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Michigan: U.S. state in the United States
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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U.S. Steel plans to lay off hundreds of workers in Michigan

United States Steel Corp will temporarily lay off hundreds of workers at its Great Lakes facility in Michigan in coming weeks, according to a filing the steelmaker made with the State of Michigan.
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Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar hold press conference after being barred from Israel

In a press conference on Monday, freshmen Democratic congresswomen Rashida Tlaib of Michigan and Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, addressed the Israeli government's decision to bar them from entering the..
CBS News - Published

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Netanyahu took 'page out of Trump's book' - Tlaib [Video]Netanyahu took 'page out of Trump's book' - Tlaib

Democratic Muslim-American congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar told reporters in Minnesota on Monday that Israel's move to restrict their travel in the region pits Muslim and Jewish people..

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Trump Thinks He Won Michigan's 'Man Of The Year' Award, But He Actually Received A Copy Of The Gettysburg Address [Video]Trump Thinks He Won Michigan's 'Man Of The Year' Award, But He Actually Received A Copy Of The Gettysburg Address

U.S. President Donald Trump has repeatedly claimed he was honored with a Michigan 'man of the year' award. Business Insider reports that he most recently made the false claim at his New Hampshire..

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Cory Booker turns the heat up on Biden after debate [Video]Cory Booker turns the heat up on Biden after debate

New Jersey Senator Cory Booker clashed with former vice president Joe Biden over criminal justice reform during the second round of Democratic debates in Detroit, Michigan. Rough cut - no reporter..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:35Published

Candidates Attack Trump: Democratic Presidential Debate Opens [Video]Candidates Attack Trump: Democratic Presidential Debate Opens

DETROIT (Reuters) - Democratic presidential contenders attacked Republican President Donald Trump as a demagogue who is ripping apart the country and promised to restore unity during the opening..

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Love A Challenge? Buy Yourself A Home In Detroit For Just $1,000 [Video]Love A Challenge? Buy Yourself A Home In Detroit For Just $1,000

Want to buy a home for as little as $1,000? Love a challenge? Look no further than Detroit, Michigan. According to Business Insider, the Detroit Land Bank Authority is offering homes there for a mere..

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Biden: Trump 'could be charged' after leaving office [Video]Biden: Trump 'could be charged' after leaving office

Former U.S. Vice President and presidential candidate Joe Biden on Wednesday responded to the testimony of former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller, saying that 'there are plenty of reasons why'..

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Trump says Tlaib 'like a crazed lunatic' [Video]Trump says Tlaib 'like a crazed lunatic'

Speaking to high school students at a summit in Washington, D.C., President Trump described Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib as 'like a crazed lunatic.' Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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'They hate our country': Trump doubles down on tweetstorm [Video]'They hate our country': Trump doubles down on tweetstorm

President Trump on Tuesday again defended his controversial tweets in which he asked four prominent minority Democratic congresswomen to "go back" and "fix" the countries "from which they came". Rough..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:35Published

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand Promises To Fix Trump's Mistakes [Video]Senator Kirsten Gillibrand Promises To Fix Trump's Mistakes

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand recently campaigned through Pennsylvania, Ohio and Michigan. She’s promising the region she will fix the “broken promises” that President Donald Trump made...

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Michigan man breaks Guinness record for most burpees [Video]Michigan man breaks Guinness record for most burpees

A 23-year-old Michigan man has broken the Guinness World Record for the most burpees in one day with 4,689 in 12 hours. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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GOP Defector Amash Won't Rule Out Primarying Trump [Video]GOP Defector Amash Won't Rule Out Primarying Trump

Former Republican Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan left the door open to a potential 2020 run against President Donald Trump on Sunday. The Freedom Caucus founding member made the remark just days after..

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The First Republican Congressmen To Call For Trump's Impeachment Has Just Quit The GOP [Video]The First Republican Congressmen To Call For Trump's Impeachment Has Just Quit The GOP

Reuters reports U.S. Representative Justin Amash (R-MI) quit the Republican Party on Thursday. He made his departure via an op-ed in The Washington Post. It was a blistering attack on politics that he..

