Interest is lively at deadline for 'Obamacare' sign-ups
WASHINGTON – A crush of sign-ups expected Tuesday on the last day of open enrollment for HealthCare.gov could help solidify the standing of “Obamacare” as an improbable survivor in the Donald Trump years. In 36 states that use HealthCare.gov,- Dec. 15 is deadline day for coverage that starts Jan. 1, while another 14 states and Washington, D.C., have later dates. Analysts and advocates who follow the annual insurance sign-ups say interest has gotten stronger with the coronavirus pandemic gripping the nation. Medicaid expansion, another component of the health law, covers about 12 million people. Typically people who start the enrollment process before the end of deadline day are given a chance to complete it.
Interest is lively at deadline for 'Obamacare' sign-ups
In 36 states that use HealthCare.gov,- Dec. 15 is deadline day for coverage that starts Jan. 1, while another 14 states and Washington, D.C., have later dates. Analysts and advocates who follow the annual insurance sign-ups say interest has gotten stronger with the coronavirus pandemic gripping the nation. Medicaid expansion, another component of the health law, covers about 12 million people. Trump administration officials say what they have done is to focus on the smooth operation of the HealthCare.gov website for those who may want the coverage. Typically people who start the enrollment process before the end of deadline day are given a chance to complete it.
Michigan General Election Results for Burton on Nov. 3, 2020
The 2020 General Election will be held on November 3. (Note: Due to an increase in mail-in voting, clerks are expecting delayed results, up to multiple days. Find more election results and news on the Decision 2020 page. 🌟 Become an Insider 🌟Introducing WDIV Insider: A new way for loyal Local 4 fans to gain access and customize your ClickOnDetroit news experience. Learn more about WDIV Insider - and sign up here!
Poll: Pandemic hurting Americans' finances in disparate ways
As the coronavirus pandemic drags on, a new poll finds it is having different effects on Americans economic well-being. For some, the virus has meant lost income or struggles to pay bills on time particularly among Hispanic, Black and younger Americans. Meanwhile, the survey also finds about a third of Americans say their investments were negatively impacted during the pandemic. By contrast, Americans without a degree were more likely to have delayed paying bills 26%, compared with 10% of college graduates. Younger Americans were more likely to have lost a job, put themselves at risk of exposure or delayed paying bills, while more older Americans lost investments.
Friday Fill-Up nonprofit in Metro Detroit helps students with need for food
Last week in our Your Neighborhood segment, Local 4 showed you a local nonprofit that provides meals through the weekend for students in the Avondale School District. What we do is provide free-of-charge food kits to local elementary school children, said Friday Fill-Up co-founder Gabby Burton. Wednesday mornings, we have everything set up for our volunteers, Burton said. So theres a group of volunteers that help set up that help count everything to 110. For Burton, ending food insecurity within the area has become her mission, and shes encouraging others to help as she watches the need for food grow.
100 possible coffins found under Tampa apartment complex
Residents are being forced to move after more than 100 possible coffins found under their apartment complex. (Tampa Housing Authority/WFTS)Tampa (WFTS) - Residents at a Tampa apartment complex are being forced to move after a shocking discovery. The Tampa Bay Times linked the forgotten 1900s Zion cemetery, likely the first in Tampa for African American, to this current-day public housing complex. "People's resting place are where they are supposed to rest," Lewis said. Burton commended the housing authority for the way they handled this revelation.
Unique Experiences and Treats on Tuesdays at Eastern Market
Summer cooking classes at the community kitchen shed 5 happens every Tuesday from 9am to 11am. Besides cooking classes, you can find unique treats at the Tuesday market that you dont normally find at the traditional Saturday one. For example you can try Carmel Yum Yums, a gourmet caramelized corn puff. Burton says she loves selling at Tuesday Market because of the cultural diversity the market brings. Besides Carmel Yum Yums, you can find other unique items at Tuesday Market like jewelry and other specialty foods like pierogis.
Best, worst driving cities in Michigan in 2019
A new report ranks the best and worst driving cities in Michigan. Here's the info and insight from QuoteWizard:The Worst Driving CitiesHollandTaking the top spot for Michigan's worst drivers, Holland might have stirred a debate on whether east or west Michigan has the worst drivers. The Best Driving CitiesHoltIt's no surprise to see one of the smaller cities take the number one spot for driver quality in Michigan. Related: 20 best places to live in Southeast Michigan in 2019BurtonSharing the best driving hub with Flint, Burton rounds out the top three cities with the best drivers in Michigan. Cities below are ranked 1-50 from worst to best drivers.
Genesee County men convicted for deer hunting violations after 3 year Michigan DNR investigation
BURTON, Mich. – Three members of a family from Genesee County were convicted for deer hunting violations in Oscoda County. According to the DNR, Joseph Dykes, 33, pleaded guilty to unlawfully using (borrowing or loaning) a hunting license, baiting, and taking deer without a license. Joseph's father Richard Raymond Dykes, 59, pleaded guilty to one count of unlawfully using a hunting license. He paid $450 in fines and costs, was placed on probation for six months and had his hunting privileges revoked during his probation. He paid $450 in fines and costs, was placed on probation for six months and had his hunting privileges revoked during his probation.