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Detroit Daily Round-Up 1/12: Recent poll shows AG Nessel with advantage in re-election campaign 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 — let's finish out this week strong!

Today is Wednesday, January 12, let's check out Detroit's biggest stories of the day.

Recent poll shows AG Nessel with an advantage in 2022 re-election campaign
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According to a recent WDIV/Detroit News poll, Democratic Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel has the advantage over GOP challengers in her 2022 re-election bid.

Nessel currently has 52.2% name identification, breaking 21.7% favorable to 16.7% unfavorable.

While Nessel is seeking her second term in the AG’s office, her two main challengers are Republicans Tom Leonard and Matt DePerno.

Boil water advisories issued for multiple Metro Detroit communities

On Tuesday, the Water Resources Commissioner issued a Precautionary Boil Water Notice for Commerce Township, Walled Lake and Novi.

Before being used, water should be boiled for at least one minute and allowed to cool.

According to the notice, the issue stems from a loss of pressure that occurred during the repair of a Great Lakes Water Authority water main break.

Michigan Central Station construction scheduled to be completed by end of 2022
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After the Ford Motor Company purchased Detroit's Michigan Central Station in June 2018, construction began towards developing it into a technology hub for electric and autonomous vehicles.

So far, Ford has invested $950 million into the historic building's renovation, and expects it will be completed by the end of 2022 or the beginning of 2023.

Henry Ford Museum to offer free admission on MLK Day
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On Monday, Dearborn's Henry Ford Museum will offer free admission to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Reservations will not be required for admission, and there will be limited capacity.

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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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