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Mid-Michigan flooding crests at 35 feet, Whitmer requests FEMA help: What we know

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Rushing waters took out trees, roadways, homes, businesses, the library, the sewer system, electricity — and part of the City of Midland.

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Spectacular Implosion as Palace of Auburn Hills Demolished [Video]

Spectacular Implosion as Palace of Auburn Hills Demolished

The remnants of The Palace of Auburn Hills were demolished in a spectacular implosion in Michigan. ‘The Palace’ was the hometown arena of the Detroit Pistons basketball team, who relocated to the new Little Caesars Arena along with the Detroit Red Wings. When it opened its doors in 1988, the structure was a state-of-the-art venue. Its demolition will make room for a new development expected to include technology companies. #Demolition #Implosion #BuildingCollapse Report by Avagninag. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Michigan's Palace of Auburn Hills Imploded

The remaining structure of The Palace of Auburn Hills was imploded Saturday morning, bringing an end to the process of dismantling the building that began in..
Police Wrongfully Arrest Another Black Man Falsely Identified By Face Recognition [Video]

Police Wrongfully Arrest Another Black Man Falsely Identified By Face Recognition

For more than a year, people opposed to giving police access to face recognition technology. New cases of erroneous facial recognition matches are cropping up in Michigan says Gizmodo. Police arrested Robert Williams in January after he was falsely identified by face recognition software. He was arrested for shoplifting in front of his children and detained overnight in a city jail. The charges still weren't dismissed even after police noted a computer error was at fault.

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Gretchen Whitmer Gretchen Whitmer 49th Governor of Michigan

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Who will Joe Biden pick as running mate? [Video]

Who will Joe Biden pick as running mate?

Here are some of the nearly dozen candidates who are likely under consideration, as former Vice President Joe Biden faces fresh calls to choose a black woman as his running mate. Lisa Bernhard reports.

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Who Are Biden's Top VP Prospects? [Video]

Who Are Biden's Top VP Prospects?

Joe Biden has started the vetting process to choose a running mate for the Democratic ticket. Reuters reports the process expected to wrap up by July. Who are some of the names on the list? Senator Kamala Harris Senator Amy Klobuchar Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer Senator Elizabeth Warren Former Georgia House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams

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Michigan Governor Warns 'Devastating' Floods Getting Worse [Video]

Michigan Governor Warns 'Devastating' Floods Getting Worse

During flooding in Michigan, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer warned residents it could get worse. While he said floods were already “devastating,” Whitmer said they were expected to rise. According to the HuffPost, more than 10,000 people were forced to evacuate their homes. The National Weather Service called it “catastrophic dam failures” at the Edenville Dam. Whitmer said: “It is a tough time to be sure, but we are going to get through this.”

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Trump visits Ford plant, leaves mask off for cameras [Video]

Trump visits Ford plant, leaves mask off for cameras

President Donald Trump traveled on Thursday to the crucial U.S. election battleground state of Michigan to visit a Ford Motor Co plant amid tensions with its Democratic governor during the coronavirus pandemic, opting not to wear a protective face mask for the cameras. This report produced by Chris Dignam.

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Coronavirus updates: California Capitol closes after outbreak; Florida orders 'brick and mortar' schools to open; 130,000 US deaths

California State Capitol shuts down after a COVID-19 outbreak; FEMA reportedly denied requests for testing help in Phoenix. Latest coronavirus news.


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