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Michigan news: Bridge archive

For Michigan farmers, danger is another part of the jobTheo Scheer, Capital News Service
How new Michigan House maps uncouple Detroit, suburbs to boost Black votersMike Wilkinson
Opinion | Michigan parents have right to know what their children are taught in schoolMichael Webber, Mark Tisdel
Opinion | Revisiting failed policies isn't the answer to Michigan’s nursing shortageJames K. Haveman
After shooting, MSU adding AI surveillance to detect threats, count peopleJonathan Oosting, Isabel Lohman
Trump returning to Michigan amid campaign border battleJonathan Oosting
U-M Health preps major metro Detroit expansion with Kmart site buyPaula Gardner, Robin Erb
Solar Eclipse 2024: The only Michigan town that is in the path of totalityJanelle D. James
U-M eyes ‘disruptive activity’ crackdown amid Israel-Hamas war protests Isabel Lohman
ACLU calls for ending Michigan parental-consent law for underage abortionsRobin Erb, Jordyn Hermani
Michigan opioid settlement dollars sit unspent as crisis ragesRon French
Nuclear plant restart plan stirs hope, reunions in small Michigan townDustin Dwyer, Michigan Radio
Michigan redistricting: Court finds new Detroit maps better for Black votersLauren Gibbons
Michigan lawmakers defend $1.4B in no-bid grants — months after approvalMike Wilkinson
Who’s running for Michigan Supreme Court in 2024?Lauren Gibbons
Fighting Michigan's opioid crisis with new needles, purer drugs, respect for addictsRobin Erb
Nuclear power plant in Michigan awarded $1.5B for nation's first restartKelly House
Michigan approves $50M for Upper Peninsula copper mine — but with conditionsPaula Gardner
Supreme Court abortion pill case ‘terrifying’ for Michigan women, Nessel saysRobin Erb, Jordyn Hermani
Police are using Michigan’s ‘red flag’ law to confiscate guns. Here’s howJordyn Hermani
Granholm, Whitmer tout pilot training program for electric auto jobsLauren Gibbons
Opinion | Health and academics are connectedDayna Bennett
Bill would give Michigan residents dibs on campsite reservations at state parksJanelle D. James
Opinion | Michigan doesn’t need another election-year ‘reform’ to help schoolsShawn K. Wightman
Bridge Michigan’s publisher, the Center for Michigan, releases annual reportJanelle D. James
Michigan's first early in-person vote a hit with some RepublicansTom Perkins for Votebeat
Great Lakes invasive carp barrier slowed by stalemateJuanpablo Ramirez-Franco, WBEZ
Michigan’s auto industry awaits an EV revolution in fluxPaula Gardner
Michigan works to improve pay, as state inches toward universal pre-KHannah Dellinger/Chalkbeat Detroit
Michigan mapmakers raise own pay to redraw political lines rejected by courtLauren Gibbons
Solar eclipse 2024: What will Michigan see? How to get glasses, other answersJanelle D. James
Five years into Line 5 fight, Nessel fears having to ‘start all over again’Lauren Gibbons
As ‘COVID cliff’ looms for Michigan schools, Ann Arbor faces cuts, layoffsIsabel Lohman
Michigan automakers get breathing room on EVs. Bigger political battle loomsPaula Gardner
Gas prices reach yearly high in Michigan, for the third week in a rowJanelle D. James
Solar eclipse April 8: How Michigan residents, others can protect eyesGeoffrey Bradford, West Virginia University
Solar eclipse 2024: What time and other answers from a Michigan astronomer Janelle D. James
Michigan Senate OKs corporate subsidy overhaul in push for higher wagesJordyn Hermani, Paula Gardner
Paid surrogate contracts may soon be legal in Michigan despite GOP concernsJordyn Hermani
Michigan targets prosperity in plan to boost training and wages for workersPaula Gardner
Election denier who evaded Michigan court for 11 days: ‘I know too much’Lauren Gibbons, Jonathan Oosting
Michigan lawmakers begin school safety debate long after Oxford shootingJordyn Hermani
Opinion | Michigan schools falling further behind. Our kids need new approachMark Huizenga
Lisa Yanick Litwiller, Bridge editor and Mt. Pleasant stalwart, dies of cancerBridge Staff
Report: Michigan needs coordination, collaboration in spending opioid fundsRobin Erb
Michigan shortens coyote hunting season, irking some huntersKelly House
In drug-ravaged northern Michigan, there’s money for help. But few counselorsRon French
Opinion | Michigan schools don’t need heavy-handed edicts to improve safetyMonica L. Merritt, Jennifer Martin-Green
GOP Justice David Viviano leaving Michigan Supreme CourtJordyn Hermani
Northern Michigan, after years of struggle, is gaining residents againMike Wilkinson