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Michigan: State in the northern United States
Michigan is a state in the Great Lakes and Midwestern regions of the United States. Its name comes from the Ojibwe word mishigami, meaning "large water" or "large lake". With a population of approximately 10 million, Michigan is the tenth most populous of the 50 U.S. states, the 11th most extensive by area, and the largest by 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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After 18 months of negotiations, Michigan will finally settle civil suits filed over the Flint Water Crisis.

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[NFA] The U.S. state of Michigan said on Thursday that it had reached a preliminary settlement to pay $600 million to victims of the Flint water crisis, potentially closing a chapter on one of the..

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A journalist covering clashes between Proud Boys and counter-protesters was arrested in western Michigan on August 15. Report by Shoulderg. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow..

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Two Senate Democrats late Thursday announced plans to introduce a bill, reports Gizmodo. They say it would halt any “abrupt operational changes” at the U.S. Postal Service. Concerns are rising that..

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Ryan Reynolds and Paul McCartney nominated for Native American Chief role

The Deadpool actor and Beatles legend have been nominated to be Chief for Walpole Island First Nation, a reservation with a community of 5000 located on an island bordering Michigan and Canada.

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[NFA] The Democratic presidential candidate plans to buy digital and TV ads in 15 states, including key battlegrounds and Republican-leaning states. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.

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Suspect Arrested In Case Of Murdered Michigan Pro Poker Player [Video]

Suspect Arrested In Case Of Murdered Michigan Pro Poker Player

Police have arrested a man in connection with the death of professional poker player Susie Zhao. Newser reports Zhao's body was found badly burned on July 13th, near the Pontiac Lake Recreation Area..

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