9 Things to know around Metro Detroit

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Devon O’Reilly is in for his weekly segment. Today, we cover a lot.

01:00 – COVID-19, of course. Hospital officials at the University of Michigan are shutting down surgical procedures to allow space for COVID patients as are others in the area. And they’re doing this without a government mandate, as hospitals have live in reality and there’s only so many beds, drugs and staff.

06:24 – The “Godfather of Detroit,” Ray Solomon Jr. has died.

07:41 – Chef Matt Prentice has died at age 62.

09:04 – All of the eco-homes in Midtown have sold at north of $500,000 each. We discuss, here’s more: http://www.detourdetroiter.com/ecohomes-detroit-midtown-sold-fast/

12:54 – Metro Detroit has a speeding problem. We talk about Warren and the Detroit/Hamtramck border.

16:10 – Northville is looking for a city councilmember to fill an eight-month term

16:59 – Free WiFi is coming to downtown Detroit parks including Campus Martius, Capitol Park, and more.

18:44 – The Workforce Intelligence Network has a new training program for skills to get people to work. 100 free slots are available.

21:56 – Devon warms people up to Daxton Hotel in Birmingham. Something to keep an eye on.

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