Women play pool for free in Union Pool Hall

The Michigan Union is hosting Ladies Day today. From 11 a.m. to 11:30 p.m., ladies can play pool for free in the Union Pool Hall.

Chemistry Prof to speak on oxidation

Chemistry Prof. Vincent Pecoraro will lecture today at 4 p.m. in the Vandenberg Room of the Michigan League. The topic of his Margaret and Herman Sokol Faculty Lecture in the Sciences is “Shedding Light on Photosynthetic Water Oxidation.” There will be a reception in the Hussey room after the lecture.

Free HIV testing in LGBTA Office

The HIV/AIDS Resource Center will offer free and anonymous HIV testing at the Office of LGBT Affairs in 3200 Michigan Union from 6 to 7 p.m. today. Call 800-578-2300 for more information.

U Philharmonia Orchestra to play at Hill tonight

Andrew George will be conducting the University Philharmonia Orchestra tonight at 8 p.m. in Hill Auditorium. There will be pieces from Glinka, Evan Chambers, Tubin and Borodin.


Crime Notes

Fire causes extensive damage in Chem Building

A fire was reported to the Department of Public Safety Friday. The reported fire was ignited in a gas chromatograph pyrolysis inlet interface at the Chemistry Building on April 7, 2005. The fire was extinguished when it was discovered. There is estimated property damage at $10,000. The fire appeared to be accidental in nature.

Subject injures finger playing basketball

A caller reported to DPS on Friday a severe finger injury sustained while playing basketball at the Central Campus Recreation Building. The subject was transported to the University Hospital Emergency Room.

A subject fell on the ice at Yost Arena Saturday afternoon. Injuries were sustained. The subject was taken to the University hospital for treatment.


This Day in Daily History

MI police dog used in narcotics investigation

April 18, 1969 — Police dogs were used for the first time to search for drugs in Michigan. The previous February, a woman returned to Detroit Metro Airport from a trip to California and went to claim her suitcase. Detective Sgt. Frank Van Wolfen of the Wayne County Sheriff’s Department and a German Shepard named Bomber searched arriving luggage after receiving a call from federal authorities in California alerting the police about the woman.

Bomber was the first dog to be used in a narcotics investigation in Michigan. The woman challenged her arrest saying that the Fourth Amendment protected her against unreasonable search and seizure, and that an animal cannot establish probable cause. The County Sheriff maintained that Bomber is simply another investigatory tool the police have at their disposal.



A photo caption on page 1 of Friday’s edition of the Daily should have credited the drawing to Javone.

A letter on page 4 of Friday’s edition of the Daily should have been attributed to Amy Chatfield.

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