In Case You Missed It: Top Stories from the Week (May 31-June 4)

Online judicial proceedings will continue past the pandemic, Motown releases a new Marvin Gaye music video, Michigan healthcare professionals will be required to take implicit bias training, and Mike Posner completes his climb of Mt. Everest
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Motown released a new lyric video for Marvin Gaye’s hit “What’s Going On” this week. // Video still: YouTube

Watch the new video for Marvin Gaye’s “What’s Going On.”

To mark the 50th anniversary of the album, Motown released a new lyric video for the title track.

Sheryl Crow will headline the Motor City Car Crawl Charity Gala

The nine-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter will be the headliner for the gala on Aug. 7 at Campus Martius Park. Tickets will be available starting June 10.

DTE launches a new program to create 200 jobs in Detroit by 2024.

The six-week Tree Trim Academy expects to train 60 people this year. Officials say experienced tree trimmers could earn more than $100,000 annually.

Bagels are returning to the former Detroit Institute of Bagels space.

James Oliver Coffee Co., a family-owned business from New Hampshire, will take over the spot. The new owners say the bagels will taste “at least as good as” DIB’s offerings.

Michigan healthcare professionals to take implicit bias training.

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced the training will be required to obtain or renew state licenses. The new policy will take effect June 2022.

Mike Posner has reached the top of Mt. Everest.

The singer-songwriter and metro Detroit native finished scaling the mountain earlier this week to raise money for the Detroit Justice Center.

Online judicial proceedings will continue past the pandemic in Michigan.

State Court Administrator Thomas Boyd stated in a memo last week that many of the judicial pandemic orders will likely become permanent, including remote proceedings.

You can get free Detroit Tigers tickets at Fox Theatre’s COVID vaccine pop-up.

The free vaccination clinic will run from June 8-13. Those who get vaccinated there will get two game tickets for that day or a future game and other prizes.

A Michigan man drives off with gas pump still in his car after winning $1 million lottery prize.

“I was so excited, I forgot I was filling up with gas and drove away with the gas pump still in my car,” says the anonymous Genesse County lottery winner.

A metro Detroit native is the first vegan chef to compete on Hell’s Kitchen.

Twenty-four-year-old Josie Clemens of Macomb is among 18 aspiring chefs from around the country competing on the show’s 20th season.


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