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Michigan Adds 16,137 Cases Of COVID-19


The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services says 16,137 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past week. That brings the total since March 2020 to over 2.7million people. There were 137 people who lost

Whitmer Speaks From COVID Isolation


Governor Gretchen Whitmer has posted a video to social media from her resting place in isolation with COVID-19. She sounded a little congested, but otherwise appeared to be in good spirits. “Working from home, a little congested,”

Two Drown In South Haven


Two people have drowned in Lake Michigan in South Haven. South Haven Area Emergency Services Chief Brandon Hinz says a 22-year-old man from Novi and a 22-year-old woman from Columbus died at the hospital after both were

Whitmer Tests Positive For COVID


Governor Gretchen Whitmer has tested positive for COVID-19. Her office has released the following: This evening, Governor Gretchen Whitmer issued the following statement after testing positive for COVID-19.   “This evening, I tested positive for COVID-19.   “Thankfully, I

Update – Two Drown In South Haven


South Haven police say two people drowned while swimming in Lake Michigan on Monday afternoon off South Beach. South Haven Area Emergency Services says officers responded to South Beach around 12:40 p.m. on a report of two

Jobs Outlook In US Still Strong


Despite worries about a recession, many managers at companies in the US say the job market will remain strong the rest of this year. The survey was taken before Friday’s jobs report, which showed half a million

Telemedicine Bill Approved By Congress


Congressman Fred Upton is welcoming House passage of the Advancing Telehealth Beyond COVID-19 Act last week. He tells WSJM News the bill will help ensure doctors can continue providing remote appointments with patients who can’t physically come