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Michiganders have been buzzing about Detroit’s vote this week. But do you know the story behind it? Quiz yourself! 


Nice work this week, ‘Gander! Don’t forget to challenge your friends.  

They’re worse things than failing a ‘Gander quiz…Like missing ‘Gander news! Check out some of the stories you may have missed.


#1. How long will the “pause” to normal business procedures that Gov. Whitmer recently announced last?

Whoops! This is just a three-week pause, ‘Gander.


READ: Whitmer Announces Three-Week Pause on Select Michigan Businesses to ‘Save Lives’

#2. What scientific specialty did Laurie Pohutsky pursue professionally before she represented Livonia in Michigan’s House of Representatives?

Aw, shucks! State Rep. Pohutsky was a microbiologist before joining the Legislature.


DON’T MISS: Voting for Science: Meet the Microbiologist Livonia Re-Elected During a Global Pandemic

#3. True or False: Trump campaign lawsuits in Michigan have found substantial evidence of fraud.

Oopsies! Actually, each of the lawsuits President Trump’s campaign filed in Michigan was dismissed.

READ: Just What the Hell Is Going On With Wayne County’s Election Results, Explained

SEE ALSO:Detroit Moves Toward Certifying Election Results as Trump Lawsuits Collapse




#4. Which environmental threat is Michigan Gov. Grechen Whitmer considering shutting down?

Egad, ‘Gander! Gov. Whitmer is considering shutting the Line 5 oil pipeline down.

DON’T MISS: ‘Welcome News’: Michigan Seems Pumped That Gov. Whitmer May Kill the Line 5 Oil Pipeline

#5. What sector(s) are represented on Michigan’s new Black Leadership Advisory Council?

Nice try, but each of these industries is represented on Michigan’s Black Leadership Black Advisory Council.

SEE MORE: Here Are the Appointees to Michigan’s New Black Leadership Advisory Council

#6. How many small businesses have benefited from the Michigan Small Business Restart Program?

Yikes, slow down! That’s right, 14,000 Michigan businesses received grants through this new program.

READ: These Are the Grants Saving Small Businesses

#7. What key defense group is still crucial in Michigan’s fight against the coronavirus?

Dang. Here’s the skinny: Michigan’s National Guard assists with administering tests, but they’re biggest pandemic job is yet to come.

CHECK OUT: Michigan Still Needs the National Guard for Coronavirus Response

#8. Which is the fastest way to get in touch with Michigan state Representative-elect Abraham Aiyash.

Whoops! The state Representative-elect told The ‘Gander that sending an email is the fastest way to get in touch with him.

SEE: Keep Going Michigan: How to Reach Your Representative

#9. What kind of cuisine does local start-up owner Prej Iroegbu serve on his Detroit-based food truck?

Oh darn! Prej Iroegbu sells Nigerian food. See? It’s there on his truck.

CHECK OUT: Full Plate, Full Heart, Can’t Lose: The Best Nigerian Food Truck in Detroit Opened During the Pandemic

#10. Which Michigan library is offering free laptop rentals, complete with SD storage cards?

Aw snap! It’s actually the Detroit Public Library that is loaning out laptops to adult library cardholders for up to 90 days.

DON’T MISS: Detroit Public Library Saves the Day With Laptop Distribution Program


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