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Recent articles by Rachel:

$40M Michigan Capitol welcome center officially opens after decades of planning

A project decades, and millions of dollars, in the making is finally finished in Lansing. → Read More

54 Michigan school districts must partner with state after being flagged as low-achieving

The Michigan Department of Education says dozens of school districts will have to team up with the state to try to improve students' academic performances. → Read More

One year after Oxford shooting, lawmakers criticize lack of urgency on school safety

On the one year anniversary of the fatal shooting at Oxford High School, some are left wondering what's been done to prevent another Oxford from happening. → Read More

Michigan board certifies 2022 midterm election amid threats, conspiracy theories

Michigan's 2022 midterm election is officially in the books, with the Board of State Canvassers unanimously certifying the election. → Read More

Hateful rhetoric, demonstrations targeting LGBTQ+ community on the rise, experts say

While law enforcement works to nail down a motive for the alleged 22-year-old Club Q shooter, members of the LGBTQ+ community say they already feel targeted. → Read More

Michigan Democrats use midterm momentum to push for top 2024 primary spot

Michigan Democrats continue to advocate for the state to become one of the first in the nation to weigh in on the Democratic nominee for president in 2024. → Read More

Michigan democrats make historic leadership annoucements in Lansing

Incoming Senate leader Winnie Brinks (D-Grand Rapids) announced Wednesday, the 2023 through 2027 Senate Democratic Caucus. → Read More

Michigan Republicans at crossroads as Trump announces third campaign for president

Former President Donald Trump's announcement that he would launch a third campaign to become the President of the United States was met with cheers from support → Read More

Auto shops brace for increase in potholes, car repairs in winter months

An analysis from comparison research tool QuoteWizard found Michigan is number one, at least when it comes to the worst potholes in America. → Read More

How Michigan's new political lines affected the 2022 midterm election

A blue tidal wave hit Michigan last week, with voters in the state voting in both a Democratic governor and legislature for the first time in 38 years. → Read More

Michigan Republicans point fingers after historic election loss

Michigan Republicans are facing the fallout after the stunning loss of Michigan's two legislative chambers — for the first time in 38 years — while Democrats re → Read More

Michigan Democrats make historic picks for leadership in new term

Michigan made history Thursday, shifting the leadership in the state's House and Senate heading into a new term.Democrat Winnie Brinks, of Grand Rapids, was un → Read More

Michigan names first woman as Senate Majority Leader

A woman was unanimously elected to become Michigan's next Senate Majority Leader, according to the state's current leader Sen. Jim Ananich.Brinks, of Grand Rap → Read More

On last day before election, Michigan governor candidates cross state with final messages

Michigan's governor race has dominated headlines for the better part of this year, as half of the Republican field was kicked off the ballot over fake signature → Read More

Places of worship - or politics? Michigan churches wade into Prop 3 abortion debate

Places of worship are becoming places of politics in parts of Michigan, as Prop 3-focused signs increasingly appear on church lawns ahead of the Nov. 8 midterm. → Read More

Conspiracy theories and driver's licenses: A break down of the MI Secretary of State race

The two candidates vying to run your elections Secretary of State in 2022 are Democratic incumbent Jocelyn Benson and Republican Kristina Karamo. → Read More

Michigan State names interim president following Stanley's resignation

The Michigan State University Board of Trustees unanimously votes to make provost Teresa Woodruff the university's interim president following Samuel Stanley's → Read More

'No More Nassar:' MSU trustees hold emotional meeting amid leadership limbo

Heading into rivalry weekend, Michigan State University is facing a lack of confidence - not just in its football team, but in the university's leadership.The E → Read More

Michigan election officials push transparency, launch hotline to report concerns

U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Michigan Mark Totten has launched a hotline and website for anyone to report information about elections. → Read More

Election officials waiting for guidance on poll watchers after lawsuit ruling

A judge ruled Thursday that Michigan's election officials can't use sections of a decades-old state manual providing guidance on the rights of poll challengers. → Read More