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ClickOnDetroit Morning Briefing -- Aug. 2, 2020

Here are this morning’s top stories

Protesters demonstrate against more federal agents coming to Detroit on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020.
Protesters demonstrate against more federal agents coming to Detroit on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020. (WDIV)

Protesters push back against more federal presence in Detroit

A group called Detroit Will Breathe protested against more federal agents coming to Detroit. The protest took place Saturday outside the Rosa Parks Federal Building on Jefferson Avenue.

US officials on Wednesday provided additional details regarding “Operation Legend” -- which is bringing a number of federal agents to Detroit in the coming weeks.

Stolen car hits SUV, killing mother driving with 3 children on Detroit’s east side

Police are investigating a deadly Detroit crash that happened Saturday involving a mother and her three children.

GOP: Renomination of Trump to be held in private

The vote to renominate President Donald Trump is set to be conducted in private later this month, without members of the press present, a spokeswoman for the Republican National Convention said, citing the coronavirus.


Coronavirus in Michigan 🦠

The number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Michigan has risen to 82,356 as of Sunday morning, including 6,206 deaths, state officials report.

The latest update includes 735 new cases and 7 additional deaths.

Here’s a look at more of the data:


Weather forecast 🌤

It will be soggy today with a Flash Flood Watch in effect. Scattered showers and storms will remain possible through Tuesday.

DETAILS: Flash Flood Watch in effect for some Michigan counties until Sunday afternoon


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