Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 2:34pm
Gov. Rick Snyder at the State of the State address at the State Capitol on January 17, 2017.

In a series of letters to Michigan's Congressional representatives, Gov. Rick Snyder warned of the potential consequences of voting to pass House Resolution 1628, also known as the American Health Care Act of 2017, a bill introduced by House Republicans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 6:24pm
The Ann Arbor City Council is set to vote on a new highrise downtown.

City Council will be voting on a $10 million contract with Chicago-based real-estate firm Core Spaces during its April 17 meeting, Councilmember Zachary Ackerman (D–Ward 3) confirmed.

Approval of the contract would give Core Spaces ownership of the Library Lot, a plot of land across from the downtown Ann Arbor District Library on Fifth Avenue, which is currently home to a surface-level and underground parking lot. Core Spaces’s intent would then be to build a 17-story high-rise development, which would include apartments, hotel rooms and office and retail space.

Monday, March 20, 2017 - 10:33pm
Ann Arbor Mayor Christopher Taylor speaks at a City Council meeting on February 21.

Ann Arbor City Council unanimously passed a resolution Monday to oppose cuts to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, which were released last week in President Donald Trump’s administration budget outline, obtained by the Washingt

Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 6:10pm
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Former Michigan football cornerback Jourdan Lewis pled not guilty to a misdemeanor charge of domestic violence on Thursday, following an incident with Lewis's girlfriend Wednesday morning, according to the Detroit Free Press. Lewis’s girlfriend called 911 following a dispute at her apartment in south Ann Arbor at about 1:00 a.m. Wednesday morning.

Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 5:49pm
A police car stops in the Diag after chasing a suspect through the Diag on Thursday.

A crowd of students quickly gathered on the Diag after an Ann Arbor Police Department vehicle knocked over a lamppost while pursuing a fleeing suspect Thursday afternoon.

Officers on the scene confirmed the suspect was arrested, but would not say what crime they the individual was suspected of committing.

Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 7:48pm
Will Potter speaks about his experiences as an investigative journalist at the Michigan League on Thursday.

Around 50 people gathered in the Vandenberg Room of the Michigan League on Thursday for the Communication Studies Department's annual Howard R. Marsh Lecture in Journalism, delivered this year by investigative journalist Will Potter.

Potter's talk, titled "From Protester to Terrorist: The Mechanisms of State Repression," highlighted his own career as a journalist and the ways he discovered the United States government systematically discredits activist movements in order to protect corporate interests.

Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 6:45pm
One former University of Michigan faculty member and one current University faculty member are bringing a lawsuit against the University claiming racial discrimination and harassment.

One former University of Michigan faculty member and one current University faculty member are joining together to bring a lawsuit against the University under the Michigan Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act, making claims of racial discrimination and harassment. 

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 7:43pm
More than 100 people march in downtown Ann Arbor on Wednesday afternoon to participate in the International Women's Strike.

More than 100 people marched Wednesday afternoon through downtown Ann Arbor as part of the International Women's Strike, one of many demonstrations occurring throughout the day locally and nationwide. The strike encouraged women to take the day off from work and buy only from female- or minority-owned businesses.

Though similar in nature, the International Women's Strike is not affiliated with the “A Day Without a Woman” event, which was organized by the Women's March on Washington.

Sunday, March 5, 2017 - 6:59pm
Ann Arbor Mayor Christopher Taylor speaks at a City Council meeting on February 21.

After years of citizen protests and government consideration, Ann Arbor officials are finally moving forward with the first phase of a proposal to review the practices of the Ann Arbor Police Department.

Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 5:18pm

Four individuals were detained in a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement raid in Ypsilanti Wednesday morning, an ICE spokesperson recently confirmed.

ICE spokeswoman Rachel Yow noted in a statement released to The Ann Arbor News the detained individuals were undocumented immigrants. 

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