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Good luck getting tickets to the Orange Bowl, Afghan refugees arrive in Ypsilanti: Ann Arbor headlines December 11-16

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ANN ARBOR, MI – Football fans at Hyped University of Michigan are looking for every way they can to attend the next Orange Bowl, but their efforts may still not be enough.

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As a Michigan fan, there is good news and bad news.

The good news is that the Wolverines toppled Ohio state for the first time in a decade, won the Big Ten Championship for the first time since 2004, and qualified for their first-ever college football playoff.

The bad news? That trip to Miami for the Orange Bowl on New Years Eve will hit your wallet harder than Hassan Haskins trucks a second line linebacker.

Dozens of Afghan refugees find temporary accommodation on Eastern Michigan University campus

Hundreds of Afghan refugees find temporary accommodation on the campus of Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti.

According to the Associated Press, private and US Department of State sponsored flights from Kabul have been underway since the Taliban seized power in August and the United States left the country after two decades of occupation. Of the roughly 73,000 Afghan refugees who made it through the initial August evacuation, many are still finding places to stay in the United States, officials said.

Man caught taking photos in Planet Fitness locker room arrested for 6 felonies

An Ann Arbor man working as a gym janitor faces multiple felony charges after being accused of taking photos of another man in the gym locker rooms.

Aiden Oliver Mase-Kemnitz was arraigned on Tuesday, December 14, on six counts in connection with an incident which occurred on Monday morning, December 13 at Planet Fitness in Ann Arbor.

Michigan court won’t order ivermectin treatment for hospitalized man with COVID-19 on ventilator

Michigan’s high court will not order an Ann Arbor hospital to administer controversial medication to a man in intensive care diagnosed with COVID-19 and the after-effects of the disease.

On Friday, December 10, the Michigan Court of Appeals upheld a Washtenaw County Magistrates’ Court ruling denying an emergency order directing St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor to administer ivermectin to a man admitted to hospital with COVID-19. .

Amazon ‘last mile’ warehouse near Ann Arbor to serve as hub for delivery van fleet

Amazon delivery vans, a now ubiquitous feature of neighborhoods in the Ann Arbor area, may soon have a new hub to collect packages from the online retail giant and take them to your doorstep.

On December 9, final site plans for a nearly 143,000 square foot “last mile” delivery warehouse received the necessary approval from the Township of Pittsfield Planning Commission, paving the way for the concrete building. imposing proposed surrounded by more than 1000 parking spaces. at 4700, chemin Carpenter.

Tesla dealership could replace longtime Ann Arbor area bowling alley

Bel-Mark Lanes may soon become a Tesla dealer, the bowling alley announced on social media on Tuesday.

A pending deal would sell the bowling alley, located at 3530 Jackson Road just outside Ann Arbor, to Ohio-based developer Connor Properties to create a Tesla dealership and service center there, according to Smoltz. and documents submitted to the canton of Scio. The deal is subject to township approval, owner Marc Smoltz said.

Ann Arbor Greenbelt program helps protect an additional 334 acres around town

Local authorities are taking action to permanently protect an additional 334 acres of land in the townships surrounding Ann Arbor.

This includes one 220-acre property in Northfield Township and two properties in Scio Township totaling nearly 114 acres.

Ann Arbor City Council unanimously approved agreements and allocations from the city’s Greenbelt Fund for properties last week, in partnership with other entities.

Latest look at Ann Arbor’s plan for devastated site across from YMCA

Plans for a major transformation of a ravaged city-owned site across from the YMCA in downtown Ann Arbor are taking shape.

New designs presented to the Planning Commission this week show the city’s latest vision for 415 W. Washington St.

Here’s a look at what’s on offer, with drawings by municipal consultant SmithGroup.

Ann Arbor Middle School closed on Wednesday, December 15 after an incident at the school

Ann Arbor Public Schools closed Forsythe Middle School on Wednesday, December 15 due to “developing reports” resulting from a school incident that occurred on Tuesday.

Superintendent Jeanice Swift said the college will be closed along with all extracurricular activities on Wednesday, December 15, with plans to return to normal operations on Thursday, December 16.

Michigan family makes donation year-round activity, not just vacation

William and Heather Bowser share with their children how lucky they are every day, teaching them the importance of lending a helping hand to those in need.

“There was a saying I saw on a billboard the other day that said, ‘Give without remembering and receive without forgetting,’ said William Bowser, who works for DTE Energy. “That’s kind of what we’re trying to teach them.”

The Bowser’s five children have been the “workhorses” of the family’s many volunteer efforts over the past eight years, helping load and deliver boxes of food to other community organizations that focus on food. of the hungry.

Award-winning Busted Bra Shop opens larger store in Ann Arbor

A Detroit-based lingerie store has moved its Ann Arbor store to a new location from a second-floor store on Washtenaw Avenue to an Eisenhower Parkway storefront.

Busted Bra Shop, an award-winning lingerie retailer with locations in Detroit and Chicago, opened at 899 West Eisenhower Parkway, closing its old store at 3362 Washtenaw Ave. earlier this month.

100-year-old Ann Arbor danced her life

Braxton Robinson, of Ann Arbor, has lived a long and varied life, but one thing has remained constant: his love of dance.

Robinson, who celebrated his 100th birthday on Dec. 13, currently lives at an Ann Arbor facility for those in need of memory care.

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