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LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Thursday that her administration may extend portions of a three-week partial shutdown of schools and businesses next week because of the “sheer volume” of coronavirus cases in Michigan.

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Jackson couple married 47 years, dies of COVID seconds apart

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LANSING — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s administration is approaching another decisive moment in its fight against COVID-19 as a three-week halt on some businesses, in-person instruction at high schools and indoor dining at restaurants is scheduled to lift Dec. 9, a week from Wednesday.

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LANSING (AP) — A top Michigan health official said Tuesday she was cautiously optimistic that more residents took steps to combat the surging coronavirus last month, citing declining case rates, but warned that the spread remains significant and the effect of Thanksgiving will not be known f…

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Michigan governor proposes $100 million COVID-19 relief plan

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SPRING ARBOR — Spring Arbor University (SAU) will offer the "Bridging the Gap" program for the second time this January, with both Oberlin College and Cornerstone University participating.

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Man trapped beneath car that crashed into his home, police say

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James concedes Michigan's US Senate race to Peters

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Michigan AG investigating threats against county canvassers

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Inmate captured more than a week after jail escape

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Michigan watchdogs lose bid to stop water boost for bottler

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LANSING — A judge on Friday declined to halt a three-week ban on indoor dining in Michigan that is one of the most recent coronavirus restrictions imposed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s administration.

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Whitmer: Michigan needs federal aid, small business support as COVID spreads

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DETROIT — In an abrupt about-face, Michigan’s largest county on Tuesday night unanimously certified election results showing Democrat Joe Biden defeating President Donald Trump, hours after Republicans first blocked formal approval of voters’ intentions.

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Body of man recovered from Lake Michigan 2 days after being swept off pier

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DETROIT — Just hours before another shutdown, a restaurant trade group sued Tuesday to try to stop a ban on indoor dining, attacking the latest restrictions from Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s administration in response to a wave of coronavirus cases.

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Bodies of 2 missing Michigan hunters found in Ohio lake

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LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s administration has ordered high schools and colleges to stop in-person classes, closed restaurants to indoor dining and suspended organized sports – including the football playoffs – in a bid to curb the state’s spiking coronavirus cases.

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LANSING (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's administration on Sunday ordered high schools and colleges to stop in-person classes, closed restaurants to indoor dining and stopped organized sports — including the MHSAA football playoffs — in a bid to curb Michigan's spiking coronavirus cases.

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The state Legislature had limited sessions this week with no roll call votes of general interest. So, rather than votes, this Roll Call Report describes some recent constitutional amendment proposals of general interest. All were referred to a committee with no further action at this time.

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Bond greatly reduced for man linked to Whitmer kidnap plot

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Whitmer warns she’s considering any action to combat COVID-19 spread

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Man, 20, charged in overdose deaths of 3 in hotel room

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LANSING — In a wide-ranging post-election interview with the Free Press, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer called President Donald Trump a "superspreader" of the coronavirus, said she has no interest in a Cabinet position in a Biden administration, and, in a reference to her very public feud with Trump,…

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Senate Bill 1185 — Restrict epidemic-related lawsuits against medical service providers: passed 21-13 in the Senate. To establish in law that, “a health care provider or facility that provides health care services in support of this state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic is not liable for…

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U-M tells students in dorms to stay home during winter term

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Trump campaign loses legal challenge over ballot counting