Hug Detroit Day Plus 5 Things To Know Around Metro Detroit

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On today’s podcast:

A lawsuit seeks to end sales taxes on tampons and feminine products in Michigan. More: https://19thnews.org/2020/08/michigans-tampon-tax-challenged-lawsuit/

People have lost their jobs over the fallout from the phallic cake incident in Macomb County. Will the Coroner be next?

A new report asks big questions about the campaign spending of the Wayne County Sheriff. More: https://www.metrotimes.com/detroit/wayne-county-sheriff-benny-napoleon-has-been-lavishing-his-campaign-funds-on-pretty-much-everything-except-actually-campaigning/

Many craft distillers in Michigan are on the ropes

There’s a concerning oil spill in Macomb County

Plus… after that lineup, I think I need a hug. Although there’s no actual hugs in store for me, at least virtually for us there’s the 9th Annual Hug Detroit Day coming up. Erica Owens joins us to talk about it.

Website: https://www.hugdetroitday.com/

GoFundMe for school supplies: https://gf.me/u/ynbjpq

Live Stream: https://www.facebook.com/Hugdetroitday/

Thanks to our newest member, Cole, for joining us. Remember to become a member and power all-local news here: http://www.patreon.com/dailydetroit

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