Today is Friday (yay!), February 19, 2016 and it's shaping up to be a beautiful weekend. Before you go off to embrace the spring-like weather, here's the news you need to know.

It's election season so we've got polls!

UM rejected Flint partnership

Corktown is hopping

DPS troubles

Happening in sports

Looking ahead to the weekend

The lighter side

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