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Detroit daily Round-Up: US set to reopen Canadian, Mexican borders to vaccinated travelers early next month and more

Ashanti Seabron
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(DETROIT, Mich.) Hello and welcome to this Wednesday's edition of the Detroit daily roundup. Happy humpday! Let's finish out the remainder of the week on a strong note.

Today is Wednesday, October 13, let's check out Detroit's biggest stories of the day.

US set to reopen both Canadian, Mexican border early next month
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On Tuesday evening, the United States announced that it will be opening the Canadian and Mexican borders to vaccinated travelers early next month.

It's also expected that The Department of Homeland Security is also expected to announce that essential workers will need to be vaccinated to cross the border by January.

Detroit introduces new towing laws in attempt to combat predatory towing
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In an attempt to lessen the opportunity for predatory towing, the Detroit City Council voted unanimously on a towing ordinance.

With the ordinance, one key change is that all forms of towing-related payments must now be accepted.

Detroit Action group seeks to help those on the verge of eviction
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Detroit Action, a group that is taking a grassroots approach to assist others in the community who are on the verge of eviction.

According to Tonya Myers Phillips, director of community partnerships and development at the Sugar Law Center and public policy adviser for Michigan Legal Services, people may not know that helpful resources exist and may not have internet access.

Little Caesars Arena set to welcome two new restaurants
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PointsBet Sports Bar and Mixing Board will both be debuting this week as the two newest restaurants at Little Ceasars Arena.

PointsBet Sports Bar will be a full-service restaurant that will have “betting-themed pub fare," while Mixing Board will have a live music stage and décor inspired by Detroit’s automotive and musical history.

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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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