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Whitmer’s “overly aggressive” mask mandate in Michigan has worried companies about enforcement

Michigan governor Gretchen Whitmer has ordered companies to prohibit customers from entering their facilities, causing owners to worry about the precarious situation they are in. The mandate also requires masks to be worn in closed public spaces and during crowded events, as coronavirus cases are on the rise in Michigan. Persons who fail to comply with the order could face …

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Football in Michigan receives the four-star defensive ending Quintin Somerville

SHUT DOWN Football in Michigan opens the 2020 season on September 5 on the street against Washington and ends on November 28 on the street against the state of Ohio. Wochit Football in Michigan has reached four-star defensive ending Quintin Somerville, who announced his involvement on Twitter on Saturday. The prospect from Saguaro High School in Scottsville, Arizona, is ranked …

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Michigan soccer 5 star QB sign J.J. McCarthy reaches the Elite 11 final

SHUT DOWN Michigan 2021 QB Commit J.J. McCarthy (La Grange Park, IL) does exercises, including one borrowed from a piece by Aaron Rodgers on May 18, 2019. Detroit Free Press Michigan football five-star quarterback commit J.J. McCarthy recently moved from the Nazareth Academy in Illinois to the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida to end his high school career. Now the …

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Purdue Transfer Nojel Eastern no longer visits Michigan

SHUT DOWN Hunter Dickinson, a commit from Michigan and number 34 in the 2020 class, at the Hoophall Classic in Springfield, Massachusetts, on January 18, 2020. Detroit Free Press Purdue Transfer Nojel Eastern will not switch to basketball in Michigan and will reopen its recruitment. Eastern couldn’t enroll in the university, he did Announced Wednesday on Twitter. He cited a …

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In one essay, Lakers’ Kyle Kuzma describes the white privilege of growing up biracial in Michigan

Los Angeles Lakers striker Kyle Kuzma pondered white privileges and racism in the United States in an essay he wrote for The Players’ Tribune on Tuesday. Kuzma, who is in his third year with the Lakers, is the youngest athlete to address the issue after George Floyd’s police death and nationwide protests. AL SHARPTON TO THE NFL: ‘GIVE COLIN KAEPERNICK …

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The Michigan Supreme Court stands up for a hairdresser that was reopened despite Whitmer’s coronavirus lock

The Michigan Supreme Court unanimously sided with a barber on Friday who reopened his store last month despite Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s order to block the coronavirus. The Supreme Court ruled that the state appeals court made mistakes in its decision to shut down 77-year-old hairdresser Karl Manke. The appeal decision was not unanimous and did not provide Manke with verbal …

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Pandemic, protests could show Michigan Biden the way

Joe Biden still has a long way to go to earn Nicole Small’s respect. Small, a Detroit human resources worker and vice-chair of the commission considering revising the city’s charter, said she was angry after the alleged democratic candidate last month, “Then you’re not black” – and he hasn’t done “almost enough yet” in response to the death of George …

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Flint, Michigan, Protest: Police have dropped weapons for the parade

Genesee County’s sheriff, Chris Swanson, spoke to protesters who were hit by police officers in combat gear, local subsidiary WEYI reported. “The only reason we’re here is to make sure you have a voice – that’s it,” said Swanson in video clips that were shown on Twitter. “These cops love you – this cop hugs people over there,” he said, …

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