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US Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade

US Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade

Photo: Josh Morgan / USA Today WASHINGTON DC, June 24, 2022 ~ The US Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 case which allowed pregnant women the right to an abortion, in a 6-3 majority. Now, state governments are to determine abortion’s legality within their borders, and how many weeks into pregnancy…

CDC Approves COVID-19 Vaccine for Young Children

CDC Approves COVID-19 Vaccine for Young Children

Photo: John Meore / The Journal News / USA Today DETROIT, June 21, 2022 ~ Infants, toddlers, and preschoolers are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. “We all know that particular group does well with the virus overall,” said Beaumont Health System Head of Infectious Research Dr. Matthew Sims. “The bigger purpose is to…

Cooling Centers Open as Heat Wave Scorches Michigan

Cooling Centers Open as Heat Wave Scorches Michigan

Photo: Thomas Barwick via Getty DETROIT, June 15, 2022 ~ With a heat wave and humidity pushing the heat index in Michigan over 100 degrees, experts are advising people to stay indoors, or find other ways to stay cool if air conditioning is not available. Those who do not have access to air conditioning can…

Three-Alarm Fire Clouds the Sky Near 760 WJR’s Offices

Three-Alarm Fire Clouds the Sky Near 760 WJR’s Offices

Photo: Sean Boeberitz DETROIT, June 15, 2022 ~ Smoke filled the sky in Midtown yesterday as a three-alarm fire raged at Woodward Bar & Grill in the New Center. According to fire officials the back of the building partially collapsed in the blaze. The bar was one of Detroit‘s oldest LGBTQ+ bars, and one of…

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