Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 6:18pm
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At a May meeting of the Ypsilanti City Council, Amy Xue Foster — a Chinese-born, Troy-based businesswoman — proposed an ambitious project to construct a glittering high-end apartment complex on a patch of dilapidated industrial land. To be dubbed “International Village,” the complex would sport distinctly East-Asian architectural decor and target well-to-do Asian nationals attending Eastern Michigan University and the University of Michigan or working in automotive research.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 11:09pm

Tuesday’s Ann Arbor City Council elections concluded with Jane Lumm, Jack Eaton and Chip Smith emerging as winners, affirming the status quo in the legislature. This Tuesday was the final odd-year election in Ann Arbor, as residents voted in 2016 to move councilmember term length from two to four years.

Ward 2 — WINNER JANE LUMM

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 10:43pm
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Tuesday’s City Council elections concluded with incumbents Jane Lumm, I-Ward 2, Jack Eaton D-Ward 4, and Chip Smith, D-Ward 5, emerging as winners, affirming the status quo in the legislative body.

Lumm won with 64.04 percent of the vote, Eaton with 72.6 percent and Smith with 51.47 percent.

Sunday, November 5, 2017 - 5:50pm
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A local animal rights group launched a change.org petition yesterday protesting the Ann Arbor City Council’s decision to continue Ann Arbor’s lethal deer management program.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 9:40pm

Ann Arbor's last odd-year City Council elections will take place this upcoming Tuesday, Nov. 7. The Michigan Daily sat down with six of the eight candidates to discuss platforms and how local races impact University students. 

Ward 2

Monday, October 30, 2017 - 10:38pm
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On a Sunday afternoon in October, about 15 Ann Arbor residents gathered at the parking lot in Fuller Park. Bracing the cold wind, the group listened in as members voiced their concerns over the potential relocation of Ann Arbor’s railroad station from the current location on Depot Street to Fuller Park.

The meeting was hosted by Protect A2 Parks, an environmental advocacy group, as part of its All Aboard On Depot Street initiative and included a tour of the Fuller and Depot locations ahead of public commentary on the subject closing Nov. 2.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 9:02pm
State Sen. Patrick Colbeck presented and took questions during an event Wednesday in the Union.

Pitching his political platform, State Sen. Patrick Colbeck, gubernatorial candidate, R-Canton, spoke to members of the University of Michigan’s chapter of College Republicans on Wednesday at the Michigan Union.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 6:52pm
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As a Japanese citizen who grew up in New Jersey, I know many Asian expatriates who never quite felt comfortable living here.

Northern New Jersey is an area with a large Korean immigrant population. Many of my childhood friends attended Korean churches and associated with Korean cliques in middle school. I was once a part of this clique, along with a Nepalese friend. A Korean family friend also told me Korean adults in my area never really needed to master English because of how cohesive their community was.

Sunday, October 15, 2017 - 5:39pm

On Friday, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services confirmed a case of measles, a highly contagious airborne disease, in a Livingston County adult who commutes to Washtenaw County for work, according to a press release from Washtenaw County Public Health.

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 5:11pm

The University of Michigan Solar Car Team finished second in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge Thursday, race, which takes place every other year, featuring university, corporate and high school teams from across the globe. It was the team’s most successful outcome yet.

Roaring through the Australian Outback, the team’s vehicle, Novum — which means “new thing” in Latin — made the trip from the country’s northern territory to Adelaide, South Australia, in just five days. The team finished behind the Dutch winner from Delft University of Technology by 1 hour and 59 minutes.

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