Category Archives: WJR News

DPS Summer Students Must Get CV Tests: Judge

Detroit Federal Court Judge Arthur Tarnow has ruled in-person summer schools can continue in the city, but he wants all students attending summer school to have COVID-19 tests. He initially gave the district two days to get it done for up to 650 students, but in an afternoon session agreed to give the district five…

Vaccine Candidate Deal Made

The U-S will pay nearly 2-billion dollars for Pfizer to produce and deliver 100 million doses of its Covid-19 vaccine candidate in the U.S. if it proves safe and effective in humans. German biotech firm BioNTech and Pfizer are developing the vaccine candidate. The vaccine would be made available to Americans “at no cost,” according…

U-M Nurse Prof Honored For Work With Students, Children In Underdeveloped Countries

Here is the official release: For the past 25 years, professor Maureen Tippen  has taken more than 250 University of Michigan-Flint nursing students on service-learning journeys to Africa, Asia and Latin America. From providing clinical trainings in orphanages and educating nurses and laypeople about CPR in Cambodia to developing a partnership with a safe house…

Tigers Pitcher Back On Team After Positive CV

Detroit Tigers lefthander  Daniel Norris can rejoin the team  after missing  most of  the summer workouts due to testing  positive  for coronavirus. It’s  unclear if Norris will be ready to join the team  in time to be on  the Opening Day roster Friday. The 27-year-old  Norris revealed his positive COVID-19 test July 10. He said…

CV Test Backlog; No Walk And Eat At WDW

More people are getting tested for the coronavirus, and that’s causing a traffic jam at the testing labs and creating big delays for the results. Labs are working to increase their capacity and hope to be able to perform about 150,000 tests each day by the end of the month. Results from trials involving three…

Global Warming, Venus Style

Beneath the cloudy, thick atmosphere of Venus, the planet’s surface shows signs of activity that may be much more recent than ancient, according to a new study. Scattered across the planet’s hot surface, where temperatures of 880 degrees Fahrenheit are hot enough to melt lead, structures called coronae can be seen, based on maps provided…

Rick Wershe Set Free

White Boy Rick is a free man. Richard Wershe Junior was a Detroit teenager when he was sentenced in 1988 to life in prison without parole on drug charges. That sentence was later amended to life with the possibility of parole. He was paroled here in Michigan in 2017, but then sent to Florida to…

Bar Employees Get CV Training; Nursing Home Walkout

Bar Employees Get CV Training; Nursing Home Walkout

Michigan has now recorded 73,663 cases of the corona virus and 6,119 deaths. The latest figures from the state Department of Health and Human Services were released yesterday. It showed 483 new cases on Saturday and 2 deaths. New cases increased moderately over the past week and still have Governor Whitmer concerned. She again repeated…

Officials Clash Over Masks As CV Numbers Grow

Officials Clash Over Masks As CV Numbers Grow

Battles over wearing face coverings intensified even as the US shattered another daily coronavirus record and health officials warned hospitalizations are getting out of control in some areas. There were 77,255 new cases reported Thursday, topping a previous high set two days ago, according to Johns Hopkins University. At least 943 people were reported dead…

CV Numbers; College Commencement Plans; Election Worries

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reports 645 new cases of the corona virus and 16 deaths over the last 24 hour period. Many recent outbreaks have been traced to gatherings of large crowds leading state officials to repeat their warnings of the importance of wearing masks. More retailers have come on board…

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