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Public hearing to be held Wednesday on proposed countywide road repair tax

The Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing at its meeting Wednesday to gather opinions on a possible new road tax.

Bob Guenzel to lead AAATA while agency searches for new CEO

Related: AAATA board approves $37M operating budget, elects new officers Bob Guenzel, the former Washtenaw County administrator, will temporarily lead the Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority until the agency finds… Read more »

Officials send letters to homeowners threatening to ‘padlock’ drug houses

A letter sent in mid-Septmber to three Canton landlords who own an east Ypsilanti Township property that was the scene of a June 13 drug bust offered a warning: If… Read more »

Life sentence tossed during re-sentencing of Flint man convicted of killing as teen

The first juvenile in the state who was sentenced to life in prison without parole following a Supreme Court ruling that declared mandatory life sentences without parole for juveniles unconstitutional… Read more »

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder defends education funding, right-to-work law in first town hall

Michigan Republican Gov. Rick Snyder launched his statewide town hall tour Monday evening in Kalamazoo, taking questions from audience members while taking on what he called “hogwash” from critics.