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Detroit daily Round-Up: President Biden visits Michigan, new FEMA center opened in Metro Detroit and more

Ashanti Seabron

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(DETROIT, Mich.) Hello and welcome to this Wednesday's edition of the Detroit daily roundup. Hump day is once again upon us. Let's finish out this last half of the week strong!

Today is Wednesday, October 6, let's check out Detroit's biggest stories of the day.

President Biden visits Michigan, pushes for support for his Build Back Better plan

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On Tuesday, President Joe Biden visited Howell, Michigan to push for support on his Build Back Better plan, which is designed to help the nation's roads and highways return to a better state.

During his visit, Biden was joined by Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist and U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin.

Metro Detroit welcomes new FEMA Disaster Recovery Center

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A new FEMA Disaster Recovery Center is opening in Southfield, Michigan on Wednesday in order to control the effects of flooding and extreme weather events that have plagued southeastern Michigan for the past several months.

The DRC will function as a resource for disaster victims, while housing FEMA representatives, the U.S. Small Business Administration, Michigan State Police and others who can assist Michiganders on how to make their homes more disaster-resistant.

New Meijer Rivertown Market opens near Downtown Detroit

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Meijer's new Rivertown Market opened for business on Wednesday at its location along Jefferson Ave.

The new market will also feature a second Mudgie's Deli location and a Great Lakes Coffee coffee shop.

America's Thanksgiving Day Parade set to return 'live and in-person' in Detroit this year

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Following last year's broadcast-only format due to the COVID-19 pandemic, America's Thanksgiving Day Parade will return on Nov. 25 live and in-person along Detroit's Woodward Avenue.

Spectators will be welcome at the parade, and it will also be broadcast on WDIV-TV.

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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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