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Stateside: What the Delta variant means for MI; businesses reopen; Detroit’s failed Olympic bids

Jul 6, 2021

Olympic Rings in London.
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Today on Stateside, how the Delta COVID variant could affect Michigan. Then, two business owners talk about getting through the pandemic, and back to “normal.” And, we dig into Detroit’s multiple bids to host the Olympic Games.

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Michigan’s vaccination rates may buffer impact of Delta variant, says UM epidemiologist

  •   Dr. Arnold Monto is an epidemiologist at the University of Michigan’s School of Public Health.

Pandemic bounce back: two small business owners explain challenges as life returns to “normal”business

  •  Jason Bang is the owner of Galleria Market, a Korean grocery store in Ann Arbor.
  • Jermale Eddie is the owner of Malamiah Juice Bar and Eatery in Grand Rapids.

Detroit’s past Olympics bids failed but future games could still be great for Michigan, says professor

  •   Dr. Szymanski is a professor of sport management at the University of Michigan.