New technology is revolutionizing transit options. Will they complement mass transit or threaten it? That’s a question that could undergird an upcoming vote on a mass transportation tax.
Manufacturing no longer provides the jobs for a city with the nation’s lowest workforce participation rate. In this Guest Commentary, the author of a new book on post-bankruptcy Detroit suggests a smarter training approach for the city’s forgotten workers.
Priorities USA argues in two lawsuits that state laws prohibiting certain voter services unconstitutionally restrict the right to vote. A state Republican leader said the restrictions are important to discourage voter fraud.
With the beginning of Michigan’s firearms deer hunting season this Friday, Nov. 15, here are some reminders to help avert tragedy.
While accidental shootings are down in Michigan, a review of hunting incident reports reveal some common mistakes that can lead to hunters shooting themselves or others.
Matthew Boeck was shot on the far side of a bait pile. Justin Beutel was killed as he field dressed a buck. Chong Moua Yang survived a secret war in southeast Asia only to die at the base of his tree stand.
As vaping illnesses climb, doctors at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit perform a double lung transplant on young vaping victim — reportedly the first operation in the country as a result of vaping damage.
Last year, three hunters were killed in the opening days of deer firearms season, which begins Friday. As hunters return to Michigan’s woods, the shootings illustrate how quickly a human life can be lost.
Prison closings can decimate towns that depend on the jobs. With 24 Michigan prisons and camps shuttered in the past 15 years, state and local officials are trying to think smarter about what’s next.
Marquette may become a destination as high heat and drought drive folks from southern communities more vulnerable to a shifting climate. But it still faces challenges — from intensifying rains to disease-carrying pests.
Epic floods devastated Michigan’s western Upper Peninsula. Foundations are now stepping in to fix a unique vulnerability: century-old drainage systems — built by mining companies — that sat neglected after mines shuttered and towns shrank.
The spring floods were just the latest wake-up call as global warming raises the risks for everything from ice fishing to growing seasons.
Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency (MVAA) is restructuring operations and expanding its reach amid a high suicide rate among young veterans and a rise in women who need service, the director writes in this Guest Commentary.