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Snyder signs law that refers to residents as Michiganders

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Posted at 10:56 AM, Nov 25, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-25 11:06:50-05

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Are you a Michigander or a Michiganian?

A new state law favors using the term Michigander.

Gov. Rick Snyder in recent days signed a 13-bill package related to modernizing laws related to historical markers. A portion of one bill defines residents of the state as Michiganders and removes references to the term Michiganians.