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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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John Dingell honored in Washington -- live updates

A funeral for Dingell is being held in Washington after the longest-serving member of Congress was memorialized back home in Michigan
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An electric truck startup, Rivian, could get $2B from Amazon, GM, report says

Rivian, a Michigan startup that made a splash at the LA Auto Show last year, might be nearing the big time.
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Videos for Michigan

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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How Much It Costs To Buy An Island [Video]How Much It Costs To Buy An Island

Leonardo DiCaprio, Richard Branson and Shakira all have one thing in common. They each own a private island. But according to CNN Travel, you don't necessarily need to have a huge bank account, like..

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Arctic blast halts GM operations [Video]Arctic blast halts GM operations

GM halted operations at 11 Michigan plants after a utility appealed to users to conserve natural gas amid the Arctic blast. As Fred Katayama reports, even postal delivery was suspended in certain..

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Michigan Asked To Turn Down Heat During Polar Vortex [Video]Michigan Asked To Turn Down Heat During Polar Vortex

According to Business Insider, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer made a Wednesday night plea to citizens: Turn natural gas-powered thermostats to 65 degrees or lower until Friday at noon. The ask..

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Utility Companies Ask Michigan Residents to Turn Down Heat During Cold Spell [Video]Utility Companies Ask Michigan Residents to Turn Down Heat During Cold Spell

Utility Companies Ask Michigan Residents to Turn Down Heat During Cold Spell

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U.S. Midwest gripped by deep freeze [Video]U.S. Midwest gripped by deep freeze

Residents across the U.S. pull out their heaviest winter coats as a torrent of polar air brings record-low temperatures. Officials and media report that at least eight people have died as result of..

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Freezing Temperatures Put a Stop To Mail Delivery [Video]Freezing Temperatures Put a Stop To Mail Delivery

The frigid temeratures rocking serveal parts of the nation has put a stop to mail deilivery. Business Insider reports that Amazon and UPS are suspending package deliveries in several states due to the..

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Polar Air Hits U.S. Midwest, Temps Reportedly Colder Than South Pole [Video]Polar Air Hits U.S. Midwest, Temps Reportedly Colder Than South Pole

Icy air brought record-low temperatures to much of the U.S. Midwest on Wednesday. Reuters reports classes were canceled for Wednesday and Thursday in many cities, including Chicago. Police have warned..

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Polar vortex strikes U.S. Midwest [Video]Polar vortex strikes U.S. Midwest

A large swath of the United States was gripped by brutal cold and wind chills on Wednesday as record-low temperatures caused by a blast of Arctic air moved across the Midwest and into Eastern states,..

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Ford Worker Sexually Harassed By Supervisor [Video]Ford Worker Sexually Harassed By Supervisor

According to Automotive News, A female employee at Ford Motor Co.'s Dearborn Truck Plant in Michigan is suing the automaker after she says her supervisor groped her, showed her lewd photos and..

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Please, Just Go Away: Engler To Resign From MSU After Crass Remark To Press [Video]Please, Just Go Away: Engler To Resign From MSU After Crass Remark To Press

Reuters reports Michigan State University’s interim president John Engler is to resign. The resignation follows renewed criticism of how Engler handled the Dr. Larry Nassar sex abuse scandal. The..

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Auto Industry Calls On Trump Resolve Trade Issues [Video]Auto Industry Calls On Trump Resolve Trade Issues

DETROIT (Reuters) - Auto executives gathered in Detroit on Monday called on the Trump administration and Congress to resolve trade disputes, and end the government shutdown, saying political..

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Ohio State Coach Poaches Two From Michigan [Video]Ohio State Coach Poaches Two From Michigan

According to Deadspin, Ryan Day has already poached a pair of Michigan coaches as he puts together a staff for the Ohio State Buckeyes. Day inherited the position as Urban Meyer retired, following the..

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Michigan Uber Driver Pleads Guilty To Killing Six In Shooting Spree [Video]Michigan Uber Driver Pleads Guilty To Killing Six In Shooting Spree

48-year-old Uber driver Jason Dalton has pleaded guilty to fatally shooting six people and wounding two others, Reuters reports the Michigan man had initially blamed the ride sharing company’s app..

