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Detroit daily round up: what to know this Thursday

Ashanti Seabron

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(DETROIT) Hello, and welcome to the first edition of the Detroit daily round up! I'm excited to get this daily project going, and happy to bring Detroiters daily news and updates on topics going on in and around the city.

Today is Thursday, September 16, let's take a look at today's top news in Detroit.

"Respect" by Aretha Franklin lands spot of No. 1 of all time according to Rolling Stone

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According to the latest edition of Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time list released Wednesday, Aretha Franklin's "Respect" was voted as the greatest song of all time.

The complete list was created from votes submitted by more than 250 artists, journalists and music industry figures.

Motor City Pride fest returns to Detroit this weekend

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Detroit's Motor City Pride fest will return to Hart Plaza this weekend after being postponed since June.

The festival will feature performances by Garrison Briggs, Lipstick Jodi, TYLR_, DJ, Ella X, Paytra, Bright Lights, Killer Flamingos, Valerie and the Vulture and Sabin Detroit.

Little Caesars Arena designates traffic lane for Qline and buses

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A stretch of road on Woodward Avenue in front of Little Caesars Arena will be converted into a dedicated transit lane for Detroit's QLine and DDOT and SMART buses.

The move is designed to keep traffic flowing on game days and is expected to be completed by Monday.

Amazon set to hire thousands of employees in multiple cities across US, including Detroit

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Amazon has announced plans to hire 125,000 employees in hundreds of cities across the country, including Detroit.

Positions in fulfillment and transportation roles will offer an average starting wage of over $18 per hour and up to $22.50 per hour in some locations.

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