Category Archives: Michigan News

Former WJR Newsman Tom Campbell Passes Away at 81

Former WJR Newsman Tom Campbell Passes Away at 81

DETROIT, August 10, 2021 ~ Former 760 WJR Radio Newscaster and Business Editor Thomas J. Campbell passed away on August 4, 2021 at the age of 81. “Most importantly to us, is that he was one of us, in our family at WJR Radio, as a newscaster and business editor for 35 years,” said Paul…

Jennifer Granholm in Michigan Promoting Biden’s Electric Vehicle Initiative

Jennifer Granholm in Michigan Promoting Biden’s Electric Vehicle Initiative

Photo: Steve Jennings / Getty for TechCrunch WASHINGTON DC, August 5, 2021 ~ Thursday, President Joe Biden will sign an executive order moving the US automotive industry further towards electric vehicles, with the goal of 50% of vehicles sold by 2030 being electric. “When I say electric vehicles are the future, I’m not joking,” said…

Dan Kildee and Debbie Dingell Push Funding for Domestic Semiconductor Production

Dan Kildee and Debbie Dingell Push Funding for Domestic Semiconductor Production

Photo: Paul Morigi / Getty WASHINGTON DC, August 2, 2021 ~ Congressman Dan Kildee and Congresswoman Debbie Dingell are pushing a bill to spend $2 billion dollars on emergency funding for domestic semiconductor manufacturing. The bill was introduced July 28 by Dingell. The global shortage has caused shutdowns at auto plants, and has caused many…

Detroit City Clerk Janice Winfrey Testifies to Congress Following Death Threats

Detroit City Clerk Janice Winfrey Testifies to Congress Following Death Threats

WASHINGTON DC, July 29, 2021 ~ Wednesday, Detroit City Clerk Janice Winfrey testified before a US House panel, saying she and her coworkers have received death threats due to claims that President Biden stole the election from former President Donald Trump. “Our lives are being threatened. They are coming to our homes, they are calling…

Metro Detroit Residents Face Widespread Property Damage Amidst More Flooding

Metro Detroit Residents Face Widespread Property Damage Amidst More Flooding

DETROIT, July 27, 2021 ~ Saturday morning, residents in Metro Detroit experienced another round of heavy flooding as storms put even more water down, closing roads, flooding basements, and leaving residents scrambling for a solution just days after the last flooding. Governor Gretchen Whitmer declared a state of emergency in Wayne County, and authorized the…

17 Positive COVID-19 Cases Linked to Faster Horses Music Festival

17 Positive COVID-19 Cases Linked to Faster Horses Music Festival

BROOKLYN, MICHIGAN, July 26, 2021 ~ At least 17 people have tested positive for COVID-19 following Faster Horses Festival, held July 16 – 19. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is currently investigating cases with local public health departments. “I wouldn’t normally expect there to be any outbreaks to be honest with you,”…

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