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Michigan: State in the northern United States
Michigan is a state in the Great Lakes and Midwestern regions of the United States. Its name comes from the Ojibwe word mishigami, meaning "large water" or "large lake". With a population of approximately 10 million, Michigan is the tenth most populous of the 50 United States, the 11th most extensive by area, and the largest by area east of the Mississippi River. Its capital is Lansing, and its largest city is Detroit. Metro Detroit is among the nation's most populous and largest metropolitan economies.

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Who Are Biden's Top VP Prospects? [Video]

Who Are Biden's Top VP Prospects?

Joe Biden has started the vetting process to choose a running mate for the Democratic ticket. Reuters reports the process expected to wrap up by July. Who are some of the names on the list? Senator..

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Michigan's Attorney General Criticizes Trump Not Wearing A Mask [Video]

Michigan's Attorney General Criticizes Trump Not Wearing A Mask

Michigan’s Attorney General Dana Nessel called President Donald Trump “a petulant child.” She said he “refuses to follow the rules,” as shown during his tour of a Ford factory. Nessel said..

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Sumo inspires U.S. church on social distancing [Video]

Sumo inspires U.S. church on social distancing

U.S. church turns to sumo for social distancing inspiration

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Ford Forced To Close Down Chicago And Michigan Assembly Plants [Video]

Ford Forced To Close Down Chicago And Michigan Assembly Plants

Ford Motor Co. closed two U.S. assembly plants amid the coronavirus pandemic. The plant in Michigan was closed because a worker tested positive for COVID-19. The other plant in Chicago was closed..

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Michigan Governor Warns 'Devastating' Floods Getting Worse [Video]

Michigan Governor Warns 'Devastating' Floods Getting Worse

During flooding in Michigan, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer warned residents it could get worse. While he said floods were already “devastating,” Whitmer said they were expected to rise. According to the..

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Trump rules out future US lockdowns, even for a Covid-19 resurgence [Video]

Trump rules out future US lockdowns, even for a Covid-19 resurgence

Donald Trump says the United States won't be closed down for a second time, even if there's a resurgence of the coronavirus. The US president wasn't wearing a mask as he toured the Ford Motor plant in..

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Trump visits Ford plant, leaves mask off for cameras [Video]

Trump visits Ford plant, leaves mask off for cameras

President Donald Trump traveled on Thursday to the crucial U.S. election battleground state of Michigan to visit a Ford Motor Co plant amid tensions with its Democratic governor during the coronavirus..

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Economic burden 'has not been evenly spread' -Fed Chair [Video]

Economic burden 'has not been evenly spread' -Fed Chair

“We are in the midst of an economic downturn without modern precedent... and while the burden is widespread, it's not evenly spread" Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said before speaking to..

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Could Trump's Resistance To Mail In Voting Backfire? [Video]

Could Trump's Resistance To Mail In Voting Backfire?

President Donald Trump has escalated his crusade against absentee voting. The President has threatened to withhold federal funds from two states, Michigan and Nevada, for making it easier for their..

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Disparate death rates may fuel U.S. divide over COVID-19 [Video]

Disparate death rates may fuel U.S. divide over COVID-19

A Reuters analysis of demographic and public health data found that death rates in Democratic parts of the U.S. are triple those in Republican ones. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.

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Michigan Town Submerged Under 5 Feet of Water [Video]

Michigan Town Submerged Under 5 Feet of Water

Rising floodwaters displaced thousands of Michigan residents on Wednesday. According to Reuters, the raging waters were unleashed by two dam failures. The rising water submerged parts of the town of..

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Frying Pan, Meet Fire: 500-Year Flood Hits Central Michigan Amid Pandemic [Video]

Frying Pan, Meet Fire: 500-Year Flood Hits Central Michigan Amid Pandemic

Days of heavy rain in central Michigan have triggered a 500-year flood, forcing thousands of residents to evacuate. The flood of the Tittabawassee River in Midland led to the failure of two dams and..

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Trump drops funding threat to Michigan [Video]

Trump drops funding threat to Michigan

President Donald Trump on Wednesday blasted plans to expand voting by mail in Michigan and briefly threatened to withhold federal funding for the state, but dropped the warning after an avalanche of..

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Michigan Funding Threatened By Trump [Video]

Michigan Funding Threatened By Trump

Michigan Funding Threatened By Trump

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Michigan governor declares emergency after dams collapse [Video]

Michigan governor declares emergency after dams collapse

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer declared an emergency for Midland county after two dams breached and on expectations of extreme flooding. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.

