Michigan lawmakers are considering enhancing a student loan repayment program for doctors and dentists to keep more primary care providers in the state. Senate Bills 648 and 649 would give graduates of various dental and health care schools in Michigan more money to pay back their student loans if they agree to practice in the state's underserved areas. The bills’ supporters believe the program addresses both the shortage of health care professionals in Michigan as well as sky-rocketing student debt. This year alone, the state has increased the program's budget from $1 million to nearly $2.5 million.
Bellflower in Ypsilanti opened at the end of August during one of our toughest times. This new, delicious restaurant made a bold choice, but the payoff is worth it.
Heavy Color are a Toledo-based duo of avant-psychedelia composers. They talk a little bit about their work on the Rights of Nature documentary and using music to heal.
There is no better time to start listening to some new music. Sara Marie Barron’s newest album, “Existential Glam,” will be available for streaming Sept 25.
The pandemic has shown a light on the food insecurity crisis in Washtenaw County, and is slated to get worse. Here is what’s happening and how you can help!