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To ensure front-line hospital workers caring for and treating COVID-19 patients are receiving the appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) from their employer, the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) has launched a state emphasis program (SEP) that will be in effect through December 31, 2020.
It's a heat wave! Michigan temperatures will stay steady in the 90s into next weekend, with a chance for storms arriving later in the week.
Experts say it's a mix of scenarios that has impacted the uptick in Coronavirus cases in Michigan. A return to work, social gatherings and, particularly, the opening of bars, contributed to reversing the downtrend in cases.
The Soo Locks were shut down for hours after a freighter lost power and ran into a pier. The pier and freighter were damaged but there appeared to be no environmental impact.
A Detroit family is homeless after their house collapsed and was consequently condemned. The house was a rental and the mother and daughter that lived there have not been able to reach the landlord, but a local home rehabber is working to get the family a new permanent residence.
Diamond Lake is feared to be the next outbreak of Coronavirus cases, after video of packed 4th of July crowds surfaced over the weekend. Many party and beachgoers are seen in the video not social distancing and not wearing masks.
Neighborhood residents stood up to construction crews in Lansing when work began to build a sidewalk; a project that might have potentially damaged a more than 100 year old tree. Crews eventually stopped their work.
A 29 year old Midland woman was killed in a crash when the motorcycle she was riding on as a passenger struck the side of a vehicle. The 30 year old driver of the motorcycle was listed in critical condition. The driver of the other vehicle, an 84 year old woman, was not injured.
Five possible Coronavirus exposure sites in Northern Michigan last week have been identified. Two of them are flights into Cherry Capital Airport (TVC); also a restaurant in Leland, a restaurant in Traverse City and the Oscoda High School graduation ceremony.