Category Archives: WJR News

Guv Reopens NW Mich, U-P

Guv Reopens NW Mich, U-P

Here is the official release: Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-92, allowing for the reopening, in two regions, of retail businesses, office work that cannot be done remotely, and restaurants and bars with limited seating. The two regions are both in the northern part of the state—specifically, MERC regions 6 and 8, as detailed…

Proposed Vaccine Shows Promise

Proposed Vaccine Shows Promise

From CNN Study subjects who received Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine had positive early results, according to the biotech company, which partnered with the National Institutes of Health to develop the vaccine. If future studies go well, the company’s vaccine could be available to the public as early as January, Dr. Tal Zaks, Moderna’s chief medical officer…

Academic Top Rank All In The Family

Following in her siblings’ footsteps, Amelia Corne graduates from a Michigan high school this month as the valedictorian. She’ll be the third member of her family to hold the title in the past seven years. Amelia’s sister, Bethany, started the tradition as the first in the family to hold the title in 2014. Her brother…

Day 55 Of Michigan Modified Stay-At-Home

Day 55 Of Michigan Modified Stay-At-Home

The state health department reports 11 deaths 638 new cases of corona virus. But many county health departments close on weekends. Michigan has nearly 49-hundred deaths. About 20-thousand people a day are being tested. Automakers begin opening plants today. GM, Ford, and Fiat Chrysler all have plans to give tests to any worker showing symptoms…

U-M Says Consumers Attitudes Inch Upward

University of Michigan economists Gabriel Ehrlich and Daniil Manaenkov give  the twice-yearly Consensus Revenue Estimating Conference. The experts from U-M’s Research Seminar in Quantitative Economics are providing a state and national economic outlook. They say consumer sentiment has perked up slightly, after many households received economic stimulus checks. The conference comes amid a steep economic…

What’s Happening On Modified Stay At Home Day 52

What’s Happening On Modified Stay At Home Day 52

Retail, including pet grooming businesses, may be able to reopen by the end of the month if COVID 19 cases continue to drop. The governor emphasizes that proper safety precautions would be in effect. Large gatherings, including weddings and parties, won’t be safe for awhile. The state reports 11-hundred 91 new cases of the virus…

Modified Stay At Home Michigan Day 51

Modified Stay At Home Michigan Day 51

Another demonstration protesting Governor Whitmer’s stay-at-home order will take place today in Lansing. The protest is organized by the group Michigan United for Liberty. State Police say they’ll be present to maintain safety, and say they will not allow unlawful, threatening, or intimidating behavior. State lawmakers discussed guns at the capitol, but their meeting was…

Selfridge Flyover Today

here is the official  release on the flyover today by aircraft from the Michigan Air National Guard at selfridge  

Modified Stay At Home Michigan Day 50

Modified Stay At Home Michigan Day 50

Gov. Whitmer calls a lawsuit by the Republican senate and house challenging her emergency authority a power grab. Her lawyers say the lawsuit adds a constitutional crisis to a public health crisis. 4 west Michigan clinics have sued the state, claiming that health care providers are facing financial ruin, and should be reopened. Public schools…

CV Keeps Going Down In Mich

CV Keeps Going Down In Mich

State health officials report 414 new cases of coronavirus and 33 new deaths. It was the third consecutive day with less than 500 new cases. The trend is down about 40-percent week to week. 45-hundred 84 people have died from the virus in Michigan. The Upper Peninsula has fewer than 100 cases and 4 counties…

PODCASTS




There is no custom code to display.