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Coronavirus Antibody Testing Provides Hope as Mortality Rate Appears Lower than Early Indications

The potential for hope might seem misplaced as the world faces down the start of another month battling the novel coronavirus. It may be hard to understand the full context of how far we have come in the last several months. Our newsfeeds and televisions have seen a steady flow of articles, opinion pieces and news conferences detailing the latest

Bernie Sanders Rally Draws 7,600+ to Calder Plaza in Grand Rapids

The Crowd A sizable and energetic crowd gathered in Calder Plaza on Sunday afternoon for a “Get Out the Vote” event to rally with 2020 presidential democrat candidate Bernie Sanders. The crowd in the packed plaza looked a lot like Bernie’s support might be expected to based on turnouts around the country in 2016 and the 2020 race thus far:

Bernie Sanders Earns First-Ever “Detroit Action” Presidential Endorsement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE via Bernie 2020March 6, 2020 DETROIT – Detroit Action, a grassroots organization that fights for the equity and equality of black and brown Michiganders, on Friday endorsed Sen. Bernie Sanders for president. In their first-ever endorsement in a presidential primary, Detroit Action highlighted Sen. Sanders’ career of standing in solidarity with working class communities of color. “The

Bernie Sanders Adds Stops to Michigan Swing Ahead of Primary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE via Bernie 2020March 5, 2020 WASHINGTON -Sen. Bernie Sanders will travel to Michigan this weekend to rally supporters in Detroit, Grand Rapids, and Ann Arbor ahead of the March 10 primary. Sen. Sanders’ previous trips to the Great Lakes State include joining the picket line in solidarity with striking United Auto Workers (UAW) members in Hamtramck, as well as rallies

Former Michigan Senator Carl Levin Endorses Joe Biden

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE via 2020 Biden for PresidentMarch 4, 2020 Building on the momentum coming out of Super Tuesday, former Michigan Senator Carl Levinreleased the following statement endorsing Joe Biden for President of the United States: “Like many Democrats in Michigan and across the country, I have struggled with the question of which Democratic presidential candidate has the best chance

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer Endorses Joe Biden

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE via 2020 Biden for PresidentMarch 5, 2020 Whitmer Named Fourth National Campaign Co-Chair After historic wins in states across the country on Super Tuesday, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer released the following statement endorsing Joe Biden for President of the United States: “Working families in Michigan need a president who will show up and fight for them, and

Michigan Congresswomen Elissa Slotkin, Haley Stevens, and Brenda Lawrence Endorse Joe Biden

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE via 2020 Biden for PresidentMarch 5, 2020 Today, Michigan Congresswomen Elissa Slotkin, Haley Stevens, and Brenda Lawrence released the following statements endorsing Joe Biden for President of the United States: “Today, I filled out my absentee ballot for Joe Biden. I did so for a host of reasons, but most importantly because I hear from my constituents

Bernie Sanders to Return to Michigan Ahead of Primary

For Immediate Release via Bernie 2020March 4, 2020(Featured Image: Gage Skidmore) WASHINGTON -Sen. Bernie Sanders will travel to Michigan this weekend to rally supporters in Detroit and Grand Rapids ahead of the March 10 primary.  Sen. Sanders’ previous trips to the Great Lakes State include joining the picket line in solidarity with striking United Auto Workers (UAW) members in Hamtramck,

Former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm Endorses Joe Biden for President

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE via 2020 Joe Biden for PresidentMarch 4, 2020(Cover image by Gage Skidmore) Today, former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm released the following statement endorsing Joe Biden for President of the United States: “I’m beyond thrilled to endorse Joe Biden. When Michigan was on its knees during the bankruptcies in the auto industry, Joe Biden was our champion inside the Obama Administration. Through

Sand Lake Village Committee Meetings Tonight

The Sand Lake Village Committee will be meeting tonight at Sand Lake – Nelson Township Hall at 7pm. The meeting will handle business with the Sand Lake Department of Public Works, Fire Department Committee and Human Resources. Each meeting will be held consecutively. The meetings are open to the public.

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