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State in the northern United States

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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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Trump vows to reverse course on deportations of Iraqi Christians

U.S. President Donald Trump promised on Thursday during a speech in Michigan to reverse course on some deportations of Iraqi Christians whom his administration sought to remove earlier in his term, but..
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Michigan governor urges broader Facebook crackdown on hate speech, citing attacks on state's lawmakers

Michigan's Democratic governor has urged Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg to step up efforts to check hate speech on the social network and protect the security of elections, citing attacks on..
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Watch: Donald Trump is speaking after being impeached

The US House of Representatives has voted to impeach Donald Trump. The US President is speaking live at a rally in Battle Creek, Michigan.
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