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ClickOnDetroit NIGHTSIDE REPORT -- Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020

View of Detroit from the Windsor sky camera on Sept. 11, 2020 at 8:03 p.m.
View of Detroit from the Windsor sky camera on Sept. 11, 2020 at 8:03 p.m. (WDIV)

Trust Index: Fact-checking from first Biden-Trump debate

DETROIT – The Trust Index team was busy fact-checking Tuesday night’s presidential debate between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden.

Michigan coronavirus (COVID-19) cases up to 123,633; Death toll now at 6,751

Metro Detroit weather: Rain returns for next 2 days as temperatures continue to drop

After a break from the rain Tuesday, it’s coming back for the next two days as temperatures continue to drop and the wind picks up.

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4 Fast Facts

  • Two locations in Brighton and Fowlerville have been identified as potential coronavirus (COVID-19) exposure sites by the Livingston County Health Department. Click here to read more.
  • A Warren teenager is facing multiple charges after allegedly firing a handgun on accident at a Roseville home Saturday night, shooting another teen in the head. Click here to read more.
  • A man who was seen on video being punched multiple times in the head by two Detroit police officers said he was asking them why they took down his friend. Click here to read more.
  • Macomb County Public Works Commissioner Candice Miller announced a $12.5 million settlement for a lot where a home was condemned and demolished because of a 2016 sinkhole in Fraser. Click here to read more.

Be Informed

Gov. Whitmer extends state of emergency in Michigan until Oct. 27

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer on Tuesday extended the state’s emergency status until Oct. 27, 2020 amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Gov. Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-186 to again extend Michigan’s state of emergency as the pandemic continues to impact the state and its residents.

Detroit mayor pledges $50 million to keep affordable housing in city

As Detroit continues to come back, Mayor Mike Duggan wants to make sure the city is affordable for everyone. On Tuesday, Duggan, along with nonprofit organizations and JPMorgan Chase, announced a $50 million pledge to keep affordable housing in the city.

Michigan lawmakers battle over how to count ballots for presidential election

With a record number of ballots expected for the presidential election in November, the battle over how to count them is already underway in Lansing. Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson said it could take until Friday after the election to get all the ballots counted, and that’s because of when the counting is allowed to begin.

CDC ranks traditional Thanksgiving activities from high to low risk during COVID-19 pandemic

It’s not even October yet, but the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention is urging families to begin thinking of safer ways to celebrate Thanksgiving. Health experts issued guidelines ranking traditional Thanksgiving activities from high to low risk. This is another holiday that will look different to prevent the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19).


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