This is your Daily Detroit podcast recorded on Monday, September 17.
After your headlines, Sven Gustafson will chat about the anti-Gerrymandering proposal on this November’s ballot with Jamie Lyons-Eddy of Voters Not Politicians. But first, let’s dive into the stories.
– The owners of the Crowne Plaza hotel in downtown Detroit are withdrawing their plans to build a 28-story, 500-room tower after their latest attempt was blocked by the City Council.
– Former U.S. Rep. John Dingell is in the hospital after suffering an apparent heart attack Monday.
– After 15 years with the team, Detroit Red Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg is hanging up his skates. The team announced his retirement on Friday at the first day of training camp.
– The Oakland County Health Division says someone with a confirmed case of hepatitis A attended the Michigan Renaissance Festival on Saturday, September 1st.
– There’s a proposal to overhaul rates for Detroit’s parking tickets. The city has among the highest parking-ticket rates in the region, and Detroit City Council President Pro Tem Mary Sheffield wants to change that.
– Here’s a story about sausage. Specifically, the Corridor Sausage Company.
– The Detroit Institute of Arts says a record 73,239 students visited the museum on field trips last school year.
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