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Grandfather gets to meet Lady Gaga after video goes viral [Video]Grandfather gets to meet Lady Gaga after video goes viral

A 66-year-old grandfather is finally getting the chance to meet his favourite performer – Lady Gaga. Jim, from Grand Rapids, Michigan, was surprised by his granddaughter Whitney with tickets to see..

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Michigan Files Lawsuit Against Enbridge To Shut Down Great Lakes Oil Pipeline [Video]Michigan Files Lawsuit Against Enbridge To Shut Down Great Lakes Oil Pipeline

According to a report by Reuters, on Thursday, the US state of Michigan has filed a lawsuit asking for an Enbridge oil pipeline that runs under the Straits of Mackinac in the Great Lakes to be..

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Michigan Sues Enbridge, Looks To Shut Down Oil Pipeline Under Great Lakes [Video]Michigan Sues Enbridge, Looks To Shut Down Oil Pipeline Under Great Lakes

According to a report by Reuters, on Thursday, the US State of Michigan has filed a lawsuit asking for an Enbridge oil pipeline that runs under the Straits of Mackinac in the Great Lakes to be..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:39Published

Small Amounts Of The Deadly Legionella Bacteria Found In Ford Dearborn, Michigan Plant [Video]Small Amounts Of The Deadly Legionella Bacteria Found In Ford Dearborn, Michigan Plant

A bacteria that causes a rare and deadly type of pneumonia has been found in one of America's largest auto manufacturing plants. Ford Motor Company told employees in a letter on June 20th that..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:52Published

Democrats urge funding to support migrant children [Video]Democrats urge funding to support migrant children

Democratic lawmakers Brenda Lawrence of Michigan, Darren Soto of Florida and Tony Cardenas of California said Tuesday that funding must be provided to aid migrant children in detention at the border.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:38Published

 

After blocked visit, Tlaib gets emotional as Omar questions whether Israel is an ally

Reps. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., blasted both President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during an emotional news conference Monday.
USATODAY.com - Published

Israel denying entry to members of Congress would be "damaging," former U.S. ambassador says

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu moved to keep two Democratic members of Congress out of the country after pressure from President Trump. A humanitarian pass was eventually granted to..
CBS News - Published

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Israel to allow Rashida Tlaib to visit country. Government relents on Michigan representative, Ilan Omar still barred after president's tweet. Police evacuate New York subway station. Suspicious..
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Israel blocks visit from Democratic Congresswomen who are Trump targets

President Trump's battle against the"Squad" Democrats reached the international stage on Thursday when Israeli leader, Benjamin Netanyahu, barred U.S. Reps. Rashida Tlaib of Michigan and Ilhan Omar of..
CBS News - Published

Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib were barred from visiting Israel. Here's what we know

Reps. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., were going to travel to Jerusalem and the West Bank, among other stops, this weekend.
USATODAY.com - Published

A black man was looking for parking. A white woman felt threatened and called the cops

Royal Oak, Michigan police are investigating after officers reportedly stopped a black man because a white woman said she felt threatened
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A Michigan woman died in jail after eating stuffing from cell's mattress. Her son is suing

Skylir Kosiorek is suing the city of Southgate over his mother's death in April 2017.  
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Dole recalls baby spinach after test finds salmonella

Packaged spinach leaves recalled in 10 states after bacteria found in a sample tested by Michigan health officials
CBS News - Published

Kevin Harvick takes son for a ride after winning NASCAR Cup race at Michigan

Kevin Harvick took the checkered flag at Michigan International Speedway for the second year in a row then picked up his son for a burnout.
USATODAY.com - Published

Former Michigan State star Antonio Smith turning life around after battling homelessness

Antonio Smith, 'The Godfather' of modern Michigan State basketball, spent much of last year homeless in Flint, Michigan, too proud to ask for help.
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Sherm Poppen, a Dad Who Fathered the Snowboard, Dies at 89

