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Stateside: Benson on election challenges; travel and hospitality sectors struggle to hold on

Nov 19, 2020

Today on Stateside, we talk about the restaurant association’s lawsuit against the state’s orders hitting down in-person dining experiences. Also, as the CDC recommends Americans not travel for Thanksgiving, we check in on the travel industry which has been improvising day to day throughout the pandemic

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SOS Benson: Challenges to election results “designed to create chaos”

  • Jocelyn Benson is Michigan’s Secretary of State.

Travel industry grinds to a standstill as COVID-19 keeps people close to home

  • Chris Conlin is President and CEO of Conlin Travel, an Ann Arbor-based travel business.
  • Olivia Post is a travel advisor with Conlin Travel.

Can Michiganders dine out safely? Industry group sues state over indoor dining restrictions

  • Justin Winslow is President & CEO of the Michigan Restaurant & Lodging Association.

“So many unknowns”: Owners of one Ypsilanti restaurant talk closure and hopes of reopening

  • Andrew Epstein and Marcela Rubio Orozco, who are a couple, were the owners of Dolores restaurant in Ypsilanti which closed due to COVID-19.

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