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Hope.

A word that's been in short supply in Michigan hospitals recently.

But now, just maybe, there's a sign of it.

The number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 in Michigan declined slightly on Thursday, dropping to 3,793 adults with confirmed cases of the disease. The number is still below the peak number last seen in Michigan in the spring. But it represents a brief, welcome respite after a steep rise in cases that started in October.

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President Donald Trump’s top election lawyer appeared Wednesday in Lansing to testify before the state House Oversight Committee. The appearance by Rudy Giuliani was a last-ditch effort to try to reverse Trump's fate in Michigan. The state's election results have already been certified, showing President-elect Joe Biden as the winner." class="wysiwyg-break drupal-content" src="/sites/all/modules/contrib/wysiwyg/plugins/break/images/spacer.gif" title="<--break-->">

EGLE Extends Review Of Proposed Line 5 Tunnel Project

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State regulators plan to take a little more time reviewing the permit applications for Enbridge’s proposed Line 5 tunnel project in the Straits of Mackinac.

Federal Judge Rejects Restaurants Challenge To Michigan's Ban On Indoor Dining

Dec 2, 2020
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A federal judge has rejected the restaurant industry legal challenge to Michigan’s temporary ban on indoor dining.

In his ruling released Wednesday, U.S. District Judge Paul Maloney wrote there is “a plausible explanation for the emergency order: Restaurant patrons cannot wear a mask while eating or drinking.”

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A Grand Traverse County judge agreed to conditions Wednesday that make putting up bail much easier for two men charged with plotting to instigate a civil war.

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War Memorial Hospital in the Upper Peninsula has seen its COVID-19 cases decline in the last week.

Officials are still waiting to see how Holiday gatherings might impact them.

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Michigan State University requires freshmen to live on campus. Starting next fall, MSU will require new arrivals to live in campus housing for a second year.

" class="wysiwyg-break drupal-content" src="/sites/all/modules/contrib/wysiwyg/plugins/break/images/spacer.gif" title="<--break-->">MSU hopes the second year on campus will help students succeed. More sophomores in dorms and university apartments will mean less availability for juniors and seniors.

The Senate Oversight Committee hearing into ballot counting at the TCF center in Detroit lasted seven hours. The hearing was filled with conspiracy theories and debunked claims.
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In a conspiracy laden seven-hour hearing, Republican poll challengers and watchers testified in front of the Michigan Senate Oversight Committee. Despite accusations, they did not provide evidence of widespread voter fraud. 

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Michigan doctors are calling on restaurants to help stop the spread of COVID-19 after a letter circulated last week urging restaurants to defy state health orders.

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Tuesday, Michigan marks one year of legal retail sales of recreational marijuana.

Approved by voters in 2018, retail sales had to wait until state officials built a regulatory system to manage the fledgling industry.

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