Daily Archives: September 10, 2018

Serena Williams Is Fined $17,000 For Violations During Her US Open Loss « Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — The US Open has fined Serena Williams $17,000 for three code violations during her loss in Saturday’s women’s singles final, the United States Tennis Association said. Saturday’s match between Williams and Naomi Osaka in New York’s Arthur Ashe Stadium was marred by controversy in the second set after umpire Carlos Ramos penalized Williams a point and then an ...

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Grant Boosts Medical Efforts In Michigan’s Undeserved Areas « Detroit News Watch

A federal grant is boosting the work of a Michigan program aimed at putting more health care professionals in underserved communities. Wayne State University announced this week that its program, the Michigan Area Health Education Center , has received $1.1 million from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration. Most of the money will be used to strengthen the center’s ...

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NFL Week 1 Ratings See Small Uptick In Most Windows « Detroit News Watch

Ryan Mayer After the first Sunday of NFL action, the league’s various broadcast partners are likely happy this morning. Overnight ratings reporting shows increases in viewership in three of the four windows. In their set of regional, single-header games, CBS Sports is reporting that ratings are up 23% over last season’s with an average overnight household rating share of 10.6/22. ...

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Fire Burns Michigan GOP Lieutenant Governor Candidate’s Home « Detroit News Watch

ALTO (AP) — A fire has caused significant damage to the western Michigan home of Republican candidate for lieutenant governor Lisa Posthumus Lyons.The campaign of Michigan Republican governor candidate Bill Schuette says that all family members were safe following Sunday’s fire in the Kent County community of Alto.A statement says Lyons’ childhood home is “likely to be a total loss” ...

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Private Reception Scheduled For Cobo Center Fresco Unveiling « Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) – A private reception is scheduled for the unveiling of a permanent fresco inside downtown Detroit’s Cobo convention center. Cobo Art and the Detroit Regional Convention Facility Authority say artist Hubert Massey will be finishing the last strokes of his fresco during Friday’s event. A public event celebrating the artwork will be held Sept. 23. Massey began working ...

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