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Washtenaw County Road Commission

Washtenaw County drivers will soon get have another roundabout to negotiate.  Its aim is to help improve safety on the road.


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The Eastern Michigan University Board of Regents will vote Tuesday on privatizing dining services with food vendor Chartwells. the move is part of the school's overall budget for the news fiscal year that begins July 1st, which is to be adopted by the board at the meeting.


City of Ypsilanti

Ypsilanti City Council members will vote later today on the city’s budget for the next fiscal year.


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Cleveland Celebrates NBA Championship Title

Jun 20, 2016
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City of Ypsilanti

Ypsilanti City Council members will meet tomorrow to vote on the city’s budget for next fiscal year.


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Ann Arbor's city council will meet tonight, and solar power will be on the agenda.

 


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Politics In The News: Monday Roundup

Jun 20, 2016
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On June 14th a resolution was passed by the Scio Township Board of Trustees aimed at addressing the 1, 4 dioxane plume that has spread from the old Gelman Sciences facility on Wagner Road. It seeks Superfund designation from the United States Environmental Protection Agency. The Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners and City of Ann Arbor are considering similar resolutions.  A meeting is being arranged between all government entities involved, at the local, state and federal levels. Until that meeting takes place, there are many unknowns and much speculation.  In this week’s 'The Green Room' segment, we look at one perspective.


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The campaign trying to legalize marijuana in Michigan has filed a lawsuit challenging the state's six-month time limit to gather petition signatures.


Unemployment
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The University of Michigan Board of Regents approved a general fund budget of $1.94 billion for next school year.


Alzheimer's Association

June is National Alzheimer's Awareness Month.  It's a disease that affects more than 5.3 million individuals in the United States, and Washtenaw County is not the exception.

 


U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals
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The US Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has dismissed a First Amendment case filed against the Allegan Police Department by a group that tried to stage an anti-Islamic event at a high school. 


Ann Arbor Public Schools
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The Ann Arbor Public Schools Board of Education has ratified a tentative agreement with teachers, office professionals, and para-educator employees. 


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For 40 years Bob Quinn has been interested in change - Positive change.

He's a professor at the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business, the author of 18 books and one of the co-founders of the University of Michigan's Center for Positive Organizations.

The University of Michigan Men's Glee Club is the focus of a documentary called "Love, Life, & Loss" airing tonight on Detroit Public Television.

The film focuses on the club's efforts to get people talking about race relations and social justice by pairing orchestral music with the reported last words of 7 unarmed black men that were shot to death.

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