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.

In this Sept. 26, 2018, file photo, provided by the National Park Service, a 4-year-old female gray wolf emerges from her cage as it is released at Isle Royale National Park in Michigan. Wolf pups have been spotted again on Isle Royale, a hopeful sign in the effort to rebuild the predator species' population at the Lake Superior national park, scientists said Monday, July 12, 2021.
Wolf Populations Rebounding on Michigan’s Isle Royale

Two litters of wolf pups likely raised Isle Royale's population to over a dozen. That's great news for the national park's strained ecosystem.

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Walkers Can Rediscover Mackinac With This Returning Tradition

Michigan’s traditions are making a comeback, and that means a community walk across one of the state’s most iconic bridges.

Housing activists across Michigan are celebrating the CDC's decision to ban evictions through the end of the year.
The FAQs About the End of Eviction Protections in Michigan

In 2020, Michigan Supreme Court Justice Elizabeth Welch warned of a "tsunami" of evictions coming after the pandemic. That tsunami is poised to hit.

In this image made from video, a health care professional and representatives of JARC, a nonprofit dedicated to assisting those with developmental disabilities, try to persuade Noah Lebon to take a COVID-19 vaccine shot on Thursday, May 20, 2021, in Bloomfield Hills, Mich. Noah's mother, LaQuae Lebon, is standing beside her son in the vaccine clinic.
A Nonprofit in Oakland County is Getting Vaccines to Disabled Michiganders

Getting disabled Michiganders vaccinations can be especially challenging, but JARC in Oakland County is here to help.

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New Legislation Would Protect Older Michiganders from Abuse by Conservators

More than a hundred Michiganders studied the issue of elder abuse for two years. Now, they're ready to make their recommendations.

FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2020, file photo, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer delivers her State of the State address to a joint session of the House and Senate, at the state Capitol in Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis, File)
A $15 Minimum Wage for Michiganders Could Be Done with COVID Money

If Michigan boosts its minimum wage, the first three months could be covered by the state, says Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.