Morning 4: Poll reveals where Michigan voters stand on Whitmer, Dixon, abortion -- and more news

Here are the top stories for the morning of Sept. 7, 2022

Incumbent Democratic Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (left) is opposed by GOP nominee Tudor Dixon (right) in the 2022 gubernatorial election. Individual photos from Getty Images. (WDIV)

Morning 4 is a quick roundup of stories we think you should know about to start your day. So, let’s get to the news.


Poll: Where Michigan voters stand on governor candidates, abortion

Michigan voters are feeling motivated to vote in the upcoming gubernatorial election, and one of the major issues driving that motivation is abortion and women’s rights, according to a new WDIV/Detroit News poll.

See the poll results here


2 hurt in crash involving 3 semi trucks, minivan on congested highway in Livingston County

Two drivers were taken to the hospital Tuesday after a crash involving three semi trucks and a minivan on a congested stretch of highway in Livingston County, officials said.

Read more here.


FDA says dogs have been dying after exposure to medicated cream called fluorouracil

The FDA has received reports of dogs dying after they were exposed to a type of medicated cream called fluorouracil.

If your medication contains fluorouracil, you should move it somewhere out of reach of your pets and make sure your pets do not lick your skin where you’ve applied the medicine. If ingested, fluorouracil can be deadly to pets.

Learn more here.


Detroit police want help identifying suspect, person of interest in carjacking

Police are asking for the public to help them identify a suspect and person of interest in a carjacking in Detroit.

See more here.


Weather: Calmer, sunnier weather to end the week in Metro Detroit

Here is the weather forecast for Metro Detroit.



About the Author:

Cassidy Johncox is a senior digital news editor covering stories across the spectrum, with a special focus on politics and community issues.