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And Michigan Became the 26th State

Just Yesterday, in 1837, with the stroke of Old Hickory’s quill, Michigan becomes the 26th state in the Union. First settled by Native American tribes…

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The Uniting of the UAW From the Flint Strike

On this day in 1936, the Flint sit-down strike against General Motors commences at Fisher Body Plant No. 1. When the strike finally ended 44…

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The Midwest Report – Tuesday, June 25, 2013

The Midwest Report is a news-roundup dedicated exclusively to the American Midwest. 1)   Ohio “Pew report says children in Ohio struggle to get access to…

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The Midwest Report – Monday, June 24, 2013

The Midwest Report is a daily news-roundup dedicated exclusively to the American Midwest.   1)   Michigan – Story One “Kids Count report: Michigan ranks last…

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The Midwest Report – Wednesday, June 19, 2013

The Midwest Report is a daily news-roundup dedicated exclusively to the American Midwest.   1)   Indiana “Indiana’s beginnings date back to Ice Age,” written by…

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The Midwest Report – Tuesday, June 18, 2013

The Midwest Report is a daily news-roundup dedicated exclusively to the American Midwest.   1)   Ohio “Ohio leaders focus on ‘selling our state’ to keep,…

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