• Michigan ballot issues: What to know about Prop 3 (voting rights)

    BALLOT ISSUE: Proposal 3 (Promote the Vote) WHAT IT WOULD DO: Prop 3 enshrines a variety of voting rights in the…

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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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  • Investment brings jobs. And more jobs makes for stronger neighborhoods.

    Another Detroit neighborhood is about to see a major transformation as Ford plans to invest $783 million in a Corktown…

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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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  • Lifting up all voices in metro Detroit, including Michigan’s Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, for the 2018 midterm election

    This may not seem like much at first, but it is a quickly growing demographic.

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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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  • MichMash: Making ‘Boring Bills’ Sexy Again

    No bill is too small or ‘boring’ to put in front of your state lawmaker.

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  • Legal recreational pot will likely affect public health & medicinal marijuana in Michigan

    Van Dyke says adult use of marijuana products stayed relatively steady for the first few years after recreational marijuana was…

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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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  • Michigan’s ‘band-aid’ for filling teaching jobs is expanding. Here’s what you need to know.

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

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