Michigan barbershop staying open despite executive orders

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Posted at 2:16 PM, May 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-06 15:11:59-04

OWOSSO, Mich. (WXYZ) — The owner of a barbershop in Owosso is staying open despite Governor Gretchen Whitmer's executive orders, WILX reports.

Owner Karl Manke told WILX he decided to reopen after he was repeatedly denied for unemployment.

"I have to work and I have a business and I'm trained and I decided this is what I'm going to do and open up my business," Manke told WILX.

He opened up shop Monday morning and said customers have been calling and traveling from around the state to get their hair cut.

He told WILX that police reached out to him explaining that the state is asking him to close his doors, but he said he's not going to.

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