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    If the expansion continues, it could change the face of schools across the state, in cities like Detroit most of…

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  • Wobbly but upright, Obamacare still standing in Michigan

    As year six approaches, the health of the Affordable Care Act in Michigan is  stabilizing, with premiums expected to flatten…

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  • Six of the 10 areas with the lowest life expectancies in the state are in Detroit

    Six of the 10 census tracts with the lowest life expectancies in Michigan are in the city of Detroit.

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  • Mark your calendars: Here are four chances to dig into the issues facing Detroit schools

    “It’s the very essence of democracy,”

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  • Michigan Legislature passes minimum wage, paid sick leave bills to avert ballot

    State lawmakers on Wednesday adopted two proposals ‒ to raise Michigan’s minimum wage and require employers to offer paid sick…

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  • Whitmer and Democrats hit Detroit Labor Day events, hear about worker struggles

    It’s Labor Day, and that means political candidates are stumping for votes at events around the state – and many…

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  • Is Detroit ‘the best city in America for teachers’? City leaders are giving recruits a few more reasons to say ‘yes’

    “We are committed to making Detroit the best city in America for teachers.”

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  • We’re the richest Democracy with the worst poverty

    “Poverty is a relationship, it involves you and me and everybody else,” Desmond tells Stephen Henderson on Detroit Today.

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  • Child care for this baby costs more than the University of Michigan

    Kathleen O’Reilly Farhat looks forward to the day she can pay for college for her two young sons. That will…

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  • The key takeaways from this weekend’s Republican and Democratic conventions

    Despite a few political snags, each party now has their full slate of candidates ready for the November midterm elections.

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