Steps to Victory Summer Bash to connect residents to area service providers, back-to-school needs
In addition to 16 service providers there will be grilled food, beverages and snack packs and haircuts for the kids, said Monet Bolden of Steps to Victory, the 2021 Summer Bash Event Coordinator. “We know that the Edison community is a community that has a lot of needs,” Bolden said. “So, we are hoping that people can come out and be connected with agencies and resources that can help them. There will also be mental health service providers and representatives from the city’s Group Violence Intervention team. The community-oriented event will have bilingual speakers on hand to help members of the Spanish-speaking community as well, she said.mlive.com
Health care workers detail struggles of PPE scarcity during pandemic: "People were getting sick more and more"
Almost a year into the coronavirus pandemic, some frontline health care workers are still experiencing shortages of personal protective equipment, known as PPE. And I really liked that challenge," Victory told CBS News' Anna Werner. The medical floors were full, and the COVID-19 unit was full of COVID-19 patients," she said. A non-profit group called "Get Us PPE" reported that requests from health care workers seeking help to get the equipment rose 260% between November and December. Mid-Michigan Health told CBS News it is "in compliance with mandates issued by the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) and Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS), as well as the recommendations by the CDC."cbsnews.com
Republicans pushed election lies and armed protests, but say their rhetoric didn’t spur U.S. Capitol chaos
But make sure it’s not done of an inflammatory or provocative way.”Operation Gridlock Operation Gridlock protests at the Michigan Capitol mark the first of many protests against Gov. Protestors pack into Michigan Capitol, chant "Let us in!" While Whitmer saw his rhetoric as a contributing factor, Trump and Republicans didn’t see it that way. His team launched dozens of failed lawsuits in the days after the election, propped up by state Republican leaders. As the failed lawsuits piled up, some Michigan Republicans conceded that Biden won and urged Trump to give it up.mlive.com
Judge race flips winners: certified Cook County election results show Fallon got 502 more votes than DiFranco, who was thought to have won
“It was a very close race, obviously,” Fallon said Nov. 25 after declaring victory. “I think that I benefited from the mail-in vote, as did many other candidates in the general election. Most of our team — and I know many other Democratic candidates as well — encouraged people to vote by mail to keep people safe (due to the pandemic).”chicagotribune.com
Report: Trump plans to declare victory if it looks like he is ‘ahead’ on election night
Axios sources have reported that President Trump told confidants he will declare victory if it looks like he is ahead on election night. In Michigan, Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson is expecting General Election results to be delayed for multiple days. I figured it would be helpful to explain how we report election results, even in a weird year with more variables than a normal election. The AP has been a main source of election results for news agencies around the U.S. for decades. The AP’s sprawling election night operation compiles the vote from across the United States, as it has since 1848.
Cabrera, Jones, and Romine take it deep for the 6-4 Tigers victory in Cincinnati
DETROIT After a troubling opening day Friday, the Tigers offensive switch turned on Saturday. Cron getting the first run with an RBI double allowing the Tigers to get on the board first. With a game that couldve gone either way it was the top of the 9th that showed great adjustment for JaCoby Jones. Romine being able to lead off with a single it seemed the Tigers initial game plan was to play small ball and play it safe with a bunt. Jones sends it over the left field fence for a two-run home run to give the Tigers a 6-4 lead in the top of the 9th.
Tigers C.J. Cron continues to impress in 3-2 win against Cincinnati Reds
In this third round against the Reds, it was an impressive display of clutch hitting and impressive itching. Once again, the Tigers were able to strike first courtesy of a solo shot over the right center fence by Niko Goodrum. Spencer Turnbull was the starting pitcher for the Tigers and pitched five innings only allowing one earned run and got eight strikeouts. Cron would send a two-run home run over Nick Castellanos in right field putting the Tigers ahead 3-1. The Tigers would win the contest 3-2 and get the better hand of the series over the Reds winning 2 out of the 3 games.
Huge reward offered for gold toilet
"America", a fully-working solid gold toilet, created by artist Maurizio Cattelan, is seen at Blenheim Palace on Sept. 12 in Woodstock, England. His most notable piece being(CNN) - A reward of up to 100,000 ($124,000) has been offered for the return of a solid gold toilet stolen from a UK stately home, as police release CCTV images of a vehicle they believe was involved in the September theft. Former UK prime minister Winston Churchill was born at Blenheim Palace, which is now a tourist attraction. The artwork, which is named "America," is valued at around $6 million, according to Dominic Hare, CEO of Blenheim Palace. It made headlines again in 2017, after US President Donald Trump's White House emailed the Guggenheim asking to borrow Vincent Van Gogh's 1888 painting "Landscape with Snow"; instead, the institution's curator offered the gold toilet.
Solid gold toilet stolen from Blenheim Palace
"America", a fully-working solid gold toilet, created by artist Maurizio Cattelan, is seen at Blenheim Palace on Sept. 12 in Woodstock, England. The Italian artist is known as the prankster of the art world. His most notable piece being(CNN) - A toilet made entirely of 18-carat-gold has been stolen from Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire, England, the stately home where former prime minister Winston Churchill was born. The fully functioning toilet was installed as part of an exhibition by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan titled "Victory is Not an Option," which only opened to the public on Thursday. At Blenheim Palace, the toilet was installed in a room next to the one in which Churchill was born.