WSJM Morning News-10/16/2020
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In this edition:
- While Berrien County has seen an increase in the number of confirmed COVID cases each day this month, Health Officer Nicki Britten doesn’t think there is a need for panic.
- Michigan is reporting more than 2,000 additional cases of COVID-19 around the state for Thursday.
- When the Michigan Supreme Court struck down Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s COVID-19 emergency orders, local governments were left wondering how to conduct their meetings.
- Watch out for people walking when you’re driving. This is Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Week, according to Jon Ross, of the Office of Highway Safety Planning.
- Berrien County Sheriff’s deputies will take part in “Operation Safe Stop” from October 19th through the 23rd.
- We’re less than three weeks from Election Day, and the latest polls show Joe Biden maintaining his lead over President Trump here in Michigan.
- A northern Indiana grandfather has pled guilty to a negligent homicide charge in Puerto Rico.
- The Michigan Farm Bureau has given Congressman Fred Upton an award.
Full story at: https://www.wsjm.com/2020/10/16/wsjm-morning-news-10-16-2020/