He loved teaching math in Michigan. Then he quit to manage a Chick-fil-A.

He loved teaching math in Michigan. Then he quit to manage a Chick-fil-A.

May 17, 2018 | Ron French

What does it say about Michigan schools when working at a fast food restaurant is more appealing – and more profitable – than being a veteran teacher?

Opinion | Michigan’s largest universities must lead on renewable energy

May 17, 2018 | Tom Porter

Michigan State and particularly the University of Michigan trail leading Big Ten schools in their efforts to reduce the carbon footprint on campus

Foreclosed for the cost of an iPhone. That’s life in Wayne County.

May 17, 2018 | Sarah Alvarez

Tax foreclosures are decreasing in Detroit, but residents are still losing their homes for less than $1,000 debts.

Opinion | Michigan may soon be forced to pay cities under Headlee

May 17, 2018 | John Mogk

An appeals court is expected to soon decide whether the state is shorting Michigan local governments billions of dollars a year under the Headlee Amendment to the state constitution  

Michigan Roulette: The rise of a deadly street opioid

May 16, 2018 | Ted Roelofs

A street version of fentanyl is now responsible for more overdose deaths in Michigan than prescription medications. And white, working-class communities surrounding Detroit have been hit hardest of all.

For opioid addicts in Michigan, online help when no doctor is near

May 16, 2018 | Ted Roelofs

A clinic in Ann Arbor tackles opioid addiction with the help of the Internet

Extra! Extra! costs: Michigan newspapers pinched by newsprint tariffs

May 16, 2018 | Jim Malewitz

A steep import tax on Canadian newsprint could trigger fresh staff cuts, page cuts or worse at Michigan’s community newspapers, publishers warn.

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