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Education Jul 07States sue U.S. Department of Education over diverted virus relief funds for schools
In the lawsuit filed Tuesday, the attorneys general of California and Michigan say the department run by Secretary Betsy DeVos is attempting to take pandemic relief funds away from K-12 public schools and divert them to private schools.
Nation May 11Commission votes to further study gun ban at Michigan Capitol
A commission that oversees the Michigan Capitol has formed a committee to study whether to ban or restrict guns inside the building, after some lawmakers reported feeling intimidated by armed demonstrators protesting her orders to curb the coronavirus.
Nation May 05Michigan communities holding largely mail-based elections
People in about 50 Michigan communities are participating in largely mail-based local elections that might be a blueprint for the presidential battleground state in November.
Nation May 01WATCH: Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says state’s stay-home-order remains in effect
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says Michigan's stay-at-home order remains in effect despite Republicans’ refusal to extend her underlying coronavirus emergency declaration.
Nation Apr 30Michigan House doesn’t extend virus emergency order amid protests
Hoisting American flags and handmade signs, protesters returned to the Michigan Capitol to denounce Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's stay-home order and business restrictions.
Politics Apr 29Seeking a presidential run, Amash says voters want political ‘alternative’
Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan says he's seeking the Libertarian nod for president because millions of Americans do not feel well represented by either major political party.
Nation Apr 24Whitmer extends stay-home order through May 15, eases rules
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Friday lengthened her stay-at-home order through May 15, while lifting restrictions so some businesses can reopen and the public can participate in outdoor activities like golf and motorized boating during the coronavirus pandemic.
Nation Apr 167 Midwest states say they’ll partner on reopening their economies
The Midwestern agreement includes Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky.
Education Feb 20Another man accuses late University of Michigan doctor of sex abuse
The president of the University of Michigan has apologized to "anyone who was harmed" by a late doctor after several former students said he molested them during medical exams at the school.
Nation Dec 30Newly legal pot sales in some Midwestern states may spark tensions with others
Retailers legally selling marijuana for the past month in Michigan say they have drawn customers from surrounding Midwestern states where the drug remains illegal and, as Illinois prepares to joins the recreational market on Wednesday, officials are renewing warnings to…