Stories tagged: michigan
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 28, 2017, 12:56 p.m.
Residents in Flint, Michigan, are about to start paying the full cost of their water again, even though what’s flowing from their taps has yet to be declared safe to …
Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, 3:10 p.m.
“Systemic racism” going back decades is at the core of problems that caused a lead-contaminated water crisis in the majority black city of Flint, according to a Michigan Civil Rights …
Thu., Feb. 9, 2017
Betsy DeVos played a large role in expanding charter schools in Michigan, and critics say the consequences have been awful. That’s false.
Tue., Feb. 7, 2017, 7:28 a.m.
A consultant says the cost of upgrading Flint’s water treatment plant is estimated at $108 million, up slightly from an earlier estimate.
Tue., Jan. 31, 2017, 7:08 a.m.
More than 1,700 Flint-area residents and property owners are seeking more than $700 million in damages from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for its handling of the city’s crisis with …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 24, 2017, 5:52 p.m.
Flint’s water system no longer has levels of lead exceeding the federal limit, a key finding that Michigan state environmental officials said Tuesday is good news for a city whose …
Tue., Dec. 20, 2016, 10:05 a.m.
Not-guilty pleas have been entered by three of the four people newly charged in the Flint water investigation.
Fri., Dec. 16, 2016
Charters schools in Washington state are more polarizing than they ought to be, because stringent oversight helps ensure that public dollars are not being wasted. In fact, the state’s model …
Fri., Dec. 9, 2016, 12:16 p.m.
A federal judge refused to halt Wisconsin’s presidential recount Friday, telling President-elect Donald Trump’s supporters that the effort probably won’t change anything anyway.
Thu., Dec. 8, 2016, 9:05 a.m.
Michigan’s recount of presidential votes is over after a judge lifted an order that forced a statewide review of millions of ballots.
Thu., Dec. 8, 2016, 8:44 a.m.
Authorities say at least two people have died and others are hurt following a 30-vehicle pileup on a snowy, icy Michigan interstate near the state capital of Lansing.
Wed., Dec. 7, 2016, 2:07 p.m.
Michigan’s presidential recount was halted Wednesday after three days, assuring Republican Donald Trump’s victory in the state, when a federal judge said he’ll abide by a court ruling that found …
Tue., Dec. 6, 2016, 8:43 a.m.
The presidential recount in Michigan expanded Tuesday to its largest county, which includes Detroit, and five other large counties, with the fate of a statewide recount push in Pennsylvania awaiting …
Mon., Dec. 5, 2016, 11:56 a.m.
Presidential candidate Jill Stein’s fight to force ballot recounts in three states focused Monday on Pennsylvania, where her Green Party was seeking an emergency federal court order for a statewide …
Mon., Dec. 5, 2016, 2:30 a.m.
Jim Harbaugh is not backpedaling on his recent criticism of officials. Harbaugh said he’s instead ready to agree to disagree with the Big Ten.
Fri., Dec. 2, 2016, 9:17 p.m.
President-elect Donald Trump and his supporters went to court Friday to prevent or halt election recounts in Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, less than two weeks before the states would have …
Fri., Dec. 2, 2016, 9:42 a.m.
Supporters of Republican Donald Trump filed a federal lawsuit trying to halt Wisconsin’s ongoing presidential recount, and Michigan’s attorney general on Friday sued to stop a recount from happening in …
Thu., Dec. 1, 2016, 5:54 p.m.
The tedious task of recounting Wisconsin’s nearly 3 million votes for president began Thursday with scores of hastily hired temporary workers flipping through stacks of ballots as observers watched their …
Thu., Dec. 1, 2016, 1:10 p.m.
President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign has filed an objection to Green Party candidate Jill Stein’s request for a hand recount of Michigan’s presidential election votes.
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016, 12:09 p.m.
Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein on Wednesday requested a full hand recount of Michigan’s presidential vote, making it the third state narrowly won by Republican Donald Trump where she’s …
Mon., Nov. 28, 2016, 1:13 p.m.
The Michigan Board of Canvassers with a 4-0 vote certified the state’s election results Monday afternoon, showing Republican Donald Trump won the presidential race by a 10,704-vote margin over Democrat …
Mon., Nov. 28, 2016, 11:56 a.m.
On Sunday morning, President-elect Donald Trump assured us all that a recount of the 2016 election wouldn’t change the outcome and was a waste of resources. In a tweetstorm, he …
Sat., Nov. 26, 2016, 9:38 p.m.
Curtis Samuel swept in for a 15-yard touchdown after Ohio State barely converted a fourth-and-1 and the second-ranked Buckeyes beat No. 3 Michigan 30-27 in double overtime Saturday.
Fri., Nov. 18, 2016, 7:33 a.m.
Federal officials have outlined new steps Flint must take before switching its drinking water source again in the wake of its lead-contamination crisis.
Thu., Nov. 17, 2016, 7:17 a.m.
Michigan, where a man-made water crisis is still roiling one of its biggest cities, will consider requiring all infants and toddlers to be tested for lead poisoning as part of …
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016, 11:44 a.m.
Authorities say that about 200 pigs got loose after a truck heading to Indiana was involved in a crash on a foggy southwestern Michigan roadway.
Sat., Nov. 5, 2016, 8:54 p.m.
Mississippi State’s Nick Fitzgerald was hit a few yards shy of the end zone as one, two and then three Texas A&M defenders tried to pull him to the ground.
Tue., Nov. 1, 2016, 11:02 p.m.
The road to the College Football Playoff just got a little bumpier for the Washington Huskies.
Mon., Oct. 31, 2016, 12:37 p.m.
Fire officials in suburban Detroit say Ford Motor Co.’s world headquarters in Dearborn has been evacuated as a precaution due to a fire.
Sat., Oct. 22, 2016, 10:43 p.m.
Grant Haley returned a blocked field goal 60 yards for a touchdown with 4:27 left in the fourth quarter and Penn State upset No. 2 Ohio State 24-21 in State …