Poll: Where Michigan voters stand on expanding early voting, private school tax credits
Most Michigan voters support increasing the time frame for in-person voting and preparing absentee ballots before Election Day, but don’t fully support giving tax credits to private school donors, according to a new poll.
Here’s how to take an online survey determining Saginaw County’s health needs
SAGINAW, MI — A new survey will help Saginaw County Health Department staff identify the community’s health needs, officials said. The health agency recently launched the survey online, opening the multiple-choice questionnaire to individuals 18 and older who live, work or attend school in Saginaw County. The survey is available at surveymonkey.com/r/BWellBHeard.mlive.com
Poll: Where Michigan voters stand on races for governor, secretary of state, attorney general
Michigan residents are highly motivated to vote in the state’s November gubernatorial election, and high-profile Democratic incumbents appear to be favored to win in three major races, according to a new WDIV/Detroit News poll.
A third of Asian Americans have changed their daily routine over fears of being attacked, survey finds
Three in 10 Asian Americans have modified their daily routines over fears of threats and attacks, according to a new Pew Research Center survey. Polling 365 Asians — from a larger sample of 10,156 U.S. adults — between April 12 and April 18, the survey found that 36% have made such changes in the past 12 months, convinced that they might be targeted because of their race or ethnicity. The survey also found that 63% felt violence against Asian Americans is increasing, while 19% said it’s the same and 8% thought it’s decreasing.news.yahoo.com
These were the most mispronounced words of 2021
A new survey from the U.S. Captioning Company compiled a list of the most mispronounced words of 2021, including singer Billie Eilish’s last name, the latest COVID variant called “Omicron” and the slang term “cheugy.”The company, which provides subtitles for live events on television and in courtrooms, used the survey that was released Tuesday to identify which words and names were the trickiest for newscasters and other people on television to pronounce in 2021.mlive.com
Survey: Nearly half of Americans say they experienced changes in physical, mental health amid pandemic
Nearly half of Americans said they’ve experienced changes in their physical and mental health during the pandemic, according to the 2021 Healthy Now survey from the Cleveland Clinic and Parade Magazine.
University of Michigan: More Detroiters say they’re now ‘very likely’ to get COVID-19 vaccine
FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2021, file photo, Yvonne Gibbs, 72, receives Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine, at the TCF Center in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)DETROIT, Mich. – The number of Detroiters who say they’re “very likely” to get the COVID-19 vaccine when they’re eligible has more than doubled since fall 2020, according to a new University of Michigan survey. The least important factors are where the vaccine was manufactured and whether people they know are getting the vaccine. “DMACS allows us to track how Detroiters’ attitudes about the COVID-19 vaccine have changed over time. AdAccording to a U-M news release, other findings from the newest DMACS survey include:
We asked. You answered. Here are the Ann Arbor women who inspire you.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Ann Arbor has some really inspiring women. She is very involved in her local community with many local charities. Marsha was my supervisor as a referee at Ann Arbor Rec Ed. AdMarsha Mumm has inspired students, players, youth, and families of all kinds through her leadership within Ann Arbor Rec Ed for 40 years, her 32 years of teaching at Greenhills School in Ann Arbor, and her countless associations with recreational/athletic/wellbeing initiatives in the A2 area. She is awesome, a true community collaborative leader.” - Susan S.AdWant to see another list of amazing Ann Arbor women?
A4 Survey: Which Ann Arbor women inspire you?
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – It’s Women’s History Month! To celebrate, A4 wants to honor the women that make A2 great, but we need your help. Tell us which woman (or women) in Tree Town you want to hear about. Nominees can be current or historical but they must live (or have lived) in Ann Arbor OR had an impact on the area. Let us know below!
Parents: If you had a weeklong vacation all to yourself, how would you spend it?
But for others -- namely parents who have had to juggle their remote work and their children’s remote schooling and general care -- the circumstances are less than ideal. In some states, parents were willing to pay upward of $2,000 for time alone. AdWe want to hear from you: If you were able to secure a weeklong vacation for yourself, away from your family, where would you go? Whether you’re new to parenting or a seasoned vet, we recently launched our Kidding Around Newsletter to share with you parenting topics that you care most about. Check out, and maybe sign up for, our newest Newsletters right here.
City of Ann Arbor seeks volunteers to help identify, monitor amphibian populations
ANN ARBOR – Want to get outside and try something different this spring? The city of Ann Arbor’s Natural Area Preservation is searching for volunteers to help monitor frog, toad and salamander populations in the city’s parks and nature areas. Salamander Survey Kickoff and TrainingLearn to monitor Ann Arbor’s five species of salamanders. AdThe Saturday Zoom session will run from noon to 2 p.m.Frog & Toad Survey Kickoff and TrainingLearn to identify frogs and toads by eye and ear, and select which route you’d like to survey. The Saturday Zoom session will run from 2:30-4:30 p.m.
Poll: Tooth Fairy now handing over about $4.70 per tooth
The Original Tooth Fairy Poll has typically mirrored the economy’s overall direction, tracking with the trends of Standard & Poor’s 500 Index (S&P 500) for 16 of the past 19 years. The Tooth Fairy’s average cash gift just reached $4.70, its highest point in the annual Delta Dental poll’s 23-year history. In Arkansas, as across the South, the Tooth Fairy pays about $4.45, tracking the U.S. average most closely. Baby teeth fetch the least in the Midwest ($3.66), and the most in the North ($5.72) and the West ($5.54). “The annual Tooth Fairy Poll is a bit of light-hearted fun to draw attention to good oral care, starting with baby teeth,” said Dave Hawsey, vice president of marketing at Delta Dental of Arkansas.
Daywatch: COVID-19 vaccine confusion in Cook County, U. of I. saliva test moves closer to FDA approval and a real estate ‘frenzy’ in Illinois
A survey on the website initially appeared to be open to all Cook County residents, and many filled it out over the weekend and on Monday, thinking it might help them understand when it would be their turn to receive vaccines. But county health department spokesman Don Bolger told the Tribune early Monday afternoon that the survey was intended only for some health care workers.chicagotribune.com
Michiganders have a favorite Christmas cocktail, and it’s a classic
Survey says Michiganders love eggnog as a boozy treat around the holidays. The survey also found that the average adult usually drinks $31 worth of alcohol on Christmas Day. Today, the decadent holiday classic is made with heavy cream, milk, raw eggs, sugar, spices like nutmeg, cinnamon and vanilla, and light rum or bourbon. Michiganders’ second favorite is whiskey, according to the survey. READ MORE:Michigan’s favorite Christmas treat is not what you’d expectWhere to see enchanting Christmas light displays across MichiganMichigan’s Air Zoo is backdrop for new holiday movie, ‘A Christmas Hero’Michigan’s 10 best cross-country ski trails, from the U.P.mlive.com
The Knot survey reveals wedding costs and trends
The Knot survey reveals wedding costs and trends "The Knot" is out with its annual "Real Weddings" study and it shows the average wedding cost in 2014 was more than $31,000, up about 4 percent from 2013. The Knot editor-in-chief Rebecca Dolgin joins "CBS This Morning" to reveal the results of the study, first on "CBS This Morning."cbsnews.com