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Crossing Guards

When private ownership of a bridge gets old

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Bumpy Ride

Why America’s roads are in tatters

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Over the River

Returning home to Flint

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Held Back

Battling for the fate of a school district

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Self-Portrait with Daughters

It was summer and I was a new father, to eight-month-old daughters. I was the pilot of a car trip: New York City to somewhere near Lake Michigan — a…

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Cage Wars

A visit to the egg farm

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The Acme Corporation

A town fights back against a big-box coup

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Below the Belt

From emails sent in June to Michigan state legislator Lisa Brown after she spoke out against a bill restricting access to abortion. Brown ended her comments by saying, “Mr. Speaker,…

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October 2012

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