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A new University of Michigan study shows that counseling during an emergency room visit can decrease violent behaviors among young people from high-risk neighborhoods.  


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


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.

Musicians from across southeast Michigan will be in Ann Arbor tonight to pay tribute to the victims of Sunday's mass shooting in Orlando, Florida.   

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Reaction and support following the shooting that left 50 people dead inside a nightclub in Orlando is coming in many different forms in our area.   


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Local hockey legend Gordie Howe passed away today at the age of 88.

Known as "Mr. Hockey," he played 25 seasons with the Detroit Red Wings and is considered one of the greatest hockey players of all time.

I spoke with Denise Ilitch about his passing.  Ilitch is a businesswoman, University of Michigan regent, and her family owns the Red Wings team.  She has met Howe many times and says she will always remember him as being very kind...

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The State of Michigan's 2017 fiscal year budget brings good news for one of Eastern Michigan University's projects.  


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Legislation up for a vote in the state Senate today would compensate people who are exonerated for the time they were wrongfully imprisoned. 


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The University of Michigan has received multiple extensions from the federal government for documents pertaining to sexual assault cases, according to the Detroit Free Press.

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The University of Michigan has canceled plans to build a new transit center at the corner of Hubbard and Green Roads in Ann Arbor. 

 


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A study from the University of Michigan shows that racial identity is considered fluid by white preschoolers.

 


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Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has released a list of potential US Supreme Court nominees with two names from Michigan. 

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You see it or experience it more and more: cell phones at the dinner table.


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The University of Michigan’s research in human and environmental health is of global import.  Should the university “think local” as well?  In this segment of WEMU’s “The Green Room,” Barbara Lucas looks at the University of Michigan and the Ann Arbor area’s 1,4-dioxane contamination. 

 


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One out of every four senior citizens contract multi-drug resistant infections, or superbugs, after a hospital stay.  In this week's "Issues of the Environment," WEMU's David Fair speaks with Dr. Lona Mody, Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Michigan, on ways to resist these powerful bugs.


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Despite continuing efforts to making driving more safe for motorists, the number of traffic fatalities are on the rise in our state.


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Now's your chance to get rid of that old computer, telephone, or other electronic device that's ben gathering dust in your garage.

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Many colleges around the country are being criticized for spending too much money on athletics, including right here in Washtenaw County.  A recent sports contract will bring in millions to one institution.


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The University of Michigan Board of Regents, and other public university boards, are allowed to meet behind closed doors as long as they’re not taking formal votes, according to a decision just handed down by the Michigan Court of Appeals.


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To spank or not spank your children:  It's a debate that has gone on among parents for years, but there's a new study that weighs in heavily on one side.

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It's a rite of passage on Sunday as Eastern Michigan University holds its Spring Commencement


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The University of Michigan's Museum of Natural History is trying to raise money for a new woolly mammoth exhibit.

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Ann Arbor's interim city administrator will present a $370 million budget to City Council on Monday for the 2017 fiscal year.

 


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A University of Michigan program aimed at helping students in Ypsilanti and Southfield prepare for college is off to a promising start.

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A fixture in the Ann Arbor arts scene will soon step down. 


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