Nearly 40% of working Michigan families struggle with necessities like housing, food, health care and child care. The Michigan Poverty Task Force has been working to get funds for programs to help residents out of poverty. With recommendations from the task force, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer diverted more than $173 million into several programs aimed at helping..
The national Suicide Prevention Lifeline is set to go live by July 16, 2022. In July of last year, the Federal Communications Commission designated 988 as the abbreviated dialing code to reach the hotline 24/7. The update will affect telephone users in four area codes in Michigan. Callers in the 616, 810, 906 and 989 area..
A record number of people in Michigan are voting absentee this election, but many people are still planning to vote in-person at the polls. So the question is: Is it safe to vote at your local precinct during the pandemic? Click on the audio player to hear WDET's Pat Batcheller interview Laura Herberg about pandemic safety..
Have you heard of Coach "Hutch", the winningest coach in University of Michigan history? Detroit Today Host Sandra Svoboda finds out some secrets to the success of legendary University of Michigan Softball Coach Carol Hutchins. Her team hosts the University of Georgia in the Super Regionals at 9 p.m. Thursday, and 6 p.m.and 9 p.m...