ClickOnDetroit Morning Briefing -- Aug. 22, 2019
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DETROIT – ClickOnDetroit Morning Briefing -- Aug. 22, 2019
There have been 72,843 fires in Brazil this year, with more than half in the Amazon region, INPE said. That's more than an 80% increase compared with the same period last year. The Amazon is often referred to as the planet's lungs, producing 20% of the oxygen in the Earth's atmosphere.
A charging decision is expected Thursday after a 9-year-old girl was mauled to death by three pit bull dogs earlier this week in Southwest Detroit.
Brandon Roux: Friday is the pick day of the week with morning lows in the 50s and even some 40s in our North Zone and warming into the 70s.
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More local headlines
- Rapper Tee Grizzley's manager killed in Detroit shooting
- 3 shot including 16-year-old in Pontiac
- What will happen to Bruce? Longtime homeless man source of growing controversy in Lake Orion
- Woman driving Corvette strikes woman standing by truck in Downtown Detroit hit-and-run, police say
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News from across Michigan
- Short's Brewing teams up with medical marijuana company for infused edibles, beverages
- 3 inmates charged with murder in connection with death of inmate at Michigan prison
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National and international headlines
LOCAL 4 Community calendar
- Aug. 23 -- Detroit Lions vs. Buffalo Bills at Ford Field
- Aug. 29 -- Michigan State Fair begins
- Aug. 30 -- Michigan State football opener vs. Tulsa
- Aug. 30 -- Arts, Beats and Eats weekend
- Aug. 31 -- Detroit Jazz Festival kicks off
- Aug. 31 -- Michigan football opener vs. Middle Tenn. State
- Sept. 2 -- Labor Day
- Sept. 7 -- Dally in the Alley in Midtown
- Sept. 8 -- Detroit Lions open season in Arizona
- Sept. 14 -- 18th Annual Tour de Troit
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