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Nightside Report Dec. 15, 2020: Takeaways from Michigan Gov. Whitmer’s COVID-19 briefing, Body found on Grand Valley campus identified as first-year student from Royal Oak

9 major takeaways from Michigan Gov. Whitmer’s COVID-19 briefing

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer held another COVID-19 briefing Tuesday (Dec. 15) to update the state’s handling of the virus.

Whitmer was joined by Dr. Joneigh Khaldun, chief medical executive of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, and Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel.

Michigan coronavirus cases up to 442,715; Death toll now at 10,935

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Metro Detroit weather: Snow in forecast for Wednesday

Looks like we’ll get just a piece of that monster east-coast snowstorm Wednesday. But we will get any warmth after that?

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4 Fast Facts

  • Dozens are mourning the sudden loss of Grand Valley State University first-year student Taylor DeRosa. Click here to read more.
  • A young swimming coach from South Lyon East High School died suddenly over the weekend. Click here to read more.
  • Neighbors in a Madison Heights neighborhood are upset after they say a shooting happened at a motel just feet away from their homes. Click here to read more.
  • A legend in the Detroit high school football scene has died Saturday. He was 75. Click here to read more.

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When will Michigan restaurants be allowed to reopen after the most recent shutdown due to COVID-19? When can we expect to learn that decision? Why are restaurants still closed while other types of places are allowed to remain open? Local 4′s Hank Winchester asked Gov. Gretchen Whitmer about restaurants Tuesday during her COVID-19 briefing. Right now, restaurants are limited to carry-out and delivery orders, as indoor dining is shut down through at least Dec. 20.

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