Nightside Report Sept. 4, 2021: Legendary weatherman Willard Scott dies, football returns to Ann Arbor, Oakland University strike ends, state investigating fake vaccine cards

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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - FEBRUARY 01: Today show weatherman Willard Scott during 4 day show Live to New York. ((Photo by Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images) (Robert Nickelsberg,Robert Nickelsberg))

Iconic ‘TODAY’ weather presenter Willard Scott dies at 87

DETROIT – Willard Scott -- the man who presented the weather on “Today” for more than 30 years -- died Saturday. He was 87 years old.

Scott began his 65-year career at NBC as a page in 1950. He joined “Today” in 1980.

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Metro Detroit weather: Saturday night showers

Our Saturday night will be characterized by scattered showers, with overnight lows in the low-to- mid 60s (16 to 17 degrees Celsius). Southwest wind at 7 to 12 mph will shift to the northwest, late.

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4 Fast Facts

  • Wolverine fans were rewarded with a big win Saturday afternoon at Michigan Stadium. Click here to read more.
  • A deal was made Saturday to end the faculty strike at Oakland University. Click here to read more.
  • Michigan’s Attorney General Office is shedding light on a new scam of providing people with fake vaccination cards. Click here to read more.
  • Police in Livonia are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a woman who allegedly punctured a tire after a dispute at a party store. Click here to read more.

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