April 9, 2013 | Vol. 94, No. 83

State unveils 'Pure Michigan' auto license plates

LANSING (AP) — New Michigan license plates will make drivers ambassadors of the state’s tourism charm, as the popular “Pure Michigan” logo is added to both standard and specialty plates.

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Associated Press
A new license plate featuring the “Pure Michigan” tourism logo was introduced in Lansing Monday.

The main plate is staying white with blue letters and numbers. But now it says Pure Michigan instead of just “Michigan” and links to the state’s travel website rather than the state government site.

There also is a blue wave at the bottom signifying Michigan’s status as a Great Lakes state. The current standard plate was unveiled in 2007.

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