Beaumont says three fully vaccinated people are hospitalized with COVID-19

DETROIT, Mich. - Beaumont Health said Monday there are three people who are fully vaccinated and are currently in the hospital with COVID-19 across the health system. Currently, Beaumont says 64 people have been hospitalized the majority of them being non-vaccinated. Dr. Joel Fishbain says he is very concerned about...
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Video appearing to show Detroit officer punching man prompts investigation

A video appearing to show an officer punching a man in the face early Sunday in Detroit’s Greektown prompted an investigation, authorities said. The video appears to show an officer striking a man wearing a Detroit Tigers’ T-shirt in the face, who then falls to the ground. Video then shows an apparent brawl after police interacted with another man, NBC affiliate WDIV reports.
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Macomb Prosecutor Pete Lucido, once sidelined for allegedly touching butts, is still touching butts

Old habits apparently die hard for Pete Lucido. The Macomb County Republican prosecutor — who lost a chairmanship role in the state Legislature after an internal probe found he probably rested his hand on the upper butts of a female colleague and business leader, making them uncomfortable — has posted a photo showing himself touching yet another woman's butt.
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Pontiac ballot proposal could lead to commission, charter revisions

On Tuesday, Pontiac voters will have an opportunity to establish a commission that could potentially amend the city’s charter. A one-sentence question, approved unanimously by city council in May to be placed on the Aug. 3 ballot, asks: “Shall the 1982 Charter for the City of Pontiac be revised by a Charter Commission to be selected by the electorate?”
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Andiamo Celebrity Showroom welcomes 2021 schedule lineup

The food is on order, seats have been assembled, and the stage at Andiamo’s Celebrity Showroom in Warren looks ready to rock again with interesting and exciting acts. Performers range from all-star actor Chaz Palminteri to cast members from “The Sopranos” to old favorites like Gary Puckett & The Union Gap to Showroom newcomers, the Edwards Twins.
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Seen In Detroit: Belle Isle

Good weather this weekend brought more people out to explore the city, especially the scenic Belle Isle. The island is scattered with landmarks and entertainment, including the iconic James Scott Memorial Fountain, Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory, and Belle Isle Aquarium. The park is open year-round from 5am until 10pm, and is free to the public. Whether you’re looking to explore the flora and fauna, visit the many attractions throughout the island, or experience some of the best views of Detroit, Belle Isle is the perfect summer adventure for people of all ages.

Wayne Brady Target Of Racist Voicemail Left At CBS Studio

Wayne Brady was the target of a racist, profanity-laced voicemail at the CBS studio where he films Lets Make A Deal, TMZ reported. The nine-second voicemail dropped a “f***ing N-word” bomb targeted at the game show host. The voicemail was left at the CBS studio located in L.A.’s Fairfax District where Brady hosts his game show.

Is it too soon to be thinking about going back to school?

Here we are at the start of August. Where has the year gone? Is it too soon to start thinking about fall and going back to school? There’s only one month left in summer. Today on “What’s The Buzz” we’re discussing some of the things that it may be “too soon” for. Joining host Jason Carr to talk about it are Jason Hall with RiDetroit, Kerry Doman the Founder of Little Guide Detroit, and Mark Sobolewski, a teacher, actor, and comedian.