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Detroit Daily Round-Up: Detroit deals with issue of replacing lead water lines, Halloween weather forecast and more

Ashanti Seabron
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(DETROIT, Mich.) Hello and welcome to this Friday's edition of the Detroit Daily Round-Up. I hope everyone has a fun and safe Halloween weekend!

Today is Friday, October 29, let's check out Detroit's biggest stories of the day.

Detroit faces issue of replacing lead water lines
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According to Detroit Water Sewerage Department Deputy Palencia Mobley, Detroit will have to shell out around $450 million in order to replace lead water service lines throughout the city.

The city has until 2025 to determine which houses have lead service lines, and until 2040 to replace an estimated 80,000 total service lines.

Metro Detroit Halloween weekend weather forecast
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Across Metro Detroit this Friday and Saturday, a steady downpour of ½ to 1 inch of rain is predicted to come down on the region.

On Sunday, however, the skies are expected to clear and bring highs near 60.

Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera sends out message for Justin Verlander to return to Detroit
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On Thursday, Justin Verlander posted a video on Instagram of his daughter greeting him after a pitching workout.

Under the post, Miguel Cabrera wrote "Come back to you familia the D," from his own official Instagram account.

Cabrera and Verlander were teammates on the Detroit Tigers from 2008 to 2017.

Pistons fall to 0-4 record after loss to 76ers
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At Philadelphia's Wells Fargo Center on Thursday evening, the Detroit Pistons were defeated by the Philadelphia 76ers, 110-102.

With the loss, the team fell to an 0-4 record as they return to Detroit for a Saturday matchup against the Orlando Magic.

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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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