Hurricane Harvey Damage up to $180 Billion: Many people have donated to the relief fund for victims of the hurricane, McDonald's has donated $1 million, Dell Computers has pledged $36 million, and Wisconsin cheese companies have donated 20,000 pounds of cheese to Hurricane Harvey victims, just to name a few.
Little Caesars Arena Ribbon Cutting Today: Members of the Ilitch family will join Mayor Mike Duggan today to cut the ribbon on the new $863-million addition to Detroit’s growing sports and entertainment district. In the next few days, the arena will play host to public tours and other preview events leading up to the first official gig — a Kid Rock concert set for Sept. 12.
School Replaces Detention With Yoga: The Success Achievement Academy, in Jonesboro, Arkansas, has replaced detention with yoga and meditation. School officials say the exercise helps students relieve stress and take a greater responsibility for their actions.
Lil Wayne Hospitalized After Seizure: Lil Wayne canceled his Las Vegas show after collapsing in Chicago due to a seizure. The rapper was found unconscious in his hotel room before being treated at a local hospital. Wayne is being advised to rest for several days.
ABC Upset with Michael Strahan for Not Cutting Vacation Short: ABC is upset with Michael Strahan for refusing to end his vacation early in order to cover Hurricane Harvey. Sources say; “ABC News asked Strahan to come home from his vacation. He’s from Houston. But he refused and is still floating around on a yacht in Greece somewhere. ABC is really upset with him. ABC staffers just cannot believe he didn’t come back.”