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Detroit Daily Round-Up: Detroit Mayor Duggan lays out plan to vaccinate city's children 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 great weekend!

Today is Friday, November 5, let's check out Detroit's biggest stories of the day.

Detroit Mayor Duggan, school officials set to map out plan for vaccinating city's children

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On Friday, Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan was joined by Detroit Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Nikolai Vitti and Chief Public Health Officer Denise Fair to determine measures to offer child-size COVID-19 vaccine doses recently approved by the CDC.

The reduced shot is around a third the dosage of the adult vaccines as children don't require the same strength shot to receive the same kind of protection.

Metro Detroit city hosts all Muslim City Council, likely first in US

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During Tuesday's statewide election, the city of Hamtramck elected three Muslim candidates to their City Council to join three current city council members who are also Muslim.

Advocates among Muslim groups and experts say they do not know of any other city council in the history of the U.S. that is entirely Muslim. 

Detroit Jeep plant odor triggers another air quality violation

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Stellantis’ year-old Jeep Assembly plant has been issued another air quality violation notice for foul odors emanating from the facility.

On Oct. 28, the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy initially investigated the smell following a complaint.

GM unveils Detroit-themed float for Thanksgiving Day parade

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On Friday morning, General Motors revealed their new Detroit-themed “Everybody In” float that will appear in this year’s America’s Thanksgiving Parade.

This year's float showcases a scaled-down version of some of the city’s biggest buildings and landmarks, such as the GM Renaissance Center and the Ambassador Bridge.

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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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