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Watch Out: Parking Enforcers Return to Detroit Streets
"Price at an average of $2.7. And And free free parking parking ends ends in in Detroit Detroit today, today, Mayor Mayor Mike Mike Duggan Duggan says says parking parking enforcers enforcers will will be be back back out out on on the the streets streets for for the the first first time time since since the the Corona Corona virus virus outbreak outbreak in in March. March. Detroit Detroit residents who parked too long or do not pay, the park can get a 50% discount if a ticket is paid within five days.
George Floyd protests enter third week as push for change sweeps America
"Protests are expected to continue in Detroit and across the country later today and the leaders of those protests in Detroit plan to sit down with mayor Mike Duggan and police chief James Craig and they're taking some demands with them the big discussion today will be de funding the Detroit police department one of the protesters major demands when protesters meet with the mayor and police chief today the protesters say deforming really means eliminating racism no facial recognition technology banning certain weapons end up dropping charges for protesters from last week they're not the other thing is I've heard from a lot of folks this town and this group is an important group they've demonstrated their commitment night after night but there's a whole lot of other groups in the city the protesters say they have a total of twenty three the
Beijing's ancient Forbidden City reopens to public as China moves past pandemic
"Detroit mayor Mike Duggan says city hall has been making changes after learning some lessons the hard way three or four weeks ago we were having eighty a hundred police officers quarantine each day and it was really difficult but we got our instant testing and we started reporting in these protocols for masks and daily temperature checks and I think we had four or five officers quarantine all of last week so we're moving to the fact that we're going to have to live with this virus in our country in our community four months a year who knows until is a vaccine well even though more states are beginning to relax their coronavirus lockdowns Moster falling short of the minimum levels of testing suggested by the federal government and public health researchers according to an Associated Press
Detroit court: Students have a right to a 'basic minimum education"
"Former Detroit school students who sued the state over the city schools have won a major victory from U. S. appeals court judges ruled that the students were denied their fundamental right to a basic education and that the state is to blame because it was overseeing the district at the time the students were in school nearly half of Detroit residents are functionally illiterate Detroit mayor Mike Duggan says he's hoping the state doesn't appeal but instead works I'm trying to make the school
As COVID-19 deaths increase, Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan sees signs of hope
"Despite a recent flare up in city nursing homes mayor Mike Duggan says the number of new local coronavirus cases is trending in the right direction downward hospitals are all reporting that their caseloads are easing that the ventilator usages easing hi and we are now one week since the one thousand bed T. C. F. field hospital opened up and they still are at sixteen patients the same as yesterday that another positive sign according to the mayor is demands for testing the former state fairgrounds site is also going down meaning it could be opened up to also begin testing those without corona virus symptoms as soon as next week today there have been nearly seventy four hundred confirmed cases of the virus in the city and five hundred and forty six reported deaths
Detroit mayor: Nursing homes huge concern in COVID-19 fight
"Mayor Mike Duggan remains concerned over the prevalence of the virus in nursing homes across the city newsradio nine fifty John Hewitt with more in the words of the mayor Detroit has a crisis in its nursing homes with positive corona virus test results having been found in all twenty six nursing facilities across the city with twenty six resident deaths attributed to the virus to date and continues to be a source a real concern and I'm gonna start dealing with some of these north Mercer from directors myself if we don't see a significant commitment hi in keeping these patients well the mayor promising to conduct up to two thousand additional covert nineteen tasks within nursing home facilities over the next week while establishing a rapid response team aimed at identifying and isolating those who test positive otherwise the mayor says the numbers over all across the city continue to be trending in the
More than 2,000 workers affected by COVID-19 at metro Detroit's largest health systems
"As we know doctors and nurses are on the front lines of this virus and in the Detroit area hundreds of churches have come down with covert nineteen themselves W. W. G. as Jason Scott at least two thousand nurses in the Detroit area have been sickened by the virus or they have symptoms that are self isolating Detroit mayor Mike Duggan says all health care workers should now be recognized for the work they're doing these doctors and nurses and and the transport is a push the wheel chairs and that the nurse assistants or changing your bed pans they know they're putting their lives on the line and and they just deserve enormous gratitude from us over the past two weeks at least three nurses in Detroit have died from the corona virus
"mike duggan" Discussed on Newsradio 950 WWJ
"Right mayor Mike Duggan with a blunt warning for city residents who continue to ignore the governor's social distancing mandate your actions won't be tolerated W. B. J.'s John Hewitt has the latest although he says the majority of Detroiters are doing their part mayor Mike Duggan expressed his concern over those who continue to gather in public on basketball courts are in neighborhoods ignoring the shelter in place mandate the governor's directives are this if you don't have an essential reason to be out you can't be out you're subject to a one thousand dollar fine we don't want to be finding anybody but we can't be having these gatherings we can't be having folks on this eight and while it hasn't been made a federal or state order yeah the mayor also reminding those who don't comply that not only are they risking their own health and the health of others it could also be subject to a one thousand dollar fine and or up to six months in jail in the mayor's words what's happening in New York City is our future if we don't change our behavior John Hewitt W. W. J. news radio nine fifty the end of our district library wants dogs to connect with other dogs during the call did nineteen crisis might be the best idea ever the library is hosting a virtual events for Ann Arbor dogs to meet up on a call via zoom video conferencing app cats will soon have their chance to go to other cats as well their chance come their chance comes up on Saturday April eleventh one of the like humans in that chat sounds like fun coming up next after traffic and weather together how small businesses are adjusting to the global pandemic will explain just come up WWE news time is six eighteen traffic and it's usually six thirty eight one source of here sorry about that traffic and weather together every ten minutes on the H. D. Graham can certainly keep better time that I can tell you what you see out there well right about now is protecting the triple a jam cams once again you have to flee situate folding uproarious traveling John aren't birth found just south of the fever we do see kind of activity there try to avoid it if possible also if you're traveling and the Monroe area I seventy five north and southbound at your re wrote the freeway is completely closed due to roadworks scheduled until five AM Monday traffic can exit and re enter the freeway using every programs as well as you're traveling to Madison heights I six ninety six eastbound exit to cousins remains close for the hazmat clean up the eastbound service drive is closed between John our cousins as well all scheduled through October from the automotive group twenty four hour traffic center I'm Tina Graham WWJ newsradio nine fifty thank you much tia now we'll get the exclusive accu weather forecast from meteorologist John ferric overall pretty quiet weather pattern across our region over the next few days chapter is actually on the mild side well what a shower to this.
