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Michigan news: Bridge archive

Nessel jokingly calls for ‘drag queen for every school.’ GOP not laughing.June 15, 2022Lauren Gibbons
From retro to high-tech, Michigan drivers snap up new license plate optionsJune 15, 2022Roni Kane
Michigan House passes bill to pay student teachers for classroom workJune 15, 2022Tracie Mauriello
Will Michigan’s grid stand up to heat wave? What to know as temps soar. June 15, 2022Kelly House
Michigan takes the plunge, becomes latest state to allow swim-up bars June 15, 2022Lauren Gibbons
Michigan fireworks 2022: What you can (and can’t) do over the FourthJune 15, 2022Julia Forrest
As gas prices soar, Michigan tax-holiday plans prompt squabbling, gridlock June 14, 2022Lauren Gibbons, Zahra Ahmad
Michigan blood donations still lagging pre-pandemic levelsJune 14, 2022Julia Forrest
Cool spring takes a bite out of Michigan’s mosquito season. At least for nowJune 14, 2022Jared Ramsey
Opinion | Financial education can prepare Michigan grads for adulthoodJune 14, 2022Diana Farrington
James Craig to run as write-in for Michigan governor: ‘Everything is possible.’June 14, 2022Lauren Gibbons
Michigan GOP rejects LGBT Pride resolution, wants 'lifestyle' disclaimerJune 14, 2022Jonathan Oosting, Lauren Gibbons
Fewer boaters and wine tasters. Will $5 gas sink Michigan summer tourism? June 13, 2022Paula Gardner
As Saginaw Bay pollution grows, farmers urge other farmers to change waysJune 13, 2022Kelly House
Judge rejects Perry Johnson’s request to stop printing Michigan ballotsJune 13, 2022Lauren Gibbons
Opinion | Those in Hillsdale trying to ban my book aren’t intellectually seriousJune 13, 2022Jemar Tisby
Barr to Trump: Detroit not rigged, vote machine claims ‘idiotic’June 13, 2022Jonathan Oosting
What Michigan’s redistricting commission could do now that maps are completeJune 13, 2022Lauren Gibbons
Michigan deer hunters decline as pandemic boost in hunting wanes June 13, 2022Zahra Ahmad
Michigan sends money to help Oxford ‘heal,’ improve safety at other schools June 10, 2022Isabel Lohman
Whitmer vetoes GOP tax cut plan (again) but urges negotiations (again)June 10, 2022Jonathan Oosting
‘Pure chaos’ in Michigan as FBI arrest, forgeries rock GOP governor primaryJune 10, 2022Jonathan Oosting
Abortion isn’t ‘black-and-white’ for Michigan voters. But it is for lawmakers.June 10, 2022Lauren Gibbons
More aid for Michigan college students? Business groups push $360 million planJune 10, 2022Jared Ramsey
Facing teacher shortage, Michigan may ease path for out-of-state educators June 10, 2022Tracie Mauriello
House rejects tutoring bill. What’s next for Michigan’s struggling students? June 9, 2022Isabel Lohman
Grand Rapids officer facing 2nd-degree murder charge in Patrick Lyoya shootingJune 9, 2022Ted Roelofs
New Planned Parenthood CEO: We have abortion options for post-Roe MichiganJune 9, 2022Robin Erb
Opinion | Past Michigan Teachers Of The Year urge action on school shootingsJune 9, 2022Tan-A Hoffman, Rick Joseph, Jim Linsell
Opinion | Michigan must protect its underground waterJune 9, 2022Dave Dempsey
FBI arrests Ryan Kelley, Michigan GOP governor candidate, over Capitol riotsJune 9, 2022Jonathan Oosting
Who is on Michigan’s August primary ballot for governor, CongressJune 8, 2022Zahra Ahmad
Activist arrested after abortion ban protesters disrupt Michigan House June 8, 2022Jonathan Oosting
Watch Bridge discussion of ‘You Cannot Resist Me When My Hair is in Braids’June 8, 2022Amber DeLind, Josiah Foster
Michigan lawmakers OK ‘beer walls,’ swim-up bars; ‘We need these things’June 8, 2022Jonathan Oosting
Michigan tried preschool for 3-year-olds, but will the idea survive?June 8, 2022Koby Levin, Chalkbeat
As youth mental health crisis rages, Michigan schools work to bolster students’ sense of connection June 8, 2022Eleanore Catolico
Lack of parts and mechanics adds weeks to car repairs in MichiganJune 7, 2022Jared Ramsey
Michigan lawmakers advance bill to limit how race is taught in schoolsJune 7, 2022Isabel Lohman
Ticks on rise in Michigan, so researchers get crafty to map the tiny terrorsJune 7, 2022Robin Erb
Michigan Legislature joins abortion fight to defend 1931 banJune 7, 2022Jonathan Oosting
Nonprofit tied to Mike Shirkey probed for funneling money to Unlock MichiganJune 6, 2022Yue Stella Yu
Perry Johnson takes ballot case to federal court after losing in Michigan June 6, 2022Jonathan Oosting
Sheriff Dar Leaf: Michigan is trying to thwart my probe into 2020 electionJune 6, 2022Jonathan Oosting
Opinion | Let Michigan’s nurse practitioners do their jobJune 6, 2022Denise Soltow Hershey
Opinion | No gun control? Fine. Open your wallet to pay for safety measuresJune 6, 2022Tim Quinn
Michigan Supreme Court upholds disqualification of GOP candidatesJune 3, 2022Jonathan Oosting, Lauren Gibbons
Allergies are bad this year in Michigan. Climate change is making them worseJune 3, 2022Zahra Ahmad
Nuclear power is having a moment in Michigan after PalisadesJune 3, 2022Kelly House
Join Bridge’s Capitol team for a Lunch Break on 2022 Michigan electionsJune 3, 2022Amber DeLind