Quality of Life

  • When The Conversation Doesn’t Include You: LGBTQ+ Sex Ed In A Small Town

    “There’s been kids who have approached me and say, ‘Hey, you should burn in hell.’ “

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  • Fear and Loathing in Corktown: Detroit’s Oldest Surviving Neighborhood Deals with Change

    Detroit Free Press columnist John Carlisle joins Detroit Today to talk about his recent series of profiles on Corktown residents.

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  • Flint, MDEQ reach voluntary agreement on city’s water system

    The city of Flint has reached a deal with the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality

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  • Living with the Divide

    There wasn’t always such a clear dividing line between the two neighborhoods on either side of Alter Road.    …

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  • Schuette on roads, schools, tax cuts, and LGBTQ issues

    Republican candidate for governor Bill Schuette says the state budget needs to be looked at from top to bottom to…

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  • Five ways to reduce harm of students frequently changing schools

    Solving the damaging problem of Detroit students moving frequently between schools would require sweeping policy changes to both stabilize housing…

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  • PFAS: What is this stuff?

    What are these chemicals? Where did they come from? Why are we using them?

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  • Too Much To Bear

    Despite his wonderful qualities, Ethan Bean’s sadness and isolation led to suicide.

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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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