Author: Gary Bigger

Tropical Storm Eta Makes Landfall in Florida

Tropical Storm Eta has made landfall in the Florida Keys, but it could strengthen to a hurricane again. The storm—with maximum sustained winds of 65 mph—reached the southern part of the state late Sunday night. It’s expected to continue to move into Florida Bay Monday and return to hurricane status. The Florida Keys could see storm surge flooding of up…

Election 2020 Breakdown: What to Watch For

This Election Day is expected to be like no other in our nation’s history. And Michigan could play a huge role in the outcome of this presidential election. Below is a breakdown of what to watch for in the presidential race and Michigan’s other big races on the ballot. You can also find information on candidates and races by clicking…

Why Michigan is a Battleground State: A Look at 2016

The reason both campaigns are fighting so hard for Michigan is pretty clear. If we take a look at the last presidential election in 2016, Michigan was a tight race with President Trump claiming our 16 electoral votes with just a 1% lead over Hillary Clinton. That’s just 10,704 votes. The president carried almost every county in Northern Michigan, including…

Presidential Campaigns Pull Out All the Stops 5 Days Out

The 2020 presidential election is now just five days away. Both President Trump and Joe Biden are pulling out all stops to win over undecided voters. The president spent Wednesday campaigning in Arizona, focusing on Latino communities. Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden made an appearance in a virtual town hall hosted by Oprah Winfrey. Both nominees also spoke up about…

French Police Investigate Knife Attack as Suspected Terrorism

French police say a suspected terror attack in the city of Nice has left at least three people dead and injured several others. It happened in or near the Notre Dame Basilica early Thursday morning. Police say the attacker had a knife and one person was decapitated. The attacker was shot by police, but is alive. He has been taken…

Trick-or-Treating Recommendations From Michigan’s Health Department

In addition to wearing a mask and social distancing, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has some recommendations if you are trick-or-treating. They suggest trick-or-treating with people you live with to minimize exposure. Only go to homes that have coronavirus safety measures in place. Remember, a costume mask is not a substitute for a cloth mask. But do…

Deadly Air Strike at Turkish-Backed Training Camp in Syria

An airstrike on a training camp in western Syria has killed many Turkish-backed Syrian opposition fighters. The airstrike, which appears to have been carried out by Russia, happened in the early hours of Monday morning. As of right now, the death toll has risen to at least 78 fighters and at least another 90 more were injured.

41 States Spike in COVID-19 Cases

The U.S. is seeing a dangerous turn in the coronavirus pandemic with 41 states now seeing a spike in cases. Health experts are preparing for what could be a very difficult fall and winter as hospitalizations have reached peak levels in 39 states. The U.S. saw its two highest single day case totals on Friday and Saturday, reaching 83,000 cases…