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A rendering is shown of a proposed $22 million housing development in Benton Harbor. Whirlpool Corp. will build the complex across the road from its Benton Harbor Tech Center.

BENTON HARBOR — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will attend Whirlpool Corp.’s groundbreaking ceremony next month for its housing development project in Benton Harbor, the company announced Friday.

On Aug. 3, Whitmer will help the Benton Harbor appliance maker break ground on an 80-unit, four-story development that will be built on Riverview Drive – across from Whirlpool’s Benton Harbor Tech Center.

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