Daily Archives: July 4, 2019

Man Dies In Accident At American Axle In The UP – Detroit News Watch

KINGSFORD (Detroit News Watch/AP) — Police say a 55-year-old man has died after duct work collapsed at a factory in the Upper Peninsula. TV station WLUC says the accident occurred Tuesday at American Axle & Manufacturing in Kingsford in Dickinson County. The company says it is “saddened by what has happened” and is working with investigators. American Axle makes valve bodies, ...

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Benton Harbor School Board Rejects Deal That Would Save School – Detroit News Watch

LANSING (Detroit News Watch/AP) — The Benton Harbor school board has rejected a tentative agreement that would have staved off the closing of the city’s high school. During a special meeting Tuesday, the five-member board unanimously rejected a resolution calling for it to work with the state of Michigan on the proposed deal. Board president Stephen Mitchell said school officials want ...

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Flint Water Crisis – Detroit News Watch

(CNN) – Here is a look at the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, where cost-cutting measures led to tainted drinking water that contained lead and other toxins. Facts:Flint once thrived as the home of the nation’s largest General Motors plant. The city’s economic decline began during the 1980s, when GM downsized. In 2011, the state of Michigan took over Flint’s finances after an ...

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Dog Is Being Saved From Death Row – Detroit News Watch

ALPENA (Detroit News Watch/AP) — A dog is getting another chance at life. The Michigan appeals court has taken Bruiser off death row. A judge had ordered that the German shepherd be euthanized after attacking a jogger in Alpena County in 2017. While Bruiser might be considered dangerous under Michigan law, the appeals court says the man’s injuries weren’t serious. ...

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Best Sports Moments In July 4th History – Detroit News Watch

Bryan Altman, CBS Local Sports While the Fourth of July is synonymous with many things – such as patriotism, barbecues and fireworks – one thing America’s independence day doesn’t bring to mind is sports. Still, over the years there have been plenty of great sports moments that have taken place on the Fourth. Granted, most of them are baseball and ...

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Outages Hit Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp Users Worldwide – Detroit News Watch

(Detroit News Watch) – Its not just your phone. Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp users reported issues on all three services Wednesday morning, ahead of the July 4th holiday. According to DownDetector.com, which tracks website issues, the problems appeared to impact users across the globe, particularly in the United States and in Europe. Facebook, which owns all the impacted social media platforms, ...

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