Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - 6:42pm
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The Michigan Daily has put together a 2020 general election guide to help Ann Arbor voters understand what is on their ballot. Look below to see what options you have in local races this November. For our state and federal election guide, click here.

Voting in Washtenaw County and Ballot Drop Boxes 

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - 7:39pm
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The Michigan Daily has put together a 2020 general election guide to help Ann Arbor voters understand what is on their ballot. Look below to see what options you have from the two major parties in federal and state races this November. For our local election guide, click here.

Federal and State Elections

President and Vice President of the United States

Tuesday, October 6, 2020 - 12:46am
Ann Arbor City Council met Tuesday to discuss proposals regarding the Downtown Development Authority (DDA), the healthy streets program and a new solid waste resources management plan.

Ann Arbor City Council met Tuesday to discuss proposals regarding the Downtown Development Authority (DDA), the healthy streets program and a new solid waste resources management plan. 

After an effort to postpone a resolution on the healthy street program failed, council members discussed the pilot program that began as an effort to keep community members safe and distanced in public during the COVID-19 pandemic. The healthy streets initiative has set aside car lanes for pedestrian usage on main roads throughout the city.

Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 11:15pm
Members of the public attended a virtual hearing on the Gelman Plume Litigation Settlement on Thursday evening.

About 50 people and public officials attended a virtual public hearing with the Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners, Ann Arbor City Council, Scio Township Board of Trustees and the Huron Watershed Council regarding the Gelman Plume Litigation Settlement on Thursday evening. U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., moderated the hearing. 

Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 11:08am
Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced more openings for Michigan Thursday morning.

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed two executive orders on May 21 updating statewide policies on the reopening of businesses, access to nonessential medical care and workplace safety in reopened outpatient care facilities. 

Tuesday, April 28, 2020 - 12:40pm
University of Michigan announced intentions to resolve misconduct claims against late athletic director Robert Anderson outside of court.

Since the late University of Michigan athletic doctor Robert Anderson was accused of several allegations of sexual misconduct and abuse during his career, the University has announced its goal to provide “more certain, faster relief” to his former patients in a process outside of the court system. 

Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 6:36pm
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Since the University of Michigan moved classes online March 11, both students and professors have had to adjust. For professors with families, teaching classes virtually and maintaining research projects has created unique and unprecedented situations when combined with childcare.

Monday, April 13, 2020 - 8:22pm
Governor Gretchen Whitmer says she is optimistic about the state of COVID-19 in Michigan.

In a press conference on Monday, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer discussed tentative success in flattening the COVID-19 rate of growth curve in Michigan as well as the necessity for state-wide cooperation in all efforts to return to normal economic and physical health.

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 5:53pm
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Michigan Medicine nurses at high risk of contracting the virus have had different experiences navigating the risk of caring for patients versus returning to work. 

Michigan Medicine began conducting in-house COVID-19 testing for employees and patients on March 19 and has created a COVID-19 hotline for employees and patients as well as curbside screening by referral.