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Gym Owners Testify In Lansing

Allow gyms to reopen in southern lower Michigan. That’s what some gym owners told the Michigan Legislature’s Joint Select Committee on the COVID-19 pandemic Wednesday in Lansing. Burn Fitness co-owner Alyssa Tushman said they have safety protocols

State COVID-19 Numbers For Wednesday

Michigan is reporting 996 additional cases of COVID-19 for Wednesday. However, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services says about 300 of them are attributable to older lab results. The department says the state identified two

Campaign Seeks Equitable School Policies

A new campaign is calling on state leaders to invest in Michigan’s students and adopt fair and equitable school funding policies. Education Trust Midwest Executive Director Amber Arellano says a cross section of business and civic leaders

Colleges Plan For Reopening In Fall

We’re just about six weeks away from students returning to college campuses. The ongoing pandemic is raising concern for students with pre-existing conditions who are considered high risk. Nancy Jansen, director of Oakland University’s Graham Health Center,

Upper Peninsula Wolf Population Steady

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources says the state’s wolf population has remained stable over the past nine years. Cody Norton is a large carnivore specialist for the DNR. He told Michigan News Network this week the