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Some Michigan prison workers are now able to return to work sooner after getting COVID-19.

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An increase in COVID infection rates prompted over a thousand people to sign a petition at Western Michigan University calling for a return to online learning for the first part of the Spring 2022 semester.

State Capitol - file photo. Photo by Cheyna Roth, Michigan Public Radio Network
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(MPRN-Lansing) COVID-19 is canceling votes and meetings this week in the Michigan House of Representatives. House Speaker Jason Wentworth said Monday that a number of lawmakers and staff members have tested positive for the coronavirus or been exposed to someone who’s tested positive.

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In the wake of the death of a Kalamazoo High School Senior, the School Board heard calls for a two week break, or a return to virtual learning until Covid Rates decline.

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(MPRN-Lansing) State health officials say the highly contagious COVID omicron variant is expected to drive up case numbers through the end of January or early February. The question is how bad it will it get before things start to improve.