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Gov. Whitmer announced in a press release Wednesday that Michigan residents over 65 and some essential workers will be able to receive the COVID-19 vaccine this upcoming Monday.

Michigan residents over the age of 65 and some essential workers — such as school and child care staff, frontline responders, and corrections staff — will be able to start receiving the COVID-19 vaccine this upcoming Monday, Gov.

The University of Michigan has turned the Big House into a COVID-19 vaccination clinic.

The University of Michigan plans to reopen the Michigan Stadium as a COVID-19 vaccination clinic beginning Dec. 31, a Wednesday afternoon press release from Michigan Medicine spokesperson Kelly Malcolm announced.

The Urban Outfitters on State Street is being replaced by a Target.

Grocery shopping will soon be steps away from the University of Michigan with the opening of a Target in the former location of Urban Outfitters on State St., Target spokesperson Jill Lewis confirmed in an email to The Michigan Daily.


Chris Kolb, a University of Michigan alum and current state budget director to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, has been appointed the new U-M vice president for government relations.


Michigan Medicine will begin vaccinating employees Monday after receiving 1,950 doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine Monday morning, Michigan Medicine spokesperson Mary Masson confirmed in an email to T

Governor Gretchen Whitmer announces a new committee for the COVID-19 vaccine uptake Thursday afternoon.

The state of Michigan expects to receive nearly 84,000 doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine next week if it is approved by the Food and Drug Administration today, announced

Ann Arbor firefighters put out the remains of a fire outside Good Time Charley’s Wednesday night.

A fire started at Good Time Charley’s, a staple student bar and restaurant, at around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday night. The Ann Arbor Fire Department responded to the call. 


The Mackinac Center Legal Foundation filed a lawsuit Monday against the University of Michigan, claiming the University violated the Michigan Freedom of Information Act by refusing to provide adequate documentation of the

Students study on campus early in the fall.

The University of Michigan is prepared to begin administering Pfizer vaccines as early as Dec. 15 pending government authorization, school officials confirmed in the weekly COVID-19 briefing Friday afternoon.


Former University of Michigan violin professor Stephen Shipps’s jury trial will begin on Dec. 22 at 9 a.m., according to a court document filed Tuesday.