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Stateside: Electors cast their votes; UAW settlement; health care workers get first vaccines

Dec 14, 2020

In Lansing, Michigan’s electors are bringing a long-anticipated end to the 2020 presidential election. They are meeting in-person at the Capitol to cast ballots for the electoral college, recognizing Joe Biden’s win in Michigan.Credit Lester Graham / Michigan RadioEdit | Remove

Today on Stateside, the Capitol shuts down as Michigan’s electors cement Joe Biden's victory in the state. And an update on the Pfizer COVID vaccine manufactured in Michigan and distributed to frontline workers nationwide this weekend. Also, how Michigan's Governor hopes to reawaken the spirit of an old legal definition to revoke permits on Enbridge Line 5.

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Capitol shuts down as Michigan electors cement victory for President-elect Joe Biden

  • Abigail Censky is a reporter for WKAR in Lansing.

The legal battles over Line 5 continue

  • Mike Shriberg is the National Wildlife Federation’s Great Lakes executive director

UAW and federal prosecutors announce a settlement aimed at union reforms

  • Daniel Howes is senior business editor for the Detroit News.

Hopes are high as first round of coronavirus vaccines are delivered

  • Kristen Jordan Shamus covers health care for the Detroit Free Press.

Khaldun: First wave of coronavirus vaccine vaccines marks beginning of the end of pandemic

  • Dr. Joneigh Khaldun is the state’s chief medical executive.