Street Beat: Health ConcernsThis week on Street Beat, host Karen Carter checks out an assortment of medical concerns that may impact viewers. Topics include Sickle Cell disease with Dr. Wanda Whitten-Shurney, CEO and medical director of the SCDAA Michigan Chapter, and sickle cell patient Khristian Garrison; Zika, Lyme disease and other summer medical concerns with Dr. Eden Wells, chief medical executive for MDHHS; how to handle allergies with Dr. Gina Lynem-Walker;p and hearing loss with Sreeny Cherukuri, President of MDHearingAid, and Phil Wells, Executive Director at the Lions Hearing Center.
Michigan Matters: Pancakes and Politics The Next DetroitThis week Michigan Matters presents highlights from the recent Michigan Chronicle’s Pancakes and Politics Breakfast Forum. The fourth and final forum of the 2016 series features young leaders who are helping craft a vision for Detroit’s future. The “Let’s Discuss the NEXT Detroit” panel featured Katherine Cockrel, vice president of Finn Partners; Rev William Charles, Pastor or Historic King Solomon Baptist Church and President of the National Action Network Michigan; Tatiana Grant, President of Infused PR Events & Marketing and the Co-Founder of Flash Delivery; and Tyson Gersh, President & Co-Founder of the Michigan Urban Farming Initiative.
Indians Tag Verlander, Top Tigers Again 9-3 For 9th Straight; Audio ExcerptLonnie Chisenhall had four hits, including one of Cleveland’s four home runs off Justin Verlander in the fifth inning, and the streaking Indians won their ninth straight game Sunday by beating Detroit 9-3 to remain unbeaten in nine meetings with the Tigers this season.
Annual Fireworks Display Celebrates Detroit’s Progress; Audio ExcerptThe annual fireworks display over the Detroit River is billed as a salute to progress made toward Detroit’s revival and optimism for the future . The theme of the Ford Fireworks on Monday is “Go Forward Detroit.” The fireworks are scheduled to begin at 9:48 p.m.
Supreme Court Strikes Down Texas Abortion Law; Audio ExcerptThe U.S. Supreme Court on Monday struck down one of the nation's toughest restrictions on abortion, a Texas law that women's groups say would have forced more than three-quarters of the state's clinics to shut down. Passed in 2013, the law said clinics providing abortion services must meet the same building standards as ambulatory surgical centers. It required doctors performing abortions to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals.
Stoney and Bill - If Stamkos signs with the Red Wings should he get #91?Stoney and Bill debate the #91