Detroit Mayor Duggan endorsing Biden in presidential race
"Detroit mayor Mike Duggan continuing to throw his weight behind Joe Biden and demand in the democratic presidential primary here in Michigan more now from W. W. J. city beat reporter Vickie Thomas during pancakes and politics mayor Mike Duggan detailing why he believes Joe Biden is the best pick to get the democratic nomination he has the interest of Detroit the interest of Michigan in the interest of a middle class in America in its heart and soul I made a decision to back somebody that I admire and it looks like a large chunk of the country has come along to that this is an over there would you go back for years there was hardly a person is country thought Donald Trump could be president Wayne County executive Warren Evans had back Mike Bloomberg but hasn't decided yet who he will now support Vicky Thomas W. W. James right E. L.
Detroit Mayor Duggan continues to support Biden in Democratic presidential primary
"One Detroit mayor Mike Duggan continues to throw his weight behind Joe Biden and the democratic presidential primary in Michigan more now from W. W. J. city beat reporter Vic Vicky Thomas during pancakes and politics mayor Mike Duggan detailing why he believes Joe Biden is the best pick to get the democratic nomination he has the interest of Detroit the interest of Michigan in the interest of a middle class in America in its heart and soul I made a decision to back somebody that I admire and it looks like a large chunk of the country has come along to that this is an over there would you go back for years there was hardly a person is country thought Donald Trump could be president Wayne County executive Warren Evans had back Mike Bloomberg but hasn't decided yet who he will now
"mike duggan" Discussed on WJR 760
"With our great mayor Mike Duggan you've you've heard him talk and this program before about to grow Detroit's young talent in the different things they'll be doing for kids this summer well we're getting ahead of that with in fact the executive director of grow Detroit's young talent Marie Hocker in the studio with us right now Marie nice to see you nice to see you to qualify to be here were very nice to have you here and twenty six plus year Ford employee part of the Ford land team a construction manager Detroit development projects Ford Motor Company rich bar deli rich nice to have you here Paul thanks for having me yeah I I would guess if you're with a Ford land team and doing the development projects for Ford probably I know you do other things but the restoration of the historic Michigan central station is probably what they ask you about every time they talk to you every day yeah it draws a lot of attention from everybody in it it means a lot to all the people here in the city and around so have big project how's it going great great our buildings dried up my first phase is really gotten done and we're not finishing it starting if you drive by you'll see us doing all the missionary work on the exterior getting a break in the state are in the structural work on so hopefully you can see it here all right here where I sit you might not be able to see it from where you sit but when you when we're done get out look out that window it's a nice view of her from the iconic building that that that Ford Motor Company is bringing back to life and Marie Hocker leading the effort to raise the twelve million dollars in annual funding required to support the city's biggest summer jobs program that trains and employs over eight thousand youth between the ages of fourteen and twenty four for six weeks in July and August what's the tie in for you and Ford motor company other than the fact that used to work at four absolutely well Paul I have to say I am here is exactly director of Cody Tristan talent because I strongly believe in the potential that summer youth employment can half in the life of the young person is so critical that our young people have exposure to meaningful work experiences that really help them begin to clarify what the career pathways that they're interested in it allows them to build before key professional networks and all of that so that's my investment in this work well in this and you don't have to explain why you're investing in our youth because that's it our future exactly exactly I actually into my career as a paid intern at Ford Motor Company actually so I certainly understand first hand the impact that those internships in half that's what happened for you exactly is that nice all right so what impact do you see that grow Detroit's young talent program is having on youth who are still in school absolutely what we actually have had a really wonderful partnership with the university of Michigan who's been our third party evaluator they actually did a study of our twenty fifteen to twenty seventeen cohorts and found that R. G. U. I. T. participants are more likely to be enrolled in school they're more likely to take the SAT they're more likely to graduate from high school and they're also less likely to be chronically absent from school you can see all the positives that come from something like this and I'm I'm sure rich where daily that's why Ford motor company's even involved in this project absolutely G. U. I. T. is a great program and is a great support for us to to go to schools like the rand off school which is a trade school you know we have a great partner that helped with starting the masons as I said earlier we have this big move the biggest part of the job is the masonry work in those trades are really dwindling and our ramp construction who's our main contractor on that partnered with us to go to rand off to bring twelve students and in now what you do I. T. your workers at eleventh and twelfth graders to get them an understanding of the traits so the getting real hands on experience with what will become once again a big iconic big deal when this is all done absolutely and that that's a great thing about that building is you know the the the the students go back to their school and then they spread the word that I'm working on the train station and that Saturday the seventeenth it generates all the fighting here exactly yeah generates excitement for them and then they start talking about the trades which are great programs and our great careers not enough attention has been given to how great those careers are in the trades and we've been trying to work on that for a few years here at W. J. are as executive director of grow Detroit's young talent Marie hi could tell me how organizations and for that matter individuals can get involved in supporting you funding mentorship job opportunities what how how can they get involved absolutely I really appreciate that question Paul because I strongly believe that all of us here in Detroit and in the middle east court Detroit community have a role to play and really having an impact on the life of a young person what I like to do is call out all of our employers here in acts.
