ClickOnDetroit Morning Briefing -- Aug. 18, 2019

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DETROIT - ClickOnDetroit Morning Briefing -- Aug. 18, 2019

Chemical spill in Lake Michigan leaves beaches closed Sunday, kills hundreds of fish

A chemical spill left Lake Michigan beaches closed Sunday morning. The spill happened at the Arcelormittal Steel Mill in Burns Harbor, just west of Gary, Indiana. 

33-year-old skydiver killed in Michigan

Authorities say a 33-year-old skydiver was killed in Michigan when he abruptly fell after trying to avoid colliding with another jumper near the landing.

Deadly blast rips through wedding in Afghanistan, killing 63 people

A suicide bomb attack at a wedding in Kabul on Saturday killed 63 people and wounded 182, the Afghan Interior Ministry spokesman said. 


 Metro Detroit weather forecast: Warm Sunday with showers and storms 

Showers and thunderstorms are expected today. Lightning, pounding rain and damaging wind is also possible.

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 LOCAL   4    Community calendar 

  • Aug. 18 -- Renaissance Festival
  • Aug. 18 -- St. Clair Shores Aqua Fest
  • Aug. 23 -- Detroit Lions vs. Buffalo Bills at Ford Field
  • Aug. 29 -- Michigan State Fair begins
  • Aug. 30 -- Michigan State football opener vs. Tulsa
  • Aug. 30 -- Arts, Beats and Eats weekend
  • Aug. 31 -- Detroit Jazz Festival kicks off
  • Aug. 31 -- Michigan football opener vs. Middle Tenn. State
  • Sept. 2 -- Labor Day
  • Sept. 7 -- Dally in the Alley in Midtown
  • Sept. 8 -- Detroit Lions open season in Arizona
  • Sept. 14 -- 18th Annual Tour de Troit

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 LOCAL   4   Sports news

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 LOCAL   4   Editorial 


 LOCAL   4   Health

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