Author: Gary Bigger

Michigan Sees Massive Uptick in Absentee Ballot Requests

As voters here in Michigan are getting ready to head to the polls—Michigan is seeing a massive uptick in absentee ballots this year compared to the last primary election in 2016. Much of that is because of the state’s continued battle with COVID-19 and the effort to make it easier to vote by mail. According to the Michigan Secretary of…

Adopt-A-Pet Tuesday: Sprit, Pudge & Talon

ADOPT SPIRIT Show Caption Hide Caption ADOPT PUDGE Show Caption Hide Caption adopt talon Show Caption Hide Caption It’s Adopt-A-Pet Tuesday on Michigan This Morning! This week we have Sprit, Pudge and Talon–just three of Northern Michigan’s many great, adoptable animals waiting for a loving family to take them home. First up, we have Spirit! Spirit is a fully grown…

Tropical Storm Isaias Threatens East Coast After Florida Dodges Direct Hit

Florida has escaped the worst of Isaias, but now the tropical storm is threatening other states along the east coast. After brushing the edge of the Florida’s east coast, Isaias was downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm—but not before drenching Florida with heavy rain and knocking power out for thousands. But with the storm’s center still offshore, Florida…

SpaceX Crew Splashes Back to Earth in Capsule

Two astronauts from the SpaceX crew Dragon capsule are safely back on earth after a two-month journey. To avoid tropical storm Isaias, the crew’s capsule splashed down into the Gulf of Mexico, completing their 19-hour return trip. It’s the first time a capsule has landed in the gulf and it’s the first time a space capsule carrying astronauts has splashed…

Hong Kong Postponing Legislative Elections amid COVID-19

Hong Kong’s President says the government will postpone the much anticipated legislative elections over fears of coronavirus. China has seen a spike in cornavirus cases since the beginning of July. However, Pro-Democracy supporters have accused the government of using the outbreak as an excuse to postpone the elections. Hong Kong, saw over 80 straight weeks of protests over government overreach….

John Lewis Laid to Rest

After days of tributes, Civil Rights Leader John Lewis has been laid to rest. The casket of the Congressman left the historic Ebeneezer Baptist Church, in Atlanta after his funeral service. It’s the same church were Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. preached. Lewis served more than three decades in Congress. He was the youngest speaker at the 1963 march on…

Herman Cain Dies from COVID-19

Herman Cain, the one-time Presidential hopeful and former pizza company CEO has died after battling COVID-19. Businessman turned politician Herman Cain was Co-Chair of Black Voices for Trump. He was also at one point the Republican front runner in the 2012 election. An aide to Cain says it’s unclear where he contracted the virus, although he says Cain did attend…

Tropical Storm Isaias Now a Hurricane

Tropical storm Isaias strengthened into a hurricane overnight. The national hurricane center says the storm increased to hurricane status early Friday morning. As of midnight, Isaias was near the southernmost island in the Bahamas, moving northwest with maximum sustained wind of 80 mph. It already hit the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico, with torrential rain. It is now on track…