Looking down from Fort Mackinac on Mackinac Island with a view of rolling grassy hill to the port at the Straits of Mackinac between Lake Michigan and Lake Huron.
‘The Greatest Bass Fishing in the World’: Michigan Plans Historic Investment in Public Parks
In communities like St. Clair Shores, the outdoors are a way of life and a source of income for many. A historic investment would put money back into local parks to invest in communities and support jobs. 
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Michigan Loses a Legend: Carl Levin Dies at 87

As the longest-serving senator to represent Michigan, Carl Levin touched countless lives across generations. Michiganders share their stories after his passing July 29.

The facts about Shiawassee County's hazard pay scandal
Explained: How COVID Relief Got Used as County Commissioner Bonuses in Michigan

Shiawassee County's culture of backroom dealing laid the groundwork for its latest scandal— county commissioners giving themselves "hazard pay" for working during the pandemic.

A Tour for the Tastebuds: 24 Uniquely Michigan Foods Spicing Up Our 2021

Craving a bite? From Cosmik Fries to Ghost Pizza to Hippie Hash, Michigan has amazing dining experiences waiting for your summer travel.

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Here Are 9 Adventures to Get the Best Views of Pure Michigan

From exploring tree tops to rowing, horse-drawn buggies, to touring on a pirate ship—these are our favorite ways to explore Michigan in 2021.

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A Historic Investment in Schools Will Change Students’ Education for the Better. But Will it Last?

Before she was a legislator, State Sen. Dayna Poklehanki spent 20 years as an English teacher. This year's education budget, she says, is a historic point of pride.

Devorah Newman, 49, of Waterford gets some tips on threading the needle from volunteer Georgeann Edford of Bingham Farms as they work in Soul Studio in West Bloomfield, Mich. on Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Soul Studio is an art studio for adults with special needs. The day program has artists and volunteers who work with people 18 and older who have autism, cerebral palsy and other conditions to work with paint, clay, photography, textiles and tons of other media to make beautiful artwork. They learn skills and sell their wares at the studio. There's an art show coming up, too, and the artists get 40 percent of the sales. (Mandi Wright/Detroit Free Press/Tribune News Service via Getty Images)
Clarity in a Tense Moment Could Mean All the Difference for Michiganders with Autism

A new marker for people with autism and the hearing impaired could help avoid misunderstandings with law enforcement.

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‘It’s Just a Hard-to-Imagine World’: Rural Michiganders Open up About Living Without Broadband

Some 400,000 rural households lack broadband internet in Michigan, creating a digital divide that harms their educational, economic, and interpersonal lives. Here is the plan to fix that.

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel (AP Photo/Paul Sancya File)
Michigan Is Investigating People Who Spread Lies About the 2020 Election. Here’s What That Means.

Attorney General Dana Nessel is leading the bipartisan effort to hold those who lied about the 2020 election accountable, and investigating how they profited from tricking Michiganders.