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Whitmer closes bars in Michigan


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LANSING — As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise in their states, the governors in Michigan and Wisconsin have brought back measures from earlier this year designed to halt the spread of the coronavirus.

In Michigan, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed a pair of executive orders Wednesday that again limits the size of gatherings to 10 people and closes bars to indoor service — including in the Upper Peninsula and other parts of the state’s Region 8. The order takes effect starting today.

“As we see COVID-19 cases continue to rise, M...

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