Carolyn Clifford, FOX  17

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Recent articles by Carolyn:

Nine days out from the 2022 North American International Auto Show and this is year is something special

We are nine days out from the North American International Auto Show and boy is it different. Not just because it is being held at the end of summer, but also because it's inside and outside. → Read More

2022 Kimmie Horne Jazz Festival in Southfield features fun, fitness, food, and great music

Kimmie sings locally, nationally, and all over the world and she wanted to bring her talented friends here to perform and give back to the community at the same time. → Read More

Precautions needed with COVID still present in community and summer events ahead

Today the state released the latest COVID-19 numbers: 18,453 new cases over the last seven days. That breaks down to an average of 2,636 cases per day. It's down slightly from the week before -- which saw closer to 2,791 cases per day. → Read More

Moderna happy with new COVID-19 vaccine

Big news today from Moderna. The company announced they are happy with an experimental COVID-19 vaccine. → Read More

EMU graduate encourages college students struggling with mental health to seek help

As we all continue to grapple with the school shootings in Uvalde, Texas and at Oxford High School, there is growing talk about mental illness. For a lot of young people, college can be the time when mental health problems first surface. → Read More

Delivery company avoids high gas prices by going all-electric

Mike Theodore is the owner of WYGO, a delivery company. → Read More

How widely available medication is being used to treat COVID-19

This comes as several medications are now widely available to treat the effects of COVID-19, which significantly lowers the chance of hospitalization or death from the virus. → Read More

Pontiac community leaders are coming together to uplift neighborhoods after uptick in crime

There has been an uptick in crime in Pontiac recently including the heinous crime of the 7-year-old little girl but local community members, law enforcement and clergy are doing their part to stop it. → Read More

Technology at Ascension treats heart and kidney disease patients, prevents dialysis

It's estimated that 940,000 adults in Michigan have chronic kidney disease, and many don't even know it. → Read More

Mom sees disturbing viral video of child on school bus and wants answers

We often talk about videos going viral on social media but when it's your own child and they are facing a possible health crisis that video can be disturbing to watch. → Read More

Recognizing dyslexia at an early age helps ensure children won't fall behind in school

Every parent has dreams for their infant child as soon as they leave the womb. But what happens when your child is struggling in school? → Read More

Nonprofits give family of 7 special Christmas after losing everything in June flooding

We often hear it takes a village to make Christmas miracles happen. Well in metro Detroit, that is truly the case. → Read More

Dr. Khaldun reflects on leading state through COVID-19 pandemic, shows optimism for the future

The Chief Medical Executive for the State of Michigan, Dr. Joneigh Khaldun, is finishing out her last week as Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's right-hand woman when it comes to making tough decisions about the way forward in the COVID-19 pandemic. → Read More

Pontiac nonprofit provide beds and home furniture to children and families in need

With so many families in crisis situations, from fires to flooding and in the middle of COVID, the furniture bank in Pontiac is here to answer the call to help families in need. → Read More

Free summer sports programs for Detroit students create positive opportunities during pandemic

With many families struggling to make ends meet, especially during this pandemic, a welcomed blessing this summer has been free sports camps for students in DPSCD. → Read More

The Kimmie Horne Jazz Festival at Southfield Civic Center this weekend free and open to the public

The gorgeous homegrown jazz singer Kimmie Horne has been making audiences swoon since she was a young girl with dreams of working as a broadcast journalist but a trip to the recording studio and an open microphone would change her path. → Read More

Ex-cons, pastors and cops breaking bread and working together in the community

Darryl Woods is a man on a mission to deliver dramatic and lasting change in Detroit. → Read More

2 nonprofits team up to focus on literacy for young student-athletes in Detroit

We’re highlighting the efforts of two amazing nonprofits. → Read More

Return to sports after the COVID shutdown could be leading to more injuries

In the U.S., about 30 million children and teens participate in some form of organized sports, and that brings about more than 3.5 million injuries each year. → Read More

Pulmonary embolism common after COVID-19 virus; Beaumont doctor shares warning signs

Imagine for a moment, one day your child is a college athlete competing at the top of her game. → Read More