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Med Emergencies, Deaths Rise Out Of Hospitals

Med Emergencies, Deaths Rise Out Of Hospitals

People have been dying to stay out of hospitals. Literally. Many feared getting the corona virus so they have avoided hospitals even if they had a medical emergency. The state health department says compared to Michigan EMS data from 2019, out-of-hospital cardiac arrests increased by 43 percent between March 15 and May 23. And out-of-hospital…

Opening Schools In The Age Of The COVID

Opening Schools In The Age Of The COVID

Educators across the state are examining Governor Whitmer’s 63-page guideline for the reopening of schools. It contains a lot of what-ifs and will depend on whether a particular district is in phase four or five when schools are scheduled to resume classes. It contained both orders and recommendations and calls for plenty of sacrifices. The…

Area Museums Set To Reopen

Area Museums Set To Reopen

Several of the Detroit-areas most popular tourist attractions are preparing to reopen this month. The Henry Ford will reopen for a members-only preview tomorrow through Sunday. The public opening is set for July 9th. The Detroit Institute of Arts and the Motown Museum plan to reopen to the public on July 15th. All will have…

New Car Insurance Rules Are Here

Changes are coming for Michigan drivers and their car insurance. They’ll no longer be required to have unlimited medical coverage, under a law amending the Michigan no-fault formula. Under the law that takes effect today you can still have the unlimited benefit, but you can pay for less coverage. Options include a cap of $500,000,…

Detroit Jobless Rate Still High Due To CV: U-M

Detroit Jobless Rate Still High Due To CV: U-M

Here is the official release by the University of Michigan: As everyday activities in Detroit begin to resume, four out of 10 working Detroiters remain temporarily or permanently laid off, and many residents say they feel the state is reopening too soon. According to the third rapid response COVID-19 survey from U-M’s Detroit Metro Area…

CV Cases Up, Death Rate Down

CV Cases Up, Death Rate Down

MICHIGAN HEALTH OFFICIALS REPORT 236 NEW CASES OF COVID 19 AND FOUR NEW DEATHS. THE TOTAL CASES IN MICHIGAN NOW STANDS JUST SHY OF 64 *THOUSAND*. THE DEATH TOLL JUST UNDER 6 THOUSAND. 51 THOUSAND PEOPLE HAVE RECOVERED OF COVID 19 IN MICHIGAN. THERE ARE 63 HUNDRED ACTIVE CASES OF THE VIRUS IN THE STATE.…

New F-150 Has Big Power, Sleeper Seats, Bottle Opener

From CNN Business Looking to maintain its place as America’s best-selling truck, Ford revealed its new F-150 for the 2021 model year. The new truck can tow and haul a whole lot, of course, but it also offers buyers luxury options such as seats that turn into beds and the promise of state-of-the art tech,…

Gyms In Michigan Stay Closed

Gyms In Michigan Stay Closed

Gyms and fitness centers remain closed in Michigan. The 6th Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld the authority of the governor to issue emergency orders, like the one that is keeping the gyms closed. The court statement says “We sympathize deeply with the business owners and their patrons affected by the governor’s order. Crises like…

Facial Recognition ‘Victim’ Wants Apology For Wrongful Arrest

A Farmington Hills man who says he was wrongfully arrested thru facial recognition technology is calling for a public apology from Detroit police. Robert Williams says the department should abandon its use of facial recognition technology. The complaint by Williams, with the help of the ACLU, alleges that his Michigan driver license photo in a…

Local Leaders Rank CV Crisis

Local Leaders Rank CV Crisis

Here is the official release from the University of Michigan: Leaders across Michigan have reported problems supporting their communities in the first months of the COVID-19 pandemic—with many saying they failed to get needed health or financial help in one of the hardest-hit states, according to a survey by the University of Michigan’s Ford School…

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