"mike duggan" Discussed on News-Talk 1400 The Patriot
"Determine the cause of that fire a man has died in a house fire on Detroit's east side that blaze broke out about four this morning in Guilford street your back and catch you firefighters entered the home and found a man in his fifties suffering from burns and smoke inhalation he was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead the victim's name has not yet been released investigators have yet to determine the cause of that fire in a blow to mayor Mike Duggan Detroit city council has voted down a funding proposal for the city's blight demolition program the council voted six to three yesterday against putting a two hundred fifty million dollar bond proposal on the March ballot to fund the demolition it's not clear of the mayor's administration has future plans to bring a similar proposal for the council we at the traffic and weather for times an hour I'm John Bailey of the patriot FM one a one point five AM fourteen hunt anise Prager believes we need to stick to our values the floor was in them in god we trust and liberty if America stays true to that then if the people who have done this will go down as the greatest fools in American history Adam Schiff hello she and the Dennis Prager show weekdays at noon on FM one a one point five AM fourteen hundred the patriot if you like the patriot you'll love the mobile app instantly connect with your favorite hosts with just a few taps on your phone or tablet Mike Gallagher you are logged Mike and Mike I would look very hard my life for almost four years and the current time of my life I would literally about wow do I love you bro Montana factor dot com studios here's my a lot of Americans.
"mike duggan" Discussed on Newsradio 950 WWJ
"Nessel, Detroit mayor Mike Duggan is sticking by his word. The make your date nonprofit organization is just that Elaine state university nonprofit, there have been rumors that the mayor has been having a close personal relationship with the woman who runs the program. General Motors says it is in talks to sell its Lordstown Ohio plan to make e trucks confirming tweet by President Trump at the same time GM was also announcing it will keep its offcial on -tario plant open as a parts plant that will save about three hundred of that plants twenty six hundred jobs. Nets beat reporter Jeff Gilbert. We'll have more in another live update at the bottom of the hour. Michigan voters were not as generous at the polls yesterday as they were a year ago as a number of local tax increases were rejected. Statewide WWE Lansing bureau, chief temps Kubik sifts through the numbers tax payers at the polls. Yesterday were not nearly as generous as they were year ago. When eighty five percent of the local government proposals were adopted by the voters yesterday. The number was down to sixty percent, however, unrolled funding there were eleven planes to increase local funding for the roads and nine of those did pass on schools eighty five proposals on the ballot sixty six nineteen. No in all. However, if you take all of the proposals voters voted down over five hundred million dollars in tax revenue, the local governments will not be getting recording lunching w w j NewsRadio nine fifty an effort to further expand art music programs within the Detroit public schools community district starting now donations of gently used music instruments are being accepted at various locations throughout the city. Superintendent doctor nNcholas v says they're working towards their goal of having both in arts and music program in every school building for us, art and music is as important as reading and math. The art creates critical thinking in obation create empowerment voice confident, and it's just a another way in which students can show their natural gifted and.
Detroit federal judge Damon Keith dies at 96
"Detroit morning loss of one of its most respected. Jurists judge Damon Keith passed away today at his home in Detroit. He was ninety six his rulings in a string of high profile cases over three decades raised him to the status of national civil rights icon interview prior to his death with the American black journal. Judge key said his philosophy on the bench was straightforward use the law as a means for social change. And in my career, I have tried to do that. He said he also tried to treat all people fairly in the courtroom without arguing I've tried to be a bit on the vision. But now for forty years and never held any woman contempt of court, and I've never threatened to hold anyone in contempt of Kiefer's grandson of slaves, and he was the longest serving African American judge in the nation to try mayor, Mike Duggan released a statement, saying America's lost a national treasure calling judge Keith a man who has left an indelible, Mark. On the nation and the city
"mike duggan" Discussed on Newsradio 950 WWJ
"Mayor, Mike. Duggan. Sounds like it's about to get even uglier Detroit. Businessman, Robert Karnak in court today facing criminal charges stemming from a land deal, and by the way, he says keep your eye on the sky, he's unleashing something new. Let's go live to our city beat reporter. Vicki Thomas fakey. Yeah. Roberta businessman, Robert karmic, flew banners over Comerica park on opening day last week targeting mayor, Mike Duggan and karmic doing it again today as he has back to court on fraud related charges for my life twenty years. I'm fifty nine years old. If I go to jail, I'm gonna die. It's like this. You know, who's gonna take care of my children a single file with three kids who's who's my children going to be taken care of at the major time of their life. And not only that my kids are being hassled at school about this. You know, that you father is a criminal and so forth, and I ain't done nothing wrong. And that's the situation. I didn't pay the play the charges stemmed from Karnak selling a piece of property for a million dollars to city contends. It wasn't carmax property to sell his attorneys have filed a motion to have the case tossed out reporting live and local Vicki Thomas, WW J, NewsRadio nine fifty buffet. Of some public schools and one local communities scheduled to be decided today we have details. Live and local from w J's Mike Campbell. Mike Dom Grosse Pointe. Schools are trying to save one to two million dollars a year in the way, they think they can do that is by shrinking the number of schools, reducing the number of schools. The board expected to make a decision in June, the possibilities that have been thrown out there. So far include maybe eliminating one of the elementary schools moving fifth graders into middle school buildings. Those are just two of the concepts. They don't think high schools are going to close. Everything's kind of up in the air until they figure this out. The meeting is tonight. It's called a blue ribbon panel meeting six to nine parcels middle school auditorium on MAC and Grosse Pointe woods and the Grosse Pointe schools again saying that hope you have a decision by June as to how they're going to right size there district due to shrinking student population. Reporting live light Campbell, w w j news. Radio nine fifty people who survived a heart attack often wonder am I going to be able to return to work? The answer is yes, according to our health reporter, Dr Deanna life, two to three months after a heart attack patients should be able to perform their previous work duties, even if that includes heavy work, according to a new study out of Germany, but researchers say that after a year one in four of these people quit doctor Joan Crawford is a cardiologist with ascension McComb, Oakland, a lot of people after they have a heart attack many problems and a lot of them have to do with their own personal confidence. They're insanity and.
