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Detroit Daily Round-Up 1/10: Metro Detroit cemetery may be added to historical network, SMART route news and more

Ashanti Seabron
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(DETROIT, Mich.) Hello and welcome to this Monday's edition of the Detroit Daily Round-Up. I hope everyone had a great weekend — let's kick off this week the right way!

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

Metro Detroit site may become part of National Underground Railroad Network
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Birmingham's Greenwood Cemetery could be on the verge of joining around 700 other sites with a verifiable connection to the Underground Railroad.

Freedom seeker George Taylor and abolitionist Elijah Fish are both buried at the site, and could be the reason behind the cemetery's induction.

SMART bus routes delayed, canceled due to COVID-19
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According to the SMART bus company, approximately 20-25% of current bus services are being delayed or canceled on a daily basis due to the spread of COVID across Michigan.

Due to the worker shortage, operations have stagnated at around 75% of pre-pandemic service rates.

Detroit Lions conclude 2021 NFL season with victory over Packers
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On Sunday, the Detroit Lions finished off their 2021 campaign with a victory over the Green Bay Packers.

The victory leaves the Lions with a 3-13-1 record, and secured their position to pick second in the 2022 NFL Draft.

Metro Detroit, Michigan gas prices to see slight increase this week
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According to AAA Michigan, gas prices are up 8 cents to an average of $3.18 per gallon across the state.

Across metro Detroit, prices have raised 1 cent to $3.23 per gallon, which is $1.02 more than this time last year.

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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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