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Michigan once again anticipated to be a key battleground

Skip to main content HomeCoronavirus Updates2020 Election ResultsElectionsNationWorldPoliticsFactcheckEducationInvestigationsHealthWeatherRace in AmericaImpeachmentJust the FAQsTracking 2020Register to VoteVoter GuideMichigan represented one of President Donald Trump’s closest victories in 2016. And one of his most important. The Great Lakes State again is expected to be a key battleground this time around (Sept. 18)AP

Michigan deputy shot while responding to neighbor fight

SUPERIOR TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan sheriff’s deputy was shot Wednesday after responding to a call between feuding neighbors, authorities said.The Washtenaw County deputy, who was in stable condition, was shot soon after arriving at a home in Superior Township, 40 miles (64.3 kilometers) west of Detroit, said spokesman Derrick Jackson.Meanwhile, the gunman was…

Michigan hunter, 14, dies after being run over by corn harvester: reports

A Michigan deer hunter, 14, died on Saturday after he apparently fell asleep in a cornfield and was run over by a corn harvester, according to reports.Emergency responders were called to a field in Chandler Township -- located about 240 miles northwest of Detroit -- just before 9 a.m. A farm worker found the teenager after driving over him, a news…

Michigan paramedics demand licenses after ‘dead’ woman discovered alive

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. — Emergency medical technicians and paramedics who were present when a Detroit-area woman was determined to be dead, only to be declared alive later at a funeral home, are suing to stop their licenses from being suspended.Michael Storms, Scott Rickard, Phillip Mulligan and Jake Kroll, who all work for the city of Southfield, filed…

Michigan State says most classes will be online in the fall

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University is going online for the fall and is encouraging students to stay home, the school’s president announced Tuesday, as schools across the nation struggled to control coronavirus outbreaks.Remote learning for undergraduates is scheduled to begin Sept. 2.“Given the current status of the virus in our country —…

Michigan to Pay $600 Million to Flint Water Crisis Victims

(Reuters) - The U.S. state of Michigan has reached a settlement to pay about $600 million to victims of the Flint water crisis, the state's attorney general and its governor announced on Thursday. Most of the amount will be allocated for children who suffered from lead-tainted tapwater after officials switched the city's water supply six…

‘Unlock Michigan’: 60,000 Activists Circulate Petitions to Reduce Governor’s Emergency situation Powers

Some 60,000 Michiganders are circulating petitions to curtail the governor’s emergency powers as Gretchen Whitmer uses them to issue unilateral coronavirus orders. “Unlock Michigan” is a political organization seeking to repeal a 1945 law Whitmer is using to justify a “state of emergency,” which she has extended repeatedly since the coronavirus pandemic hit the state…

Michigan press reporter shot arrest at Proud Boys rally in Kalamazoo

August 16, 2020 | 9:17am A black Michigan reporter filmed his own arrest as dozens of cops in riot gear suddenly descended on dueling rallies between anti-racism protesters and far-right Proud Boys in Kalamazoo, according to his site. MLive reporter Samuel Robinson, 23, had commented on the lack of police presence during the violence Saturday…

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