Stories tagged: "coronavirus recovery"

Two MDOT employees survey the damage on one of two North M-30 bridges on Wednesday, May 20, 2020 in Edenville Township north of Midland. After two days of heavy rain, the Edenville Dam failed and flood waters rushed south, ravaging the landscapre in its path. (Jake May/The Flint Journal, via AP)
7 Projects to Get Excited About in Gov. Whitmer’s Proposed Budget for Michigan

The budget proposal comes on the wings of a large surplus. With that money, bold new programs could bring teachers to Michigan and prevent floods.

Maureen Pickelman on an arctic vacation. Photo courtesy Kathy Rank.
After Barely Surviving Coronavirus, We Caught Up With This Newly Vaccinated Michigander

Retired teacher Maureen Pickelman spent half a year recovering from the coronavirus. Here's how her friends and faith saw her through.

Khodr Farhat in 2017 reunited with his sisters after over eight years apart.
‘The Best Gift You Can Give’: Michigan Family in Recovery Shares Insights on Stopping the Coronavirus Spread

With 10,000 Michiganders dead from the coronavirus, this family of survivors can think of no better holiday gift than safety.

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100K Michiganders Have Survived COVID-19. It Has Changed Their Lives Forever.

Just because the state calls them recovered doesn't mean they're better. Here's how one Michigander still endures what she calls "the most expensive disease."

Maureen Pickelman on an arctic vacation. Photo courtesy Kathy Rank.
Michigan at 100,000: She Was One Of The COVID Cases. This Is How She Survived.

At nearly 75, former teacher Maureen Pickelman survived the coronavirus. Hers is one of 100,000 stories of Michiganders battling the pandemic.

In this graph, you can see how Michigan's COVID-19 spikes correlate to milestone events in reopening. (Graphic by Desiree Tapia)
Michigan Faces Rising Infection Rates on 4-Month Anniversary of Pandemic

Policy and preparation: What Michigan learned in time to manage a second COVID-19 spike stemming from open bars to boat parties

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Michigan Republicans Want to Cut School Budgets Instead of Taking Federal COVID Aid

Rep. Ryan Berman (R-Commerce Twp.) insists schools will be fully funded even without federal aid, but his Republican colleagues warn cuts to K-12 might run deep.