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Detroit Daily Round-Up: MI superintendent urges $300-$500 million investment, Downtown Detroit markets return and more

Ashanti Seabron
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(DETROIT, Mich.) Hello and welcome to this Wednesday's edition of the Detroit Daily Round-Up. Happy Hump Day - nothing like 40-degree Michigan weather to welcome you as you walk outside!

Today is Wednesday, November 10, let's check out Detroit's biggest stories of the day.

Michigan Board of Education urging multi-million dollar investment in state's teacher shortage

Dr. Michael Rice, Michigan superintendent of public instruction, is proposing an investment of $300-$500 million over the next five years in order to address the state's teacher shortage.

The investment suggestion comes as Michigan has seen a rise in early retirements and teachers leaving the profession altogether since the onset of the pandemic.

Return of Downtown Detroit markets help catapult them to higher levels of success
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As Bedrock's Downtown Detroit markets begin to make their return since the onset of the pandemic, the exposure could reinvigorate small businesses and take them to the next level.

The markets and Cadillac Lodge will be downtown through the end of December. They will be open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday.

Canadian fans offered in-arena testing by Detroit Red Wings
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At Little Caesars Arena, the Detroit Red Wings set up a COVID-19 testing site for their Canadian fans.

The test samples are taken to a lab set up in the arena, and tested fans will get the PCR results sent to their phone prior to the game's conclusion.

According to the Red Wings, 10% of the team's season ticket holders are Canadian, and 25% of all single-game ticket sales also come from Canada.

Detroit City FC set to move to USL Championship in 2022
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In 2022, Detroit City FC will be moving up to the USL Championship, which is the second division of men's pro soccer in the United States.

The team will continue to play home games at Keyworth Stadium in Hamtramck.

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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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