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Report: Michigan Students Forced Online By COVID Learned Less Than Those In School

DETROIT - Michigan students who learned remotely for all or most of last school year learned less than those who were in classrooms, according to an analysis of student-level test data released Monday. In a challenging school year when all groups learned less than normal, remote learners fared worse than peers who attended schools in

By |2022-01-11T09:53:05-05:00January 11th, 2022|IoT, STEM|

Michigan Redistricting May Help Democrats. But Will It Hurt Black Voters?

LANSING — Michigan’s citizen redistricting panel could approve maps this month that would make the state far more competitive, giving Democrats a solid chance at controlling the state Legislature for the first time in decades. But many African-American leaders fear the approach will reduce their clout, as the Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission’s proposals have

By |2021-11-08T10:42:14-05:00November 7th, 2021|Featured, Politics, Politics/Government|

From Food Help To Rent Aid, How Michigan Will Spend $2.2 Billion Fedtimulus

LANSING — Another wave of federal stimulus funds will flow to needy families, local governments and disaster response efforts under a $2.2 billion spending bill signed last week by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. The first-term Democrat had also hoped to sign a $4.4 billion spending plan for Michigan schools, but that proposal stalled in the state House last week

By |2021-07-02T12:33:22-04:00June 29th, 2021|Featured, Politics, Politics/Government|

Whitmer Offers Plan To Replace Enbridge Line 5 Pipeline Propane Supplies Ahead of Ordered Shutdown May 13

LANSING - Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s administration released its plan Friday to heat Michigan homes without depending on the Line 5 oil pipeline to deliver propane. The plan calls for millions of dollars of investment in rail infrastructure and storage to help wean propane suppliers off the pipeline, plus other programs to reduce propane demand, help low-income

By |2021-03-13T12:17:56-05:00March 13th, 2021|ESD|

Michigan Grants Enbridge Key Permits To Build Line 5 Tunnel Under Straits

LANSING - Enbridge Energy is one step closer to building a tunnel to transport petroleum beneath the Straits of Mackinac, after Michigan environmental regulators approved key permits for the Line 5 project. The decision by the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy comes months after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer ordered the pipeline to shut down

By |2021-01-31T10:37:17-05:00January 30th, 2021|Clean Update, Clean, green, hybrid|

What Would Happen To Michigan If Sanders Or Biden Were President?

ANN ARBOR - Michigan would face big changes if Joe Biden or Bernie Sanders became president, from overhauls of health insurance to Great Lakes cleanup efforts and plans for electric cars. A once-crowded Democratic field has narrowed in recent days, giving way to what largely is a two-person race in Michigan’s primary Tuesday between Biden,

By |2020-03-09T10:44:00-04:00March 9th, 2020|Politics, Politics/Government|

Michigan Schools Scramble To Plan For Potential Coronavirus Outbreak

ANN ARBOR - Michigan schools are scrambling to build plans for what to do if a student or community member is diagnosed with the potentially deadly new coronavirus. School districts around the state are meeting with county health departments and preparing protocols that address everything from potential school closures to continuing school through online services

By |2020-02-28T08:24:56-05:00February 28th, 2020|Featured, Life Sciences|

Michiganders Accept Climate Change But Say Others More Likely To Suffer

ANN ARBOR - Most Michigan residents say climate change is happening and it will harm people in the United States — just not them personally, according to new polling data. It’s a “stunning” gap, said Jennifer Marlon, a lead researcher on the project, by the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication. The Yale research group annually estimates

By |2020-02-27T15:20:47-05:00February 27th, 2020|Clean Update|

Democrats Hope Solving Battery Anxiety Will Jumpstart Electric Car Sales

LANSING — Eric Davis loves his Tesla Model 3. It’s not just the reduced carbon footprint that comes from driving an electric vehicle or the weekly financial savings from not having to purchase gas. It’s the performance and acceleration, he said, which is “night and day” from an internal combustion engine. “It’s just a very

By |2020-02-22T14:19:40-05:00February 22nd, 2020|Featured, Politics, Politics/Government|