Coronavirus pandemic 1 year later: What we wish we’d known
There’s a lot we learned in the past year about the coronavirus on COVID-19. Here’s a look at what we wish we’d known before the pandemic swept into the United States and the state of Michigan. Related: 1 year into COVID, what would you go back and tell yourself? Here’s what you said
Metro Detroit weather: Chilly Saturday night, a bit wet tomorrow
It becomes chilly, tonight, then milder tomorrow with some rain. Highs will be near 50°F under partly sunny skies. It will be partly sunny and chillier. Tuesday will be mostly cloudy, partly sunny and chillier. Afternoon temps near 50 degrees each day.
Detroit cousins to face off in MAC championship game at Ford Field
DETROIT – Two cousins and Detroit natives are going head-to-head in the Mid-American Conference (MAC) championship game at Ford Field on Friday night. Jalen McGaughy and Rich Miller went their separate ways to play at Buffalo and Ball State. Though competitors now, the pair got especially close when they both played for Detroit King and won two state titles together. Spent every single day together,” Miller said. Ahead of the game on Friday night, both teams have won their last five games -- and both men want to win a title.
Sheriff: Defiant NYC bar owner struck deputy with his car
(Steve White via AP)NEW YORK – The co-owner of a New York City bar that authorities said has been defying coronavirus restrictions was taken into custody early Sunday after running over a deputy with a car, authorities said. Danny Presti tried to drive away from his bar, Mac's Public House, as deputies were arresting him for serving patrons in violation of city and state closure orders, Sheriff Joseph Fucito said. Deputies attempted to arrest Presti as he left the bar early Sunday, but Presti got into his car, struck a deputy and kept driving for about 100 yards as the deputy was left hanging onto the hood, Fucito said. The injured deputy was taken to a hospital for treatment of injuries. Authorities said the bar was still serving patrons Saturday night even though it was ordered closed entirely after Presti's earlier arrest.
Buffalo yet to be informed by MAC it has clinched East title
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The undefeated Buffalo Bulls’ bid to clinch the Mid-American Conference East Division title were placed on hold on Friday before they even had a chance to play a down. The cancelation left Buffalo (4-0) in limbo, waiting for the conference to determine whether the school has won the division title and a berth in the MAC championship game in Detroit on Dec. 18. Buffalo would’ve clinched the berth with a win over Ohio (2-1). With only one game left in the regular season, the Bulls have run out of division rivals who can mathematically beat them in the standings. Leipold then had the five-bus caravan turn back toward Buffalo, before breaking the news at the next rest stop.
Women’s March Ann Arbor takes to the Diag on Saturday
ANN ARBOR – Members of the public are invited to take part in Women’s March Ann Arbor as marches are scheduled across the country on Saturday. The event will begin at the University of Michigan Diag at noon where attendees will hear from speakers before marching to Ann Arbor City Hall to encourage community members to vote. “We feel the work of the Women’s March strongly aligns with our values,” members Kristina Oberly, Alison Todak, Claire Small and Rachel Phillips said in a statement. “It is so important that women’s voices are heard, whether in politics or technology, and we wanted to ensure people in the Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti area have the opportunity to come together (safely) in solidarity and hope for the future before the upcoming election.”Masks are required. The University of Michigan Diag is at 913 S. University Ave.
Mid-American Conference football to return with 6-game season
The Mid-American Conference (MAC) will return with a 6-game football season, meaning all 10 major conferences will play this fall. The MAC was the first of the NCAA division one conferences to postpone their football season due to the coronavirus pandemic. “There are simply too many unknowns for us to put our student athletes in situations that are not clearly understood,” said MAC Commissioner John Steinbrecher at the time. After the Big Ten Conference reversed its decision to postpone the season, pressure built on the rest of the conferences to do the same. Read more: Big Ten reinstates fall football season, with games scheduled to begin Oct. 23-24
ClickOnDetroit Morning Briefing -- Sept. 25, 2020
What to know today 🌅Michigan health officials make recommendations regarding Halloween celebrationsThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has issued guidance Thursday on how to safely celebrate the holiday during the COVID-19 pandemic. “The way we celebrate Halloween in Michigan will be different this year due to COVID-19,” said Dr. Joneigh Khaldun. Attorneys for the civil rights groups and local governments said the shortened schedule would undercount residents in minority and hard-to-count communities. Key vote expected todayThe Mid-American Conference (MAC) could be returning to the football field this year following a key vote expected Friday. New COVID-19 cases and deaths remain flat in Michigan.
MAC football return? Key vote expected today
The Mid-American Conference (MAC) could be returning to the football field this year following a key vote expected Friday. UPDATE: Mid-American Conference football to return with 6-game seasonThe MAC was the first of the NCAA division one conferences to postpone their football season due to the coronavirus pandemic. It’s expected they’ll vote on whether to have a fall season. Of course, the state of Michigan has a big stake in this with three of the 12 schools in state -- Central Michigan University, Western Michigan University, and Eastern Michigan University. Read more: Big Ten reinstates fall football season, with games scheduled to begin Oct. 23-24
12 comfort foods you should totally make this month
This is the ultimate comfort food, right? Comfort foods are all about the casseroles (if you haven’t noticed, this is the third casserole on this list), and there is nothing better than this classic tuna noodle casserole. Subs are unequivocally considered comfort food, and the granddaddy of them all has to be a meatball sub. We haven’t had any breakfast foods featured yet, but there is no denying that breakfast is comfort food. Will you be making any of these comfort foods while enjoying the rest of 2020?