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Detroit Institute of Arts millage renewal will be on March 2020 ballot The Detroit Institute of Arts millage renewal is slated to appear on the March 10, 2020 ballot in Macomb, Oakland, and Wayne counties. Voters in each county will decide whether to renew the 0.2 millage that helps fund the DIA. That's 20 cents per $1,000 of taxable value.

MAWBY Vineyard and Winery LIVE It's that time of year where everyone is doing their last minute Christmas shopping and that's why we want to help you on your hunt. We welcomed MAWBY Vineyards and Winery LIVE on 'the four' to talk about some of their best drinks and how you can get them this holiday season.

Movies with Meg: December Edition With the temps dropping, why not get the family together and cozy up inside the theater with some new movies hitting the big screen? Melissa Smith sat down with Meg Weichman at the State Theatre in Traverse City to see what is hot inside on the big screen while the snow falls outside.

Wellness for the Family: Handwashing 101 It's the season for sickness and that means handwashing is more important than ever. We were back with registered dietitian Grace Derocha from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan to get some scary statistics and tips on hand washing.

Learn About Baby Steps with Munson Healthcare of Cadillac Many people think that the only complications with pregnancy are the physical ones, but the number one is actually emotional and psychological distress. We welcomes Munson Healthcare Cadillac's Kimberly Foster to talk about how women of every age, race, financial status, and pregnancy past is at risk.

Grant Me Hope: Cal Grant Me Hope's goal is to find loving, adoptive homes for children right here in Michigan. This week, we meet a sweet, active, and funny little boy named Cal. He said, "What I like to do is read, sometimes when I'm in a good space. I like to play with animals, like a dog.

Train hauling hazardous materials derails in Southwest Detroit A train carrying hazardous materials derailed in Southwest Detroit on Thursday morning, but officials say there’s no risk to the public. About 15 of the…

What Else is Blue Finishes The Fall Northern Kentucky, 0-3 L @ Kentucky. Volleyball's season ended last week with a loss to 8-seed Kentucky, on Kentucky's home court. Both nights played out pretty much the same, with the clear better team winning. Michigan won all three sets on Friday night before getting swept on Saturday in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.

Positive Parenting: The Benefits of Organized Sports The next time you're up at the crack of dawn on a weekend to drive your child to sports practice, think about this - just two to three hours a week of sports participation boosts cardiovascular conditioning. There are countless social and emotional benefits of being part of a team, but there's a huge drop in organized sports participation.

State Begins Collecting Firefighting Foams Containing PFAS The state started collecting firefighting foams across the state that contain the toxic chemical PFAS Thursday. The Michigan PFAS Action Response Team says it began collecting firefighting foam from fire departments and airports across the state. It's part of a nearly $1.5 million pick-up and disposal plan.

Michigan Lottery Results For 12/12/19 DETROIT - These Michigan lotteries were drawn Wednesday:. Estimated jackpot: $1 million. Estimated jackpot: $100,000. Estimated jackpot: $340 million. 24-29-42-44-63, Powerball: 10, Power Play: 4. Estimated jackpot: $140 million. 2019 Associated Press.

Detroit-area tattoo artist Alexander Boyko arrested for sexual misconduct after women came forward on social media A Detroit-area tattoo artist who was the center of social media controversy and the subject of a 2018 Jezebel article was arrested by police on…

Michigan Bill Aims to Stop Drivers Under 18 From Using Cellphones Drivers under the age of 18 wouldn't be allowed to use cellphones under a bill moving through Lansing. Right now the state bars drivers with a learner's or intermediate permit from using a phone while driving.

Clare Police Department Mourning Loss of K-9 Brewster The Clare Police Department says their K-9 Brewster passed away. Brewster started his career in 2014 with Officer Francisco. He's served in several agencies throughout Clare and Isabella counties.

Bobcat Bonnie's to open new location in Clinton Twp. Bobcat Bonnie’s will open a new location in February. The chain will be taking up residence at the Mall at Partridge Creek, located in the…

USMCA trade rules to bring changes for U.S. automotive industry As hostilities about the impeachment process continued, a moment of bipartisanship came together in Washington Tuesday. Democrats announced their support for the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement - or USMCA. The new trade deal could have significant implications for U.S.

Homicide Victim Found in Leelanau Co. Believed to Be Missing Traverse City Woman Investigators say they have reason to believe a body found in Leelanau County was the woman reported missing in Traverse City earlier this week. Leelanau County sheriff deputies found the body around 11:30 Wednesday morning with drag marks leading to it.

Train Carrying Hazardous Materials Derails In Detroit DETROIT - A train carrying hazardous materials derailed Thursday morning in Detroit, according to authorities. It happened near Clark Avenue which is just north of Toledo Street in Detroit. Deputy fire commissioner Dave Fornell said 11 train cars derailed, including one that was partially hanging off a viaduct over a street.

Here's Why Detroit Tops The List Of Hard-To-Count Cities Ahead Of 2020 Census Census Bureau starts counting people next year in Detroit, obstacles are bound to arise: The city has tens of thousands of vacant houses, sparse internet access and high poverty — factors that will make it the toughest community to tally.

New Super EMAX Screen To Come To Emagine Canton Theater Emagine Theater in Canton now has the largest CinemaScope screen in the Midwest.

Detroit PD's drug unit ensnared in 'major corruption investigation,' raising troubling questions about past convictions An investigation into the Detroit Police Department’s narcotic unit has yielded breathtaking allegations of widespread corruption, ranging from planting evidence to robbing drug dealers. The…

Ima's Midtown Detroit location opens its doors with new sandwich menu Detroit's Japanese-inspired restaurant Ima opened its second location in Detroit earlier this week. The restaurant takes over the space at the former Sweet Lorraine’s Fabulous…

Juwan Howard reacts to loss at Illinois: ‘We’re a better defensive team than that’ Offensively…defensively…it just wasn’t good enough.

Fast-Expanding Gastropub Chain Bobcat Bonnie’s Is Adding a Fifth Outpost in Macomb County Plus, details on the city’s 24-hour economy ambassador and more intel.

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