"mike duggan" Discussed on Newsradio 950 WWJ
"Detroit mayor Mike Duggan and Lieutenant governor garland Gilchrist the second who is a former member of the organization helped kick off the convention at an event last night, a news conference taking place later this morning at Cobo center, featuring president and CEO of the Detroit metro convention and visitors bureau, Larry Alexander, he'll talk about the economic impact of having fifteen thousand people from across the country and around the globe in town for the national society of black engineers convention the convention runs through Sunday. Vicki Thomas, WW, J NewsRadio. Oh, nine fifty fans are gearing up for the two thousand nineteen major league major league baseball season which kicks off today. The Tigers take on the Blue Jays and Toronto WWE's Charlie Langton has more opening day. Very exciting. The Tigers will start on the road in Toronto this afternoon. But some fans are so so about the season like, Tom, apparently, they got an excellent guys in the trays that they made for very Lander and the others, but they're not ready yet. Okay. Tom, that's fine. But can you name three tiger players of the season Miguel Cabrera, Bill freehand and sparky Anderson? Okay. I think the Tigers winning streak then maybe people rely on the team in Southfield, Charlie Langton, WJ NewsRadio nine fifty WWE. News time is now ten thirty five an unbelievable stroke of luck has left one Powerball ticket holder more than seven hundred sixty million dollars, richer Powerball says just one single winning ticket matching all six numbers in last night's drawing was sold in Wisconsin. Reporter Andy Devine is in the new Berlin area where the hunt is on for the ticket holder. The winning numbers are sixteen twenty thirty seven forty four sixty two in that Powerball number twelve sold right here. In new Berlin. The person is very lucky because the odds are not great. They're actually terrible. You have a one in two hundred ninety two million chance of winning the Powerball. So they got really lucky while you were the big winner, but may have one less than that the numbers again, sixteen twenty thirty seven forty four sixty two and the Powerball was twelve people planning to fly on disk. Airline. Wow. Air are now scrambling as well has ceased operations it had offered cheap fares to Iceland in Europe. CBS news senior travel adviser Peter Greenburg says the airlines been in trouble for a while found itself. Unable to pay its creditors. Tried to get a lifeline from rival airline Icelandair earlier last year that deal fell apart and failed to secure at any additional lines of credit therefore had no choice, but to cease operations if you purchased a ticket within the last sixty days, you should be able to get a refund from your credit card company..
Fiat Chrysler opening new Detroit plant in $4.5 billion plan
"The first new auto assembly plant in Detroit, and almost thirty years has been announced with Fiat Chrysler planning a four point five billion dollar factory, which will add about sixty five hundred jobs part of the plans to reopen. A shuttered engine plant in the city and convert another in the same complex to a future assembly plant for the Jeep Grand Cherokee and a new three row full size. Jeep SUV and plug in hybrid models of each one Detroit mayor Mike Duggan called the deal a once in a generational chance. Union leaders also praised the
"mike duggan" Discussed on WJR 760
"Mike Duggan's right in the middle of it. It's tough to get anybody to talk about it right now. We'll try here on WJR Detroit. Seven sixty WJR news, dick Hafner, President Trump at the national prayer breakfast in Washington. Toward the pro-life community. Every life is sacred, and every soul is a precious gift from heaven as the Lord says in Jeremiah before I formed you in the womb. I knew you before you were born I set you apart the number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits dropped sharply last week layoffs rare. The job market is strong. Fiat Chrysler says it made one point four billion dollars in the fourth quarter and four point one billion for all of last year. Most of the prophets for FCA are in North America. So the average profit-sharing check for you. I w Representative employee's will be six thousand dollars GM layoffs. Hundreds of salaried employees were escorted out of the tech center in Warren, and add some other places GM hourly workers who are laid off at their plants nearly all of them, we'll get jobs and other plants Detroit. Mayor Duggan's is in court. He's suing federal court claiming the high insurance. Rates violate people's civil rights. A federal judge will look at that lawsuit. Duggan filed a lawsuit in district court in Detroit seeking to have Michigan's no fault auto insurance law declared unconstitutional Virginia, Lieutenant governor just in Fairfax is facing allegations of sexual assault. His accuser is Dr Vanessa Tyson. She says the incident happened during the twenty four democratic convention in Boston, here's more from reporter Ryan nobles accuser of the Lieutenant governor, Dr Vanessa Tyson released a very lengthy statement where she talked in specificity about the alleged incident in which she says that the Lieutenant governor who was then an aide to Senator John Edwards forced her to perform oral sex on him. Now, the Lieutenant governor says that this is not true a Milwaukee. Wisconsin police officer has been shot and killed. He was serving a warrant the mayor Tom Barrett. Says he and the city are filled with sorrow and anger. He was doing his job. He was working to make our city safer, and he died. And he died because an individual decided that rather than allowing the police to do their work lawfully. That he would kill us police office. Jerry news time, ten three. A developer. Pro proposes a plan to build a community on the Irwin orchards land in Lyon township that orchard is a landmark in Lyon township the site has been for sale for years demolition is set to begin in April at the site of the long vacant summit place mall in Waterford a mixed. Use.
"mike duggan" Discussed on Newsradio 950 WWJ
"Pills that have caused them to have really bad side effects, and they don't take those pills anymore and they used marijuana to control their symptoms. My husband was in the war, and he has really bad PTSD, and he won't take pills for it because of the side effects, but if he can smoke marijuana, I mean that content down it's not like a band aid for everybody. I think you have to wear your. Actions. But to have it available to even be an option is I think incredible w news time eight thirteen local businessmen is dropping his lawsuit against a Troy mayor Mike Duggan, a WW Jay's Vicki Thomas is live and local with latest Vicky. Yeah. Town Detroit business owner Robert carmax now dropping his federal lawsuit against mayor Mike Duggan the city of Detroit and others, but he is hinting that he may file a different lawsuit. Now in the original Sudi claims, the mayor and others retaliated against him over a land deal. He hired a private eye to tail the mayor and played the surveillance tape on a mobile video board outside of city hall recently carmax says he has additional embarrassing video of the mayor, but he did not release it at a news conference. He called last week reporting live and local Vicki Thomas, w w j NewsRadio nine fifty. Do you think Michigan college kids, it should be mandatory for them to live in the dorms during their freshman and sophomore years that story's ahead? Tony's next w w j news time eight fourteen there are lots of ads out there for home security.
