Michigan could be the first state to ban flavored e-cigarettes. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has ordered the state health department to issue emergency rules that will prohibit the sale and misleading marketing of flavored nicotine vaping products in the state.
Michigan superintendents are sounding the alarm about starting school without knowing how much funding they will receive from the state. For the first time in a decade, no state K-12 budget was in place in July, when districts' fiscal years begin.
Michigan Technological University soon will become the state's first public university to offer competitive gaming, or "esports," at the varsity level. Esports are organized, multiplayer, online video game competitions.
Enbridge briefly shut down its Line 5 oil pipeline in northern Wisconsin on Friday to check on a faint odor. The company says response crews detected no odor and found no sign of a release, and remained on scene while the line was restarted.