The World Baseball Classic came to a close on Tuesday night with the USA facing Japan in the final, winner-takes-all game.
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New Michigan COVID Cases Drop to under 6,000 in Last Week
Michigan is reporting 5,989 new COVID-19 cases, according to a weekly report the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services released Tuesday.
What’s the Carbon Footprint of March Madness?
March Madness means 68 teams vying to become champion, Cinderella runs for a few underdogs and big business for the NCAA, which earns 85% of its annual operating budget during the men’s basketball tournament.
USDA Proposes New Rules on Who Can Use ‘Product of USA’ Labels
A proposal by the U.S. Department of Agriculture would change the rules on what foods can be labeled “Product of USA.”
US Adds Over 300,000 Jobs in February
On Friday, March 10, the Bureau of Labor Statistics published a report which included preliminary national unemployment numbers for February.
Bill Repealing ‘Punitive’ Third-Grade Reading Law Headed to Whitmer’s Desk
A long-sought-after Democratic bill to do away with Michigan’s controversial third-grade reading law cleared final passage in the state House on Tuesday, moving the legislation to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s desk for her likely signature.
The Retention Problem: Women are Going Into Tech But are Also Being Driven Out
By 2029, there will be 3.6 million computing jobs in the U.S., but there will only be enough college graduates with computing degrees to fill 24% of these jobs
Michigan COVID Cases Decline Slightly Over the Last Week, but Deaths Rise
Michigan is reporting 6,547 new COVID-19 cases, according to a weekly report the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services released Tuesday.
MSU Students Oppose Returning to Classes, Push for Gun Control at the Capitol
A sea of green and white covered the Capitol lawn Monday afternoon as students shared stories, music and poetry, demanding change from politicians and protesting Michigan State University’s return to classes a week after a mass shooting that killed three students and wounded five more.
Opinion | Michigan’s Cash Assistance Program is Failing to Reach Families in Need
In Fiscal Year (FY) 2011, the year Republican Gov. Rick Snyder took office, an average of 79,660 Michigan families per month received cash assistance through the Family Independence Program (FIP). Eleven years later, in 2022, only 11,947 families received it.