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Sorry, Michiganians: Michigan bill seeks to establish 'Michiganders' as official term for resident

Bill is heading to Gov. Rick Snyder's desk

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LANSING – A Michigan bill is looking to end the debate of Michiganians vs. Michiganders.

A bill passed by the Michigan House, Senate Bill No. 562, is mostly to tweak laws regarding the applications process for selecting and maintaining the state's register of historic sites.

In the text, the bill declares: "MICHIGANDER" MEANS A RESIDENT OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN.

It also strikesout Michiganians as it was written in the bill.

"Encourage the public to preserve historic resources indicative of Michigan history and to develop a sense of identity as Michiganians. MICHIGANDERS."

The bill is heading to Gov. Rick Snyder's desk and it could be the end of the great Michigan debate.

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