Utica man charged with animal torture after video exhibits him throwing canine, New mandate requires elevated COVID testing of Michigan pupil athletes

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DETROIT – A Utica man was charged with animal torture after being shown on video two times tossing an 11-month-old French bulldog through the air.

The incident was captured on a neighbor’s doorbell camera. Police said when they found the dog they found that it had been molested for much longer than they originally thought. The dog Nugget is expected to be fine.

“Obviously it’s shocking to see it. It’s emotionally shocking, ”said Sean Coady of the Utica Police Department.

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Spring starts on Saturday and we can’t pick a better day or weekend for it. Now we have another cool night ahead of us. Then on Saturday and Sunday it will be milder, even warmer. It will remain warmer than average for much of the next week.


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  • A Michigan restaurant owner was arrested Friday for allegedly violating state public health regulations. Click here to read more.
  • The head of the Adrian Dominican Sisters said the surge in vaccinations brought hope to the monastery. Click here to read more.
  • One of the first people to be scheduled for a vaccine at Ford Field is a 59-year-old woman. She said she almost cried for joy when she received a text from Meijer informing her of her appointment. Click here to read more.

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services mandates COVID-19 testing for student athletes.

The health department believes the recent spike in coronavirus cases could be related to the reopening of college sports.

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention made an announcement on Friday that will affect schools across the country.

The CDC has now said science supports reducing the recommended minimum distance between students as long as everyone wears a well-fitting mask.

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The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services increased stadium capacity on Friday.

There was already a lot of anticipation for the opening game on April 1st. The increase means that instead of 1,000 fans, more than 8,000 people can attend the opening game between the Detroit Tigers and the Cleveland Indians at Comerica Park.

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