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Detroit daily roundup: Eminem opening "Mom's Spaghetti Diner" in Detroit, city mayoral race heats up and more

Ashanti Seabron

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(DETROIT, Mich.) Hello and welcome to this Friday's edition of the Detroit daily roundup. I hope everyone has fun plans for the weekend and, most importantly, stays dry!

Today is Friday, September 24, let's check out Detroit's biggest stories of the day.

Eminem set to open "Mom's Spaghetti Diner" in downtown Detroit

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Rapper and Detroit native Eminem will be opening the Mom's Spaghetti Diner in downtown Detroit next Wednesday.

The diner's location will be at 2131 Woodward Avenue, in between the Fillmore and the new Union Assembly restaurant.

Detroit mayoral race between Mike Duggan, challenger Anthony Adams heats up with continued insults

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During a press conference on Thursday, Detroit mayoral candidate Anthony Adams introduced a cardboard cutout of Mayor Mike Duggan wearing an Adams campaign shirt in an attempt to call out Duggan for not taking his campaign seriously.

While speaking, Adams sarcastically stated that “For the last few days, my opponent [has] been dodging me assiduously because he’s afraid to debate."

US Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona visits Michigan, promotes mandatory vaccinations for students

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While visiting Detroit on Thursday evening, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona said COVID-19 vaccines should be mandatory for eligible students.

While speaking about mandatory vaccinations for students, Cardona said "I wholeheartedly support it. I brought my children to get vaccinated as soon as they were eligible to get vaccinated...I think that it's the best tool we that we have to safely reopen schools and keep them open."

Ex- MI House speaker Tom Leonard announces campaign to become state attorney general

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Tom Leonard, a Republican and former Michigan House Speaker, will be running against current state attorney general Dana Nessel for her position in 2022.

Leonard, of DeWitt, Michigan, previously lost to Nessel in 2018.

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Your go-to news source for everything happening in Detroit. Ashanti Lee Seabron is a lifelong Michigander who's worked as a writer since 2013. He's committed to detailed and pertinent news for Metro Detroit.

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