Detroit Evening Report, September 2, 2022: Detroit offers cooling, power stations to residents

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The city of Detroit is opening seven recreation centers that includes cooling stations to provide relief to residents during extreme heat and ongoing power outages.

Six of the seven centers opened Friday and will remain open until 8 p.m. Residents without power will have access to charging stations set up inside the centers. The seven recreation centers are listed below:

  • Adams Butzel Recreation Center, 10500 Lyndon
  • Butzel Family Center, 7737 Kercheval
  • Kemeny Recreation Center, 2260 S. Fort St.
  • Patton Recreation Center, 2301 Woodmere St.
  • Crowell Recreation Center, 16630 Lahser Rd.
  • Clemente Recreation Center, 2631 Bagley
  • Heilmann Recreation Center, 19601 Crusade

Other headlines for September 2, 2022:

  • Most major road construction in Michigan to pause during Labor Day weekend
  • Meijer Rivertown Market select muralist for wall project
  • Gov. Whitmer unveils Operation Safe Neighborhood to reduce illegal firearms
  • Council on American Islamic Relations calls on law enforcement to charge man suspected of ethnic intimidation

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  • Tia Graham

    Tia Graham is a reporter and Weekend Edition Host for 101.9 WDET. She graduated from Michigan State University where she had the unique privilege of covering former President Barack Obama and his trip to Lansing in 2014.