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Michigan: State of the United States of America since 1837
Michigan is a state in the Great Lakes and Upper Midwest 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 state, the 11th most extensive state 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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Gov. Whitmer on how to 'responsibly' ease covid restrictions [Video]

Gov. Whitmer on how to 'responsibly' ease covid restrictions

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer tells CNN’s Jake Tapper that her state has made a lot of progress against covid but that they will “keep tethered to the science” as they begin to ease..

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Whitmer urges MI residents to take any vaccine they can [Video]

Whitmer urges MI residents to take any vaccine they can

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer tells CNN’s Jake Tapper that the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is “another great tool in our arsenal” and that people should take whichever vaccine is available to..

Credit: Bleacher Report AOL     Duration: 02:35Published
Whitmer: If Cuomo allegations are true, 'we have to take action' [Video]

Whitmer: If Cuomo allegations are true, 'we have to take action'

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer tells CNN’s Jake Tapper that the allegations of inappropriate conduct against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo are “very serious” and need to be investigated.

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States relax COVID rules as health officials push back [Video]

States relax COVID rules as health officials push back

[NFA] U.S. states across the nation from Michigan, Louisiana, Texas, Massachusetts and Mississippi are loosening or lifting COVID-19 restrictions as reported infections are on the decline, but health..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 02:50Published
'Why should I trust you now?' Flint residents grapple with vaccine hesitancy [Video]

'Why should I trust you now?' Flint residents grapple with vaccine hesitancy

In 2014, Flint, Michigan switched its water source, causing a crisis that resulted in several deaths and myriad health problems. Now, a strong sense of distrust in government and public health..

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President Biden's plea, 'take the vaccine' after touring Pfizer plant in Michigan [Video]

President Biden's plea, 'take the vaccine' after touring Pfizer plant in Michigan

President Biden toured a Pfizer vaccine manufacturing plant in Kalamazoo, Michigan as severe winter weather deters COVID-19 vaccine rollout plans.

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Michigan GOP Leader Stuns In Leaked Recording [Video]

Michigan GOP Leader Stuns In Leaked Recording

Michigan Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey (R) was caught on tape discussing violence against Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) and falsely claiming the riot at the U.S. Capitol was a “hoax.”

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Nurse describes what it was like to sing at Covid-19 memorial [Video]

Nurse describes what it was like to sing at Covid-19 memorial

Lori Marie Key, a nurse from Michigan, honored the more than 400,000 lives lost in the US to coronavirus by singing “Amazing Grace” at a memorial for Covid-19 victims ahead of President-elect Joe..

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Lansing, MI is among US state capitals tightening security ahead of Biden inauguration [Video]

Lansing, MI is among US state capitals tightening security ahead of Biden inauguration

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COVID-19 unit nurse to sing at memorial for coronavirus victims before inauguration [Video]

COVID-19 unit nurse to sing at memorial for coronavirus victims before inauguration

This Michigan nurse will sing 'Amazing Grace' at a national memorial for COVID-19 victims ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration.

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Ex-Governor of Michigan Is Among 9 Officials Charged in Flint Water Crisis [Video]

Ex-Governor of Michigan Is Among 9 Officials Charged in Flint Water Crisis

The charges involving ex-Governor Rick Snyder are the result of what has been described as "the largest criminal investigation in the history of the state of Michigan"

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Michigan's ex-gov. charged in Flint water crisis [Video]

Michigan's ex-gov. charged in Flint water crisis

[NFA] Michigan's former governor, former health director and seven others were charged on Thursday with crimes stemming from lead contamination of the city of Flint's water supply as prosecutors..

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Ex-gov failed to protect Flint residents -MI official [Video]

Ex-gov failed to protect Flint residents -MI official

Michigan Solicitor General Fadwa Hammoud announced indictments Thursday in the investigation into the crisis surrounding lead contamination of the drinking water system serving the city of Flint,..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:47Published
Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder Charged With Willful Neglect [Video]

Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder Charged With Willful Neglect

Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has been criminally charged with willful neglect of duty. The charges come in connection with the Flint water crisis. Former Michigan health director Nick Lyons is..

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The story behind the Flint water crisis [Video]

The story behind the Flint water crisis

Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has been charged for his role in the Flint water crisis. Here’s the story behind what happened.

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Slotkin: No one dies if you don't get re-elected [Video]

Slotkin: No one dies if you don't get re-elected

Michigan Rep. Elissa Slotkin says some colleagues surfed the wave of populism to their benefit, and now the curl of the wave is coming over their heads.

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This Republican lawmaker is 'strongly considering' impeaching Trump [Video]

This Republican lawmaker is 'strongly considering' impeaching Trump

CNN’s Erin Burnett speaks to Rep. Pete Meijer (R-MI) on what will determine his vote on impeachment.

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Whitmer: I'm concerned for fellow governors' safety [Video]

Whitmer: I'm concerned for fellow governors' safety

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer reacts to the attack on the U.S. Capitol.

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Tear gas, violence in 'insurrection' at U.S. Capitol [Video]

Tear gas, violence in 'insurrection' at U.S. Capitol

[NFA] Hundreds of supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday in a bid to overturn his election defeat, occupying the symbol of American democracy and forcing Congress to..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 02:17Published

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Michigan Cop Fired for Posting Kamala Harris Watermelon Jack-O'-Lantern

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Barack Obama Drains a 3-Point Shot Before Michigan Rally for Joe Biden

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Michigan Sheriff Shared Stage with Kidnapping Suspect, Says Many Wanted Whitmer Arrested

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Michigan Gov. Whitmer Says FBI Arrested Militia Group Trying to Kidnap and Possibly Kill Her

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George in 'George of the Jungle 2' 'Memba Him?!

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Michigan Gov. Whitmer's Hot Mic Moment is Best Shark Week Promo Ever

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Pro-Trump Proud Boys Group in Violent Fight with Black Lives Matter Protesters

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