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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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Five Catholic priests charged with criminal sexual conduct in Michigan sex abuse investigation

The Michigan Attorney General's office provided updates on its Catholic church investigation. Five men were charged, four arrested and one suspended.
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Michigan bounces Maryland from Big Ten tourney with 10-4 win

Michigan batters lead 10-4 victory to bounce Maryland from Big Ten tournament
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Videos for Michigan

Supreme Court Blocks Lower Courts' Order To Redraw Congressional Maps [Video]Supreme Court Blocks Lower Courts' Order To Redraw Congressional Maps

Reuters reports the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday blocked lower court rulings that had ordered Republican lawmakers in Michigan and Ohio to redraw their congressional maps. The lower courts ordered the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

American Veterans Are Dying Of Overdoses, But Not From Prescription Opioids [Video]American Veterans Are Dying Of Overdoses, But Not From Prescription Opioids

Between 2010 and 2016, veteran deaths from opioid overdoses spiked 65 percent. But according to UPI, a new study shows it's not the overprescription of pain-killing opioids that's driving the high..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:48Published

Trump Rips Republican Justin Amash [Video]Trump Rips Republican Justin Amash

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump lashed out on Sunday at the first Republican congressman to call the U.S. president’s behavior impeachable, while Democrats warned Trump’s stonewalling of..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

Michigan Representative Becomes First In The GOP To Advocate For Impeachment [Video]Michigan Representative Becomes First In The GOP To Advocate For Impeachment

Michigan Representative Becomes First In The GOP To Advocate For Impeachment

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:45Published

After 7 Years In A Shelter, This Good Boy Is Going Home [Video]After 7 Years In A Shelter, This Good Boy Is Going Home

Brad the dog was brought into the Oahu SPCA in Hawaii as an energetic 3-month-old puppy. Brad spent the next 7 years at the facility waiting for his forever home. Several times, the staff and the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

FAA in the hot seat on Boeing at House hearing [Video]FAA in the hot seat on Boeing at House hearing

At a congressional hearing, the chairman of the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee told the FAA it must “get it right” in deciding when to allow the Boeing 737 MAX to fly again...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:39Published

How The 2020 Election Can Go Off The Rails [Video]How The 2020 Election Can Go Off The Rails

The 2020 election is less than two-years away. Politico reports there are concerns the election could go off the rails. Three states - Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and Michigan - gave President Trump his..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:47Published

Judges Order Ohio To Redraw GOP-Drawn Districts [Video]Judges Order Ohio To Redraw GOP-Drawn Districts

Reuters reports three federal judges on Friday ruled that Ohio’s Republican-drawn congressional map is an unconstitutional gerrymander and ordered the state to redo it prior to the next presidential..

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Wolves Are On The Prowl For Moose In Michigan [Video]Wolves Are On The Prowl For Moose In Michigan

Thirteen new radio-collared wolves are now scouting Isle Royale in Michigan and feasting on moose. According to ecologists, moose, numbers soared to 2060 this winter—the second highest estimate..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published

The gloves changing the electronic music scene [Video]The gloves changing the electronic music scene

A British start-up is changing the way some musicians play and create electronic music through developing sensor-embedded gloves, the brainchild of Grammy Award-winning artist Imogen Heap. Rough cut..

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Trump urges Americans to get measles vaccine [Video]Trump urges Americans to get measles vaccine

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday urged Americans to protect themselves with the measles vaccination as the number of cases of the once-eradicated disease hit the highest levels in the United..

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Michigan Congressional Map Gerrymandered [Video]Michigan Congressional Map Gerrymandered

On Thursday federal judges threw out Michigan’s congressional and state legislative maps, calling them unconstitutional partisan gerrymanders. Politico reports that the case is on hold till the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:43Published

Pence Tours For North American Trade Deal [Video]Pence Tours For North American Trade Deal

On Wednesday U.S. Vice President Mike Pence plans to visit southeast Michigan to make the case that the North American trade deal intended to replace NAFTA would boost the auto industry. Autonews..

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Man Dubbed “Patient Zero” Spread Measles From NY To MI [Video]Man Dubbed “Patient Zero” Spread Measles From NY To MI

A man dubbed "Patient Zero," who spread measles to Oakland County, Michigan, was a traveler from Israel who came via New York, according to state health officials. There have reported 39 measles cases..

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Officials Tighten Restrictions On NY County Measles Outbreak [Video]Officials Tighten Restrictions On NY County Measles Outbreak

Rockland County, New York, has issued new orders that force anyone with measles to stay home for up to 21 days in order to curb the virus' spread.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:36Published

New England Deadly Storms Leave Thousands Without Power [Video]New England Deadly Storms Leave Thousands Without Power

Reuters reports Tornadoes, wind gusts of up to 70 mph and pounding hail remained threats early on Monday from eastern New York and into New England, as the remnants of a deadly storm push out to sea...

