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Michigan news: Bridge archive

Climate change grips trout streams across the nation: How anglers are respondingNovember 2, 2021Laura Gersony, Circle of Blue
Sparrow nurses without contract say 'critically low' staffing puts patients at riskNovember 2, 2021Kate Wells, Michigan Radio, Kristen Jordan Shamus, Detroit Free Press
Proposed body cameras on Michigan conservation officers draw oppositionNovember 2, 2021Danielle James, Great Lakes Echo
Opinion | Whitmer should support school choice, including private schoolNovember 2, 2021Pamela Hornberger
Michigan redistricting panel OKs three congressional maps; more tweaks likelyNovember 1, 2021Mike Wilkinson
Michigan effort launched to OK tax breaks for private school educationNovember 1, 2021Tracie Mauriello, Chalkbeat Detroit
Commission approves Senate maps that favor Michigan DemocratsNovember 1, 2021Mike Wilkinson
Whitmer seeks insurance refund. It could pay $80 to $700 per Michigan driverNovember 1, 2021Jonathan Oosting
Free tuition lured Michigan adults to college. Next job: Keeping them thereNovember 1, 2021Ron French
Monoclonal antibody treatment gains ground in Michigan’s COVID fight October 29, 2021Robin Erb
Michigan troopers search clerk’s office for missing election equipmentOctober 29, 2021Jonathan Oosting
Opinion | While we have the cash, let’s boost Michigan’s college scholarshipsOctober 29, 2021Dan Hurley
COVID vaccine for kids 5 to 11 clears another federal hurdleOctober 29, 2021Robin Erb
Whitmer vetoes Michigan election bills as GOP petitions to bypass herOctober 29, 2021Jonathan Oosting
Join Bridge Lunch Break discussion on elder caregiving October 28, 2021Amber DeLind, Kathryn Dugal
Michigan redistricting may help Democrats. But will it hurt Black voters?October 28, 2021Sergio Martínez-Beltrán
Michigan parks look increasingly likely to get big COVID funding boostOctober 28, 2021Kelly House
Voting machine missing after Michigan clerk stripped of election powerOctober 28, 2021Jonathan Oosting
Nuclear Question: Debate continues over long-term storage of nuclear waste in the Great LakesOctober 28, 2021Andrew Reeves, Great Lakes Now
How staff shortages are hurting Michigan students with disabilitiesOctober 28, 2021Koby Levin, Chalkbeat
Watch Bridge’s Lunch Break about COVID mandates, K-12 education in MichiganOctober 27, 2021Amber DeLind, Kathryn Dugal
Michigan redistricting panel, which pledged openness, meets in secretOctober 27, 2021Sergio Martínez-Beltrán
Clerk decries ‘tyranny’ after Michigan strips her of running electionOctober 27, 2021Jonathan Oosting
Opinion | Michigan should be protecting the vote, not suppressing itOctober 27, 2021Matt Koleszar
Can Detroit return its brownfields to the indigenous sacred sites they once were?October 27, 2021Anna West, YES! Magazine
Opinion | My grandfather’s grave is off limits – one soldier’s storyOctober 27, 2021Phillip Robinson
Check this Michigan map for childhood lead levels in your community October 27, 2021Kelly House
Why are so many Michigan water systems finding lead? They're looking harderOctober 27, 2021Kelly House
Michigan House votes to bar Airbnb bansOctober 27, 2021Jonathan Oosting
COVID vaccine for 825,000 Michigan children nearer to federal approval October 26, 2021Robin Erb
Michigan Senate OKs longshot bills to stop student COVID mandates October 26, 2021Tracie Mauriello, Chalkbeat Detroit
GOP, Democrats agree: Time to end Michigan’s $7 million tampon taxOctober 26, 2021Jonathan Oosting
Opinion | Michigan lawmakers need to leave medical marijuana caregivers aloneOctober 26, 2021Krista Beller, Tom Beller
Michigan private insurers no longer waiving costs for COVID treatment October 26, 2021Robin Erb
Whitmer blows past donor limits, raises more than 9 GOP candidates combinedOctober 25, 2021Jonathan Oosting
Thousands of Michigan firms face Dec. 8 COVID vaccine mandate deadlineOctober 25, 2021Paula Gardner
Federal authorities to weigh COVID vaccine for children 5 to 11 Tuesday October 25, 2021Robin Erb
Opinion | Teacher shortages hobble Michigan schools. Here’s how to fix itOctober 25, 2021Michael Rice
Michigan’s embattled unemployment agency gets third director in 11 monthsOctober 25, 2021Jonathan Oosting
Michigan governments sit on $11B from stimulus, as needs grow every dayOctober 25, 2021Jonathan Oosting
They disagreed, but both caught hell. Welcome to Michigan’s mask mandate warsOctober 22, 2021Ron French
Where to get COVID vaccine boosters in Michigan October 22, 2021Robin Erb
370 Beaumont workers suspended for refusing COVID vaccines. 70 more quit.October 21, 2021Kristen Jordan Shamus, Detroit Free Press
Michigan GOP pushes for $500 million private school voucher programOctober 21, 2021Tracie Mauriello
‘What changed?’ Lawmakers press Whitmer admin on Benton Harbor’s waterOctober 21, 2021Kelly House, Jalen Williams
Facing backlash, Michigan redistricting commissioners may adjust maps October 21, 2021Sergio Martínez-Beltrán
FDA okays all COVID vaccine boosters and mix-and-match strategy October 20, 2021Robin Erb
Detroiters implore redistricting panel to ‘do the right thing’ and change mapsOctober 20, 2021Sergio Martínez-Beltrán
Michigan GOP Secretary of State candidate to speak at QAnon conferenceOctober 20, 2021Jonathan Oosting
In booming Grand Rapids, many Black residents left out of city’s comebackOctober 20, 2021Ted Roelofs