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Midwestern United States: One of the four census regions of the United States of America
The Midwestern United States, also referred to as the Middle West, or simply the Midwest, is one of four census regions of the United States Census Bureau. It occupies the northern central part of the United States. It was officially named the North Central Region by the Census Bureau until 1984. It is located between the Northeastern United States and the Western United States, with Canada to its north and the Southern United States to its south.

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US COVID-19 Resurgence Is Coming To South, Midwest [Video]

US COVID-19 Resurgence Is Coming To South, Midwest

A resurgence in coronavirus infections has rocked the US South and West. It is now making its way to Midwestern states, according to reports at CNN. Anthony Fauci is the head of the National Institute..

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States like Missouri, Illinois and Wisconsin are riding a frustrating seesaw during the pandemic, with new coronavirus cases rising again after apparent progress.
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Severe storms in parts of the Midwest produced at least one powerful tornado that damaged farms and killed one person and injured two others in western Minnesota. (July 9)  
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Remnants of Cristobal to merge with another storm, wallop upper Midwest with rain, wind

The remnants of what was Tropical Storm Cristobal walloped portions of the Midwest on Tuesday, unleashing downpours and bringing gusty winds.  
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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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More U.S. states make plans to reopen; California holds firm

More states in the U.S. South and Midwest signaled readiness on Wednesday to reopen their economies in hopes the worst of the coronavirus pandemic had passed, but California's governor held firm to..
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Midwest states to partner on reopening economies

Wisconsin's governor and six others in the Midwest say they'll coordinate on reopening their economies. The other states are Michigan, Ohio, Minnesota, Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky. (April 16)  
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U.S. Midwest governors to coordinate reopening economies battered by coronavirus

Governors of seven U.S. mostly Midwestern states on Thursday said they will work in close coordination to reopen their economies battered by efforts to contain the coronavirus, echoing similar moves..
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Seven governors in U.S. Midwest to work together to reopen their economies

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U.S. Midwest exploring cooperation around reopening as coronavirus eases: Illinois officials

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U.S. Death Toll – 20,000 – Overtakes Italy’s as Midwest Braces

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Holdout States Resist Calls for Stay-at-Home Orders: ‘What Are You Waiting For?’

A small number of states in the Midwest and the South are under growing pressure to order all residents to stay at home to fight the coronavirus.
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Severe storms, tornadoes likely to erupt in Midwest

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Mideast states must share more information on coronavirus cases: WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday that Middle East states needed urgently to offer more information about coronavirus cases to help bolster the fight against the disease across the..
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Mideast states not communicating enough about virus: WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday that some information about coronavirus cases was being "insufficiently communicated" by Middle East states.
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On the trail: Biden launches biggest ad blitz of his campaign, Sanders attacks amid 'bloodbath' warning

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On the trail: Sanders goes on attack, Biden warns against 'bloodbath' fight as next contests loom

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On the trail: Sanders and Biden turn to the Midwest as next round of contests loom

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Bernie Sanders Cancels Mississippi Rally, Shifting Focus to Michigan

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Super Tuesday triumph for Biden sets up one-on-one battle against Sanders

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Klobuchar claims path to the White House is through the Midwest.

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Winter Storm That Dumped Snow in the Midwest Is Headed for the Northeast

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Winter storm slams Midwest

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