Today was a far busier day than anticipated. Let's get into the stories:
01:03 - Michigan's COVID situation continues to worsen, and some hospitals are overwhelmed. Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced no new restrictions, but strongly encouraged people to distance, take a pause on in-person learning, and more.
05:49 - StockX raises more money, putting their value at $3.8 Billion.
07:00 - GM is shutting down a couple more plants due to chip shortages. This is part of a North American automaker shortage which is impacting Stellantis and Ford.
07:52 - What are the most dangerous stretches of road in Metro Detroit? Which ones bother you? Send in a voicemail at 313-789-3211 or leave a message on Speakpipe: https://www.speakpipe.com/DailyDetroit
09:23 - A pair of popular restaurants have been sold in Ferndale.
10:11 - Our feature story on the Lake Guardian. The 180-foot long EPA research vessel is on a mission to study our great lakes, keep an eye on the lower food web that underpins our ecosystem, and discover new species. There are 26 crew members here, and to talk about it, one of them - Dr. Anne Scoffield.
I'll be sure to put some pictures up on the website.
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