Daily Archives: June 8, 2019

Oakland County water parks impacted by lifeguard shortage – Detroit News Watch

(Detroit News Watch) A shortage of lifeguards has forced several Oakland County water parks to reduce hours and remove lifeguards. Typically Oakland County Parks and Recreating employs 100 lifeguards to monitor the safety of around 200,000 annual visitors. Over the last decade the county has experienced a decline in lifeguard availability. Even though the county received an increase in applications ...

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Police To Address Serial Killer case – Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) — A man charged with fatally shooting three people and wounding two others at a Detroit home had targeted them because they were part of the LGBTQ community, prosecutors said Friday. Devon Robinson, 18, of Detroit, was charged Thursday with three counts of first-degree murder, two counts of assault and weapons charges in the May 25 shooting on ...

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Whitmer forms new agency for workforce, economic development – Detroit News Watch

LANSING (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday reshaped and renamed a state department that handles workforce and economic development, and named a director to fill out the last permanent piece of her Cabinet. The Department of Talent and Economic Development (TED), which was formed by former Gov. Rick Snyder as part of a similar organization, will become the Department ...

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Michigan utility OK’d to close coal plants, boost renewables – Detroit News Watch

LANSING (AP) — Michigan regulators have approved a major utility’s plan to phase out its coal-fired power plants and rely increasing on renewable power sources and efficiency to provide electricity. The Public Service Commission OK’d Consumers Energy’s proposal Friday. As part of the plan, the Jackson-based utility will retire two units near Bay City in 2023. Three remaining generators would ...

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Stream The RBC Canadian Open – Detroit News Watch

2019 Women’s World Cup: USWNT Match Schedule, Odds And Things To KnowThe Women’s World Cup starts today! Get up to speed before the USWNT takes on Thailand on June 11th. Facts And Figures For 2019 US OpenTiger tales: Tiger Woods was No. 80 in the world and winless in five years going into the U.S. Open last year. Now he ...

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