He was trying to entertain his daughters on a snowy Christmas Day in Michigan when he invented his Snurfer, a prototype of the modern snowboard.
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Michigan man with diabetic condition dies after being deported to Iraq

A Michigan man with a diabetic condition was deported to Iraq. He died just months later, and the ACLU said it's due in part to his struggles to find insulin.  
USATODAY.com - Published

Michigan officer investigated, suspended after KKK memorabilia found in home

A prospective homebuyer said the house near Muskegon, Michigan, was filled with Confederate flags and had a framed KKK document on a wall.  
USATODAY.com - Published

'I got nothing over here': Michigan man with diabetes dies in Iraq after ICE deported him

Jimmy Al-Daoud, 41, had trouble getting insulin after he was deported to Iraq, where he was homeless and didn't speak the language, advocates say.
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Michigan vs. Maryland: Why Trump won't give cities like Detroit the Baltimore treatment

This election season, there's too much at stake in Michigan for Donald Trump to trash Detroit the way he trashed Baltimore in deep-blue Maryland.
USATODAY.com - Published

8/1/19: Red and Blue

Joe Biden: "I was surprised" by attacks on Obama; President Trump holds rally in Ohio after Democrats hold debates in Michigan.
CBS News - Published

Trump holds Ohio rally after democrats debate in Michigan

After two nights of debates from the 2020 Democratic candidates, it's President Trump's turn to speak with voters, this time with a "Make America Great Again" rally in Cincinnati. Jeremy Pelzer, a..
CBS News - Published

Health care, Flint water crisis in spotlight at Detroit Democratic debate

Health care was a major focus and a point of contention during the first night of the Democratic presidential debates in Detroit. Several candidates also weighed in on the water crisis in Flint,..
CBS News - Published

A 10-year-old boy hit his classmate with a ball. He's charged with aggravated assault

A 10-year-old Michigan boy has been charged with aggravated assault after prosecutors say he threw a ball at a classmate's head.  
USATODAY.com - Published

Ex-Michigan State President to Get $2.4 Million in Retirement Deal

Lou Anna Simon, who faces criminal charges that she lied about her knowledge of Lawrence G. Nassar’s sexual abuse, has denied any wrongdoing.
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Alligator wandering on side of the road spotted by motorist in Michigan

The alligator will be transported to a Michigan alligator sanctuary if it is not claimed, officials said.
USATODAY.com - Published

Democrats focus on Michigan as crucial to 2020 victory

As the Democratic presidential candidates descend on Detroit for the second round of debates this week, CBS News political reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns looks at why Michigan will be such an important..
CBS News - Published

With Detroit debate, Democrats plot a comeback in Michigan

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's election and other 2018​ victories are serving as a roadmap for Democrats plotting a comeback in Michigan, a state critical to rebuilding a blue wall in the Midwest that..
CBS News - Published

Democrats see Michigan as critical to winning the White House in 2020

Charlie LeDuff, author of "Detroit: An American Autopsy," joins CBSN's "Red & Blue" to discuss when Democratic candidates have to do to win over voters in Michigan, a state that narrowly went for..
CBS News - Published

Democrats don't need the perfect candidate, just an authentic one: Today's talker

Needed: A challenger who can mobilize Michigan voters who stayed home or shrugged their shoulders in 2016.
USATODAY.com - Published

Dethroned Miss Michigan Kathy Zhu joins President Trump's reelection campaign

Kathy Zhu, a 20-year-old University of Michigan student, will serve on the Women for Trump Coalition Advisory Board.
USATODAY.com - Published

Ex-Miss Michigan joins Trump campaign after being stripped of title

Kathy Zhu, who was stripped of her Miss Michigan title after several insensitive and racist tweets surfaced, has joined Team Trump
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2020 Presidential hopefuls attend 2019 NAACP Convention

While former special counsel Robert Mueller was testifying on Capitol Hill, some 2020 Democratic Presidential candidates were attending the annual NAACP Convention in Detroit, Michigan. This comes one..
CBS News - Published

