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Coronavirus update: May 25 - Memorial Day

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Here is an update for May 25th - Memorial Day. Thought of the day: We don’t know them all, but we owe them all. -Unknown Today is Memorial Day. A time to pause to honor the brave individuals who have served our country in uniform and gave their lives for this nation we love. To me, Memorial Day is about traditions – parades, services, gathering, and more. It’s hard to quantify all the virus has ta... Read more »

Coronavirus Update: May 24

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Here is an update for May 24th. Thought of the day: “Walk on, walk on with hope in your heart – and you’ll never walk alone.” -Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Carousel Michigan reported an additional 65 deaths Saturday tied to COVID-19. The families, friends, and communities that will never be the same without their souls and the 5,158 fatalities statewide. This morning, the cover of the New York Times ... Read more »

Coronavirus update: May 23, 2020

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Here is an update for May 23rd. Thought of the day: “Nothing can be done except little by little.” — Charles Baudelaire Governor Whitmer extended Michigan’s Safer at Home order until June 12. The data is shows we are making progress and that Stay Home and Stay Safe has been working. Right now, I’m most concerned about a second wave. Protecting our neighbors and loved ones includes staying safer at... Read more »

Coronavirus update: May 22, 2020

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Here is an update for May 22nd. Thought of the day: “Complex problems often have simple solutions.” ― Steven Magee Yesterday, President Trump visited the Ford Plant in Ypsilanti. President Trump saw the best of Michigan and our communities during his visit. Strength and resiliency. The know-how, grit, determination and American ingenuity that can in a short time convert a plant to production on cr... Read more »

Coronavirus update; President Trump in Ypsilanti

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Here is an update for May 21st. Thought of the day: “What's right about America is that although we have a mess of problems, we have great capacity - intellect and resources - to do some thing about them.” — Henry Ford President Trump will see the best of Michigan and our communities during his visit today. Strength and resiliency. The know-how, grit, determination and American ingenuity that can ... Read more »

Coronavirus update: May 20, 2020

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Here is an update for May 20th. Thought of the day: “Hope is a waking dream” — Aristotle In Michigan, 112,000 Paycheck Protection Program loans totaling nearly $16 billion for small business relief have been approved and paid. Small business and Main Street have been hit hard by this crisis. These loans are critical to keeping the doors open of the stores, restaurants, and shops we all love in our... Read more »

Coronavirus update: May 19, 2020

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Here is an update for May 19th. Thought of the day: “Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.” - Zig Ziglar Yesterday Michigan confirmed 24 deaths tied to COVID-19, bringing the total number of deaths since this began to almost 5,000. We have had 51,915 total cases since reporting began. This was the 9th straight day in a row deaths were below 100 but that i... Read more »

Coronavirus update: May 18, 2020

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Here is an update for May 18th. Thought of the day: The last of the human freedoms: to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way. —Victor Frankl Over the weekend, Michigan confirmed 638 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the cumulative total cases to 51,142 according to state data and 4,891 deaths. There is more testing available and people should be using it. T... Read more »

Coronavirus update: May 17, 2020

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Here is an update for May 17th. Thought of the day: "Any pursuit of happiness contrary to the common good is doomed to failure." -Alice Hegan Rice This morning, our community lost another leader – Joe Peterson, Mayor of Wyandotte. Joe was one of John’s and my dearest friend. A veteran who served his country during the Vietnam War, who became a victim of Agent Orange – but it never ever dampened hi... Read more »

Coronavirus update: May 16, 2020

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Here is an update for May 16th. Thought of the day: Compromise is not a dirty word. Last night the House passed the Heroes Act, the latest legislation to address the continued public health crisis and provide desperately needs support for struggling families and essential workers. The Heroes Act funds testing and contract tracing, support for frontline workers, and strengthens assistance for the A... Read more »

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