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With the luxury shopping mall Somerset Collection as a backdrop and across the street from a boarded-up Saks Fifth Avenue establishment, approximately 500 predominantly young protesters of all races broke the typical calm of a Monday afternoon in the Metro Detroit suburb of Troy, Mich., cha

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Depression and anxiety have increased since the beginning of the stay-at-home orders, according to a study conducted by Shawna J.

Governor Gretchen Whitmer lifted the stay at home order for Michigan Monday afternoon.

With the first stay-at-home order being enacted March 24 with a recent extension until June 12, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced that restrictions imposed with the stay-at-home order would be lifted starting June 4.

According to Whitmer, retailers will be allowed to reopen as usual and shoppers won’t need an appointment. In addition, groups of 100 or less will be able to gather outdoors as long as social distancing is strictly followed.

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As the COVID-19 pandemic shutters businesses across the country, millions of people have been laid off, resulting in a historic surge in unemployment claims. On April 13, the state officially began accepting claims from previously ineligible workers, such as independent contractors, gig workers and self-employed people.

However, according to a request filed by The Daily under the Freedom of Information Act, since April 10, the state has sent 251,884 messages through its online unemployment application system and via physical mail with a “no employer selected” error to Michigan citizens who filed as self-employed.

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Trisha Vedula, Dublin Coffman High School junior, took the ACT multiple times and plans on submitting her score to schools, even if they are test optional.

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Like many other police departments across the nation, the University of Michigan Police Department is facing new challenges due to COVID-19. Procedures are being changed and workers are adjusting to continue to keep the Ann Arbor community safe.

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In an effort to assist the state of Michigan community groups and lawyers as they navigate the overflow of legal work related to the COVID-19 pandemic, a group of University of Michigan Law School student leaders formed the Michigan Law COVID Corps, a pro bono

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Driving alongside cars and bikes at 15 mph, Refraction AI’s autonomous robot, REV-1, is making food deliveries for four Ann Arbor restaurants and The Produce Station.

SACUA virtual meeting

In response to COVID-19 related difficulties, the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs discussed the committees created to help the University plan for the fall semester in their virtual meeting on Monday.

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Last month, optiMize, a student organization offering funding and guidance to students leading self-directed projects, launched its Community Aid Relief Fund.