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Lordstown Motors CEO Steve Burns has bold plans to fill the 6.2-million-square-foot facility he bought from General Motors last year.

From a very young age, Kendall Riecken knew his career path would involve automobiles.

Ford Motor Company shut down its Dearborn Truck Plant in Michigan on May 20 after learning a worker tested positive for coronavirus, and released its early shift at about 1:30 p.m.

As the number of new coronavirus cases and deaths in Michigan continues to plummet, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced May 18 she’s relaxing some restrictions in northern parts of the state.

Illinois business owners found guilty of violating the governor's stay-at-home-orders could land in jail for up to a year under new emergency rules filed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker late May 15, two months into his executive response to slow the spread of COVID-19.

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers on May 14 delivered a democratic radio address on the Supreme Court of Wisconsin ruling that struck down Wisconsin's Safer at Home order, effective immediately.