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Residents forced to evacuate after dam breach in central Michigan [Video]

Residents forced to evacuate after dam breach in central Michigan

Heavy flooding caused a dam breach in central Michigan, prompting officials to call for locals to evacuate the area on Tuesday (May 19), according to local media reports.

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STD Rise During Coronavirus Pandemic [Video]

STD Rise During Coronavirus Pandemic

A contact tracer of sexually transmitted infections reported that her “case load is not as heavy as before” the coronavirus pandemic. Jenine Clements works with people in Michigan country at risk..

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U.S. auto plants restart their engines [Video]

U.S. auto plants restart their engines

The U.S. auto industry slowly returned to life Monday. As Fred Katayama reports, some assembly plants reopened after the two-month lockdown.

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Justin Amash Drops Out Of Run For The White House [Video]

Justin Amash Drops Out Of Run For The White House

During his short-lived run for the US presidency, Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan faced an uphill battle. According to Business Insider, Amash announced Saturday he will not seek the Libertarian..

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Scuffles at Michigan anti-lockdown protest [Video]

Scuffles at Michigan anti-lockdown protest

Armed protesters yet again descended on Michigan’s state Capitol on Thursday denouncing the governor’s stay-at-home order extension. Gavino Garay has more.

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Michigan Faces More Protests Over Stay-At-Home Order [Video]

Michigan Faces More Protests Over Stay-At-Home Order

Hundreds of people in Michigan went to the Capitol to protest Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s stay-at-home order. According to Reuters, it was the third but smallest major demonstration in the state...

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Aimee Stephens, Transgender Rights Leader Has Died At 59 [Video]

Aimee Stephens, Transgender Rights Leader Has Died At 59

Aimee Stephens, the transgender woman who took her fight for LGBTQ rights to the US Supreme Court, has died. Stephens was fighting for her rights in a workplace discrimination case. She served as a..

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U.S. auto workers return to assembly lines [Video]

U.S. auto workers return to assembly lines

Factory workers began returning to assembly lines in Michigan on Monday (May 11), paving the way to reopen the U.S. auto sector but stoking fears of a second wave of coronavirus infections as strict..

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Costume-wearing walkers boost morale amid Michigan's COVID-19 lockdown [Video]

Costume-wearing walkers boost morale amid Michigan's COVID-19 lockdown

Members' costumes vary each time, from hippos to sharks and dinosaurs to bears.View on euronews

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Whitmer to allow haircuts in Michigan in latest step to open economy

Hair salons and barbers in Michigan will be allowed to resume business on June 15, Governor Gretchen Whitmer said on Friday, the latest step to reopen the state's economy shut for months by measures to..
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Outpouring of rage over George Floyd killing tests limits of U.S. police tactics

Responses by law enforcement authorities in the U.S. capital and in Flint, Michigan, to protests over the police killing of George Floyd illustrated starkly contrasting approaches to handling angry..
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Heads of U.S. automakers, other Michigan companies condemn racism, injustice

Top executives of the Detroit Three automakers and other major Michigan employers on Wednesday condemned racism and injustice in the United States following the death last week of an unarmed black man..
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Michigan governor largely rescinds lockdown, retailers to reopen

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer on Monday moved to further reopen the Midwest state's economy, largely rescinding a stay-at- home order in place since March and allowing retailers and restaurants to..
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Trump declares state of emergency as Michigan floodwaters recede

Floodwaters that breached two dams in central Michigan began to recede on Thursday after displacing thousands of people while spreading to a Dow Chemical plant and an adjacent hazardous waste cleanup..
Reuters - Published

Trump visits Ford plant in politically crucial Michigan, leaves mask off for cameras

President Donald Trump traveled on Thursday to the crucial U.S. election battleground state of Michigan to visit a Ford Motor Co plant amid tensions with its Democratic governor during the coronavirus..
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Trump visits Michigan Ford plant amid political tensions, does not wear mask

President Donald Trump traveled on Thursday to the crucial U.S. election battleground state of Michigan to visit a Ford Motor Co plant amid hostility with its Democratic governor over how quickly to..
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Floodwaters in Michigan start to recede after heavy rains

Floodwaters that breached two privately-owned dams in Michigan began to recede on Thursday after displacing thousands of people and spreading to a Dow Chemical plant and a nearby hazardous waste..
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Trump says Army Corps of Engineers galvanized to help with Michigan flooding

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that the Army Corps of Engineers has been galvanized to help with flooding in Michigan, which has displaced thousands of residents near the city of Midland.
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How big unions smooth the way for Amazon worker protests

Warehouse employees last month staged a walkout in Michigan to demand safer working conditions at their facility. So did workers in New York, Illinois and Minnesota.
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Floodwaters start to recede in Michigan after flooding

Floodwaters that breached two privately owned dams in Michigan began to recede on Thursday after displacing thousands of people and spreading to a Dow Chemical plant and a nearby hazardous waste..
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Michigan Governor Whitmer further opens state economy ahead of Trump visit

Michigan's governor announced more steps to re-open the state's economy on Thursday, offering timelines for the resumption of some businesses and allowing some social gatherings as long as guidelines..
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Could coronavirus help Amazon workers unionize?

