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MONDAY, JANUARY 23, 2017



Independent news and views from organizations, journalists and thought leaders in Ann Arbor and Washtenaw County. Curated by The Ann magazine.
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TOP STORY:

WOMEN DEMONSTRATE AT HOME AND IN D.C.

Aruna Mall of Ann Arbor and her daughter Meera. | Lisa Barry, 89.1 WEMU

89.1 WEMU

Peaceful protest attracts thousands

More than 10,000 people lined up along Liberty and Fifth streets on an unseasonably warm January afternoon to participate in a local march for women, one of many going on around the country and around the world.
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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Road report: Women roll on Washington

As Donald Trump was being inaugurated the 45th president of the United States on Friday, hundreds of thousands of women across the nation boarded buses headed for a day-after protest. Michigan Daily Editor-in-Chief Emma Kinery reports on one such group's experience and what drove them to get on the bus.
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OPINION: ECLECTABLOG

Demonstration of diversity, and an asterisk

"Pr*sident Trump is NOT going to be allowed to enact his agenda without a fight from those of us who oppose him."
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ANN ARBIVORE

3 new trustees for AAPS; tax hike proposal


Jeff Gaynor and Harmony Mitchell were elected Nov. 8; Jessica Kelly was selected by the previous board on Dec. 16 to fill a seat vacated by Donna Lasinski. The board hears a proposal to raise taxes to update and expand school facilities.

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CONCENTRATE ANN ARBOR

 


Former downtown businesses
thrive in new A2 locations


Lately, it seems as though every other week brings news of another downtown mainstay selling off or shuttering its doors.
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QUOTE OF THE DAY


"Because housing is expensive, people are moving away or to the edge of town, so downtown isn't the place to come and see friends, anymore. The camaraderie isn't there, anymore."
Elmo Morales, owner of Elmo's Main Street T-Shirts 

ANN ARBOR ART CENTER

Ypsi Alloy Studios founders Elize Jekabson, Jessica Tenbusch and Ilana Houten will talk Thursday about their journey. More
 

ANN ARBOR
DISTRICT LIBRARY

U-M historian Heather Ann Thompson will discuss her book on the Attica Prison uprising of 1971 this evening. More
 

ANN ARBOR WITH KIDS

Photos and more from the Harlem Globetrotters' recent Ypsi visit. More
 

CHELSEA UPDATE

Photo portraits of students and staff help heal the anguish of a grieving community. More
 

GROUNDCOVER NEWS

Know someone desperate for warmth in winter? Here's a map of warming stations. More 
 

LOCAL IN ANN ARBOR

A deeper dive into the county's failed effort to ban plastic grocery bags. More
 

UMS

U-M women artists talk about the place of "new music" in their work. More
 

PHOTO OF THE DAY

Photo shoot downtown on the rooftops of Ann Arbor. | Benjamin Weatherston, The Ann magazine

YOUR TURN

Send us your thoughts or images from the day and we might just publish them in this space. We're always interested in feedback on the news, what's getting covered, what's not that should be. We'll share your thoughts with all our partners in ANNthology.
 
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OUR CONTRIBUTORS


AnnArbivore: Ann Arbor Public Schools meetings
Ann Arbor Art Center: Local arts
Ann Arbor District Library: Books, events, art
Ann Arbor With Kids: A2 events for families with kids
Chelsea Update: Chelsea news
Concentrate: Local business news
Damn Arbor: Ann Arbor life
Eclectablog: Statewide politics
Edible Wow: Southeast Michigan food news
GroundCover News: General news
Local in Ann Arbor: Ann Arbor City Council news
The Ann magazine: Washtenaw County news and culture
The Eastern Echo: EMU student newspaper
The Michigan Daily: U-M student newspaper
The Washtenaw Voice: WCC student newspaper
UMS Press: Arts and cultural events
WEMU: Washtenaw County news
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