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Gov. Rick Snyder and state lawmakers are introducing bills to the state legislature that seek to combat the rising number of opioid overdoses by monitoring prescriptions more closely and enforcing opioid abuse education.

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Ann Arbor Mayor Christopher Taylor oversees the City Council meeting on January 17.
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Ann Arbor might lose access to the funding required to move to the next phase of the building of a new Amtrak station

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In a federal lawsuit settlement, the state of Michigan agreed to finance the city of Flint’s efforts to replace at least 18,000 corrosive water pipelines, according to the 

Education professor Awilda Rodriguez speaks at a panel on minorities in public service held by LSA Student Government in the Union on Monday.
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Monday evening, students and faculty crowded into the Anderson Room of the Michigan Union for a panel discussion about minorities in public service, organized by LSA Student Government and LSA junior Zoha Qureshi.

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Public health professor Dr. Victor Stretcher discusses ways to "design a happy life" during his motivational presentation at the Michigan League on Monday.
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The Vandenberg Room of the Michigan League was overflowing Monday night with students waiting to hear Dr.

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Hundreds marched from the Federal Building to the Diag in the Immigrant's March in Ann Arbor on Saturday.
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Hundreds of protesters braved the rain on Saturday to gather outside the Federal Building in Ann Arbor and march for immigrants’ rights in light of President Donald Trump’s latest 

Three hip-hop artists and social activists, Mahogany Jones, Khary Frazier and William “Will See” Copeland, discussed social change through hip-hop, including what hip-hop is to them and what it has the potential to be. Philosophy Prof.

Senate confirmation hearings ended for judge Neil Gorsuch last week.
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Last week, as U.S. Senate confirmation hearings ended for Judge Neil Gorsuch, students on both ends of the University of Michigan’s campus political spectrum expressed degrees of satisfaction, but also disapproval of President Donald Trump’s U.S. Supreme Court nominee.

LSA junior Anushka Sarkar and Public Policy junior Nadine Jawad will serve as the 2017-18 Central Student Government president and vice president, respectively, according to election results released early Saturday morning.

Nancy Wang, a clinical assistant professor of law, speaks at a town hall meeting at the School of Social Work on Thursday.
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More than 100 community members gathered in a room Thursday night at the University of Michigan School of Social Work to attend one in a series of town halls organized by two grassroots organizations aiming to end gerrymandering, Voter

University President Mark Schlissel speaks during the Winter Commencement at the Crisler Center in 2015.
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University of Michigan seniors have been expressing their dissatisfaction with the recent commencement announcement as there are no plans for a featured speaker. Many also believe the University is focusing too much on the bicentennial celebration instead of the graduating class of 2017.

Dave Wright, SACUA Vice Chair and University business professor, discusses potential candidates for the SACUA board in the Fleming Administration Building on Monday.
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Marschall Runge, dean of the University of Michigan Medical School and executive vice president for medical affairs, stopped by the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs on Monday to talk about the Medical School and Michigan Medicine and how these institutions can better interact with

The University of Michigan Dance Team, which performs on the sidelines at every home football and basketball game, is adding a new member to its successful squad — a member who will make history.

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Hong Lei, the Consul General of China in Chicago, speaks about US-China relations at the Michigan China Forum at the Ross School of Business on Sunday.
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A variety of panelists from Chinese businesses, government and media who aimed to share their insights on the future of economic relations between the United States and China spoke at the 2017 Michigan China Forum, which was held at the Ross School of Business over the weekend as part of the bice

Wayne State University professor Wassim Tarraf and Albion College professor Patrick McLean spoke at A Line We Can Cross: A Symposium on Immigration Refugees at Hatcher on Saturday.
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On Saturday, The Call For Humanity, a student-led organization founded by LSA sophomore Samir Harake seeks to improve the future of the country by working on global issues, held a

The final fundraising amount of $510,702.86 is revealed at the end of at Victorthon 2017 in the Indoor Track Building on Sunday afternoon.
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As “I Got a Feeling” reverberated throughout the Indoor Track Building Saturday afternoon, hundreds of students and families prepared to stand for 24 hours to raise money for local children with disabilities and illnesses.

Coach Harbaugh wears his Walmart khakis while warming up for the game against Wisconsin on October 1, 2016.
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There are many reasons why Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh is famous. His coaching skills, his own football career, his “enthusiasm unknown to mankind.” And of course, his iconic khakis.

Panelists speak at a symposium on violent interactions and police brutality at the School of Public Health on Thursday.
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Dr. Brian Williams, a trauma surgeon and associate professor of surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, spoke at the University of Michigan’s Public Health Symposium on violent interactions between law enforcement and Black Americans Thursday night.