In Michigan on primary day, a mixed recovery

Mar 8, 2016
While the auto-industry rescue sparked a strong turnaround, many have been left behind.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton meets with workers during a factory tour at Detroit Manufacturing Systems on March 4, 2016 in Detroit, Michigan. Voters in Michigan will go to the polls March 8 for the State's primary.
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The long road to fixing Flint's water

Jan 27, 2016
One issue facing Flint: locating the lead pipes.
 The City of Flint Water Plant is illuminated by moonlight on January 23, 2016 in Flint, Michigan
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Flint is swimming in water bottles

Jan 26, 2016
What happens when all those donated bottles are empty?
Pallets of bottled water are seen ready for distribution in a warehouse January 21, 2016 in Flint, Michigan. The warehouse is the emergency water supply for Flint residents affected by lead-contaminated water.
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On the ground in Flint, Michigan

Jan 22, 2016
Marketplace Weekend host Lizzie O'Leary reports on the water crisis from Flint

Lawsuits pile up over Flint water crisis

Jan 20, 2016
Meanwhile, lawsuits against public officials and entities in Michigan are starting to pile up over lead-tainted water.

One family's struggles with Flint's water problems

Jan 14, 2016
Lead and copper contamination has sparked disease and devastation in the city of Flint

Inside a food pantry during its busy season

Nov 27, 2014
Traverse City, Michigan, is home to one of the state's largest food pantries. Here's how it's handling demand for its services.

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What's happened since Detroit turned off delinquent residents' taps

Jul 28, 2014
Residents say they get less opportunity to negotiate when water shut-off looms.

Michigan's vineyards: Wine that survives the winter?

Jun 18, 2014
A new wine region is developing in less-than-Mediterranean Midwestern states.

Rural schools are struggling to keep the lights on

Jan 25, 2014
When rural families leave to search for better jobs, schools scramble to make cuts -- and may even shut down.