Remembering Detroit ‘babygirl’ Aaliyah 20 Years After Her Death, FBI Raids Detroit Town Hall In Corruption Investigation
All students in private and public schools in Oakland County must wear masks
The Oakland County Health Division issued an emergency health order on Tuesday that requires all students and staff to wear masks when they return to school.
The new order has an impact on public, private and charter schools, regardless of their vaccination status.
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?? Aaliyah, Life and Legacy: Remembering Detroit’s “Babygirl” 20 Years After Her Death
2 members of Congress, including Michigan Representative Meijer, fly to Kabul amid chaotic evacuation
Two members of Congress unexpectedly made their way to Kabul airport amid the chaotic evacuation, stunning the State Department and US military personnel who had to divert resources to provide security and information to lawmakers, US officials said.
Representative Seth Moulton, D-Mass., And Representative Peter Meijer, R-Mich., Circled back and forth on charter planes and remained on the ground at Kabul airport for several hours on Tuesday. Both lawmakers are both military veterans, with backgrounds in the region.
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?? FBI raids Detroit City Hall and council members’ homes in corruption probe
Detroit subway heat warning: indices could exceed 100 degrees today
An afternoon heat advisory was issued for Michigan counties of Lenawee, Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday.
Heat indices are expected to reach the 90s above 100 on Wednesday afternoon, and could be even hotter.
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First sentence to be handed down in Michigan government kidnapping plot
Prosecutors preparing for the first jail term in an alleged plot to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer are loudly signaling to five other defendants that a key insider has shared extraordinary details about the operation.
Ty Garbin cooperated weeks after his arrest, voluntarily putting a “target on his back to begin his own redemption,” the government said in a court file.
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Detroit’s iconic Book Tower set to reopen in late 2022 with apartment hotel concept
The iconic Book Tower in downtown Detroit will soon be home to the city’s first extended-stay hotel concept, Bedrock announced Tuesday.
The Book Tower, one of Detroit’s best-known buildings, has been undergoing a major restoration since Bedrock acquired the property in 2015.
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FCC proposes $ 5 million fine for 2 accused of intimidating voters through robocalls
Two men accused of breaking election laws and intimidating voters through thousands of robocalls to Detroit residents ahead of the 2020 US general election could each go to jail for 12 years each.
Jack Burkman, a 54-year-old Conservative lobbyist from Virginia, and Jacob Wohl, a 22-year-old Californian conspiracy theorist, were arraigned in October on four counts each for allegedly attempting to suppress votes in several cities American. especially those with sizable minority populations – in the 2020 US general election.
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COVID in Michigan ??
The number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Michigan rose to 933,394 on Monday, including 20,123 deaths, state officials report.
Monday’s update includes a total of 3,920 new cases and 10 additional deaths over a three-day period – an average of about 1,306.7 cases per day. Of the 10 deaths announced Monday, five were identified during a review of vital records.
The state announced a total of 929,574 cases and 20,113 deaths on Friday. The next data update is expected this afternoon.
Testing has grown to around 20,000 diagnostic tests reported per day on average, with the Positive rate 7 days at 8.60% from Monday, slightly higher than the previous week. The rate of positive tests has continued to increase since the end of June, when it was at its lowest. Hospitalizations have increased 231% since July 1.
Cases are on the rise again in Michigan. The state’s 7-day moving average for daily cases was 1,544 on Monday – a significant jump from early July. The 7-day average of deaths was 13 on Monday. The state’s death rate is 2.2%. The state is also reporting “active cases,” which were listed at 35,200 on Monday.
Michigan has reported more than 9.5 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine administered on Sunday, with 65.2% of 16+ residents who received at least one dose while 56.9% of 12+ residents are considered fully vaccinated.
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