Daily Archives: June 17, 2019

Expect warm temperatures, then light rainfall ahead in Detroit – Detroit News Watch

Detroit will see a return of last week’s light rainfall this coming week, according to drone-powered weather forecasting service Saildrone. Friday’s forecast shows the highest possibility of rain at 78 percent, with rain likely starting Thursday. The next few days will also bring warm temperatures, sticking around through Wednesday as well. Temperatures will reach a high of 81 degrees on ...

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Margo Dalal’s takeaways from ComCap 2019

ComCap, the National Coalition for Community Capital’s annual conference on using community capital to promote shared prosperity, finished in Detroit last week at the College for Creative Studies’ A. Alfred Taubman Center.   Among the conference’s more than 56 speakers and 30 sessions was Detroit’s Margo Dalal, who was recently named one of Crain’s Top 20 in their 20s and ...

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Michigan orders Flint hospital to reduce Legionnaires’ risks – Detroit News Watch

(Detroit News Watch/AP) — The state is intervening in an attempt to curb the spread of legionnaires at a Flint hospital. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Licensing and Regulatory on Wednesday ordered McLaren Flint Hospital to “immediately correct conditions.” Hospital spokeswoman Rosemary Plorin says in an email they believe the order “is unfounded ...

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New Plan Seeks To Curb Drunken Behavior On 3 Michigan Rivers – Detroit News Watch

(Detroit News Watch/AP) — A proposed alcohol-ban is put on  hold for now. Federal officials say an education plan will be put into place to help curb drunken behavior instead of a ban on alcoholic beverages along sections of three rivers in the Huron-Manistee National Forest in northern Michigan. The plan announced Wednesday includes public service announcements, informational signs and ...

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Gypsy moth attacks on Michigan trees expected this summer – Detroit News Watch

LANSING (Detroit News Watch/AP) — Michigan trees could suffer this summer due to attacks from the leaf-munching Gypsy moth. The Department of Natural Resources says the invasive pest caused widespread defoliation in the state from the mid-1980s to the early 1990s. The moth feasts on foliage during its caterpillar stage. Officials say lots of caterpillars are hatching this spring. Leaf ...

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Local Fire Department Issues Warning On Hazards Of Downed Power Lines – Detroit News Watch

(Detroit News Watch) Summer storms are approaching and the Farmington Hills Fire Department is warning everyone on the hazards of downed power lines and the safety measures needed to avoid injuries. First and foremost, the department says you can’t tell if a power line is energized just by looking at it. For your safety, assume that all downed power lines ...

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