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📣 Meet Marguerite Maddox, the longtime Detroit City Council public commenter whose tireless advocacy for those with disabilities has earned widespread praise and respect. (Outlier Media)

🚧 Construction of the NFL Draft stage near Campus Martius started yesterday. Preparations for the event, set for April 25-27, will cause road closures starting Friday at Randolph, Farmer and Monroe. (Detroit News)

❌ Detroit's inspector general banned Bobby Ferguson, a friend of former Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, from doing business with the city until 2033. Ferguson was convicted in 2013 as part of a public corruption scandal with Kilpatrick. (Free Press)

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