ANN ARBOR - Anti-Israel protesters are in the second week of a sit-in at the offices of the University of Michigan student government to protest its failure to vote on a resolution calling for a boycott over Israel's treatment of the Palestinians.
The U.S. Airforce band will present a free concert at Eastern Michigan University's Pease Auditorium on April 9th. Along with the band, 18 professional vocalists called the Singing Sargeants will also perform.
Former President Bill Clinton is scheduled to headline a fundraiser for Michigan Democrats next month. The Michigan Democratic Party announced Sunday that Clinton will speak at the annual Jefferson-Jackson dinner, which is scheduled for April 26 at Cobo Center in Detroit.
The Michigan governor's office says state agencies won't immediately recognize hundreds of same-sex marriages that were performed in the hours before an appeals court put on hold a judge's ruling that tossed out a state ban on gay marriage.
Nearly 200 people in the area are seeing where they stack up against the rest of the world in the Crossfit Open, which claims to be seeking the fittest on Earth. The vast majority have no thoughts about advancing to the regional or world games, so why does the number of participants continue to grow?
The popularity of the Argo Cascades and other activities on the Huron River has also posed parking and traffic problems around the Argo Canoe Livery. Ann Arbor officials Wednesday will share proposed solutions to these issues.
Interest in Ypsilanti's Water Street redevelopment area continues to grow, as the three projects currently proposed make their way through the process.
City Planner Teresa Gillotti says most of the interest lately is from residential developers.
She says the Family Dollar store is close to closing, with construction beginning in April or May. The Water Street Flats developer finds out in July whether they've received the state tax credits needed to move forward. And a purchase agreement for the Washtenaw County Recreation Center is expected in the next month or so.
YPSILANTI, Mich. (EMUEagles.com) — First-year Head Football Coach Chris Creighton came into Eastern Michigan University with the goal to "close the gap," and has been doing so in his first 100 days coaching the Eagles. Creighton, along with the rest of his staff, has already set high standards for the Green and White going into the 2014 campaign.
The long and harsh winter has yet another early spring implication. DTE Energy will have to conduct weekend meter readings, in addition to the regularly scheduled weekday visits to your residence.
DTE has hired the company Olameter to conduct the weekend readings. Beginning tomorrow, the readers will be deployed to all portions of the utility's service region. they will be out reading meters every Saturday and Sunday through April 12th. DTE employees will continue to conduct the weekday readings.
St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor hosts a legislative breakfast Monday at which the topic will be the effort to change Michigan's no-fault auto insurance system.
The meeting is the latest in a series sponsored by the Michigan Brain Injury Provider Council.
Attendees will hear from families who have benefited from no-fault insurance coverage for catastrophic auto accident injuries, along with health care professionals, including Dr. Owen Perlman, Medical Director of Rainbow Rehabilitation Centers.
Rick Pluta reports on the debate over expansion of the Controversial EAA
By a single-vote majority, the state House has approved a measure that allows Michigan to put some of the worst-performing schools into an alternative system. It expands a bill approved a year ago that created the Education Achievement Authority, which currently runs 15 schools in Detroit.
State's January unadjusted joblessness 8.1 percent LANSING, Mich. (AP) - At five-percent, the rate of joblessness in the Ann Arbor labor market qualifies as lowest in the state. The Highest rate of unemployment is in the northeastern lower peninsula at 13.2 percent.
The Republican-controlled Michigan House is asking Congress to convene a constitutional convention requiring that the federal budget be balanced.
A resolution approved 77-32 Thursday would join Michigan with around 20 other states that have called for a balanced budget convention. Thirty-four states are needed to convene the convention, and 38 would have to ratify the convention's proposal to go into effect.
A University of Michigan administrator says the school faces serious challenges in continuing to build its research activities despite a steady pattern of growth that led to $1.3 billion in work during the most recent fiscal year. S. Jack Hu is interim Vice President for Research and submitted his office's annual report to the regents Thursday.
MONROE, Mich. (AP) - Rain, melting snow and ice jams are causing flooding along the River Raisin in Monroe. Some street flooding was reported in Monroe Thursday morning, surrounding homes and vehicles. The Monroe News reports that the Coast Guard cutter Neah Bay helped help break up the ice to let the river flow on into Lake Erie.
The Humane Society of Huron Valley is looking for information about an abused dog. The approximately four month old pit bull mix was found Wednesday evening near Gottfredson and Geddes in Superior Township. A silver van was seen near the dog.