Kalamazoo reacts to Chauvin verdict
Local activists cheer the conviction in the murder of George Floyd, but say there is still much work to be done.
NowKalamazoo original story Protesters against police violence hit with racism, but not tear gas
Nearly a year since George Floyd was killed and a new phase of protests against police violence began, much remains to be done, Kalamazoo protest organizers said.
NowKalamazoo original story One year of pandemic
A year ago, the first cases of COVID were discovered in Michigan. News from the state paints a picture of panic in the early days.
Getting everybody vaccinated may be harder than expected with a quarter of Americans against it.
Overall hospitalizations seem to be leveling off again. Infection rates continue to fall.
Infection rates have begun to turn around, but does that mean Michigan’s surge is coming to an end?
A year after the pandemic began, medical trash is piling up.
Hospitalizations reach new high. COVID deaths rise as new infections begin to fall.
The state health department expanded mask mandate and extended bans on large gatherings.
A survey of teachers statewide indicates that almost 90% are inoculated against COVID.
New infection, death, and hospitalization numbers are all flat.
People are willing to travel hundreds of miles to find available vaccine appointments.
Even with infection rates soaring, the restaurant business is climbing back toward pre-pandemic levels.