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Home Depot is planning to build a new distribution facility in Warren. (Courtesy/The Home Depot)
‘Wins for the Entire State’: More Big-Name Companies Plant Roots in Michigan

Two new development projects in Michigan will create a total of at least 140 new jobs and generate a total private investment of $10.4 million—and they both picked sites in Michigan over those in other states.

‘Traumatic Day’: School Shooting Hoaxes Sweep Michigan

Schools in a Lansing-area district will be closed Wednesday as staff, students and families recover from a phony report of a shooting, a chilling alert that had police scrambling quickly to respond and caused the evacuation of hundreds of teens.

6 Card Games That Michiganders Just Can’t Seem to Stop Playing

Card games are always in style—especially in the colder months when you’re looking to stay warm inside. And you can never go wrong with six card games that all Michiganders seem to love.

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer attends an event with President Joe Biden in the South Court Auditorium on the White House campus, Wednesday, March 9, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Explainer: 3 More Men on Trial in ‘Heinous’ Plot to Kidnap Whitmer

A scheme to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in 2020 will get yet another airing in a different court when three men face trial this week.

National Hispanic Heritage Month will be honored, celebrated, and acknowledged throughout the state through art, film, authentic dishes, and educational efforts across many communities.
8 Ways Michiganders Can Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

National Hispanic Heritage Month has been celebrated across the US every year since the late 80s to recognize the contributions and influence that Hispanic Americans have had nationwide—including right here in Michigan.

Flint-style coney dogs are known for having a drier, meat-based chili sauce. (LG2 via Wikimedia Commons)
Coney Dogs: Pure Michigan or European Import?

Though often called the Detroit-style hot dog, the coney dog didn’t really come from Detroit.