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Detroit Daily Round-Up: President Biden's plans for 2024, 10% of MI kids ages 5-11 receive vaccinations and more

Ashanti Seabron

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(DETROIT, Mich.) Hello and welcome to this Tuesday's edition of the Detroit Daily Round-Up. I hope everyone is having a great start to their week - only three more days until Thanksgiving!

Today is Tuesday, November 23, let's check out Detroit's biggest stories of the day.

President Biden planning to run for reelection in 2024

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According to White House Press Secretary Jenn Psaki, President Joe Biden plans on running for reelection in 2024.

At age 78, Biden was the oldest person to assume the presidency, and if reelected, he would be 82 at the beginning of his second term.

Over 10% of MI kids 5-11 have received initial dose of COVID-19 vaccine

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According to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, more than 10% of Michigan children ages 5 to 11 have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

The news come after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended the shot for the age group on Nov. 2 following the vaccine's emergency use authorization from the Food and Drug Administration.

Fate of State Fairgrounds buildings in the hands of Detroit City Council

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On Tuesday, the Detroit City Council is expected to vote on whether to approve an expanded and more expensive plan for a new transit center at the former Michigan State Fairgrounds site.

The vote comes after a study found that parts of two historically-significant buildings on the site can be saved and renovated as part of the overall transit plan.

Detroit's Movement electronic music festival returning in 2022

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For the first time since 2019, Detroit's Movement electronic music festival will return to Hart Plaza during the Memorial Day weekend, May 28-30.

The event initially launched in 2000 as the Detroit Electronic Music Festival, and was postponed the past two years due to COVID-19.

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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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