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Positive stories in Detroit plus a way to nominate a hero or business moving Detroit forward during Covid-19. 

Roundabout finished in Oakland County
Oakland County
WWJ News
June 22, 2020 - 9:13 am
It will be smooth sailing for thousands of drivers who use Middlebelt and Maple Roads in West Bloomfield.
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Great American Truck Survey
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Christy Strawser
June 22, 2020 - 8:51 am
Metro Detroiters -- and the rest of the world -- really, really love their pick-up trucks.
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money
WWJ News
June 22, 2020 - 7:48 am
About 1,600 Macomb County small businesses affected by the coronavirus pandemic have applied for grant money the county has received from the federal CARES Act, but there is still more money available and time to apply.
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covid test
WWJ News
June 21, 2020 - 5:31 pm
Over 80% of Michiganders with COVID-19 are considered recovered.
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Ford Dearborn truck plant workers
Workers at the Ford Dearborn truck plant are seen masked on the job on May 18, 2020. (Photo: Ford Motor Co.)
WWJ News
June 19, 2020 - 10:19 am
The automaker is two weeks ahead of schedule.
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Dreamstime
WWJ News
June 19, 2020 - 9:21 am
Looking for your favorite slot machine or table game fix? Hop in the car for the short drive to Toledo.
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Power to the People mural in Detroit
city of Detroit
WWJ News
June 19, 2020 - 8:03 am
An eye-catching design painted on a major thoroughfare, sleek and powerful, with the message 'Power To The People,' is drawing attention to the city of Detroit. Here's how it came together.
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FILE - In this June 6, 2020, file photo, demonstrators protest near the White House in Washington over the death of George Floyd, a black man who was in police custody in Minneapolis. In just about any other year, Juneteenth, the holiday celebrating the day in 1865 that all enslaved black people learned they had been freed from bondage, would be marked with a cookout, a parade, or a community festival. But Juneteenth 2020 will be a day of protest in may places Friday, June 19. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
AP News
June 18, 2020 - 8:37 pm
In just about any other year, Juneteenth, the holiday celebrating the day in 1865 that all enslaved black people learned they had been freed from bondage, would be marked by African American families across the nation with a cookout, a parade, a community festival, a soulful rendition of “Lift Ev’...
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coronavirus mask
WWJ News
June 18, 2020 - 8:29 am
Researchers at Henry Ford Hospital are reporting promising results in the fight against COVID-19 with the use of a cheap and easily available steroid.
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michigan on track map
A map by COVID Act Now shows states on track to contain COVID-19 on June 17, 2020. (Screenshot)
WWJ News
June 17, 2020 - 4:45 pm
She said cases are spiking in other states that opened up too quickly and didn't take the "aggressive actions that we took."
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