• New Whitmer executive order provides LGBTQ protections in state government, services

    The order extends non-discrimination protections to LGBTQ state employees.

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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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  • This Detroit master teacher doesn’t mind the tough adjustment to a new curriculum. ‘It just works.’

    Two decades of teaching have taught her a lot — including about how lessons can go wrong.

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  • School grades, toxic waste and dark money: Your Michigan lame duck roundup

    Michigan’s lame-duck Legislature continued its frenetic pace Tuesday, passing bills to…

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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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  • Lame duck Michigan lawmakers just voted on A-F grades for schools. Here’s what you need to know.

    The bill stirred controversy over concerns that it could strip power from elected education officials…

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  • Here’s what the state House passed while you slept

    Members of the Michigan House were busy quickly passing bills in its lame-duck session until 3:30 am Thursday morning.

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  • Detroit enlists volunteer tutors before third-grade reading law takes effect

    We need your help,” Superintendent Nikolai Vitti said

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  • Michigan Cities Face Eviction Crisis — Here Are Some Solutions

    There are efforts afoot in cities such as Cleveland to address chronic housing insecurity.

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  • These maps show how Michigan Republicans kept power despite blue wave

    Democrats have complained for years that the GOP-designed legislative maps put them at a disadvantage before the first yard sign…

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