Detroit Free Press: Whitmer calls for unity, says continued efforts and vaccines will end pandemic

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LANSING – Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer sounded a hopeful note in her third State of the State address Wednesday, delivered online for the first time in Michigan history amid a pandemic that could soon be significantly reduced because of vaccine distribution.


On a night typically dedicated to pomp and procedure in front of lawmakers and dignitaries inside the state Capitol, Whitmer spoke directly to the camera, surrounded by only a few staff members, and used the virtual speech to reflect on challenges and achievements over the last year while calling for unity moving forward.


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