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Michigan: State of the United States of America
Michigan is a state in the Great Lakes and Midwestern regions of the United States. The state's name, Michigan, originates from the Ojibwe word mishigamaa, meaning "large water" or "large lake". With a population of about 10 million, Michigan is the tenth most populous of the 50 United States, with the 11th most extensive total area, and is the largest state by total 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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Michigan will no longer fund adoption agencies that discriminate against LGBTQ parents

The state settled a lawsuit with two same-sex couples over a policy that allows adoption, foster care agencies to refuse to work with LGBTQ clients.
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NCAA tournament: Big Ten is perfect 6-0 after Iowa takes down Cincinnati

The Big Ten is flexing with a 6-0 start to the NCAA tournament. Iowa won Friday after Michigan, Michigan State, Purdue, Maryland and Minnesota won Thursday.
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Videos for Michigan

WI governor 'happy' with judge's call on GOP laws [Video]WI governor 'happy' with judge's call on GOP laws

A Wisconsin judge on Thursday blocked legislation passed by Republican lawmakers during a December lame-duck session intended to curb the powers of newly elected Democratic Governor Tony Evers, calling..

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President Obama's March Madness Bracket Is Out [Video]President Obama's March Madness Bracket Is Out

Although the March Madness presidential bracket was a tradition, Business Insider says that it has fallen out of favor under the Trump administration. But former U.S. president Barack Obama still..

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Crop artist stumps for Beto in gun country [Video]Crop artist stumps for Beto in gun country

Crop artist Stan Herd used his artistic media of soil, grass, and rock to create a profile of Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke, which can be seen from the sky over Austin, Texas. Rough..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:44Published

Beto says AR-15s should no longer be sold [Video]Beto says AR-15s should no longer be sold

Newly announced Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke campaigning in Michigan on Monday said assault rifles "should no longer be sold into our communities, because they're really good at..

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Gillibrand Announces 2020 Presidential Candidacy [Video]Gillibrand Announces 2020 Presidential Candidacy

In a growing field of Democratic presidential nominees, Kirsten Gillibrand officially threw her hat into the ring.

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Trump Impeachment Could Backfire on Democrats [Video]Trump Impeachment Could Backfire on Democrats

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is against impeachment for President Donald Trump, because it would be divisive. Recent polling and history backs her up.

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'For the first time' Wisconsin to host DNC [Video]'For the first time' Wisconsin to host DNC

The Democratic Party on Monday picked Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to host the 2020 nominating convention to formally select its candidate for U.S. president, four years after Hillary Clinton narrowly lost..

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Tom Perez says Wisconsin to host DNC [Video]Tom Perez says Wisconsin to host DNC

Democratic National Convention Chair Tom Perez said on Monday he was "thrilled to announce" Milwaukee, Wisconsin would host the DNC "for the first time" in 2020. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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Mich. Data Breach May Have Exposed Personal, Medical Info [Video]Mich. Data Breach May Have Exposed Personal, Medical Info

​​Michigan's AG said hackers may have accessed the names, addresses and Social Security numbers of more than 600,000 people.

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Democrats, Milwaukee, and the 2020 Convention [Video]Democrats, Milwaukee, and the 2020 Convention

According to Business Insider, Democrats have chosen Milwaukee, Wisconsin as the location to host their 2020 national convention. The Democratic National Committee's decision will take the party to the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published

Lookahead: markets focus on Brexit votes, data amid global slowdown [Video]Lookahead: markets focus on Brexit votes, data amid global slowdown

Amid fears that a global slowdown may be even worse than thought, G7 economies release a mix of key trade, CPI and manufacturing data. And, as Pascale Davies reports, Britain will once again be..

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'Undetected Mechanical Malfunction' Blamed For 2017 Airplane Incident [Video]'Undetected Mechanical Malfunction' Blamed For 2017 Airplane Incident

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The National Transportation Safety Board said on Thursday a March 2017 incident in which an MD-83 airplane carrying the University of Michigan men’s basketball team ran off the..

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Police Say Michigan LGBTQ Rights Activist Set His Own Home On Fire [Video]Police Say Michigan LGBTQ Rights Activist Set His Own Home On Fire

According to a report by Huffpost, Michigan police claim that a transgender, gay rights activist attempted to fabricate a hate crime by setting his home on fire, while the man's attorney has questioned..

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GOP Senators Break From Party Over National Emergency [Video]GOP Senators Break From Party Over National Emergency

House and Senate Republicans join with Democrats to push back on President Donald Trump's national emergency to build a border wall.

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U.S. protesters demonstrate against Trump emergency order [Video]U.S. protesters demonstrate against Trump emergency order

Protesters in the U.S. on Monday took to the streets and sidewalks across the nation to decry President Donald Trump's plan to use a national emergency to seize funds to build a wall along the..

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Volunteers melt ice to help eagle return to the wild [Video]Volunteers melt ice to help eagle return to the wild

A bald eagle was set free in Michigan after volunteers removed an ice ball that prevented it to fly.

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Amazon, GM may buy into electric truck startup: sources [Video]Amazon, GM may buy into electric truck startup: sources

Amazon and General Motors are in talks to invest in electric truck startup Rivian in a deal that would value the company at between $1 blillion and $2 billion, sources tell Reuters. Ryan Brooks..

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John Dingell Has Died At 92 [Video]John Dingell Has Died At 92

According to Reuters, the longest-serving member of the US Congress has died. John Dingell was 92-years-old. The former House representative from Michigan began serving in Congress in 1955, and retired..

