Great Lakes State

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Noun1.Great Lakes State - a midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes regionGreat Lakes State - a midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region
Mackinac Bridge - a suspension bridge across the channel between the lower and upper peninsulas of Michigan
middle west, Midwest, midwestern United States - the north central region of the United States (sometimes called the heartland or the breadbasket of America)
Isle Royal National Park - a national park on an island in Michigan; includes prehistoric iron mines
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
Alpena - a town in northern Michigan on an arm of Lake Huron
Ann Arbor - a city in southern Michigan near Detroit; site of the University of Michigan
Detroit, Motor City, Motown - the largest city in Michigan and a major Great Lakes port; center of the United States automobile industry; located in southeastern Michigan on the Detroit river across from Windsor
Flint - a city in southeast central Michigan near Detroit; automobile manufacturing
Grand Rapids - a city in west central Michigan; noted for manufacturing furniture
Houghton - a town in northwest Michigan on the Upper Peninsula
Jackson - a town in south central Michigan
capital of Michigan, Lansing - capital of the state of Michigan; located in southern Michigan on the Grand River
Marquette - a town on Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula in northwest Michigan
Monroe - a town of southeast Michigan on Lake Erie
Traverse City - a town in northern Michigan on an arm of Lake Michigan
Detroit River - a short river flowing from Lake St. Clair to Lake Erie along the border between the United States and Canada; one the busiest inland waterways in the world
Grand River - a river in southern Michigan that flows northwest to empty into Lake Michigan
Lake Saint Clair, Lake St. Clair - a lake between Ontario and Michigan; connected with Lake Huron and Lake Erie
Lower Peninsula - the part of northern Michigan between Lake Michigan and Lake Huron
Upper Peninsula - the peninsula between Lake Superior and Lake Michigan that forms the northwestern part of Michigan
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Synopsis: "The Perp Walk" is author Jim Ray Daniels' latest collection of linked stories, that collectively maps out the emotional capitals and potholes of coming of age in a blue-collar town in the Great Lakes State,--though it could be any state where people work hard, play hard, and aren't paid nearly enough for their efforts.
A law requiring Michigan fishermen to buy a license was passed, marking the end of free fishing in the Great Lakes State. (1925)
The Great Lakes State was among the 16 states and District of Columbia that submitted their plans by the early deadline of April 13.
Brundle's store will be the third Brightway Insurance store to open in the Great Lakes State.
In January, however, both credit unions called off the pending consolidation, which would have made LMCU the largest cooperative in the Great Lakes state and one of the top 20 credit unions by assets and members in the nation.
With their roots in the Great Lakes State of Michigan but now based in Nashville, Lindsay Lou and the Flatbellys have been on the road almost non-stop in Europe and the US since releasing their second album Ionia last February.
Synopsis: Michigan will always be known as the automobile capital of the world, but the Great Lakes State boasts a similarly rich heritage in the development of boat building in America.
Travelers with an interest in exploring the Great Lakes State should dog-ear the pages of this fascinating travel guide.
The current minimum wage in the Great Lakes State stands at $7.40.
"As the South African government, we want to send a very stern warning to anybody, anywhere in the world, that our country will not be used as a springboard to do illegal activities," Justice Minister Jeff Radebe told a news briefing, referring to the diplomatic row with Great Lakes state Rwanda.
Earlier this year, Meijer Stores, known in the Midwest for its supercenters, announced that it was expanding its Made in Michigan program to all 102 stores located in the Great Lakes State. Recently, retail giant Walmart announced that it will buy an additional $50 billion in domestic goods in the next 10 years for its Walmart and Sam's Club stores.

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