Friday, October 4, 2019 - 4:10pm
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services announced the state’s first death from a vaping-related illness on Friday.

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services announced the state’s first death from a vaping-related illness on Friday. In a press release, MDHHS said it was notified of the death of an adult male on Wednesday, and declined to release any further information about the victim for confidentiality reasons.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 7:48pm
On Saturday, Sept. 21, her son, 14-year-old Bobby Reyes, went into cardiac arrest after suffering an asthma attack while she was driving him home in Monroe County.

Sarah Jones doesn’t want to stop fighting.

“I'm fighting to keep my son alive,” Jones said. “It’s been a nightmare every day since we’ve been here.”

On Saturday, Sept. 21, her son, 14-year-old Bobby Reyes, went into cardiac arrest after suffering an asthma attack while she was driving him home in Monroe County. He was immediately transferred to C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital in Ann Arbor, where doctors declared him brain dead.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 2:28pm
Due to the new state budget, University of Michigan campuses will see a slight increase in funding.

University of Michigan campuses will see a slight increase in funding under the state budget Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed into law on Monday. 

Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 1:34pm
A second Climate Strike is planned after the first one resulted in ten demonstrators being arrested in the Fleming Administration Building.

Ann Arbor Public Schools will allow students to leave class to participate in the “Global Climate Strike” on Friday if their parents approve. 

In a letter to parents that was posted online by the organizers of the Washtenaw County Climate Strike, AAPS Deputy Superintendent David A. Comsa said the schools aim to provide a safe environment for students on campus.

Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 5:14pm
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Marijuana use by college students hit a 35-year high, according to a study released last Tuesday. 

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 - 3:53pm
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer ordered the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services to issue emergency rules stopping the sale of flavored nicotine vaping products for six months starting Wednesday.

There’s a cloud on the horizon for flavored e-cigarettes in Michigan, and it definitely doesn’t smell like mangoes. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer hit juuls across Michigan hard on Wednesday, declaring a statewide ban on flavored nicotine vaping products.

Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 10:21pm
Betsy DeVos (Diane Hill) fights her way through a "forest of red tape" during the song, "I'm a Disruptor (Let's Shake Things Up)" from Betsy Devos! The Musical!

Standing in Theatre Nova on Saturday night, Ann Arbor Community High School teacher Quinn Strassel welcomed dozens of audience members to a staged reading of the musical he spent the summer crafting. His subject: U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, whom he dubs “the most controversial woman in the world” in the play’s opening number. 

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.