Great story out of the Straights. A crew member on a tug just off of Mackinac Island needed to get to family because his mother had just passed away. Problem was, the tug was too far from shore in the ice. So the Mackinac Island Fire Deptartment headed out on the ice to get him. Details from 7 and 4 news here...
Speaking of 7 and 4 news, their news staff and our staff have become pretty close over the past couple years and we heard yesterday that Melissa Smith is leaving 7 and 4's morning show. We're sad she won't be on our studio TV any more but we are very happy for her! Her final day is next Friday.
It's expected that the Governor (sorry Walking Dead reference) will be announcing whether or not Detroit gets an emergency manger today. Who knows, maybe it will turn out like the TV show Parks and Recreation? Is there a Leslie Knope of Detroit? Do I watch too much TV? Here's the full story from MLive...
So what's up with Bieber? By the way, today is his birthday.
Ready to feel old? How about a list of things you'll have to explain to your kids:
#1.) Smoking and non-smoking sections in restaurants.
#2.) Why we used to buy maps, and how they were so hard to re-fold.
#3.) Taking a photo and not getting to see how it came out instantly.
#4.) Dialing star-69.
#5.) Taping a song off the radio so you could hear it whenever you want.
#6.) How the only way to get song lyrics was to hope the band or artist printed them inside the tape or CD liner notes.
#7.) How you used to have your friends' phone numbers MEMORIZED . . . and why you used to have to talk to their parents sometimes when you called them.
Most of us have hit a deer with our car. What about with your bike?
Holy cow! This movie is coming out this summer and it looks crazy creepy!