Warehouse employees last month staged a walkout in Michigan to demand safer working conditions at their facility. So did workers in New York, Illinois and Minnesota.
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Michigan flooding displaces thousands, encroaches on chemical plant

Rising floodwaters unleashed by two dam failures submerged parts of the central Michigan town of Midland on Wednesday, displacing thousands of residents and spreading into a Dow Chemical Co plant in..
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Trump slams Michigan, Nevada for expanding voting by mail, but drops funding threat

President Donald Trump on Wednesday blasted plans to expand voting by mail in Michigan and Nevada and briefly threatened to withhold federal funding for the states, but dropped the warning after an..
Reuters - Published

Michigan hit with '500-year' flooding in midst of COVID-19 pandemic

Rising flood waters, already as high as five feet, submerged parts of the central Michigan of Michigan on Wednesday after days of heavy rain led to the failure of two dams and the evacuation of..
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Michigan Governor Whitmer faces mainstream backlash against shutdown

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer is facing an increasingly mainstream backlash against her stay-at-home orders, with a growing number of local officials and business leaders arguing the restrictions..
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'Life-threatening' flood submerges central Michigan city after two dams breached

Flood waters as high as five feet submerged parts of the city of Midland in central Michigan on Wednesday after heavy rain caused a swollen river to overflow its banks and breach two nearby dams, but..
Reuters - Published

Trump threatens to withhold funds from Michigan, Nevada over mail-in voting

President Donald Trump on Wednesday called plans for expanded mail-in voting in Michigan and Nevada illegal, without citing a specific law, and threatened to withhold funding to the states - the latest..
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Michigan floods: Evacuations after Edenville and Sanford dams collapse

Two dams burst after days of heavy rain, and officials warn of record high water levels in Midland.
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Michigan governor declares emergency after dams collapse

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer on Tuesday declared an emergency for Midland county after two dams breached and on expectations of extreme flooding.
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Michigan dams collapse, residents told to evacuate

Michigan's county of Midland said on Tuesday two dams have collapsed due to storm and heavy rains in the past few days and residents nearby were told to evacuate immediately.
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Michigan sends mail-in vote applications to all registered voters

Michigan will send absentee ballot applications to all registered voters, a state official announced on Tuesday, as the state prepares to hold the Nov. 3 election largely by mail due to the coronavirus..
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Pandemic-related vaccination drop raises concern about U.S. measles outbreak

Researchers have documented a drop in child vaccination rates in Michigan since restrictions were imposed to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, raising concern about outbreaks of other diseases..
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Trump applauds Wisconsin coronavirus ruling as protesters decry Michigan lockdown

President Donald Trump on Thursday applauded a Wisconsin Supreme Court decision striking down a coronavirus lockdown order, as hundreds gathered at the statehouse in neighboring Michigan to protest the..
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Hundreds protest Michigan stay-at-home order

Hundreds gathered to protest Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer's stay-at-home order on Thursday in Lansing, the third but smallest major demonstration at the state's Capitol since businesses were..
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Big police presence expected at Michigan protest of stay-at-home order

A demonstration protesting Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer's stay-at-home order is set to take place on Thursday in the state capital of Lansing, with fears some might carry weapons inside the..
Reuters - Published

U.S. auto industry workers return to jobs amid concerns of second virus wave

Factory workers began returning to assembly lines in Michigan on Monday, paving the way to reopen the U.S. auto sector but stoking fears of a second wave of coronavirus infections as strict lockdowns..
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More Americans return to work; concerns grow of a second virus wave

Factory workers began returning to assembly lines in Michigan on Monday, paving the way for the reopening of the U.S. auto sector but stoking fears of a second wave of coronavirus infections as strict..
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Michigan factories begin humming again as U.S. lockdowns ease

Factory workers began returning to assembly lines in Michigan on Monday, paving the way for major automakers to restore thousands of jobs across North America after more than six weeks of a coronavirus..
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