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Angela Hsieh / NPR

It's Night 1 of the July Democratic debates. Ten candidates are each making the case that they should be the next president of the United States. Follow NPR's live coverage for real-time fact checks and analysis of their remarks.

Michigan Senate Chamber - file photo by Cheyna Roth, Michigan Public Radio Network
Cheyna Roth / Michigan Public Radio Network

Non-profit groups can provide things like backpacks and scholarships. But an analysis from the Michigan Campaign Finance Network shows that money donated to those groups can also be a way to get the attention of a state lawmaker.


a picture of a metal structure on a concrete pier leading into the waters of Lake Michigan. A sign at the front end says jumping off the pier is prohibited.
James Prichard / AP Photo

Swimming will be dangerous at many Lake Michigan beaches tomorrow. That’s according to the National Weather Service, which is urging extreme caution at beaches from South Haven all the way north along the coast. 

Tony Dejak / AP Photo

A state lawmaker is trying to ensure that direct care workers in Michigan get paid 15-dollars an hour. 

Michigan House - file photo by Cheyna Roth, Michigan Public Radio Network
Cheyna Roth / Michigan Public Radio Network

State Representative Matt Hall says the Office of the Auditor General has scheduled an expedited follow up review of the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans. 

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