The layoffs are due to low sales of cars produced at the plant, including the Ford Focus and C-Max Hybrid.
Speaking in Wayne, Obama praised the 2009 federal auto bailout, calling it a success story that shows government can work.
The White House says the president also will highlight the role of his decision to rescue the auto industry in saving American jobs.
DTE officials reported that up to 129,000 homes and businesses are without power, with the number of outages expected to grow until the storms move out of the area.
Oakland County Sheriff Mike Bouchard said that a 15-year-old from Wayne shoved the victim, who then hit his head on the concrete.
One in eight bridges statewide is considered to be in poor condition.
The Midwest movie premiere of “Infiltrators” will be screened Sept. 28 at the State-Wayne Phoenix Theatre in downtown Wayne — the hometown of the film’s co-star and Tony Award winner Greg Jbara and movie producer Sally Helppie.
Wayne police said a person was being held hostage at an apartment on Hannan Road north of Michigan Ave.
The iconic State Wayne Phoenix Theatres is dipping into its historic past to bring the “Rocky Horror Picture Show” to life on the big screen early next month, for the first time ever in the state of Michigan in an all-digital presentation.
The Evironmental Quality Co. is partnering with The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Mercury Collection Project.