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Bernie Sanders reaches out to working-class voters in a five-state swing [Video]Bernie Sanders reaches out to working-class voters in a five-state swing

U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders holds rallies across five battleground states that voted for Donald Trump in the last election. Sanders blasted the president for "lying" to voters when he..

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Camel shocks shoppers as he visits a store in Michigan [Video]Camel shocks shoppers as he visits a store in Michigan

A camel shocked shoppers as he visited a store in Muskegon, Michigan in the US Jeffrey took a trip with staff from the Lewis Farms and Petting Zoo to the local pet store.

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Kirstjen Nielsen's Replacement May Be Tougher On Immigration [Video]Kirstjen Nielsen's Replacement May Be Tougher On Immigration

Kirstjen Nielson carried out some of the toughest immigration policies in DHS' history, but it wasn't enough for Trump.

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Six Michigan nurses in same unit pregnant [Video]Six Michigan nurses in same unit pregnant

Six nurses in the neurology unit at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing, Michigan are pregnant at the same time. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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In Four Months We've Already Passed The Total Number of Measles Cases In 2018 [Video]In Four Months We've Already Passed The Total Number of Measles Cases In 2018

April 1 (UPI) -- More cases of measles have been reported four months into 2019 than were reported in all of 2018, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Monday. So far, 387 cases have..

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826NYC hides inside superhero supply store [Video]826NYC hides inside superhero supply store

Superheroes unite! Brooklyn Superhero Supply Co.'s superpower is a tutoring school hidden behind one of its shelves. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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QAnon Joins Trump's Michigan Rally [Video]QAnon Joins Trump's Michigan Rally

On Thursday, President Donald Trump held a rally in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Business Insider reports supporters of the bizarre QAnon conspiracy theory were among the thousands of people who attended...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Texas Tech's Surprising NCAA Tournament Run Fueled By Stellar Defense [Video]Texas Tech's Surprising NCAA Tournament Run Fueled By Stellar Defense

Texas Tech's defense shut down Michigan on Thursday night to help the Red Raiders advance to the Elite 8. Can the program advance to its first Final Four in school history?

Credit: Sports Illustrated     Duration: 01:14Published

 

Supreme Court Blocks Two Rulings Striking Down Voting Maps

Federal courts in Ohio and Michigan had said maps there violated the Constitution by favoring the party in power.
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Abortion emerging as key issue in race for Michigan governor

President Trump's nomination of conservative Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court has reignited the debate over Roe V. Wade
CBS News - Published

U.S. Supreme Court blocks redrawing of Ohio, Michigan electoral maps

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday blocked lower court rulings that had ordered Republican legislators in Michigan and Ohio to redraw U.S. congressional maps ahead of the 2020 elections after finding..
Reuters - Published

Michigan Attorney General Announces First Arrests in Catholic Clergy Abuse Investigation

Five former Catholic priests have been charged with criminal sexual conduct, and Michigan officials are still examining hundreds of tips.
NYTimes.com - Published

Michigan offers Juwan Howard head coaching job; deal being negotiated

Michigan has offered its basketball coaching job to Juwan Howard, the former Fab Five member. Howard would be replacing former coach John Beilein.
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Cooley signs extension to stay at Providence

Providence coach Ed Cooley has agreed to a multiyear contract extension to remain with the Friars and withdrawn his name from consideration for the top job at Michigan
USATODAY.com - Published

Michigan man who wrongfully spent 45 years in prison will get $1.5 million from the state

Richard Phillips had long declared his innocence in a fatal shooting in the Detroit, Michigan area in 1971. He was exonerated in 2018.
USATODAY.com - Published

Impeachment Appeal Pushes Justin Amash From G.O.P. Gadfly to Insurgent

Washington is a town of partisan herds, and Mr. Amash, a congressman from Michigan, has strayed far outside his.
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Meet Michigan commit J.J. McCarthy, one of most coveted 2021 QB prospects who had 33 offers

Michigan football commit J.J. McCarthy has the physical and mental traits of a top prospect. His QB coach has compared him to Manziel, Brees, Mayfield.
USATODAY.com - Published

Republican calls for Congress to impeach Trump

Michigan Congressman Justin Amash is asking Congress to move against President Trump. He's accusing the president of obstructing justice and wants him impeached. There's also a chorus of Democrats..
CBS News - Published

Trump Calls Representative Justin Amash a ‘Loser’ Over Impeachment Talk

Mr. Amash, a Michigan Republican, found no other members of Congress from his party joining him after he said the president’s behavior met the “threshold for impeachment.”
NYTimes.com - Published

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