"mike duggan" Discussed on Newsradio 950 WWJ
"Mayor Mike Duggan confident he'll see investment in the city as a result is has just been remarkable. And I think our image around the world is dramatically different today than it was three or four years ago. And I think just like I could have never imagined Ford recommended the transportation, I think a year from now you're going to see things that nobody could imagine. The key Thomas w w j NewsRadio nine fifty governor Snyder off to China tomorrow, he plans to meet with high level government officials and business leaders on topic. Including manufacturing technology farming. And tourism the eight day trip will be the governor's eight trip to China Michigan's third largest export market. It's an unusual twist of the campaign this year involving the advertising WJ Lansing bureau chief Tim scuba takes a look at that. In chicago. They used to joke. The dead people voted in Michigan this campaign season. Dead. People are showing up and more commercials. Democratic candidate for governor Gretchen Whitmer talked about her to get insurance for her mum dying of cancer congressional candidate Elissa slot. Good at the same healthcare issues with her mom who died of cancer and recently, deceased US. Senator John McCain is now appearing in a commercial seeking to block MS Slatkin from congress McCain family, not happy asking for respect and claiming that his image is being quote weaponized reporting from tips, w w j NewsRadio nine fifty. So we'll help Michigan's annual Hearst best rise from the dead. Organizer John Cologne says Hearst fest? Sixteen year run is officially over claiming that local leaders wouldn't approve this weekend's event due to expected traffic concerns. However, he adds that a lot of people will probably drive their hearses into town anyway because it has become a tradition. A tradition that he says is centered around fun. Our whole thing is, you know, we wanna make people laugh every day, we we're Michigan's hysterical towel. And we just want people to come and have fun. And that's all it's ever been held is good for the whole county while there's no official event this year. He's still expecting hearses from as far away as New Jersey, Louisiana. And the Dakotas w w j news time is six thirteen. We'll take a look at sports get the latest on the Tigers, the lions all the sports news in a minute warning over seventy five percent of Americans are dangerously deficient in omega three fatty.
Harvard, University of Michigan to partner on opioid, poverty research
"Eight percent say no this new survey of Michigan voters make it very likely that in November the voters will vote to legalize pot. Interesting. Even those conservative Republicans roughly half of them, lean Republican. They want recreational pot as well. No surprise. Prize for Candice Glover from Southfield legalize pot. Yes. Absolutely. Why not get in get in on it? I mean the entire world we're going towards that direction. Why not get a piece of the pie? People are thinking about money for bother survey was commissioned by WD IV and the Detroit News only six percent remained undecided. Looks like if the vote were held today it would be legalized pot in Michigan. Reporting live, Charlie Langton, WJ NewsRadio. Fifty WWE news time is five thirty
Bill Clinton and Smokey Robinson to speak at Aretha Franklin's funeral
"Plans are coming together for Aretha Franklin's funeral in Detroit. WW J's Vicki Thomas takes. A closer look former President Bill Clinton will speak at the Queen of souls, funeral next Friday Aretha Franklin sang at both of Clinton's inaugural celebrations also set to, speak longtime, friend smokey Robinson, former US. Attorney Eric Holder. Judge Greg Mathis Jesse Jackson Al Sharpton Bishop TD Jakes governor Rick Snyder, mayor Mike Duggan and the list goes on. Bishop Charles Alice the third is pastor of greater grace temple where the funeral. Will be held, and he says it'll be. A long service it is absolutely amazing the way. These things evolve but when you deal with people who, have been given much much has been required them and they have met those requirements, in terms Being so gracious to to to, be a public person trying to live a private life and to accommodate people You know these services you. Can't put them in a box and you can't put them in one hour he's gotta is, what it is, and so just how long I. Think it's going to be right up there with Rosa Parks his funeral service and. That was, about six hours I just don't see how you can you know this person is is just huge you know she's. Just somebody that the world loves and everybody wants to know this to know that here this debt and accommodate so it's going, to be, what, it's, going, to be, a, laundry list, of performers, will pay, tribute to the Queen of soul including shock Akon faith Hill's Stevie Wonder Jennifer Hudson Fantasia Yolanda Adams Shirley Caesar the. Clark sisters and Jennifer Hudson to name a few musical tributes from both gospel artists as well as secular artists all. Of the, songs will be gospel songs that that that that will be saying minute them in celebration of her of course her amazing grace album with James Cleveland back in the mid seventies that. That album zone I don't know how many million millions. And listen that album is still continuing right now to this day and, probably wanna, have, a, great, resurgence you, know, now that, the Queen, has made, a transition and he reminds everyone that the service is not open to the public it is private family and close. Friends and again they are continuing to evolve that list and and we're waiting to get the final list and once. We get, this we'll we'll see what happens Thanks four thousand real seats here agree resemble
Bill Clinton and Smokey Robinson to speak at Aretha Franklin's funeral
"Look President Bill Clinton will speak at the Queen, of souls funeral next Friday Aretha Franklin sang at both of Clinton's inaugural celebrations also, set to, speak longtime friend, smokey Robinson. Former US Attorney. Eric Holder judge Greg Mathis Jesse Jackson Al Sharpton Bishop TD Jakes governor, Rick Snyder mayor Mike Duggan and the list. Goes on Bishop Charles Ellis the third is pastor of greater grace temple where the funeral will, be held and he says. It'll be a long service it is absolutely amazing the, way these. Things have evolved you know but when you deal with, people who have been given much much has been required them and they have met those requirements in terms of being so, gracious To to to be a public, person trying. To live a private life and to accommodate people these, kind of services you can't put them in a box and you can't put them in one hour He's gotta is what it is and so just how long I think it's going to be. Right up there with Rosa Parks his funeral service and that was about six hours I, just don't see how you can This, person is is just huge you know. She's just, somebody that, the world loves everybody wants you know to know this to know that. Here this to the net and accommodate so he's going be what it's going to be in a laundry list of performers will, pay tribute to the, Queen, of soul, including, shock a, faith Hill's, Stevie Wonder, Jennifer Hudson Fantasia Yolanda Adams Shirley Caesar the Clark sisters and Jennifer Hudson to name a few musical tributes from both. Gospel artists as well as secular artists all the songs will be gospel songs that that that that will be saying. A minute, them in celebration of her of course, her amazing grace album with revenue James Cleveland back in. The mid seventies that that album sold I don't know how many million millions and listen bad album is still continuing right now to this day. And probably, wanna have a great resurgence you know now that the Queen has made a transition and. He reminds everyone that the service is Is not open to the public it is private yes family and close friends and again they are continuing to evolve that list. And and waiting to get the final list once we get that finalist we'll we'll see what happens Pair four thousand. Real seats here agree resemble
