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Washtenaw County Parks & Rec
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The Eastside Recreation Center was the topic of a community meeting last night in Ypsilanti.

 


Muslim Youth
Courtesy Photo / muslimyouth.org

A Muslim youth organization in Metro Detroit is speaking out against the violence in Orlando over the weekend.

 


Women's Huron Valley Correctional Facility
Courtesy Photo / michigan.gov

The US Justice Department is suing the Michigan Department of Corrections for discriminating against women who work at its only prison for female inmates, which happens to be in Washtenaw County. 


Orlando Shootings
Rick Pluta / MPRN

Vigils around Michigan last night marked the mass shootings at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. 

Speed Limit 31 Sign
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City of Ypsilanti officials are looking for "creative ways" to get people to stop speeding through neighborhoods.


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Orlando Starts To Release Names Of Victims

Jun 12, 2016
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On The Ground In Orlando

Jun 12, 2016
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Susan Phillips studies and writes about graffiti as an anthropologist. In 2000, while doing research for her book, Wallbangin': Graffiti and Gangs in LA, she stumbled upon some graffiti that stunned her.

Under a century-old bridge near the Los Angeles River, Phillips discovered what appeared to be grease-pencil markings – a practically extinct type of American hieroglyphics called hobo graffiti.

'I Won't Feel Safe On My College Campus'

Jun 11, 2016
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Colombians Prepare For The Prospect Of Peace

Jun 11, 2016
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Maybe it's a dive trip to Belize. Or a cruise in the Caribbean. Or maybe you've snagged tickets to the summer Olympics in Rio. If you're traveling in places where Zika is circulating, there are a few things you need to keep in mind — and bring along.

The first question is: Should you go on the trip at all?

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During the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the U.S. military did an about-face on detecting and treating brain injuries caused by explosions. After years of routinely sending blast-exposed troops back into combat, the military implemented a system that requires screening and treatment for traumatic brain injury.

The change came about in large part because of a remarkable campaign by an elite team of military officers who were also doctors and scientists. They worked for the highest-ranking officer in the armed forces. And they were known simply as the Gray Team.

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