Author: Gary Bigger

Boeing 737 Max Planes Allowed to Fly Again

Following two deadly crashes and nearly two years of testing, the Boeing 737 Max jet planes have been cleared to fly once again. After two air disasters killed 346 crew members and passengers, Boeing was forced to ground the 737 max for 20 months. Boeing has spent $600,000 for pilot training and software upgrades in their effort to make the…

U.S. Sets Another Hospitalization Record

New restrictions are popping up all across the country as COVID-19 cases continue exploding. Mask requirements and social distancing guidelines have been tightened in many areas of the U.S., but health experts say we still need to do more. Tuesday the U.S. set yet another record: more than 73,000 people hospitalized. Now lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are calling…

Secretary of State Benson Says Wayne Co. Board of Canvassers Did The Right Thing

In a stunning reversal, a bipartisan panel in Wayne County unanimously certified its presidential results just hours after Republicans temporarily blocked certification. The initial vote of two Democrats voting to certify the results and two Republicans voting to block the certification drew the attention of President Trump. The president posted a series of tweets praising the move. Wow! Michigan just…

Pedestrian Hit, Killed in Williamsburg

State police say a Kalkaska County woman is dead after she was hit by an SUV in Grand Traverse County. Just before 8:30 p.m. Monday, troopers were called to a crash involving a pedestrian in front of the Shorelane Motel in Acme. Police say Shawna Perault from Kalkaska was hit by an SUV when she ran across the road. The driver…

US Now Averages 1 Million New Virus Cases a Week

Two different vaccines could soon lift some of the weight of the coronavirus from the nation’s shoulders. Bio-tech firm Moderna announced its vaccine has shown to be nearly 95% effective and is now waiting for approval. That comes just two weeks after Pfizer announced its vaccine was 90% effective. With the pending approval of both vaccines from the U.S. Food and…

Pres. Trump Continues to Halt Transition Process

President-elect Biden is calling on President Trump to start the transition process so his incoming administration can hit the ground running to deal with the coronavirus pandemic. He even issued a warning saying “more people may die, if we don’t coordinate.” President Trump is continuing to block the transition, tweeting Monday morning “I won the election.” Despite the tweet, the…

Moderna Becomes 2nd to Say Clinical Trials Show Vaccine is Effective

Monday morning Moderna announced clinical trials show its vaccine is effective, making Moderna the second pharmaceutical company awaiting approval for a coronavirus vaccine. The nation’s top infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, says a vaccine could be the key to a more normal lif as early as next spring. But the U.S. still needs to remember to listen to guidelines….

Presidential Transition Process Still On Hold

Most Republicans still remain silent as President Trump continues to refuse to start the presidential transition process. Early Sunday morning the president tweeted that Joe Biden won “because of a rigged election.” He won because the Election was Rigged. NO VOTE WATCHERS OR OBSERVERS allowed, vote tabulated by a Radical Left privately owned company, Dominion, with a bad reputation &…

Some Republicans Ask Pres. Trump to Allow Biden Top Intelligence Briefings

Several top Republicans are now calling for President-elect Biden to receive top-level intelligence briefings as the Trump administration has yet to move forward with the presidential transition. Biden and his legal team are requesting top-level intelligence, but that can’t happen without the approval of the General Service Administration, which answers to the president. Thursday more Republicans asked President Trump to…

United States, Michigan Both Set Records for New Daily COVID-19 Cases

Coronavirus numbers continue to soar to new highs in the United States with new COVID-19 cases doubling in the past three weeks. The U.S. once again has set a new daily record for both hospitalizations and daily confirmed infections, adding more than 153,000. Chicago—the nation’s third largest city—is taking major action, asking everyone to stay home for the next 30…