Friends speak of Aretha Franklin's generosity
"Eleven a longtime friend of Aretha Franklin talks about how generous. The Queen of soul was even paying for legendary Motown singers funeral WWF as city beat reporter Vicki Thomas joining us live and local with. More Vicki and, Greg Don, more new, Aretha Franklin For decades and he says the Queen of soul was very generous Retha. Made, a lot of money she was, wealthy women but Aretha was also very generous and she gave back in ways that were also Not in the public spotlight for example Aretha. Help to pay for David Ruffin funeral because for whatever. Reason his family they weren't able to handle those calls, and Aretha stepped in and. She helped to pay he gave many other examples like the time she did a commercial for harmony house. With the money she made going. To a shelter for. Battered
Tex McIver murder trial costs 'way outside the norm'
"The way down to University Avenue northbound delays the speed limit rises little tapping the brakes around the Grady curb we'll check trouble and, Coweta county next on ESPN The final price tag is in for the text macgyver murder trial proof so expensive, it was a major factor in a budget overrun so severe the DA's office has suspended hiring. Of some attorneys, and staff a million dollar overrun the AJC reports are typical murder conviction cost. The DA's office five thousand dollars to convict McIvor of murdering his wife it costs. Five, hundred and seventy eight.
All survived sightseeing plane crash in Alaska, search resuming
"A sledgehammer both here at the d. shop Comerica park and at the corner. Taproom Balfour is. On the scene right now putting things together it appears About two twenty five this. Morning about swim, someone took. The sledgehammer and. Then just. Went wild here at. Comerica park it does not appear that, they got into any of. The stores and it doesn't appear that there's any damage to the Tigers memorabilia stuff that they sell over here there is a description the police are looking now for a, black male in his thirties wearing, a long-sleeved dark-colored hoodie Jean shorts and white gym. Shoes. He did. Flee on foot likely there is surrounded, and the cops will be investigating reporting live here Comerica park. Charlie Langton WJ NewsRadio nine j. news time seven oh? Five we've, been? Telling. You about that sightseeing plane that went down in Alaska over the. Weekend at the Nollie national park the plane is. Believed to have crashed near the summit of thunder mountain were getting word this morning. That the pilot is from Michigan friends and family say they're praying rescuers locate Craig Leysen of selene Michigan it, was the plane. That crashed But in Denali national park Saturday evening he was the pilot. Leysen own Stony creek collision and is a pilot for k. to, aviation again is name is Craig Laysen of selene WWE news time is seven oh five candidates for. Local state and federal. Offices will be spending the day today campaigning and trying to gather, more votes at of tomorrow's primary election polls will be open. From seven AM until eight PM. Democratic candidate for governor Abdul el-sayed brought in Senator Bernie Sanders heraldic. Salani in Detroit yesterday, Gretchen Whitmer was in Detroit with. Mayor. Mike, Duggan. Republican Bill Schutte be it will be in west Michigan today well Patrick Coby will be holding a rally in Brighton. Events ghettos for Lieutenant governor Brian Kelly and treatment or have not yet been posted dangerous swimming conditions yesterday and Lake Michigan two people drowned while swimming off the beaches in, grand haven reporter Becky Vargo, of. The grand haven Tribune was taking Video, as other swimmers were being rescued from.
Detroit, Soccer and Charlie Beckham discussed on 24 Hour News
"Of these folks making eight dollars longer than they can remember and because of. The janitor, contract city councilwoman Mary Sheffield says that maybe they should take a look at all city workers making more money I mean there is. A lot of money for through the city billions of dollars in investment and. Initiatives and also taxes. That were given away and so it's important that we protect those. Who are, building up this city and that's our employees. The union hopes that other workers will follow their lead in Detroit Charlie Langton WJ NewsRadio nine fifty former UAW vice president Jimmy settles is taking a new job Detroit mayor Mike. Duggan announcing, this morning that settles will be a group executive for neighborhoods replacing Charlie Beckham who is retiring the department of neighborhoods addresses concerns about. Blight illegal dumping and other city services settles retired earlier this year when new, leadership was approved for. The UAW union he had led the negotiations with Ford a legal. Victory today, for operators evade Detroit marijuana grow operation with. A reported one million dollars in plants Thirty six th district court judge Kenneth Cain dismissed, all the charges against six people arrested in the raid saying the facility was operating legally hearing or the judge summarily dismissed the entire, case ruling that that we were right that the company, did have ability to temporarily operate as a medical, marijuana facility and as such have the, ability to grow up to fifteen hundred plants, they, were well under that that amount and throughout the case That's attorney Morris of the cannabis legal group Morris says that they. Are contemplating a civil suit against the city for the raid which he believes targeted the minority owned business on Jefferson avenue no word yet on whether or not the Wayne County prosecutor's office plans to appeal that decision heading is a part of the game of soccer but a new report finds that women are more susceptible to. Injury than men w. w, j. Health reporter Dr Dianna lights has more the. Report in. The online journal radiology finds that repeated soccer heading was five times more damaging for women's. Brains. Than for man's researchers used a type of MRI imaging for this study involving about fifty men and fifty women ranging in age from eighteen to fifty the exact reason as to why women are more sensitive to a head injury than men isn't known but there are, some theories Dr Bruce Silverman is a neurologist with ascension providence are there, genetic changes are genetic vulnerability to the female brain as compare To the brain of a male that puts them at greater risk more research is planned however the findings from this study. May lead to gender specific recommendations when it comes to soccer safety from the delta dental health desk Dr Deanna lights w w j NewsRadio nine, fifty w w j news time is now one fourteen we're going to check in with Ryan Williams sports that's coming up next most sports are played outside.
