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Governor Whitmer Refuses Widespread Calls to Open New Sectors

Governor Whitmer announced Wednesday that no determination would be made regarding the reopening of gyms, theaters, bowling alleys and high school sports. Whitmer insinuated an announcement would be coming in the next few days, though she gave no indication what data or science would be available or different to make a new determination. In the meantime, Michiganders continue to wait

Governor Whitmer to Hold Press Conference: Fate of Gyms, Theaters and Sports Expected to be Addressed

Governor Whitmer has scheduled a press conference this afternoon at 2:30 pm. A day after theaters, gyms owners and athletes across the state hoped to hear good news, it appears their wait may be coming to an end. The announcement was expected yesterday afternoon, but the governor and other officials announced that no decision had been made at that time.

New Reporting Suggests Many Positive Coronavirus Cases May Not Be Contagious

Reporting by the New York Times last week highlighted a possible answer to the unique presentation of the coronavirus in human subjects. Since March, most governmental steps have largely been based on the believed ever-present threat of asymptomatic spread of the virus. Information pouring in from across the globe during the rapidly developing situation created a bevy of responses to

Shocking Development out of the Big Ten Conference

Just two days after the Mid-American Conference announced it would forego fall sports and instead choose to reschedule games to the spring, the Big Ten Conference appears poised to cancel fall sports as well. The Detroit Free Press reports that the Big Ten has voted to cancel fall sports and most shockingly of all, Big Ten football. This comes on

Mid-American Conference Postpones all Fall Sports

The Mid-American conference and its three Michigan member schools (Central, Eastern & Western) have announced that fall sports will be cancelled this fall and rescheduled to the spring. The move comes just days after it was announced that Western University would maintain its lucrative matchup with Notre Dame. However, with most member schools losing their Power 5 contests and budget

Governor Whitmer Names ‘Racism’ a Public Health Crisis

The governor has announced an update to last month’s press conference, which forecast her administration’s moves to combat systemic racism within the health field. The argument made in that press conference detailed disparities between healthcare outcomes and illness across racial lines. The prescription given at the time was to require training in racial sensitivity as part of continuing education mandates.

Meijer & Tlaib Grab High Profile Primary Victories before November Election

Two primary races had their answer early on primary election night, while the race that drew most attention across the state and nation required more time to settle over night. In a battle to challenge Republican turned Independent turned Libertarian party congressman Justin Amash for his 3rd District house seat, Peter Meijer overcame state representative veteran Lynn Afendoulis. Meijer, a

Governor Whitmer Announces Stricter Statewide Guidelines

Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced at 9pm via Twitter on Tuesday night that she would be expanding and re-upping various restrictions in the mitten state as a response to what she claims has been a recent spike in cases. “I’ve said this from the start — these are difficult decisions, but I will do what is necessary to protect the brave

MHSAA Releases Updated Guidelines for Fall Sports

As students prepare to enter the 2020-2021 school year and athletes ready themselves to participate in early-season practices and tryouts, the MHSAA has a released their updated guidelines for fall sports programs. The full text of the release is below. Dear MHSAA Community, The Representative Council met this morning to discuss fall sports.  Here is a summary of the action

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