EPA Facing Trouble Over Clean Water Act and Ballast Water Permits

Conservation organizations are celebrating a huge win. The U.S. Court of Appeals has ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency failed...

Strike Looming for the United Auto Workers

The United Auto Workers are threatening a strike against Fiat Chrysler if a deal isn’t reached between the automaker and...

Is Binge Drinking on Campuses Out of Control?

A University of Michigan student died over the summer after falling from a parking deck, and through a glass enclosure....

Michigan Would Stop Charging 17-year-olds as Adults Under Bills

Host Stephen Henderson speaks with Michigan Public Radio Network Capitol Bureau Chief Rick Pluta about a bipartisan plan at the...

Bentivolio Walks to Washington for Veterans

Former Michigan Congressman Kerry Bentivolio is returning to Washington, D.C.—on foot. The Milford Republican is walking and riding his bike to the...

Genesee County Sheriff Seeks Reimbursement for Bottle Water and Food for Inmates

Laura Nawrocik/ CC The Genesee County Sheriff’s Office is hoping to get reimbursed for bottled water and dry food purchased...

Duggan Nominates Gary Brown and Palencia Mobley to become DWSD Leaders

City of Detroit City of Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan is nominating Gary Brown to become the Director of the Detroit...

Knight Cities Challenge

The Knight Cities Challenge awards grants to local activists for a chance to make their vision of a better community...

How We Balance Freedom and Safety in a Pro-Gun Society

Yet another mass killing last week has attention focused again on gun control. What’s reasonable? What’s doable? What will work?...

DNR Launches “Dam Management Grant Program”

Officials with Michigan’s Department of Natural Resources are helping to fund dam removal and maintenance across the state. The agency...

DDOT Leaders Cite Improvements and Say There’s Room for More

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan says the city’s bus system was an embarrassment when he took office. “When I started here,...

Detroit Civil Rights Icon and Activist Grace Lee Boggs Dead at Age 100

Detroit-based civil rights icon and activist Grace Lee Boggs has died. She was 100 years old. Boggs gained international acclaim...