Here are your stories for your Daily Detroit News Byte on Wednesday, June 21, 2018.

Hot on the heels of the big celebration for Michigan Central Station, Moroun-controlled entities are pushing for President Donald J. Trump to stop the Gordie Howe International Bridge Project with a TV ad aimed at the President on “Fox and Friends.” We dive into the claims.

Royal Oak – a city of nearly 60,000 people – is continuing to move forward with plans for its own bus system.

Slows BBQ is getting into the pop-up hotdog stand business. On Wednesdays this summer, the popular BBQ joint is turning their patio on the side of their Corktown restaurant on Michigan Avenue into “Side Piece.”

The Comedy Central TV show ‘Detroiters” comes back for a second season Thursday night.

We preview the upcoming Ford Fireworks on Monday night with Parade Company CEO Tony Michaels.

And, we highlight the work of U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith and her piece, “Poem For the Light in Michigan Central Station.”

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