"mike duggan" Discussed on Newsradio 950 WWJ
"Nine fifty is there Bill township, police now have a suspect in custody only, station covers it all promotion at mill to bear pay your. Age but the, lines have, been so long that some stores across. The nation had to close mayor Mike Duggan says they are now. Making progress tax foreclosures I'm so excited about. Being a first time homebuyer NewsRadio nine fifty w w Well. The market is a bit lower here the Dow Jones down. About eighty-five points we'll get the latest coming up from the Bloomberg business report WWE news time to. Fifteen it's time for sports and no Tigers tonight but here's Ryan willing yeah no Tigers again Brooke but they will get back to, work tomorrow let's when they opened up the second half of the baseball season all star with, the? Red Sox down at Comerica park or manager Ron Gardenhire says of the team is going. To start the second half of the year off right it will all begin, with how Matthew Boyd. Locates, his pitches in tomorrow's game right now, when you make it seems like every. Time when he makes a big mistake it goes into seats A single or something and ends up in the seat so it's about location and. Getting the ball down when you get the ball up in this league good chance to get hit and that's kind of been worse bent he's got too many balls up now David, price will counter for. Boston. Tomorrow night Mike fires will go in game two Michael Fulmer in game three on Sunday first round action continuing this afternoon onto the shop and Kevin Kisner still atop the leaderboard ease your clubhouse leader at five under. Shooting a sixty six Phil Mickelson finished his, day, with a two over seventy three Jordan Spieth putting up one over seventy two. Tiger Woods still on the course he's four. Shots off the pace. At, one, under through, thirteen, off season is officially come to an end. For lions rookies they reported Allen park today for the start of training camp veterans cetera report tomorrow USA today's Nate Davis saw supporting, out his predictions for the upcoming season as the lions finishing dead last in the NFC north, at? Six and ten falcons over the chargers in the Super Bowl really quick veterans reporting tomorrow. That would be next week the twenty sixth Chris Kelly us was announced he's, leaving the Red Wings Organization, that for twenty years so that he. Can be closer..
"mike duggan" Discussed on WJR 760
"The mayor mike duggan has issued a written statement uh i can't read it all don't have time we would love to have made it to the next round for amazon second headquarters but everyone here is incredibly proud of the proposal we submitted more on that after the news and don't miss the first interview when we come back on wjr detroit seven sixty wjr news dick hafner this delivery from amazon we don't want the droid windsor will not be the location of amazon's second headquarters amazon released a list of twenty finalists for the huge facilities that will avoid tens of thousands of workers detroit is among more than two hundred communities in north america which are not on the final list amazon does not explain its decision the list of twenty cities range from new york los angeles chicago to columbus pittsburgh toronto raleigh and montgomery county maryland amazon says it will make a decision later this year in an interview with fox news white house chief of staff john kelly said the president trump's view on the border wall has changed since he has been in office while correspondent kaitlan collins reports on the reaction from the oval office i didn't directly pushing back on that his views on the wall have not changed he's still wants a wall he's still wants mexico to pay for it and we're certainly seeing the backlash of that no this is surprising because we don't often see the president contradict john kelly throat of affordable girl remote partial.
"mike duggan" Discussed on WJR 760
"Let's find out what's happening on this tuesday morning wjr traffic and weather first on the fives zip five forty five dana clark couple of accidents out there to 75 northbound at ford road collision blocking the center lane and right shoulder in hazel park along seventy five northbound at nine mile accident on the right shoulder wiped out for those big potholes just about everywhere i'm dana clark wjr traffic first on the fives from the wjr weather center the rare trying to work back in once again today mix of clouds and sunshine as we head on through this morning it into the afternoon maybe a few flurries 35 that you freeze and drizzle fog tonight early tomorrow twenty three tonight and then some rain showers tomorrow afternoon forty four from the weather channel i'm meteorologist ray stagich newstalk seven sixty wjr and we're looking at two twenty seven degrees and it is a much better drive than it was this time yesterday however there is still some patchy fog in and patchy ice so don't get caught off guard with that patchy fog patchy ice but now twenty seven degrees and a lot better than yesterday's drive it's for sure a mayor mike duggan sworn in today we've got to people falling through the ice marie yes indeed lead every year we have to remind diesel hello it's ice yazar said this is a makombe county sheriff's department issuing this a thin weiss ice warning you know it's been so called people naturally feel that that l i s might be able to support them but a police in the thorny say you need at least four inches of ice to support an average averagesized person so if you're a few pounds over that average size you'll need a couple of iranians and who isn't as i think for your over their average i mean who is that average person anyway like to meet them this is a terrible stored did any of.
"mike duggan" Discussed on Newsradio 950 WWJ
"Dot com if if you're a reporter and you asked detroit mayor mike duggan where he might snap but what if he did run for governor gdas time 710 schuster hillsdale trip garden city to sterling heights lincoln park it all points that between the news watch never stops wbz newsradio nine fifty w wgam this portion of traffic and weather together actually traffic george w wjr news time seven ten although he has said repeatedly and a definite lay he is not interested at running for governor according to a new poll mike duggan would beat republican gubernatorial front runner attorney general bill schutte egged mike duggan fired the governor's race the target inside polling conducted for miers over the last week shows that piece would be a seven to thirty two percent 15point margin john with mike duggan the winner the survey conducted with one thousand registered voters he it was a huge project that stalled dan than was demolished near on the border of bloomfield in pontiac wwe jays mike campbell joining us live and local with the latest on the story of mike get bloomfield park has what it was called tom it's going to be revived or reconfigured reimagined if you will bloomfield a village at bloomfield rather radico the southfield based developer has picked up the property jay corrosion according to the ceo dale wachowski well a lot of people know bloomfield park is that ugly ruins that sat there on telegraph north of square lake for years with nothing being done to it he says the properties actually beautifully will be are creating walking parents and dr and you know really looking at that as a site amenity yet and one hundred ninety million.
