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  • Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Michigan congressional reps join bipartisan group to introduce $908 billion COVID-19 relief package »

"U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-Holly) and three other Michigan congressional representatives joined with bipartisan members of the Problem Solvers Caucus to announce Tuesday the bicameral framework for a $908 billion emergency COVID relief package."

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11th-hour filing saves Trump Michigan voter fraud lawsuit from dismissal »

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President Donald Trump’s campaign has resurrected a Michigan voter fraud lawsuit with a new appeal, recycling old allegations of problems at the TCF Center – where Detroit’s absentee ballots were being counted."

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COVID-19 vaccine could be available to Michigan public by late spring, says Dr. Khaldun »

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Michigan is already planning for vaccine distribution starting with frontline medical workers, Chief Medical Executive Dr. Joneigh Khaldun said at a press conference with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Tuesday."

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A look at November numbers in Michigan's coronavirus surge: How things went from bad to worse* »

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November erased any doubt that Michigan was experiencing a fall surge of coronavirus."

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'Please don't travel for Christmas, Gov. Whitmer tells Michiganders* »

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With Thanksgiving behind us and the leftover stuffing nearly gone, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is already eyeing the next holiday on the horizon and how it could contribute to the spread of COVID-19 in Michigan."

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Macomb County superintendents: Michigan kids need us all to wear masks, social distance »

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We are at a critical point in the fight against COVID-19. Since August, Macomb County schools, alongside districts across the region, have worked diligently to offer in-person and hybrid learning for our students. From the onset of this pandemic, our teachers, administrators, paraprofessionals, bus drivers, food service members and custodians have united to deliver supports and services to our students."

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COVID has turned breathing into a deadly event and all of us into potential serial killers | Opinion »

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As coronavirus burns an exponential path of destruction across the American terrain, an insidious blanket of shadow damage is quietly unfurling in its name. It’s not just the death and scarred lungs. COVID-19 has turned every man, woman and child into a potential serial killer."

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Opinion: The Teamsters look forward to helping Joe Biden protect workers* »

"For more than 18 months, the Teamsters worked hard in key states like Michigan to get a pro-worker president elected. So the union was delighted when Joe Biden emerged victorious in the Great Lakes State and nationally and looks forward to his swearing in as the 46th president next month."

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Editorial: Vaccinate teachers in the first wave* »

"Recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are that front-line health care workers receive the first doses of the COVID-19 vaccines that may become available before Christmas."

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