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Flashpoint 5/24/20: Michigan’s neglected and dangerous infrastructure; Survivors of COVID-19 on battling disease

Watch Flashpoint every Sunday at 10 a.m. on Local 4 News

Sunday, May 24, 2020 episode of Flashpoint
Sunday, May 24, 2020 episode of Flashpoint

DETROIT – On this week’s episode we spoke with people who have survived COVID-19.

And devastation, frustration -- but not surprise. There was also a discussion about what can be done to address issues with Michigan’s aging, neglected and increasingly dangerous infrastructure.

Segment One:

Roundtable discussion on recovering from the coronavirus featuring Pulitzer Prize winning reporter, M.L Elrick and his wife Detroit Free Press reporter, Tresa Baldas; Rev. Horace Sheffield, one of several notable pastors in Detroit to fall victim to coronavirus and Dr. Scott Kaatz, a Henry Ford Health System physician. Kaatz caught the coronavirus and sadly lost his father to the virus earlier this month.

Sunday, May 24, 2020 episode of Flashpoint
Sunday, May 24, 2020 episode of Flashpoint

Segment Two:

Discussion on the state’s dangerous infrastructure with Jacob Rushlow, president of the American Society of Civil Engineers Michigan section.

Sunday, May 24, 2020 episode of Flashpoint
Sunday, May 24, 2020 episode of Flashpoint

Segment Three:

Flashpoint host Devin Scillian wraps up this week’s episode.

Sunday, May 24, 2020 episode of Flashpoint
Sunday, May 24, 2020 episode of Flashpoint

About the Authors:

Natasha Dado is a digital content producer for ClickOnDetroit.

Devin Scillian is equally at home on your television, on your bookshelf, and on your stereo. Devin anchors the evening newscasts for Local 4. Additionally, he moderates Flashpoint, Local 4's Sunday morning news program. He is also a best-selling author of children's books, and an award-winning musician and songwriter.