Sunday, May 19, 2019 - 9:46pm
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Ann Arbor City Council interviewed three candidates to lead the Ann Arbor Police Department during a work session Friday morning, asking about previous law enforcement experience and plans for working with the recently formed police oversight commission.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 8:51am
The Ann Arbor City Council discussed involving the Environmental Protection Agency in cleaning up the Gelman dioxane plume as well as altering the makeup of the Independent Community Police Oversight Commission at a meeting on Monday.

The Ann Arbor City Council discussed involving the Environmental Protection Agency in cleaning up the Gelman dioxane plume as well as altering the makeup of the Independent Community Police Oversight Commission at a meeting on Monday.

Monday, April 22, 2019 - 7:39pm
Ian Robinson, president of the Lecturers' Employee Organization, greets SMTD Dance Lecturer Jean-Claude Biza before the Congolese Dance Class Showing at the Betty Pease Studio Theater Saturday.

The Lecturers’ Employee Organization has accused the School of Music, Theatre & Dance of moving to reduce course loads for two lecturers following LEO’s successful bargaining campaign last year.

According to LEO, the School of Music, Theatre & Dance is trying to shift classes taught by lecturers Missy Beck and Jean-Claude Biza to tenure-track faculty in order to avoid paying lecturers more under the contract the union ratified over the summer.

Sunday, April 21, 2019 - 3:02pm
Members of the Washtenaw Area Coffee Workers Association are finalizing an agreement with the owners of Mighty Good Coffee.

Members of the Washtenaw Area Coffee Workers Association are finalizing an agreement with the owners of Mighty Good Coffee as the local chain prepares to shutter its retail operations by the end of the summer.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 11:49pm
Scientists captured the first-ever image of a black hole.

When astronomers announced on Wednesday they had captured the first-ever photo of a black hole, an international team of scientists said they had seen the “unseeable.” Collaborating with more than 200 researchers across the world, the Event Horizon Telescope project used data from eight radio telescopes in six locations provided the input necessary to compile the photo.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 11:02pm
University of Michigan alum Lori Lightfoot won Chicago’s mayoral race Tuesday night.

University of Michigan alum Lori Lightfoot won Chicago’s mayoral race Tuesday night, making her the first Black woman to be elected to the position. With Lightfoot’s victory, Chicago is now on track to become the largest U.S. city with an openly gay mayor.

Lightfoot, a former federal prosecutor, beat out Toni Preckwinkle, Cook County Board president, in a landslide victory. The two emerged from a field of a dozen candidates to compete in Tuesday’s runoff election.

Monday, March 18, 2019 - 9:29pm
Presidential candidates U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-New York, and former U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke, D-Texas, both made campaign stops in Michigan Monday.

Two presidential hopefuls made their cases before Michigan voters for the first time on Monday as they seek the Democratic nomination for the nation’s highest office in 2020, preceding a rally for President Donald Trump planned for next week in Grand Rapids.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 6:35pm
Vice President for Government Relations Cynthia Wilbanks discusses the University’s work with government officials in an interview with The Daily Wednesday.

On Wednesday, The Michigan Daily sat down with Cynthia Wilbanks, vice president for Government Relations, to discuss the University’s work with government officials and agencies at the local, state and federal level. Wilbanks and her office oversee lobbying efforts in areas of legislative and regulatory policy that impact the University and its operations. This transcript has been abbreviated and reordered for reader clarity.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 2:05am
Ann Arbor community members gathered to address the Lockwood re-zoning proposal at the City Council meeting Tuesday evening.

Amid objections from community activists, Ann Arbor City Council moved forward Tuesday with a proposed amendment to allow for a waiver of restrictions on the eligibility of city employees to sit on the police oversight commission. The amendment will be addressed at a second reading during the next council meeting.

Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 3:29pm
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City Councilmembers and community activists are divided over two agenda items slated to appear before the City Council Tuesday night regarding the formation of an independent police oversight commission. One calls for changes to the guidelines for commission membership while the other seeks to prohibit undue influence over the nomination process.