Michiganders from city to suburb, and everything in between, cast their ballots for the primary on Tuesday. Photos by Franz Knight
PHOTOS: What Michigan’s Primary Day Looks Like During a Pandemic

Michigan voters found out Aug. 4 that the new normal for casting a ballot could be as simple as driving up to a collection box.

WWJ captured protesters on Facebook live video outside of the DPSCD west side terminal. Photo via Facebook.
Can Detroit’s Public Schools Operate Safely During the Pandemic? No One Seems to Agree.

Michigan teachers, students, parents, and administrators all have mixed feelings about the July return to classroom learning.

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‘We Didn’t Receive Anything’: How Michigan’s Black Businesses Got Left Out of PPP

Nya Marshall of Detroit's IVY Kitchen + Cocktails and other Michigan Black business owners are working to stay afloat when federal funding passes them by.

FILE -  In this Saturday, April 11, 2020 file photo, Rev. Timothy Pelc blesses Easter baskets outside St. Ambrose Church in Grosse Pointe Park, Mich. Pelc, wearing church vestments and protective gear, offered a prayer and sprayed holy water from a squirt gun instead of blessing baskets inside the church in a bid to maintain social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic. (Natalie White via AP)
The Story of the Metro Detroit Priest Blessing His Flock With a Holy Water Squirt Gun

This priest is giving out drive-by blessings, because social distancing, of course.

Karl Manke, 77, left, wears a mask while cutting hair, Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at Karl Manke’s Barber and Beauty Shop in Owosso, Mich. Manke re-opened his doors on Monday in defiance of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s executive order mandating salons, barbershops and other businesses to stay closed. He has already given nearly 100 haircuts, and fields more calls than that daily, all while continuing to cut hair. (Jake May/The Flint Journal via AP)
This Michigan Barber Would Rather Risk Jail Than Unemployment: ‘I Don’t Need the Governor to Be My Mother”

This small town barber says he’ll still keep cutting hair and racking up fines for defying statewide protections during the pandemic.

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Black Detroiters Are Bearing the Worst of Coronavirus. The Numbers Prove It.

National polls reveal how people of color are most affected. But Detroiters already know that all too well.