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News From Around Detroit
- Hamtramck City Council could see 400% pay hike under proposalby Detroit Free Press (GANNETT Syndication Service)
A proposal on Tuesday's Hamtramck City Council agenda would lead to a 400% boost in city council members pay and would increase the mayor's pay by 275%.
- Detroit's chili dog rivalry in the spotlightby Detroit Free Press (GANNETT Syndication Service)
Another celebrity took sides in Detroit's most famous chili dog rivalry this weekend.
- Hunter wants lock-up law in Michigan for guns in homes with young childrenby Detroit Free Press (GANNETT Syndication Service)
Could a new law in Michigan keep a child from finding gun at home? Consider this tragedy in Detroit: a toddler fatally shot his 5-year-old cousin.
- Fairy godfather of falafel, Rafic Baydoun, dies after COVID-19 battleby Detroit Free Press (GANNETT Syndication Service)
Locals in the community knew Rafic Baydoun for his kind soul and hard-working spirit. After fighting COVID-19, Baydoun, 79, died on Saturday.
- Video shows details of multiple-car pile-up, spinouts on westbound I-94 near Conner in Detroitby Detroit Free Press (GANNETT Syndication Service)
A video posted online shows at least eight cars idle after an apparent crash involving a few cars.
- Biden to reinstate COVID travel rules, add South Africa
The decision to reverse the order is not surprising, but the addition of South Africa to the restricted travel list highlights the new administration's concern about mutations in the virus.
- Environmentalists, industries are trying to find a methane solution
Methane emissions caused by human-related activities, especially from livestock, and oil and gas industries, are responsible for 25% of global warming, according to the United Nations. Hari Sreenivasan reports on the growing call by environmentalists and the oil and gas industry to measure and curb methane emissions. The report is part of our ongoing series on climate change, "Peril and Promise."
- Biden rolls back Trump-era climate policies, commits to tackling crisis
In his first hours in office, President Biden signed executive orders aimed at tackling the climate crisis and rolling back Trump-era policies, some of which denied the science of human-caused climate change. NewsHour Weekend's Ivette Feliciano spoke with May Boeve, executive director of climate justice organization 350.org, about the potential impact of Biden's new climate commitments.