Ann Arbor

Thousands of people flooded Main Street Sunday this afternoon, coming from across the state to sample food, listen to live music and people-watch at the annual Taste of Ann Arbor festival.

A man displays glass artwork at the African American Downtown Festival in Ann Arbor on Saturday.

“The Cha-Cha Slide” rang through the speakers while attendees clapped and danced along, as part of the hundreds gathered for the African American Downtown Festival Saturday. The entertainment included a live band and DJ, with all band members decked out in white uniforms.

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In the aftermath of incidents involving immigration spanning several months, campus and Ann Arbor leaders affirm a strong intent to protect immigrants in the area, in reaction to the new political climate created during President Donald J. Trump's first 100 days.

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On Tuesday, August 8, Ann Arbor residents will vote in the primary election for City Council.

The interior of Sava's Restaurant.

Amid speculation and controversy, Sergio Cardenas Rubio — one of the three employees of Sava’s restaurant that was detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents Wednesday morning — was released on Friday.

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Smoke’s Poutinerie has arrived in Ann Arbor just in time for summer, bringing with it a wide selection of customizable poutine entrees. Poutine is a popular Canadian dish made up of fries, gravy and cheese curds.

Ann Arbor council member Sumi Kailasapathy (D-Ward 1) speaks at the city council meeting at Larcom City Hall on Monday.

Despite concerns over pedestrian safety, City Council voted 8-3 Monday night against an amendment to the Ann Arbor's proposed budget for the 2018 fiscal year which would have diverted funds for a new Assistant City Administrator position toward the hiring of two new police officers.

Protesters at the Rally for Regional Transit hold signs by the Federal Building on Friday.

A small but committed crowd of about a dozen residents from Ann Arbor and Detroit gathered outside the Federal Building early Friday morning, carrying signs and cardboard cutouts of buses calling for improved regional transit in southeast Michigan.

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Washtenaw County officials have allocated funds to support undocumented immigrants with a 5-2 vote from the County Board of Commissioners on a series of resolutions. These proposals will be funded with taxpayer money and are estimated to total about $135,200 of one-time expenses.

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Gelman Sciences, Inc. — the center of the dioxane plume controversy — is currently contesting the judicial decision to allow local governments to intervene in the case.