In case you missed it somehow, half a million people in Michigan lost power this past week after a horrendous ice storm. Not only was it the Christmas season, but this was after 300,000 had lost power less than two months ago in another storm.
Jingle right along with us this week, folks, for the usual up and down sleigh ride! Most Important Climate Message: "You CAN Do Something About It" i...
Images of the city play like a science fiction movie narrating the end of America's successful experiment with diversity in a robust urban life style. Detroit has gone from 'Motown' to 'Notown.'
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The Michigan House of Representatives voted to advance two important pieces of medical marijuana legislation that will now move to the Senate's chambers to be further scrutinized during 2014's legislative session.
Vienna Teng is upfront about the ways she creates and performs music that's daring and dynamic. The classically trained pianist and Californian-born singer-songwriter embraces technology to enhance her sound, and isn't afraid to let everyone know it.
By Joy Leisen, Special Projects Coordinator, Huron Pines Mystery, intrigue, tragedy, controversy, and even murder--the story of the Kirtland's warb...
Ryan Fishman, a Birmingham-based attorney, wants to be the next state senator from Michigan's 13th district. Mr. Fishman, only 25 years old, isn't letting his age stand in the way of seeking elected office.
One bit of minor calendar news before we get on with it: for the next two weeks, this column will be on hiatus. Instead, it will be pre-empted by our annual awards columns where we note the notable and laud the laudable from the past year.
Yesterday was the one-year anniversary of the Michigan's governor signing into law "Right to Work" under the promises that it would make Michigan more competitive, attract new companies and give employees more options.
Gradual Climate Shifts Could Have Sudden Impacts says the US National Research Council, reports Brian Kahn at Climate Central. Abrupt shifts in the c...
So I made a pact with myself: to live in this winter, not just through it. To play more and complain less. And to appreciate each white winter day for how peacefully alive it can make you feel if you get outside long enough to really feel it.
Nelson Mandela, who brought together a country torn by years of racial strife and resentment, believed that sports had the power to change the world. He believed that sports can promote peace and human harmony by appealing to the wellsprings of respect and love in the human soul.
This has been a big week for Michigan's future. A federal judge allowed Detroit to continue its journey into bankruptcy, a decision that has caught the attention of city pensioners, art lovers everywhere, and soon, a federal appeals court.
When it comes to engineering, in particular, few places outrank Michigan, which is heavily bolstered by the automotive industry.
Last December, the state legislature used the lame duck session to shove through wildly unpopular restrictions on women's health care. Now, as December rolls back around, here comes another dangerous and deeply unpopular measure: A ban on private abortion insurance coverage.