Stories tagged: "pandemic"

Entrepreneur Michael Baker credits his continued success during the pandemic to adaptability.
Self-Employment Tips From a Michigan Financial Advisor

Lyon Township-based entrepreneur Michael Baker touts adaptability as a key asset in being your own boss, especially during the pandemic.

Michiganders are growing tired of the pandemic, but experts warn that fatigue could lead to dangerous behaviors and further the spread of the coronavirus.
Feeling Pandemic Fatigue? It’s a Factor in Michigan’s Dangerous New Spike

Herd immunity not only would kill thousands of Michiganders and leave millions with lasting health problems, evidence suggests that it might not even work.

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Trump Will Get Top-Notch Care for COVID-19. Not All Americans Can Say the Same.

The care Trump is likely to receive in the coming days will set him apart from most people who’ve contracted the virus, a disproportionate percentage of whom have been Black, Latino, or low-income.

Twins boys Drew and Jake.
How an Allen Park Couple Strives for Balance While Working, Watching Kids During Pandemic

What routine? This Michigan family is learning how to thrive amidst the chaos and workload, appointments, and school. But they’re in it together.

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‘Blood on Their Hands’: Americans Who Lost Loved Ones to COVID-19 Blast Government Response

Three Americans who lost family members to COVID-19 blame the US government for failing to prioritize fighting the virus and its lack of leadership.

Tessa Betts (L), Kristina Lakey, and Ahlissa Vaubel as Mary, Winifred, and Sarah Sanderson respectively during a Hocus Pocus shadowcast. (Photo courtesy of Kristina Lakey)
This Flint-Based Performance Artist Became a Full-Time Creative During Quarantine

Michigander Kristina Lakey is creatively thriving during COVID-19.

FILE - In this Dec. 10, 2019, file photo, Michigan Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey, R-Clarklake, speaks to reporters inside the Senate in Lansing, Mich. Shirkey is opposing legislation that would ease Michigan election clerks' ability to process an expected influx of absentee ballots, saying it would set a "dangerous precedent." Shirkey's stance — announced Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020,— makes it unlikely that the proposed change will be enacted before the November presidential election. (AP Photo/David Eggert, File)
Michiganders Should ‘Suffer Through’ Budget Crisis Says Lansing Republican

Michiganders need health care during the pandemic, greater access to resources, and safe educational options. But this lawmaker blames the budget deficit on life-saving efforts.