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Detroit: Largest city in Michigan, United States
Detroit is the largest and most-populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan, the largest U.S. city on the United States–Canada border, and the seat of Wayne County. The municipality of Detroit had a 2019 estimated population of 670,031, making it the 24th-most populous city in the United States. The metropolitan area, known as Metro Detroit, is home to 4.3 million people, making it the second-largest in the Midwest after the Chicago metropolitan area, and 14th-largest in the United States. Regarded as a major cultural center, Detroit is known for its contributions to music and as a repository for art, architecture and design.

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NYC public schools to close amid COVID-19 spike [Video]

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New York City's public school system, the nation's largest, called a halt to in-classroom instruction on Wednesday (November 18), citing a jump in coronavirus infection rates. Gloria Tso reports.

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Emotions ran high in Detroit, Michigan on Wednesday as so-called 'poll watchers', mostly Republicans but also some Democrats, were asked to leave the room due to overcapacity, with some calling on..

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[NFA] Encouraged by President Trump and spurred by fears over voter fraud, about 80 volunteers gathered at a banquet hall for a training session on poll watching in Keego Harbor, Michigan. Colette Luke..

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Study: COVID Infections May Now Be Less Severe [Video]

Study: COVID Infections May Now Be Less Severe

According to Business Insider, new research from Wayne State University in Detroit found that the average viral load among COVID patients declined from April to June. That finding also coincided with a..

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The G.O.P. members of a county canvassing board eventually approved Detroit’s election results, but the process left many voters wondering what stands between a routine election and a breakdown of..
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WWII veteran just shy of his 100th birthday says his secret to longevity is his wife - and vodka

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In Detroit, Republican poll watchers are accused of using baseless challenges to delay ballot count.


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Biden wins Michigan, fueled by high turnout in Detroit.


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The view in Michigan: Amid ballot-counting, Biden’s team is buoyed by high Detroit turnout.


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