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Doctor Talks Coronavirus And Swimming Pools

Concerned about coronavirus in the pool? It’s probably safe. Dr. Frank Esper is an infectious disease specialist at Cleveland Clinic Children’s. He spoke with Michigan News Network. “This is something that really has been spreading at this

Whirlpool Making Staff Cuts In U.S.

Whirlpool has announced layoffs as it works to weather the recession caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The company said on Monday it’s previously offered employees a voluntary retirement program, and also reduced budgets, implemented furloughs, restricted travel,

Governor, Legislative Leaders Announce Budget Deal

A state budget agreement has been announced by Governor Gretchen Whitmer and Republican leaders in the Michigan Legislature. The office of the governor has released the following statement: Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer, Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey and House

Whitmer To Discuss Return To School Tuesday

Governor Gretchen Whitmer is meeting with her COVID-19 task force Tuesday to discuss the possibility of re-engaging in face-to-face learning. She’ll have more information to release soon. “We will be able to give people some guidelines and

Stabenow Supports Mask Mandate

With an intention to sign an executive order to force Americans to wear masks if elected, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has the support of U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow of Michigan. She spoke with Michigan News Network

Sheriff Presents Scholarship To Coloma Grad

A 2020 graduate of Coloma High School has been presented with a $1,000 scholarship from the Michigan Sheriff’s Association. Berrien County Sheriff Paul Bailey and Michigan Sheriff’s Association Director Matt Saxton handed the certificate to Tony Craft

State Releases Latest OK2SAY Report

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel and Michigan State Police have released the latest OK2SAY Annual Report. The report details use of the state’s tip line for students to report troubling situations in their schools. The attorney general

Man Killed In Decatur Township Crash

Michigan State Police are investigating a fatal crash in Decatur Township on Thursday. They say it happened around 3:30 p.m. on County Road 352 near 41st Street. Troopers arrived at the scene to find the driver pinned