, 2021 Paula Gardner
Opinion | Hey Mike Shirkey, questioning face masks is just ignorant August 17, 2021 Angela Reed
Amid Michigan rise in violent crime, little appetite for defunding police August 16, 2021 Ted Roelofs, Jonathan Oosting
Census changes may spell trouble for Michigan Democrats as redistricting starts August 16, 2021 Sergio Martínez-Beltrán
Michigan colleges set fall requirements for masks and COVID-19 vaccines August 16, 2021 Makayla Coffee
Opinion | Republicans are spreading disinformation about vaccine, face masks August 16, 2021 Dr. Farhan Bhatti
Bridge Book Club to discuss ‘Wounds’ in September August 16, 2021 Amber DeLind, Kathryn Dugal
How Michigan schools are spending $6 billion in federal COVID relief August 16, 2021 Tracie Mauriello
Free rent in a Michigan downtown and new classes help small bakery to grow August 13, 2021 Makayla Coffee
Census 2020: Michigan has a few areas of growth, wide swaths of decline August 12, 2021 Paula Gardner
Michigan redistricting group hires law firm with GOP ties over objections August 12, 2021 Sergio Martínez-Beltrán
Census losses could squeeze northern Michigan, Detroit as redistricting begins August 12, 2021 Sergio Martínez-Beltrán, Jonathan Oosting
Census 2020: Look up population changes in your Michigan community August 12, 2021 Mike Wilkinson
Census takeaways: West Michigan gains, Detroit & U.P. lose, state more diverse August 12, 2021 Jonathan Oosting, Mike Wilkinson
Opinion | Science— not politics — should guide policy on masks in schools August 12, 2021 Mike Shirkey
Opinion | Schools must teach all of U.S. history. That includes racism August 12, 2021 Michael Rice
Michigan recommends masks for businesses, as fears rise of fourth COVID wave August 12, 2021 Sergio Martínez-Beltrán, Robin Erb, Paula Gardner
Toilet water is fouling Michigan’s water. State eyes loans to fix septics. August 11, 2021 Kelly House, Robin Erb
Most Michigan restaurants cut hours this summer due to staff shortages August 11, 2021 Paula Gardner
Michigan in line for billions from infrastructure bill. Here’s where it would go August 11, 2021 Sergio Martínez-Beltrán
Michigan GOP school board members lose vote to discourage masks in class August 10, 2021 Tracie Mauriello
Michigan schools must teach in-person, get waiver, or lose funding August 10, 2021 Jonathan Oosting, Robin Erb
Top Michigan Republican will skip Mackinac conference over vaccine mandate August 10, 2021 Jonathan Oosting
West Michigan reverses Chicago exodus, gaining residents as state stagnates August 10, 2021 Paula Gardner, Mike Wilkinson
Opinion | Don’t hire GOP partisan firm for Michigan redistricting panel August 10, 2021 Katie Fahey, David Daley
Michigan redistricting group may hire law firm that has defended gerrymandering August 9, 2021 Sergio Martínez-Beltrán
Michigan’s soggy summer evidence of a global climate reckoning August 9, 2021 Kelly House
Michigan has dramatically lowered the rate of inmates returning to prison August 9, 2021 Ted Roelofs
Michigan’s top doc: COVID vaccines aren’t just about protecting you August 9, 2021 Robin Erb
Opinion: It’s important to learn all of history – the good, bad and ugly August 9, 2021 Blake Mazurek
Michigan’s redistricting commission first task: Draw state senate districts August 9, 2021 Sergio Martínez-Beltrán
Protesters gather at Michigan Capitol to protest COVID vaccine mandates August 6, 2021 Robin Erb, Makayla Coffee
Michigan buyers ask: Where are the cars? Microchip shortage decimates inventory. August 6, 2021 Paula Gardner
CDC raises Michigan COVID risk level: Why it matters, and why it may not August 6, 2021 Robin Erb
Join Bridge Lunch Break discussion on youth mental health in Michigan August 5, 2021 Amber DeLind, Kathryn Dugal
Billions coming to Michigan cities, bringing tough questions about priorities August 5, 2021 Sergio Martínez-Beltrán
Federal eviction moratorium leaves uncertainty among Michigan renters August 4, 2021 Ted Roelofs
Gov. Whitmer urges Michigan schools to mask up, stops short of mandate August 4, 2021 Ron French, Robin Erb
Michigan animal shelter blames economy for rising dog surrenders August 4, 2021 Makayla Coffee
School administrators worry as Michigan returns to stricter pupil accounting rules August 4, 2021 Tracie Mauriello
Michigan schools can’t fill teacher aide jobs: ‘There are no applicants.’ August 4, 2021 Ron French
Michigan spent $5M on vaccine lottery, still well shy of 70 percent goal August 3, 2021 Jonathan Oosting