Daily Archives: August 7, 2018

Trees Down on Belle Isle as Late-Afternoon Storm Whips Across Detroit River –  Deadline Detroit

Downed trees in Grosse Pointe Park. (Video still, WDIV-TV) Belle Isle will be a little less shady following a Monday afternoon thunderstorm that did significant damage to the state park’s trees, WDIV-TV reports. Reporter Jason Colthorp caught time-lapse video of the storm, which hit Belle Isle, Grosse Pointe Park and Detroit River marinas, inflicting mostly minor ...

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Pentagon Bans Use of Geolocators on Fitness Trackers, Smartphones « Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — The Pentagon is banning deployed personnel from using fitness trackers, smartphones and potentially even dating apps that use geolocating features that could reveal the user’s location. The ban was announced in a Pentagon memorandum issued Friday and signed by Deputy Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan. “Effective immediately, Defense Department personnel are prohibited from using geolocation features and functionality ...

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