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The Battle Over Line 5 Under the Straits of Mackinac Isn’t Going Away

Whitmer wants Line 5 gone. Enbridge has tunnel vision. A court battle is cresting. Here’s a primer on how we got here.

17 Local Businesses Compete for More than $1 Million in Funding as Part of...

This year's Rocket Mortgage pitch competition aims to support local entrepreneurs during the pandemic

What’s in a Name? For Stellantis, Jokes Galore

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and French automaker Peugeot announced the name of their new corporation in July

A Local Case Amplifies Opposition To Facial Recognition Technology

A Farmington Hills man was arrested earlier this year after being wrongly identified by the controversial software

Women Rock Science Fundraiser and Gala Goes Virtual

Cranbrook Institute of Science’s annual event supports science, technology, engineering, arts, and math programs for kids
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Is Your Vote Secure in Michigan? Cybersecurity Expert Alex Halderman is Cautiously Optimistic

The notoriously pessimistic University of Michigan computer security expert says there’s a lot of positive things happening in the state
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M1 Concourse Breaks Ground on New Restaurant and Event Center

The 28,500-square-foot space will open in September 2021

Former Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings on the GOP and Pandemic Schooling

The Ann Arbor native sees "no risk-free way" to get kids back to school
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See You Tuesday Creates Space for Femmes to Skate Without Judgment

All levels of experience and all kinds of wheels — from skateboards to bikes to wheelchairs — are welcome in this Detroit skate group

How Metro Detroit Teachers Are Handling Returning To School During the Pandemic

For both veteran and rookie teachers, COVID-19 means a fall fraught with difficult decisions

Civil Rights Veteran Monica Lewis-Patrick on Passing the Torch

To the Detroiter, the demonstrations over police killings of unarmed African Americans represent the realization of a dream deferred

The New Spokeswoman for Controversial Group Project Veritas Tells Her Side

Plymouth native Megan Piwowar is a former Michigan GOP spokeswoman who served as campaign manager in 2014 for Dave Trott’s first successful congressional campaign

Nothing Gets Between DCFC Fans and Their Team — Except Maybe a Deadly Pandemic

As shown in a new video from Eightfold Collective, there's a supportive community behind all the smoke, masks, and F-bombs
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Activist Jeynce Poindexter is Fighting for Black Trans Women

While Black transgender people have stepped up for the Black Lives Matter protests across the country, the Detroiter says speakers at these events have rarely taken note of the enhanced danger that Black trans people face

Detroit Historical Society Wants to Know Your COVID-19 Memories

What has life during the pandemic been like for you?
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Metro Detroit HOAs Question if They Should Open Their Community Pools

America’s favorite summer pastime may also be an infection risk
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Listened Through ‘1619′? Here are 11 More Podcast to Add to Your List

A mix of local and national programs, these podcasts cover topics like systemic racism, the Black Lives Matter movement, and the history of race relations in the U.S.
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Wayne State University’s Police Chief on the Case for De-escalation

With police under fire, Anthony Holt sees an opportunity for a needed rethink
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United Way for Southeastern Michigan Receives $2 Million Grant

The funding — provided through an initiative by Harlem Children’s Zone to help cities with large African American populations during the pandemic — will support the nonprofit’s COVID-19 relief efforts

Making Sense of 2020 Michigan Football

‘The Game’ will happen in October — and other quirks of the Big Ten’s revamped schedule