News Briefs

The Ann Arbor District Library is set to resume its contactless pickup service on Dec. 9.

The Ann Arbor District Library is set to resume its contactless pickup service on Dec. 9 following the library’s closure of its five branches on Nov. 15. 

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In a dramatic turn of events, the Wayne County Board of Canvassers unanimously voted to certify the results of the Nov. 3 election, three hours after that same body was deadlocked in a two-two vote Tuesday night.

The Associated Press called the race for Joe Biden on Saturday.

Former Vice President Joe Biden will be the 46th President of the United States, according to the Associated Press on Saturday.

Stephen Shipps, a retired professor at the School of Music, Theatre & Dance, faces two charges of transporting a female minor across state lines with the intention of engaging in sexual conduct.

Update: Shipps pleaded not guilty on Monday to two counts of transporting a female minor across state lines with the intention of engaging in sexual conduct.

Despite the stay-in-place order, the University of Michigan continues to encourage students to vote.

University of Michigan undergraduates can vote and participate in election activities as well as study by themselves in designated areas on campus, according to a Friday update

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The Washtenaw County Health Department issued a stay-in-place order for University of Michigan undergraduate students Tuesday to curb outbreaks of COVID-19. It will take place effective immediately and last until Nov. 3 at 7 a.m.

University of Michigan will house students in quarantine and isolation in buildings with regular residents.

All designated spaces in vacant buildings for temporary quarantine and isolation housing in Northwood Apartments I-III and Baits II Residence Hall are now occupied, according to a Friday email from Michigan Housing.

Rick's announces its opening with limited capacity Thursday morning.

After being shut down since March due to the pandemic, Rick’s American Cafe announced on social media they will reopen their doors Thursday with limited capacity.

Governor Gretchen Whitmer signs a 'Clean Slate' bill into law Monday morning.

 

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed ‘Clean Slate’ legislation into law on Monday, reforming the current criminal expungement laws and providing former prisoners with more opportunities for employment and housing in the state of Michigan.