Looking Back At The Year In Michigan News

Here are some of the biggest news stories of 2020, the year we’re all happy to leave in the rearview mirror.

In two weeks, 2020 will finally be behind us.

“We didn’t know what we were in for.” – Chad Livengood, Crain’s Detroit Business.

On Detroit Today, Stephen Henderson and Chad Livengood of Crain’s Detroit Business reflect on some of the biggest statewide stories of the year as we all try to process some of what has happened in the last 12 months.

Listen: Chad Livengood of Crain’s Detroit Business reflects on 2020 with Stephen Henderson


Chad Livengood is senior editor of Crain’s Detroit Business.

“We didn’t know what we were in for,” says Livengood, reflecting on the early days of the pandemic. He says he didn’t think he’d ever cover a story bigger or more all-consuming than Detroit’s bankruptcy, but 2020 proved him wrong.

He talks about the following stories, which were all some of the most-read stories on Crain’s this year:

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