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News From Around Detroit
- Some Michigan counties grapple with vaccine switch, cancel clinicsby Detroit Free Press (GANNETT Syndication Service)
The Washtenaw County Health Department postponed some of the COVID-19 vaccine clinics it scheduled for this week because of a shortage of vaccines.
- Michigan reports 1,738 new COVID-19 cases, 41 deaths Tuesdayby Detroit Free Press (GANNETT Syndication Service)
Michigan now has a total of 540,115 confirmed cases and 13,865 deaths since March.
- Metro Detroit nurse sings 'Amazing Grace' for national audience at COVID-19 memorialby Detroit Free Press (GANNETT Syndication Service)
"I am lost for words right now," Lori Key wrote on Facebook. The Presidential Inaugural Committee hosted the event.
- Nearly 12,000 doses of Moderna COVID-19 vaccines spoiled en route to Michiganby Detroit Free Press (GANNETT Syndication Service)
A temperature disruption spoiled 21 shipments of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine as they were being delivered to Michigan, state health officials said.
- Detroiter leads Biden inauguration week service initiative for MLK Dayby Detroit Free Press (GANNETT Syndication Service)
Byron Brooks hosts a Biden-Harris Inaugural Sponsored MLK Day event in Detroit.
- Why likening the Capitol to a war zone could further damage America's reputation
Recent comparisons of the U.S. Capitol to a war zone are insensitive and devoid of the context that led to the invasions of countries like Iraq by American forces, experts warn.
- McConnell pressures Democrats to keep Senate filibuster
McConnell has told Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer that retaining the legislative filibuster should be part of their negotiations. The chamber will be split 50-50 with a Democratic Vice President Harris, breaking ties.
- Harris' inauguration puts spotlight on the political influence of Black sororities
Historical and political experts discuss the creation of Black Greek-letter organizations, their role in Black civic engagement and the meaning of Kamala Harris' vice presidency to them.