Complete coverage of Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak with news from around Mid-Michigan, the state and nation.
Disney Parks To Require Face Masks Again as COVID Cases Surge
See Disney's list of requirements for an acceptable face mask.
Poison’s Rikki Rockett Has COVID Despite Being ‘Fully Vaccinated’
Drummer believes things "could have been a lot worse" had he not been inoculated.
UPDATE: COVID Restrictions Will Be Lifted on June 22nd
Restrictions set to end on July 1st could be lifted soon than anticipated.
Eric Clapton Feels ‘Ostracized’ By Friends Over His COVID Views
“My phone doesn’t ring very often,” the guitarist admits.
Metallica Sue Insurer Over Losses From Pandemic-Postponed Shows
Band alleges breach of contract and seeks unspecified damages connected to six concerts postponed in 2020.
Small Venues Still at Risk as COVID Cash Fails to Arrive
“Not a single penny” released five months after Save Our Stages bill was passed.
Michigan Sets Workplace Rules For Unvaccinated Staffers
This week is seeing many West Michigan businesses slowly get back to normal as the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is allowing workers who had been working remotely, to return to offices and workplaces across the state. And while those fully vaccinated will have a more traditional w…
Michigan Won’t Have Any Permanent COVID-19 Rules After All
There at one time, were talks of making some of our current COVID-19 rules and restrictions, into permanent rules to follow.
Public Meeting Will Help Decide Fate Of 2021 Mackinac Bridge Walk
The Mackinac Bridge Authority is still trying to decide whether or not the annual Labor Day walk should take place as we appear to round the corner in the current pandemic. They will be holding a virtual public meeting on Tuesday to get the public's input.
Eric Clapton Details ‘Severe Reactions’ to AstraZeneca Vaccine
Guitarist blames U.K. government "propaganda" for what he believes was misinformation about the vaccine's safety.
Kansas Find New ‘Intensity’ During First Post-COVID Live Show
Band was unable to rehearse together before show, founding member tells UCR in new interview.
Michigan Loosens Mask Mandate for Athletes and Outdoor Events
Some changes to Michigan's mask mandate were issued last night.