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Biden pays tribute to John Dingell [Video]Biden pays tribute to John Dingell

Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said in his eulogy to the late congressman John Dingell in Dearborn, Michigan on Tuesday that even if he had "five days" to speak, it wouldn't be enough to "do..

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Congress, White House remember John Dingell [Video]Congress, White House remember John Dingell

The White House and members of congress remember John Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress who died Thursday at the age of 92. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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Longest-Serving American Congressman John Dingell Dies Aged 92 [Video]Longest-Serving American Congressman John Dingell Dies Aged 92

America's longest-serving Congressman, John Dingell, died on Thursday at his home in Dearborn, Michigan at the age of 92. Music Credit: Audioblocks 'Memories'

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John Dingell, the Longest-Serving Member of Congress in U.S. History, Has Died at 92 [Video]John Dingell, the Longest-Serving Member of Congress in U.S. History, Has Died at 92

Former Michigan Rep. John Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress in American history, has died. He was 92.

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Uber driver gets life in prison for shooting spree [Video]Uber driver gets life in prison for shooting spree

A former Uber driver who pleaded guilty to opening fire in a string of parking lots across Kalamazoo, Michigan, killing six people and wounding two others, was sentenced on Tuesday to life in prison..

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Charles Barkley supports Michigan State's Tom Izzo after coach lashed out at player

Charles Barkley was not happy with people criticizing Michigan State coach Tom Izzo after the coach's tirade toward a player on Thursday.
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After Trump barbs, GM announces $1.8 bn investment, new jobs

after trump barbs, gm announces $1.8 bn investment, new jobs
General Motors Chairman and CEO Mary Barra (C) stands on stage with Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (R) and Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-MI) after she announced a $300 million investment in the GM Orion..
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GM confirms plans to build new EV, invest $300 million in Michigan plant

General Motors Co confirmed on Friday it will invest $300 million in a suburban Detroit assembly plant, adding 400 jobs to build a new Chevrolet electric vehicle.
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NCAA Tournament: Let the games begin _ in earnest

Reigning national champion Villanova will be in action along with Michigan, the runner-up from a year ago, while Belmont and Murray State open the NCAA Tournament as trendy upset picks as things get..
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Woman arrested for attempting to open door on Delta flight en route to Detroit

The woman was restrained by other passengers until the plane landed in Michigan at about 6:45 p.m. Monday.
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Michigan without Hill, Collins at spring practice

Michigan is without defensive back Lavert Hill and wide receiver Nico Collins at spring practice after both had unspecified procedures, and wide receiver Donovan Peoples-Jones is also not..
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O’Rourke visits Michigan a year before primary

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke campaigns in Michigan a year before the state’s primary. (March 18)
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Eagle drama, Electoral College, T-shirt cannon crime: News from around our 50 states

Turtle-sniffing dogs in Montana, false alarm from balloons in Michigan, and more
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McQuaid, Winston lead Michigan State over Michigan 65-60

McQuaid scores career-high 27 points as No. 6 Michigan State beats No. 10 Michigan 65-60 in Big Ten final
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Michigan State completes sweep of rival Michigan to win Big Ten tournament

Michigan State scored the final 10 points to capture the Big Ten tournament title, upending rival Michigan 65-60.
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Michigan State's Ahrens taken from court with leg injury

Forward Kyle Ahrens has been taken from the court on a stretcher with a left leg injury in the first half of No. 6 Michigan State's Big Ten Tournament championship game against No. 10 Michigan
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Livers scores 21, No. 10 Michigan pounds Minnesota 76-49

Isaiah Livers scored a career-high 21 points and No. 10 Michigan closed in on a record third straight Big Ten Tournament championship with a 76-49 romp over Minnesota in the semifinals
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Simpson directs No. 10 Michigan to 74-53 win over Iowa

Simpson gets 11 assists as No. 10 Michigan cruised by Iowa 74-53 in Big Ten tourney
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'A dark day': Muslims in Michigan anxious but determined after New Zealand mosque shootings

"I could not even sleep last night," Imam Mohammad Ali Elahi said. "It's really a sad day, a dark day."
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Court Says Giving A Police Officer The Middle Finger Is Protected By The Constitution

court says giving a police officer the middle finger is protected by the constitution
A federal appeals court said on Thursday a woman in Michigan was protected by the Constitution after flipping off a police officer, according to National Public Radio. Debra Cruise-Gulyas was pulled..
WorldNews - Published

Tornado damages dozens of Michigan homes

Authorities say a tornado swept through mid-Michigan, damaging homes and knocking out power to thousands. The National Weather Service confirmed that a tornado touched down Thursday night around the..
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Green Peak Innovations raises $30 million in debt round, plans medical marijuana retail

green peak innovations raises $30 million in debt round, plans medical marijuana retail
A mid-Michigan medical cannabis manufacturer plans to open 19 retail centers in Michigan and has raised more than $30 million in an oversubscribed debt round. Green Peak Innovations LLC would open the..
WorldNews - Published

Congress considers devices on cars to prevent drunken driving after death of Michigan family

The deaths of the 5-member Abbas family from Michigan in a crash raised questions from Congress about drunken driving technology.
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This is one pillow fight: Small Michigan company takes on giant MyPillow, CEO Mike Lindell

I Love My Pillow is in a legal battle with industry giant MyPillow and its colorful CEO Mike Lindell after MyPillow sued it over ad words.
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