Ann Arbor

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Visitors to Ann Arbor City Hall last Monday were greeted by a new front desk staffed by an unarmed, private security guard, where they will now need to check in to gain access to the third through sixth floors.

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Ann Arbor experienced a 22 percent increase in absentee voting during the Aug. 6 election, data from the city shows. Deputy City Clerk Steve Gerhart said his office did not experience a major influx of activity, despite the the increase in voting through alternative routes.

Ann Arbor Mayor Christopher Taylor listens at a city council meeting.

A special session of Ann Arbor City Council took place this Monday in regard of two court cases: Attorney General et al. v. Gelman Sciences, Inc., relating to the dioxane plume caused by Gelman Science, and Think Right Strategies v.

Voters of Washtenaw County passed three new ballot proposals on Tuesday.

On Tuesday, Washtenaw County voters passed three new ballot proposals including a $53-million bid for a new special-needs school in the Washtenaw Intermediate School District.

Courtesy of Lawton Elementary

Shannon Blick, former principal of Ann Arbor Public School District's Lawton Elementary School, is alleging the district ousted her in an act of reverse discrimination,according to her lawsuit against the school.

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University of Michigan alum Jen Eyer, who previously worked at MLive and The Ann Arbor News, 

Washtenaw County Fairgrounds hosts Great Lakes Regional VegBash “The Summer of Veggie Love” Saturday.

Thousands of vegans and vegetarians traveled to the Washtenaw County Fairgrounds on Saturday, Aug. 3, for the third annual Great Lakes Regional VegBash, a Midwestern vegan and vegetarian food festival.

Visitors walk through the exhibitor area during Ann Arbor Pride in downtown Ann Arbor Saturday.

Ann Arbor Pride’s 25th anniversary was celebrated in Kerrytown with performances, vendors and kid-friendly activities over the weekend.

Washtenaw County residents rally for a Green New Deal in Detroit Tuesday afternoon.

Americans packed downtown Detroit on Tuesday and Wednesday nights to engage in activities regarding the Democratic presidential debates being held at the Fox Theater.

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Thrive Juicery, a local cafe owned by two former University of Michigan athletes, Anna and Andy Mignery, will be opening a second downtown location at the end of the summer. The juicery will open at 111 W.