"mike duggan" Discussed on WGTK
"Can be unified one eight hundred nine five five 1770s six there was one election last night that i watched with some interest because okay i'll admit it i really do care about the detroit story and what i mean by that is is detroit is had an unbelievably rough time as a city it's had some absolutely terrible leadership mayor quami kilpatrick meaney ended up in a getting convicted of various items of graft and corruption and for years and years and years detroit was govern i think five terms bike holman jahn who was also machine politician who was wildly popular because he was a black mayor of the city that was increasingly black today detroit is overwhelming black majority and be caused the desperation the city and the default of the city in the takeover of the finances and such a tremendous loss in population they actually did something radical four years ago detroit with its overwhelming black majority elected white mare mike duggan and he was just facing a spirited challenges running for reelection is facing a spirited challenge from coleman young the second the son of the late and perpetual mayor of detroit and this was a real test of identity politics because mike duggan who i think identifies himself as a probusiness democrat but of course i mean in terms of these city of detroit as being a democrat is a given i don't i don't think i i don't know of their any republicans even allowed within city limits it say up an overwhelmingly ridiculously democratic city but one thing that mike duggan has done as he's turned the city around he has you can see it by almost every measure and here is this white mayor of an overwhelmingly black city and yes there was an attempt to use identity politics against him to play the race card it's had red seteros i have that do dug in one with seventy two percent of the vote okay with this shows is that it's not all about race we don't have to be divided along racial lines that a decent incompetent white businessman can appeal across racial lines and win even in motown so beautiful thing and we ought to feel encouraged by a don't you think one eight.
"mike duggan" Discussed on Monocle 24: The Monocle Daily
"How much of a victory he had sheaves if he does silent then hill you know being a very strong position if there's a surprise and ends up being a little bit closer he won't necessarily have quite the broad sweeping agenda that we initially mask though thanks ads let's head now to detroit from new york we had to a place of a hotly contested battle which is ramping up between the incumbent mike duggan and talent komen young the second i'll toronto bureau chief thomas lewis has been watching the detroit race closely well this is a particularly interesting vote for man in detroit because it's the first maryland action since bankruptcy was declared of uh of course detroit's bankruptcy is still is the largestever posted by a us city mayor mike duggan the incumbent who is running for reelection today he took over she few short months off to bankruptcy was declared and find himself in a very odd position from having very little control with with having a huge amounts to do in our falls food to election day today and there parts of detroit that feel that would be hard to imagine even 405 years ago and that's what many of the people we spoke to were muir in detroit to report on the primary election told me that in the now i have the chance to speak to map mike duggan out his brother raul de victory party in detroit and this is some of what he said to me the unemployment rate in this city has been cut in half in four years we've never seen their and yet uh we're still not where we need to be but if we can do it for another four years will make ride rosen we have one of america's great wearing directors of maury scott whoever heard it from new orleans and and we spent a lot of time thinking through everything that word is thinking about twenty years now thirty years now forty years from now everybody high cabinet back door all morning morgan twice as our yourself.
"mike duggan" Discussed on Politico's Off Message
"There were no lights but it's change is happening if detroit used to look like hell america ends now looks like one possible answer to how it comes back and at the center of it is mike duggan a guy who shouldn't be by the commensurate rules politics mayor in the first place and he shouldn't be looking at what will likely be a win slide reelection in november he just one sixty nine percent of the vote in the first round two weeks ago i get into all this and the story that's up on our website at politica dot com should tell you more about him in what's happening in detroit and now my conversation with mike duggan tell me about the the night you decided to run for mayor for the first time well it was something that had been on my mind for a while one i was running the detroit medical center which was at the time detroit's largest employer employees coming up to almost daily saying he after run for mayor at the time i was in a resident of the city of detroit i was still in the suburbs so why were they coming to you uh you know the city was sliding toward bankruptcy the street lights warren and the police warned showing up the ambulances weren't showing up and at the medical center the time i'd gone in in two thousand four the bankruptcy lawyers had already been hired they're planning to shut down three hospitals and uh it was just a phenomenal group of men and women i work with their that turned it around in the made it profitable nine straight years and expanded a dramatically so i think the residence of detroit who worked.
"mike duggan" Discussed on WJR 760
"The polls are open i'm dick haefner wjr news this is primary election day in a number of communities there are eight people on today's belo to become one of the two finalists were mayor of the city of detroit the aid including cupboard mike duggan is most highprofile challenger estate senator coleman young the second janice winfrey is running for a fourth term as city clerk she faces six challengers including the former detroit and acp president hester wheeler and her challenger in the last election cycle the eta wilcox him the detroit primary also includes two at large seats on city council and six of seven council district's detroit right clerk winfrey so she expects a low turnout in today's primary detroit's election director daniel back there says that you'll be able to watch their detroit election result as they come into the city clerk that's something that the department is really excited about and proud of uh what's going to happen on the election night after the polls closed coworkers will ends via modem all of the results from the precincts of the department of elections and then that data and information will be uploaded to our website a handful of suburbs also have primary elections he came to the us to kill police on jihad the man who attacked an airport police officer with the flint bishop airport in june told federal authorities that he came to america to wage war on the us and kill as many polices he could documents were filed in response to a motion by attorneys for that man a more foot two week in their response prosecutors say that for two we after he was taken into custody told them he entered the us for the soul perp brazil of killing armed us government employees the government also writes in those documents that for too we considered that his mission and that he called himself while soldier of allah.