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New CV Numbers; Unmasking Effort For High School Sports

The numbers continue to grow. The latest figures from the Michigan Department of Health show there were 504 new cases of the corona virus and 15 additional deaths. The state has now recorded 6,680 deaths among 117,910 confirmed cases. People who say masks can create breathing difficulties, especially for high impact sports,held a rally in…

State Reports CV Cases In Schools

State Reports CV Cases In Schools

Michigan has started tracking corona virus outbreaks in schools state-wide. Information is being provided by 45 local health departments. In its first report, 14 kindergarten through 12 grade schools in Novi, Dearborn and Shelby Townships and five colleges were listed among those reporting COVID-19 outbreaks. Novi had 8 cases among students. Utica High School had…

CV Deaths Near Milestone; Mich. Reports Improvement

CV Deaths Near Milestone; Mich. Reports Improvement

The United States is closing in on the somber milestone of 200,000 deaths from Covid-19 as more than half of states are reporting a rise in cases. The climb comes after many states had seen case numbers decline following a summer resurgence of infections. Among the states reporting more new cases in the last seven…

Leader Of GM Partner Steps Down

Nikola founder Trevor Milton has stepped down as executive chairman after a short seller accused the hydrogen and electric truck startup of misleading investors and overstating the value of a business deal. Milton has also resigned from the company’s board, Nikola said in a statemen.  The company has previously denied the allegations and threatened legal…

How The Covid Affected Oakland County Economy

Here is the official release: Oakland County, one of the most populous and prosperous counties in Michigan, enjoyed a decade-plus run of job growth through early 2020—a record that was upended only by a pandemic-fueled recession. For the second quarter of 2020, job losses in the county northwest of Detroit nearly totaled the same number…

Local Businesses Encouraged to Support Say Detroit’s “Popcorn Pledge”

Local Businesses Encouraged to Support Say Detroit’s “Popcorn Pledge”

Detroit – Local businesses, large and small, are encouraged to take “The Popcorn Pledge”, as a way to reward their employees and clients with delicious Brown Bag Popcorn, while simultaneously helping to promote social justice in the Detroit Community, by supporting SAY Detroit Charities. 100% of the profits from the sale of Brown Bag Popcorn benefit…

N95 Masks Still In Big Demand

N95 Masks Still In Big Demand

Less than a year ago 3M, a major American multinational in St. Paul, Minnesota, was churning out a bunch of everyday problem-solving products, like Post-its, Scotch tape and ACE elastic bandages. Then the pandemic hit and consumers got to know 3M for another product that, in just a matter of weeks, had become critical in…

CV Cancels Out HS Football Game

A Detroit-area high school football team has lost its first game to … the corona virus. Utica High School has had to cancel this Friday’s game against L’Anse Creuse. School athletic director Karyn Homes said the team was ‘on a COVID-19 quarantine. The Michigan High School Athletic Association had announced the resumption of football two…

Big Ten Will Play Football

Here is the official news release: The Big Ten Council of Presidents and Chancellors (COP/C) adopted significant medical protocols including daily antigen testing, enhanced cardiac screening and an enhanced data-driven approach when making decisions about practice/competition. The COP/C voted unanimously to resume the football season starting the weekend of October 23-24, 2020. The decision was…

MSU Quarantines Due To CV

HEALTH OFFICIALS ORDERED A MANDATORY QUARANTINE FOR SOME STUDENTS AT MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY. MSU STUDENTS LIVING IN 30 LARGE HOUSES — INCLUDING 23 FRATERNITIES AND SORORITIES— ARE NOW UNDER A MANDATORY TWO WEEK QUARANTINE DUE TO COVID 19. OFFICIALS SAY ANYONE WHO VIOLATES THE QUARANTINE IS SUBJECT TO JAIL TIME OR FINES. INGHAM COUNTY HEALTH…

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