Though vaccine distribution is well underway across the United States, the novel coronavirus continues to spread through the population. To date, there have been 33,216,900 reported cases of the virus nationwide — and that number is growing every day. In the Detroit-Warren-Dearborn metropolitan area, located in Michigan, a total of 428,523 COVID-19 cases have been reported to date.
CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Low pressure is near Chicago this morning. It will track through southern Michigan this afternoon and evening. This will be the trigger for showers and storms today. The better chance comes this afternoon and west of Cleveland. Not expecting severe weather, but downpours certainly a threat.
In a June survey, 72% of Michigan small business owners said they expect to make it through to the other side of the COVID-19 pandemic. Surveys from the beginning of the pandemic report many businesses didn’t expect to survive more than three months. That was the worry of local market and restaurant Food Dance, a staple is the Kalamazoo community for 27 years.
An unidentified former Chicago Blackhawks player says in a lawsuit against the team that a now-former assistant coach sexually assaulted him in 2010 That player, identified as 'John Doe' in the $150,000 lawsuit, said the team failed to respond after he informed a now-retired employee of the NHL club
Initial filings for unemployment benefits in Michigan rose slightly last week compared with the week prior, the U.S. Department of Labor said Thursday. Unemployment claims in Michigan remain at low levels compared with most of the pandemic. After peaking in early April last year with nearly 400,000 claims, new claims have dropped, but have mostly hovered between 15,000 and 30,000.
NEW YORK (AP) - Michigan, Illinois and five other teams that earned berths in the NCAA Tournament will play in the sixth annual Gavitt Tipoff Games in mid-November. The Big East and Big Ten conferences announced the matchups for the eight games Thursday. The games will be televised on FS1 or BTN.
This weekend will see a wet-weather-focusing feature dividing Michigan almost in half. Weather will be vastly different on either side of the dividing feature. We focus on where wet weather will be located, and what the temperatures will be like for the weekend. The focusing feature will be a stationary wind-shift line.
A year ago, Audrey Snyder went looking for a statue of Joe Paterno. “It is still a lightning rod topic around here,” said Snyder, who covers Penn State for the Athletic. “Some people say they never should have taken it down. Others say they did the right thing by taking it down.
WATERFORD TWP., MI — PFAS has been found in groundwater below the Oakland County International Airport in Waterford Township, county officials said Thursday afternoon. Samples retrieved from the water taken through eight permanent detection wells on airport grounds in May were positive for PFAS, and the airport submitted a 92-page report Thursday to the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE).
Michigan reported 153 new coronavirus cases and 28 new deaths for Thursday, June 24. Of the new deaths, 24 occurred prior to the last 24 hours and were identified in a vital records review by the state’s health department. The state is averaging 130 new cases and 13 new deaths per day over the last week, according to data from the Department of Health and Human Services.
"That's where they paying at," Shields wrote, responding to a Twitter post by ESPN sharing the news on social media. The Olympic gold medallist will return to the cage on August 27 in Florida for her second MMA fight in three months against an unnamed opponent.
He called out Mike Shirkey, the majority leader of the state Senate, and Ed McBroom, the head of the committee, claiming they are “doing everything possible to stop Voter Audits in order to hide the truth about” the election. Trump also urged supporters in Michigan to "vote them the hell out of office" if they don't "do the right thing."
The matchups are out for the 2021 Gavitt Games, the annual series pitting the Big Ten against the Big East, and Michigan has drawn a home game against Seton Hall. It is a rematch of the 1989 national championship. A Michigan men’s basketball staff member confirmed the matchup and provided the date: Nov. 16.
Several rounds of heavy rain are likely across Lower Michigan over the next week. Here’s the info on the first round of rain and storms, heading into Michigan today through Friday. There is a solid line of thunderstorms draped from northeast Lower Michigan to around the Grand Rapids area as of 12:00 p.m.
GRAND RAPIDS, MI – It pays to be safe while boating in Michigan this summer. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is teaming up with McDonald’s to encourage all boaters, particularly youth boaters, to wear their life jackets while on the water. Today through Labor Day, if a DNR conservation officer witnesses a young person appropriately wearing their life jacket, the youngster will have the opportunity to receive a coupon valid for one free McDonald’s ice-cream cone or apple slices.
The album revisits Grant’s small-town upbringing and fitful attempts to come to terms with his sexuality As a gay man raised in a God-fearing American Midwest family, John Grant has never lacked for traumas to unpack in his music. And having worn his bruised heart on his sleeve across four torrid solo albums, he takes the idea of pop-as-autobiography to new heights on his remarkable new record.
John Grant: ‘I had a really hard time coming to terms with my sexuality, because I was taught to hate myself’
John Grant’s new album journeys from childhood nostalgia to adult self-destruction. He talks to Shaun Curran about lost loves, the toxicity of the American dream and why he’s happy to be alive As a child growing up in Buchanan, Michigan, John Grant was often taken to the local scrapyard by his father.
"In summary, Mr. Lindell claims that attacks by foreign and domestic enemies were successful in obtaining access to the computers containing results at local and county clerks' offices, as well as the secretary of state. In some cases, the supposed access included the actual tabulators," the report explained.
Like fellow Michigan boy Sufjan Stevens, Grant is so specifically autobiographical that his memories will spark those of his listener “Childhood viewed through the prism of adulthood” is how John Grant describes the theme of his wonderful fifth album. This means his trademark (and occasionally claustrophobic) mordant wit and squirmy synths are leavened by warm breaths of retro Americana, from The Beach Boys to Michael Jackson.
ANN ARBOR – Alan Oaks knows what it takes to get beyond the high school level in baseball and now he wants to instill that knowledge in the next generation of players in Ann Arbor. Oaks, who also coaches within the program, played four years for the Wolverines and was eventually drafted by the Florida Marlins and played seven years in the minor leagues before he discovered his true calling of guiding the youth.