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Michigan news: Bridge archive

Whitmer won’t extradite abortion patients, doctors seeking care in MichiganJuly 13, 2022Yue Stella Yu
BA.5 spreading COVID in Michigan. Five things you should know. July 12, 2022Robin Erb
Whitmer first ad: ‘No new taxes.’ GOP: Not for the lack of trying.July 12, 2022Jonathan Oosting, Zahra Ahmad
Michigan: Reduce size limit for northern pike in some lakesJuly 12, 2022Zahra Ahmad
Ryan Kelley: Firebrand activist ‘100% unapologetic’ in Michigan governor bidJuly 11, 2022Jonathan Oosting
‘They’re not prisons’ — Michigan schools try to balance safety, learning July 11, 2022Isabel Lohman
What’s next for abortion rights, early voting ballot initiatives in MichiganJuly 11, 2022Yue Stella Yu
6 Michigan education proposals that lawmakers punted to the fallJuly 11, 2022Tracie Mauriello, Chalkbeat Detroit
New COVID variants rising in Michigan, along with hospitalizationsJuly 8, 2022Mike Wilkinson
Claim: Donors to Michigan abortion and payday loan petitions violated law July 8, 2022Yue Stella Yu
Kevin Rinke channels Trump’s business outsider label in MI governor’s race July 8, 2022Jonathan Oosting
Dundee lost out on a $2.5B battery plant, but factory town finds lessonsJuly 8, 2022Paula Gardner
Delta launches high-tech screen at Detroit Metro with personal flight dataJuly 8, 2022Julia Forrest
Michigan schools ditching Native American nicknames, with casino fund aidJuly 8, 2022Jared Ramsey
Opinion | Can’t we all agree we should sell beer in college stadiums?July 8, 2022Graham Filler, Joe Tate, Curtis Hertel
Benton Harbor lead levels continue to decline, new samples showJuly 7, 2022Kelly House
Regulators: No Enbridge Line 5 tunnel decision without more safety infoJuly 7, 2022Kelly House
Michigan schools are offering new teachers up to $10k bonus. Is yours?July 7, 2022Isabel Lohman
Pharmacists get FDA approval to directly prescribe COVID pills to patientsJuly 7, 2022Jared Ramsey
GOP lawmakers appeal court order halting Michigan abortion banJuly 7, 2022Lauren Gibbons
Michigan GOP governor candidate Ryan Kelley pleads 'not guilty' re Jan. 6 July 7, 2022Jonathan Oosting
Michigan GOP candidates spar on conservative credentials, tax cutsJuly 6, 2022Jonathan Oosting
Michigan weighs criteria for wolf hunts if they're delisted as endangeredJuly 6, 2022Zahra Ahmad
Michigan abortion-rights ballot measure has 800k signatures, organizer saysJuly 6, 2022Yue Stella Yu
Bridge’s August book club selection is ‘The King of Confidence’July 6, 2022Amber DeLind, Josiah Foster
In Detroit, the USDA will open its first service center for urban agricultureJuly 6, 2022Jena Brooker
Michigan ‘pork’ includes another $15 million for ex-GOP chair’s company July 6, 2022Mike Wilkinson
In Lansing, a frustrated HVAC shop owner goes political, and goes viralJuly 6, 2022Karly Graham
Dana Nessel issues Michigan alert on health apps after abortion rulingJuly 5, 2022Lauren Gibbons
A supergroup was to reform Michigan schools, then the schools dropped outJuly 5, 2022Ron French, Isabel Lohman
Beech tree disease ravaging eastern U.S. is now in MichiganJuly 5, 2022Zahra Ahmad
One rural Michigan hospital averts closure, as others struggle to hold on July 5, 2022Ted Roelofs
Opinion | An energy transition is coming to Michigan. We must manage it wellJuly 5, 2022Doug Houseman, David DeLind
Nursing deal and college affordability in Michigan higher-ed budget pactJuly 1, 2022Isabel Lohman
Michigan parks, beaches are improving access to visitors with disabilitiesJuly 1, 2022Julia Forrest
Lead testing for all children? Michigan pediatricians have concerns.July 1, 2022Robin Erb
Michigan braces for dip in economy and hiring, hopes to avoid a recessionJuly 1, 2022Paula Gardner
Michigan losing population again, after decade of tepid growth, Census showsJuly 1, 2022Mike Wilkinson
Puppy Prozac? More pet owners turn to anxiety meds and CBD for FidoJuly 1, 2022Jared Ramsey
Injuries, rescues plummet at Sleeping Bear Dunes. The secret: orange-shirt volunteersJuly 1, 2022Roni Kane
Michigan boosts K-12 special education, teacher hiring, mental health fundsJuly 1, 2022Koby Levin, Chalkbeat
Michigan on verge of banning fake pee used to beat drug testsJuly 1, 2022Jonathan Oosting
Ban gay marriage, two Michigan GOP governor candidates say at debateJune 30, 2022Jonathan Oosting
Drownings are up across the Great Lakes. Michigan officials urge water safetyJune 30, 2022Roni Kane
U.S. Supreme Court limits climate action, but Michigan aims to stay courseJune 30, 2022Kelly House
Opinion | Catholic Conference: Michigan should oppose death by guns and abortionJune 30, 2022Jacob Kanclerz
Michigan, we have a budget deal. But no tax relief yet, despite surplusJune 30, 2022Jonathan Oosting
Michigan Republicans want penalties for school drag shows, can’t cite exampleJune 30, 2022Jonathan Oosting
Michigan’s steepest ski run closed in 2000. What’s next for Sugar Loaf?June 30, 2022Paula Gardner
Michigan pot sales skyrocket to all time high as prices keep droppingJune 30, 2022Roni Kane