ClickOnDetroit National Report -- Monday, June 10, 2019

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Philadelphia mourns death of gay deputy

The rainbow flag outside Philadelphia's City Hall flew at half-staff Friday as the city mourned the loss of an advocate for the LGBTQ community.

Read about it here.


Around the country:

  • Dallas: At least one person has died and six were injured after a crane fell onto an apartment complex in downtown Dallas, according to Dallas Fire-Rescue spokesman Jason Evans. Read more.
  • Louisiana: A Louisiana deputy was fired following his arrest after police said he coerced a woman to perform sex acts on her infant son while he recorded video. Read more.
  • Arkansas: A Texas man missing on a hiking trip for almost a week in Arkansas has been found safe, his family says. Read more.
  • California: Large plumes of smoke billowed in Southern California on Sunday as a brush fire erupted near Six Flags Magic Mountain, prompting the evacuation of the theme park. Read more.
  • Florida: Authorities in Florida say lightning struck a motorcyclist on a Florida interstate, causing a crash and his death. Read more.

Restricting abortion 'bad for business'

Top executives from more than 180 companies have a message for lawmakers: Restricting abortion is "bad for business."

Read about it here.


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Former Red Sox star David Ortiz shot 

Former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz is recovering from surgery after being shot Sunday at a club in his native Dominican Republic, according to police.

Read about it here.

Tony Awards 2019

The 73rd Annual Tony Awards were presented Sunday to celebrate Broadway's best performances of the year.

See the list of winners here.

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