Gretchen Whitmer interview and your Detroit headlines
By Daily Detroit
This is your August 2, 2018 show. Our feature interview today is with Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer. As a note, we've now interviewed all three Democratic candidates and you can find their interviews in our podcast feed. - One of Michigan’s most prominent tech companies is the subject of a massive buyout. Tech titan Cisco plans to buy Ann Arbor-based Duo Security for $2.35 billion dollars in cash and assumed equity awards for Duo. - A Detroit police officer has been suspended after he was caught on video punching a naked woman at Detroit Receiving Hospital. - The Michigan Catholic newspaper will cease publication after 146 years. In its place, the Archdiocese of Detroit will launch Detroit Catholic, a free digital news website, later in the fall. - Police in Detroit arrested a man after he attacked two broadcast news trucks early Thursday, smashing the trucks’ windshield, hood, driver’s-side windows and side mirrors with a bat or baton. - A multimillionaire towing kingpin will serve 21 months in federal prison after paying bribes to a Macomb County official. - This weekend is the Belle Isle Art Fair. The two day event will take place next to the Scott Fountain on the south side of Belle Isle. The festival will feature more than 100 juried artists from a variety of artistic mediums.