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For the past 48 years, the first Saturday of April is accompanied by a potent haze that drifts across the Diag and all the way down State Street.

Michigan Medicine Research Fellow Kevin Boehnke speaks on recent medical research done on cannabis at the Hash Bash Panel Series in Hutchins Hall Sunday.

On Sunday afternoon in Michigan Law School’s Hutchins Hall, professors, medical professionals, policymakers and business experts discussed the politics of marijuana legalization.

Ann Arbor Mayor Christopher Taylor issued a veto Friday.

Ann Arbor Mayor Christopher Taylor issued a veto Friday to block a resolution that would direct funds from a new county tax to address citizen concerns, including street repairs, mental health and public safety services and clean water initiatives.

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Wednesday evening, students and community members gathered in the Michigan League for the 41st annual Take Back the Night Ann Arbor.

Ann Arbor City Mayor Christopher Taylor listens to a Michigan Student at a City Council meeting at City Hall Monday evening.

At Monday’s session of the Ann Arbor City Council, several student organizations, including the University of Michigan’s chapter of College Democrats, the Climate Action Movement and Roosevelt Institute, as well Ann Arbor residents, spoke to urge city councilmembers to support a resolution

Sister Simone Campbell, Executive Director of NETWORK, discusses mending the gaps in income and wealth in the U.S. at the Bethlehem United Church of Christ Sunday afternoon.

At Bethlehem United Church of Christ on Sunday afternoon, Sister Simone Campbell gave an interactive lecture addressing poverty, structural racism and income disparity in the United States.

Ann Arbor City Council congregates to discuss various resolutions at City Hall Monday night.

Ann Arbor City Council met Monday night to discuss the affordable housing resolutions and the appointments of the police oversight commission. Affordable housing issues addressed the Lockwood development and developments on Main Street and Industrial Street.

Ann Arbor City Council announced 11 nominees to the Independent Community Police Oversight Commission at the City Council meeting Monday.

Ann Arbor City Council announced 11 nominees to the new Independent Community Police Oversight Commission at the council meeting Monday.

U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich, has long been an advocate for gun control efforts.

On Saturday afternoon, more than 50 high school students, residents and local politicians gathered in Liberty Plaza in downtown Ann Arbor to demand legislative action against gun violence.