Photo courtesy Allison Alexander
‘We Owe It to Them’: She’s Fully Vaccinated, But Masks to Protect Kids

Allison Alexander sees a lot of kids at work, and despite being vaccinated against COVID, she masks to keep them safe. And she thinks other Michiganders should too.

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In Stressful Times, Child Tax Credit Lights Up Lives of Macomb County Kids

The child tax credit had kids in this Macomb neighborhood running into the streets with wonder and excitement. Here's why.

Black Lives Matter activists in Port Huron, Michigan.
Michigan’s Population Is Declining in a Trend Called ‘Reverse Migration’

2020 census data shows a population decline in Michigan’s Black communities. One local leader says it’s to find more opportunities in the South. 

Photo courtesy the office of Rep. Lori Stone
Former Michigan Teacher on School Masking: ‘We Need to Be Mindful’ of Public Health

The need for school masking isn't just a health concern, says State Rep. Lori Stone (D-Warren), but also about avoiding last year's unpredictability.

Runners enjoy fresh air in Kalamazoo after tossing packets of colored powder in the air to celebrate spring and completion of a 5K run in this Midwestern college town.
Here’s 10 Michigan 5Ks to Run Every Weekend Until Halloween

Hit the ground running as summer turns into fall with 10 weeks of 5K races from Detroit to the Upper Peninsula.

In May, 2018, Mothering Justice turned in over 380,000 signatures to put Earned Paid Sick Time on the ballo. Mothering Justice volunteers collected over 12,000 of the signatures for the MI Time to Care initiative.
Michigan Moms Call on Leaders to Restore Paid Sick Leave With the Stroke of a Pen

“[Attorney General Dana Nessel] has the opportunity to be our hero,” said mom and Mothering Justice activist Aisha Wells. 

Detroit residents observe a stretch of I-94 that is still under several feet of water following heavy weekend rains which flooded parts of Metro Detroit.
After a weekend of heavy storms beginning on Friday night and lasting through the weekend rainwater flooded parts of I-94 in Detroit, Michigan forcing some motorists to abandon their vehicles and seek shelter from the heavy rains. Flood waters remained in areas along I-94 between Dearborn and Downtown Detroit several days later as Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer held a press conference on the still inundated I-94.
The 7 Answers Michiganders Want After Weeks of Heavy Rain

If you have a feeling these storms have something to do with climate change, you'd be right.