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The first time Tina Marshall heard anti-abortion protesters call themselves “abolitionists,’” she said she burst out laughing. Marshall, a Black woman who lives in Charlotte, North Carolina, … more
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved the latest round of COVID-19 boosters, as public health officials brace for another cold and flu season. An advisory panel at … more
After what Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel called “repeated warnings and demands for action” from the state, Nessel announced Monday she is suing the Gerald R. Ford International Airport … more
The federal Environmental Protection Agency must do a better job ensuring that oil refineries that exceed emissions limits for benzene, a toxic, carcinogenic pollutant, cut those concentrations, the … more
Seventeen states now ban most abortions, including Georgia and South Carolina, which have laws on the books against terminating pregnancies after six weeks. Despite hurdles, some patients are still … more
While right-wing groups like Moms for Liberty have emerged as a potent political force in the latest chapter of the decades-old “parental rights” movement, parents of LGBTQ+ children and children … more
Salaried workers who have been ineligible for overtime pay would benefit from a proposed Biden administration regulation. The Department of Labor’s new rule would require employers compensate … more
Updated, 7:18 p.m., 9/10/23 Mel Tucker, head football coach for Michigan State University, was suspended without pay Sunday following an accusation of sexual harassment by the coach coming to light. … more
Dozens of Macomb County residents and others assembled on Saturday to dedicate a bike path and a newly created sculpture after Democratic former U.S. Rep. David Bonior. A host of political leaders, … more
Marcella Roberson is ready to move. She and her 17-year-old son have been looking for a new apartment for four years because, she says, they’ve suffered domestic violence in their current living … more
September is Black Reading Month, which comes at a time when Detroit schools have notched modest test score increases in student literacy.  The Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD) … more
Hearing aids are rarely covered by health insurance and can cost thousands of dollars out of pocket for the more than 7% of Michiganders living with a degree of hearing impairment. State lawmakers … more
A Fulton County special grand jury recommended that prosecutors file criminal charges against former Georgia U.S. Sens. David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler and Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) in the … more
A group of Michigan Republicans facing felony charges accusing them of attempting to help overturn the 2020 election were reportedly “guided” by lawyers from former President Donald Trump’s … more
When Cristian Dubon Solis was getting ready to graduate from a Boston high school in 2020, he started planning to apply to college. It was only then he realized that as an immigrant lacking … more
Michigan State University updated its weapons policy Friday to ban concealed carry on campus. Members of the university’s Democratic-majority Board of Trustees said at their meeting that amendments … more
Detroit is one of the worst cities in the country for people with asthma, leaving adults and children to deeply struggle with what can be a fatal disease, according to a new report published Thursday … more
There is much excitement that comes with an Election Day in Michigan.  It’s an opportunity for all of us – no matter our background or political affiliation – to decide as an electorate on the … more
THURSDAY, Sept. 7 — The City Rescue Mission is looking to expand with a new homeless shelter in two buildings on Kalamazoo Street near the Capitol Complex. “We’ve been … more
In Michigan, those convicted on domestic violence-related charges aren’t barred for any period of time from possessing or carrying a firearm until violence escalates to a felony. Lawmakers … more
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