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Uber driver pleads guilty to Michigan shooting spree [Video]Uber driver pleads guilty to Michigan shooting spree

An Uber driver accused of fatally shooting six people in Michigan and wounding two others while on the job pleaded guilty to all charges on Monday, after initially blaming the ride sharing company's..

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Michigan Uber Driver Pleads Guilty To Killing Six [Video]Michigan Uber Driver Pleads Guilty To Killing Six

An Uber driver accused of fatally shooting six people in Michigan and wounding two others while on the job has pleaded guilty to all charges. According to Reuters, 48-year-old Jason Dalton was charged..

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Uber Driver Charged With Murder Of Six People Pleads Guilty [Video]Uber Driver Charged With Murder Of Six People Pleads Guilty

The man who was charged with killing six people while on duty as an Uber driver in 2016 has pleaded guilty to murder. The 47-year-old shooter, Jason Brian Dalton, told police he saw a “devil..

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Rep. John Dingell’s casket passes the US Capitol

A motorcade with longtime Michigan Rep. John Dingell's casket passes the U.S. Capitol, where he held power for years as a House committee chairman. (Feb. 12)
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Stevens' double-double leads Penn State over No. 6 Michigan

Stevens' double-double leads Penn State over No. 6 Michigan
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Winston outduels Happ in Michigan State win

Cassius Winston scored 23 points to help No. 11 Michigan State beat 20th-ranked Wisconsin 67-59
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Joe Biden: Rep. John Dingell treated everyone with 'dignity'

Former Vice President Joe Biden says longtime Michigan Rep. John Dingell believed that having a job meant more than just collecting a paycheck. It was about dignity. (Feb. 12)
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Mourners brave ice, rain to say goodbye to John Dingell

Mourners brave wintry conditions to pay their final respects at the funeral service in Michigan for former Rep. John Dingell, the longest serving member of Congress in U.S. history (Feb. 12)
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Watch live: John Dingell funeral services in Dearborn

Joe Biden, John Lewis and Fred Upton among speakers today as we say goodbye to longtime Michigan lawmaker John Dingell.
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Biden, other dignitaries attending John Dingell's funeral in Michigan

The longest-serving member of Congress in history died last week at age 92
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Bob Schieffer reflects on the legacy of John Dingell

Former "Face the Nation" moderator Bob Schieffer reflects on the legacy of the late former Congressman John Dingell of Michigan.
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Passage: John Dingell

"Sunday Morning" remembers the longest-serving Member of Congress, Michigan Democrat John Dingell, who died this past week at age 92. Jane Pauley reports.
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Freezing rain creates 'ghost apples' in Michigan orchard

After freezing rain coated rotten apples with ice, some of the fruit mush slid out revealing glass-like orbs.
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Former Michigan Congressman John Dingell: In love with his life, in awe of his luck

Former Michigan Rep. John Dingell, the longest serving congressman in U.S. history, marveled at his luck. Maybe the rest of us should follow his lead.
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John Dingell Jr., longest-serving member of Congress, dies at 92

Former Michigan Congressman John Dingell Jr. died Thursday at 92 years old. He was the longest-serving member of Congress in American history. Tributes are pouring in from across the political..
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Ex-Rep. Dingell, longest-serving lawmaker, dies

Former Michigan Rep. John Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress in American history, dies at age 92 (Feb. 7)
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Former Rep. John Dingell dies at 92

Michigan Democrat John Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress in history, has died at the age of 92. Dingell was first elected in 1955 and served over 59 years in Congress before retiring in..
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Mayor says no to sex doll brothels in Michigan town

Mayor Ken Siver confirmed Thursday that a Toronto man approached the city of Southfield last year to inquire about opening a sex doll brothel.
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Michigan great, former Heisman winner Charles Woodson leaves ESPN

Charles Woodson announced Thursday that his tenure at ESPN had ended. Woodson joined ESPN after retiring from the NFL after the 2015 season.
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Ice jam forces evacuations in Michigan

In mid-Michigan, flooding caused by an ice jam along the Grand River in Portland prompted officials to evacuate about 50 people from nearby homes. (Feb. 7)
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Michigan lands Big Ten's top class for first time since 2007

Michigan ends football recruiting cycle with top-ranked class in Big Ten for first time since 2007
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