Michigan

Kirtland's warbler, an endangered songbird that lives in the jack pine forests of northern Michigan
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AP News
October 08, 2019 - 11:47 am
The federal government said Tuesday it will remove the Kirtland's warbler from its list of protected species, finding the small, yellow-bellied songbird had recovered more than half a century after being designated as endangered.
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Shoppers are shown leaving a Sam's Club in Pittsburgh.
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AP News
September 26, 2019 - 8:39 am
Walmart's Sam's Club is teaming up with several health care companies to offer discounts on everyday care its customers might delay or skip because of the cost.
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A ninth person has died from Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE), a rare mosquito-borne illness.
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CNN
September 25, 2019 - 9:56 am
A ninth person has died from Eastern equine encephalitis, a rare mosquito-borne illness. This year's EEE outbreak has been particularly severe, with 27 human cases of the virus in six states since August.
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black rhinoceros
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AP News
September 06, 2019 - 12:11 pm
By Michael Biesecker, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration says it will issue a permit to a Michigan trophy hunter to import the skin, skull and horns from a rare black rhinoceros he shot last year in Africa. Documents show Chris Peyerk of Shelby Township, Michigan, applied...
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Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer
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AP News
September 04, 2019 - 2:41 pm
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer moved to make her state the first to ban flavored electronic cigarettes, accusing companies of using candy flavors and deceptive advertising to "hook children on nicotine." Read more here.
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Lifeguard Ben Ingvoldscad watches over the waters of Lake Michigan at North Avenue Beach May 27, 2005 in Chicago, Illinois.
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July 29, 2019 - 12:58 pm
By John Flesher, AP Environmental Writer TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Five Democratic governors of states in the Great Lakes region Monday urged the candidates in next year's presidential election to support a plan for safeguarding their shared waters by boosting federal spending on treatment plants...
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Gay Hell, Michigan
Courtesy Elijah Daniel
June 18, 2019 - 1:36 pm
By Hollie Silverman, CNN (CNN) -- Youtuber Elijah Daniel has pulled a lot of stunts since he started creating content, but his latest act as Mayor of Hell has a lot of people talking. Daniel purchased Hell, Michigan, for Pride Month and used the opportunity to rename the town Gay Hell. Gay Hell,...
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Canada Goose
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April 03, 2019 - 10:02 am
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Police at Eastern Michigan University have issued a warning: "Beware of goose!" The department says potentially aggressive geese have been spotted on campus and issued the warning when posting a video on Instagram showing one goose attacking and chasing a person in a school...
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In this Dec. 15, 2018, file photo, North Carolina's Cameron Johnson (13) dunks against Gonzaga during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, in Chapel Hill, N.C.
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March 19, 2019 - 10:25 am
By Noah Trister, AP Sports Writer At this time of year, everyone's in search of a system — some way of simplifying the brackets and making it a little easier to pick one champion out of all those contenders. You could go with the most experienced coaches, or perhaps the teams playing the best...
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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell, center, follows the casket procession out of the Church of the Divine Child after a funeral mass for her husband John Dingell, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, in Dearborn, Mich.
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February 12, 2019 - 4:45 pm
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Longtime Rep. John Dingell knew that jobs were about more than collecting a paycheck, and that health care meant more than just good health. Both were about dignity, former Vice President Joe Biden said Tuesday while eulogizing the longest serving member of Congress in U.S...
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