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Group aims to ban new fast-food outlets in Detroit

December 29, 2010
by Kim Kozlowski
Detroit News

 

In a recent morning, Yolanda Gilmore and her son, Darnell, stopped at a Church's Chicken for a lunch of fried chicken, french fries, biscuits and Reese's Peanut Butter Cups.

They weren't making a statement about Detroit's supposed lack of access to healthy food. They ate there because they like the food.

"I think there needs to be more fast-food restaurants in the city," said Gilmore, 37, of Detroit.

 

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