• 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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  • Philanthropist Steve Ballmer’s take on Detroit’s comeback and how he might help.

    The Ballmers, who control the 18th largest fortune in the country, chose to target intergenerational poverty…

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  • Recreational Pot in Michigan — What Happens Next?

    How will the new law be implemented and enforced?

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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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  • Credit Agency Says Detroit Development Must Expand Beyond Downtown

    he credit ratings service Moody’s says Detroit has recovered enough from bankruptcy… 

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  • 5 places where Michigan’s governor and legislature can make deals

    For the first time in nearly a decade, Michigan’s government will be divided.

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  • Caravan to travel 1,700 miles to witness border problems

    A group of faith leaders is caravaning 1,700 miles to the Tornillo detention center, where hundreds of unaccompanied minors are…

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  • Mission Possible: Obama campaigns in Detroit to get Democrats to vote

    Former president Barack Obama spoke at Detroit Cass Tech High School urging Democrats to vote.

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  • As Michigan’s poorest 4-year-olds wait for classroom seats, free pre-K for all kids seems elusive

    ichigan is the home to America’s most famous study on the benefits of early childhood education.

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  • Who Will Pay For The Ballooning National Debt?

    There’s nothing new about this game. Republicans have said for decades now that tax cuts don’t cause deficits; they pay…

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