Nightside Report Sept. 18, 2021: Unmarked veteran graves receive new headstones, officials work to secure Detroit neighborhood after ‘underground incident,’ closure of 6 Mile bridge extended

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Through meticulous research the New Baltimore Historical Society discovered the identities of the veterans.
Through meticulous research the New Baltimore Historical Society discovered the identities of the veterans. (WDIV)

Unmarked Union soldier graves in Macomb County receive new headstones

DETROIT – The veterans received a tribute Saturday that was several decades in the making.

It took five months of pouring over historical documents and census records.

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Get Caught Up: Here are 68 Michigan COVID facts -- latest trends, vaccine effectiveness, child data, more

Metro Detroit weather: Mild, still comfortable Saturday evening

After an afternoon of blue skies and warm, comfortable conditions, we’ll see a gorgeous yellow and orange sunset this evening. It will be mild by sunset and afterward, then cooler overnight under clear skies. Tomorrow will be warmer. It remains warmer than average until the first day of fall.

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4 Fast Facts

  • There are new developments at the site of the ground shift in Southwest Detroit. The city said work to make sure the area is safe is progressing and things will be changing. Click here to read more.
  • The Michigan Department of Transportation announced Saturday that the closure of the Six Mile Road bridge at I-275 in Livonia will be closed a little longer than anticipated. Click here to read more.
  • The Wolverines obliterated Northern Illinois in Ann Arbor. Click here to read more.
  • Four space tourists safely ended their trailblazing trip to orbit Saturday with a splashdown in the Atlantic off the Florida coast. Click here to read more.

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