How likely is it that Upper Michigan become an independent state?
Looking at the map it just seems logical for Upper Michigan to to separate itself and become independent. As recently as May 2012 there've been intermittent attempts. Please see: http://www.eclectablog.com/2012/05/some-in-michigans-upper-peninsula-calling-for-secession-from-state-due-to-government-overreach.html
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Okay then, what would YOU name that new state?