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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…

Critical CV Up; Guv Answers Gym Ruling

Critical CV Up; Guv Answers Gym Ruling

Michigan had a slight increase in serious and critical hospitalizations for coronavirus. The overall trend continues to be declining. Between June 19 and June 22, the state reports 15 additional inpatients on ventilators, seven more inpatients in critical care and nine inpatients not in critical care. The numbers had been steadily declining since mid-April. 5…

Sheila Ford Hamp New Lions Owner

The Detroit Lions have a new owner, in the same family. Martha Ford is stepping down as the principal owner of the Lions. Her daughter, Sheila Ford Hamp, will take over as principal owner and chair of the organization. The Lions statement says the move comes under the team’s established plan. The Lions statement says…

Monroe Area Man Wins Million Dollar Scratch Lottery, Again

If you want someone to accompany you on your next trip to the store, Mark Clark may be your man. Make sure he has his lucky coin. Clark,  of South Rockwood in Monroe County,  scratched a ticket with a coin that was given to him by his late father about 10 years ago.  Clark won…

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