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QUOTE OF THE DAY

"As a black man in America it is hard enough to breathe on most days. The last few months, this has become even more difficult. The scab covering the wounds of oppression has once again been ripped off."

- Lt. Gov. Garlin GILCHRIST, speaking about the death of George FLOYD and the protests that rippled across American cities following the release of the video of Floyd's death beneath the knee of a white police officer. 

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Stay-At-Home Order Lifted As Michigan Eases Into 'Improving' COVID-19 Stage
"Gov. Gretchen WHITMER is lifting her stay-at-home order effective immediately and allowing for groups of 100 outdoors -- and indoor gatherings of 10 or fewer -- as part of an executive order issued today that will partially reopen dine-in restaurants, bars, and retail shops statewide within a week's time."
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Trump Wants Govs To 'Dominate' Protestors; MDP Chair Says Trump Backers Are Racists
"Gov. Gretchen [WHITMER] said today she was "very frustrated" over a "deeply disturbing" phone call with President Donald TRUMP and other governors where she said Trump told state leaders to "dominate protestors" who have been demonstrating nationwide in the wake of the death of George FLOYD."
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Statewide COVID-19 Testing At Cornerstone of BLM Economic Recovery Plan
"Michigan should implement statewide COVID-19 testing system to ensure people coming back into the workforce are not spreading the coronavirus, Business Leaders for Michigan advocated today as part of their economic recovery plan."
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Polling Still Favoring Whitmer As Pollsters Predict Trump Loss In Michigan
"President Donald TRUMP will not retake Michigan in November, a pair of Michigan pollsters told MIRS Monday this week, based on the incumbent President's poor numbers in the Great Lakes State."
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Capitol Steps, State Buildings Get Damaged; Gov Surveys Lansing Vandalism
"More than $20,000 has been spent to initially secure four state buildings damaged in protests in Lansing and Grand Rapids over the weekend, according to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget (DTMB) today."
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QUOTE OF THE DAY

"As a black man in America it is hard enough to breathe on most days. The last few months, this has become even more difficult. The scab covering the wounds of oppression has once again been ripped off."

- Lt. Gov. Garlin GILCHRIST, speaking about the death of George FLOYD and the protests that rippled across American cities following the release of the video of Floyd's death beneath the knee of a white police officer.