Stories tagged: "families"

Foraging Tips to Help Michiganders Find True Morel Mushrooms

While May is Michigan’s “Morel Month,” the actual fruiting period begins in late April and goes until mid-June. Before heading out to hunt, it’s important to know how to identify any wild mushroom before eating it.

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The Best Protection Against Serious Childhood Diseases Is Vaccination, Michigan Health Experts Say

With a new Omicron subvariant causing an increase in COVID-19 cases, it is important now more than ever to make sure Michiganders, especially children, are caught up on all recommended immunizations. Southeast Michigan is already seeing an increase in cases. 

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Michigan Attorney General Wants to Eliminate Overdraft Fees to Help Vulnerable Families, Low-Income Consumers

“Charging overdraft fees that can sometimes be more than five times the amount of the original purchase is abhorrent,” Attorney General Dana Nessel said in a release.

WASHINGTON, MICHIGAN - APRIL 02:  Kristina Karamo, who is running for Michigan Republican party's nomination for secretary of state, speaks at a rally hosted by former President Donald Trump on April 02, 2022 near Washington, Michigan. Trump is in Michigan to promote his America First agenda and is expected to voice his support of Karamo and Matthew DePerno, who is running for the Michigan Republican party's nomination for state attorney general. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Premarital Sex, Cohabitation, and Homosexuality Have Led to Pedophilia and Bestiality, According to Trump-Backed Candidate

Kristina Karamo, a Republican candidate for Michigan Secretary of State, made a slew of incendiary comments in a since-deleted 2018 video posted to her website.

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EXCLUSIVE: 66% of Americans Think the Government Shouldn’t Interfere in Reproductive Rights, According to New Poll

If the US Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, more than 2 million people could lose the ability to make their own family planning choices in Michigan. A 1931 law banning abortion across the state remains on the books and would likely go back into effect.

Inside Gov. Whitmer’s New Plan to Deliver an Extra $350 a Year to Working Michiganders

The plan would help 730,000 Michiganders, raise more than 22,000 people out of working poverty and benefit nearly 1 million kids, according to the governor’s office. 

$100 Staycations: Michigan’s 9 Best Budget-Friendly Escapes

Pure Michigan vacations done need to break the bank. We rounded up the best inexpensive travel for winter 2021-22.