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7 UpFront: Examining the state of Michigan's hospitality industry

Posted at 9:39 PM, Sep 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-17 21:39:17-04
(WXYZ) —

In this 7 UpFront report, we're diving into the state of the hospitality industry in Michigan.

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There's no doubt it's been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Hundreds of restaurants have already closed across the country, with dozens having closed up shop here in metro Detroit.

Joining us to talk about the crisis is the President and CEO of the Michigan Restaurant and Lodging Association Justin Winslow.

You can see our entire interview in the video player above.