Nightside Report May 12, 2021: Macomb County student shares how he earned perfect SAT score, CDC advisory committee votes unanimously to endorse Pfizer vaccine for kids 12 and up

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Macomb County student shares how he earned perfect SAT score
Macomb County student shares how he earned perfect SAT score

Macomb County student shares how he earned perfect SAT score,

DETROIT – Senior Alex Hughes will not only be walking into his high school a few more times this year, after graduating, he’s off to Harvard University -- his dream school -- with a perfect SAT score.

“I certainly came out of it feeling good but I never thought I aced it,” he said.

Alex, who attends Utica Community Schools’ Gene L. Klida Utica Academy for International Studies, remembers vividly taking the test, In the reading section, he thought he tripped up on it. He said the questions seems open to interpretation.

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The latest: Michigan coronavirus cases up to 869,512; Death toll now at 18,355

Metro Detroit weather: Temperatures trending upward; beautiful weekend conditions

We’re on cruise control as we head into the weekend. As temperatures continue to warm, how high can we rise?

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4 Fast Facts

  • Police are searching for a man who kidnapped his ex-girlfriend from inside a Subway restaurant. Click here to read more.
  • United Way is working toward building a better tomorrow and we can all be involved. Click here to read more.
  • An ambitious plan that started nearly 20 years ago steadily changed the old Uniroyal site near the Belle Isle Bridge into a true Detroit gem. Click here to read more.
  • Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer responded to a question Wednesday about the controversy surrounding her recent trip to Florida to visit her sick father. Click here to read more.

Be Informed

CDC advisory committee votes unanimously to endorse Pfizer vaccine for kids 12 and up

COVID-19 vaccinations for U.S. children ages 12 to 15 could begin as early as Thursday.

The Food and Drug Administration granted emergency use authorization Monday for Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for children between the ages of 12 and 15.

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‘Masks are still important’ -- Gov. Whitmer holds in-depth COVID briefing

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer praised Michigan’s drop in daily COVID cases, test positivity and hospitalization rates during a press conference Wednesday.

It was a broad press conference that covered everything vaccination rates, new guidelines reopening the state and more.

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