Judge rejects plea deal for teens in highway rock-toss death

A judge has rejected a plea deal and ruled that four Michigan teens should be sentenced as adults for a deadly highway incident. Kenneth White was riding in a van in October 2017 when he was killed by..
CBS News - Published

In Conservative Michigan, Voters Want to Love Trump, Not Leave Him

Voters in a part of the state that swung for Mr. Trump in 2016 have largely overlooked his recent attacks on four congresswomen, instead focusing their ire on Democrats.
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Michigan Beauty Queen Ousted Over ‘Offensive’ Twitter Posts, Officials Say

Kathy Zhu, a supporter of President Trump, was stripped of her title because of comments about African-Americans and Muslims.
NYTimes.com - Published

Miss Michigan stripped of title after racist tweets surface

The tweets targeted Muslim women and gun violence in the black community in 2017 and 2018
CBS News - Published

Michigan woman had 350% interest rate on $1,200 loan — and a loophole allows it

Online lenders are using affiliations with American Indian tribes to pitch loans that charge rates of 300% or more and skirt consumer protections.
USATODAY.com - Published

Miss Michigan stripped of title over 'offensive' social media posts

Kathy Zhu received an email Thursday dismissing her as a Miss World America pageant participant and revoking her Miss Michigan World America title.
USATODAY.com - Published

The story behind baseball's 6-year-old internet sensation, Coach Drake

Adorable videos show 6-year-old Drake Livingston, also known as "Coach Drake," giving pep talks to players and arguing with the umpires at Kalamazoo Growlers games in Michigan. It's his first year as..
CBS News - Published

The second 2020 Dem debate matchups are set: Which candidates will face off in Detroit?

The second Democratic primary debate is on July 30 and 31 at the Fox Theatre in Detroit, Michigan.
USATODAY.com - Published

2020 Won’t Repeat the Mistakes of 2016, Whatever They Were

Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania are an electoral Bermuda triangle for Democrats, with a pull so strong that they’re mentioned at events around the country.
NYTimes.com - Published

Here are the candidates who will be on stage for the second 2020 Democratic debate

The second Democratic primary debate will be held on July 30-31 in Detroit, Michigan.
USATODAY.com - Published

How missing 2-year-old Michigan girl was reunited with her family

“I asked her if she wanted to go see mommy and she lit up – she came right to me and gave me a big hug,” said Lt. Brandon Kieft, a first responder.  
USATODAY.com - Published

A Michigan man fell from a tree and was impaled by a stump. A group of runners rescued him

A 37-year-old man was found impaled on a stump around 8 a.m. Saturday after he fell from a tree about 6 p.m. Friday, MSU police said.
USATODAY.com - Published

2-year-old girl who disappeared from Michigan campsite found alive

Police have found the 2-year-old who went missing from a campsite in Comins Township, Michigan on Monday. The search lasted more than 24 hours.  
USATODAY.com - Published

Couple faces backlash after MAGA-themed wedding

A Michigan couple received pushback after hosting a "Make America Great Again"-themed wedding that honored President Trump.
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Couple throws "MAGA" wedding paying tribute to Trump

The theme for a Michigan couple's wedding was President Trump's campaign slogan: Make America Great Again. It got a ton of attention on social media – both good and bad. "A lot of the comments are..
CBS News - Published

Tlaib decries immigrant detention through tears

House Democrats on Wednesday decried President Donald Trump's treatment of Asylum-seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border, with Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib saying there were human rights violations happening..
USATODAY.com - Published

Don't touch that deer: Some too used to humans are known to attack, biologist says

When a buck showed up on a Michigan beach over the Fourth of July weekend, beachgoers were eager to film, photograph and even pet the animal.
USATODAY.com - Published

Lee Iacocca's funeral arrangements set for this week in Michigan

Visitation for Lee Iacocca will be Tuesday, followed on Wednesday with a funeral in Bloomfield Hills.
USATODAY.com - Published

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