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Thursday, December 3, 2020

Giuliani To Republicans: Pressure Legislature On Biden Win

President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani made baseless claims of “massive fraud, all over the country,” which he later restated to a Republican-led legislative committee while pressing legislators to intervene. Just a day before, Attorney General William Barr declared the Justice Department had uncovered no evidence of widespread voter fraud that could change the outcome of the 2020 election.

Michigan AG Argues Men Should Face Jury On Murder Charges

In a pair of filings Tuesday, the Michigan Attorney General’s Office refuted a motion by attorneys for Barry Cadden and Glenn Chin that the second degree murder charges they face should be dismissed. The men were charged last year for their roles in running the New England Compounding Center.

Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Brighton Man Killed In I-696 Crash

Michigan State Police say a preliminary investigation indicated a 45-year-old Brighton man was eastbound on I-696 when his vehicle left the roadway and struck a bridge abutment.

Health System Launches Social Care Hotline

Mercy Health and Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, which together comprise the Michigan region of Trinity Health, implemented a social care hotline earlier this year to connect individuals with needed support, including access to food, transportation, health insurance, medication assistance, dependent care and more.

Whitmer Calls On Legislature To Pass COVID Relief Plan

Additionally, the Governor said it's too early to say if a three-week order that prevents high schools from offering in-person instruction, prohibits dine-in service at restaurants and closes various entertainment businesses will be extended.

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Brighton Board Ratifies Teacher Contract

The Brighton Board of Education unanimously ratified the salary reopener portion of the Brighton Education Association’s three-year contract at its meeting Monday night. The two sides had been at loggerheads on the contract for months until a tentative agreement was reached earlier this month.

EGLE Awards Recycling Grants

The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) announced more than $1.5 (m) million in infrastructure grants to support expanded recycling. Dexter Community Schools was among the recipients.