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In Wayne County, training on how to survive a traffic stop

There is no such thing as a routine traffic stop. But there could be. Read more

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Michigan’s 2023 budget increases road funding, doesn’t require tax hikes

If Whitmer’s 2019 plan for a gas tax increase had been approved, Michigan would have the highest in America Read more

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Midland, Gladwin approve 30-year tax to restore lakes after 2020 flood

Taxpayers in two Michigan counties will pay for a failure of government through the 2050s Read more

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Whitmer’s ‘no new taxes’ claim ignores her push for 45-cent gas tax hike

Campaign ad portrays failure to pass road funding plan as an accomplishment Read more

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Fact-check: No, Gov. Whitmer never faced a $3B deficit

There was a small budget surplus projected when Whitmer was sworn in Read more

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Parents of Okemos: How responsive are your schools?

Tell us your stories, parents of Okemos Public Schools Read more

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GM-state electric-car deal makes headlines, does little for Michigan economy

73 jobs added to the economy in one quarter for every one job GM pledges to create Read more

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A month after Whitmer request, still no Biden approval for presidential disaster declaration in Gaylord

‘The president ultimately makes the final decision,’ a FEMA spokesman said Read more

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Detroit officials hope feds will offset income-based water bills

City has only a year or so of outside funds for the pilot program Read more

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Though Stabenow thanks Biden for best economy in decades, job numbers still down, wages flat

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Michigan county shelves $90 million taxpayer-funded sports complex after CapCon reporting

Lenawee County officials claimed the project would boost county GDP by 18% Read more

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Detroit used cemetery dirt to backfill demolished homes

‘The risk is considered low,’ so long as water didn’t seep into caskets, the city says Read more

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Hillsdale mayor calls for the end of rounding-up program for utility bills

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Inflation On The Menu At Some Fast Food Restaurants Here

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Public Schools Struggle, Union Chief Says, But Staff Employment Is Up

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Farmington Schools’ Equity, Diversity And Inclusion Consultant Wants Dissenters Targeted And Pressured

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Key Senate Committee Proposes School Spending 27% Above 2016

Not enough, says state superintendent, even as statewide enrollment declined Read more

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Whitmer’s Pandemic Recovery Boasts Not Supported By Real Employment Numbers

Her lockdowns shuttered twice as many businesses as the median figure for all states Read more

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At This Detroit School, Teachers Get Massage Spa Chairs And High Marks, Students Get F’s

School’s latest assessment reports most of its instructors are ‘highly effective’ Read more

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Staff Counts Ballooned In Teacher Of The Year’s Home District; She Claims Cuts

Number employed by Holt schools up 42% since 2013; enrollment is down 13% Read more

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Teachers Unions Called For Closing Classrooms; Students Now Facing Mental Health Challenges

Each of Michigan’s big education unions opposed in-classroom instruction Read more

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Whitmer Will Work With Anyone For ‘New Era Of Prosperity’ — But Won't Sign Tax Cut Bill

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Michigan’s School Pension Fund Has A Great Year In The Market

A large $15.8 billion gain knocked down the level of underfunding by 31% Read more

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Would-be Attorney General Echoes Incumbent’s Support For Harassing Opponents

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Farmington Hills Fire Lieutenant’s $193k Annual Pay More Than Chief’s Or Manager’s

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