ClickOnDetroit NIGHTSIDE report -- Monday, Aug. 3, 2020

View of Detroit from the Windsor sky camera on Aug. 3, 2020 at 8:35 p.m.
View of Detroit from the Windsor sky camera on Aug. 3, 2020 at 8:35 p.m. (WDIV)

What Motor City Casino in Detroit will look like when it reopens this week

DETROIT – The Motor City Casino in Detroit is set to reopen Wednesday, and when it does, it will look very different because of the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Dealers will be wearing face shields and everyone will be required to wear masks. There will be plexiglass dividers as casinos try to keep the environment as safe as possible.

Michigan coronavirus (COVID-19) cases up to 83,386; Death toll now at 6,212

4 Fast Facts

  • Millennials and their younger siblings and children now make up a majority of the U.S. population. Click here to read more.
  • State Sen. Tom Barrett announced Sunday evening he tested positive for coronavirus. Click here to read more.
  • A popular online spoof of the children’s favorite “Goodnight Moon,” reworked for the coronavirus, will be published by Penguin Random House this fall. Click here to read more.
  • A Port Huron man took a job at a nursing home so he could see his wife of 62 years after they were separated for four months by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Click here to read more.

Be Informed

Michigan Secretary of State addresses concerns

Michigan’s Secretary of State said her team is ready for Tuesday’s primary election, but she admitted there will be some challenges.

The Michigan Primary Election is a major test as residents look forward to the general election in November. Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson said her team is prepared for the challenges ahead.

COVID-19 creates spike in absentee ballot requests

Tuesday is Michigan Primary Day, and more than 1 million people have already handed in their ballots.

The large number of absentee voters could cause delayed results, but Help Me Hank has information for anyone who hasn’t yet handed in their ballot or who plans to head to the polls in person.

Kids getting caught in crossfire as US gun violence surges

July in Chicago ended as it began: Mourning the death of a child whose only mistake was venturing outside to play when someone armed with a gun came to the neighborhood hunting for an enemy.

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