ClickOnDetroit Morning Report -- Dec. 21, 2018

A view of the Detroit riverfront on Dec. 21, 2018. (WDIV)
A view of the Detroit riverfront on Dec. 21, 2018. (WDIV)

DETROIT – Here is the ClickOnDetroit Morning Report for Dec. 21, 2018: 

Winter weather outlook update

It’s time to update the winter outlook based upon some things we’ve observed recently.

Government shutdown possible

For now, it looks like the President is unwilling to back down from his demand for $5 billion for his long-promised border wall. Democrats have made clear that figure is a nonstarter, however, leaving Congress at an impasse over the wall.

This could lead to a partial government shutdown. The deadline is midnight.

Michigan Legislature OKs $1.3 billion budget bill

Michigan's Legislature has approved a $1.3 billion budget plan that would spend more on roads, environmental cleanup and mental health counselors in schools.

MSU investigation update

Beginning at 10 a.m. Friday, Special Independent Prosecutor Bill Forsyth will be holding a roundtable question and answer session with members of the press regarding the investigation into Michigan State University. 

FDA alerts parents

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is alerting parents, caregivers and health care providers about safety risks involved with using jewelry used for teething.

Here's what weather to expect Friday, into the weekend

Local courts:

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 Local  Defenders special report

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Local sports news

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News from across Michigan

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