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1 hr ago | Bradenton.com

Prosecutor: Eastern player died for iPhone, wallet

Testimony began Wednesday in the trial of 21-year-old Ed Thomas of Detroit on open murder and robbery charges in the shooting of the 20-year-old football player from Chicago.

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Related Topix: Washtenaw County, MI, Ypsilanti, MI

Tue Jul 22, 2014

MLive.com

Ypsilanti Township planners to consider permit for marijuana nursery, dispensary

The Ypsilanti Township Planning Commission will consider a special use permit for a proposed medical marijuana dispensary and nursery.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Detroit, MI

MLive.com

MCC Professor Receives IMAGIN Geospatial Achievement Award

Frank Sobie, associate professor of Geography/Geographic Information Systems at Mott Community College , received the IMAGIN Geospatial Achievement Award at the 23rd annual Improving Michigan's Access to Geographic Information Networks Conference 2014.

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Related Topix: Michigan

The Eastern Echo

Jury Selection for Accused Murderer Begins

Jury selection for Ed Jameal Thomas' trial began Monday for the murder of Eastern Michigan University football player Demarius Reed.

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Related Topix: Prison, Jackson, MI

CBS Local

Trial Set To Begin In Murder Of Former Simeon Football Star

The family of a Chicago man murdered last fall in Michigan will be in court this week in Ann Arbor, as one of the accused killers goes on trial.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Garden City Observer

Ervin named St. Catherine principal

Karen Ervin has been appointed principal of St. Catherine of Siena Academy, announced Michael LaMarra, president of the Wixom school.

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Related Topix: Wixom, MI

The State

Jury selection starts in football player slaying

The Ann Arbor News reports opening statements could take place Tuesday if a jury is picked Monday in Washtenaw County Trial Court.

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Related Topix: Ann Arbor, MI, Washtenaw County, MI

The Eastern Echo

YPD investigating armed robbery

The Ypsilanti Police Department is investigating a reported armed robbery, which occurred around 1:30 a.m. Monday at Peninsular Place Apartments, north of campus.

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Related Topix: Michigan

Sun Jul 20, 2014

MLive.com

Editorial: Our endorsement in the Ypsilanti mayoral primary election

Ypsilanti voters are choosing their first new mayor since Paul Schreiber was elected in 2006.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Opinion

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Lansing State Journal

Man pleads guilty in killing of EMU football player Demarius Reed

A man has pleaded guilty in the fatal shooting of Eastern Michigan University football player Demarius Reed.

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Related Topix: Washtenaw County, MI, Ann Arbor, MI

NewsOK.com

Stopping domestic violence: Teach children early the importance of walking away

The best strategy for dealing with what might be early warning signs of domestic violence? An exit strategy and the will to live it.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Wayne State University

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Observer & Eccentric

Local banker garners promotion, colleague gains designation

In his new position, he will be responsible for managing credit functions for the commercial banking group.

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The Washington Post

DCPS hires expert in helping African American boys

D.C. Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson has hired Robert Simmons, a professor of urban education whose work focuses on the experiences of African American boys, for a new senior-level position as the school system's chief of innovation and research.

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Related Topix: Hamline University, Education

MLive.com

EMU running back Bronson Hill makes preseason watch list for 2014 Doak Walker Award

Eastern Michigan University senior Bronson Hill is among the names on the 2014 Doak Walker Award preseason watch list released Thursday.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Hear free jazz all day Sunday at Schoolcraft College

Saxophonist Chris Collins will perform with the Johnny Trudell Orchestra at Sunday's Michigan Jazz Festival at Schoolcraft College in Livonia.

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Related Topix: Schoolcraft, MI, Michigan, Livonia, MI, Wayne State University, George Benson Quartet, Jazz

Tue Jul 15, 2014

MLive.com

Trial starts Monday for 2 men charged in Demarius Reed homicide

The adjournment of 20-year-old Kristopher Pratt's final pretrial hearing Tuesday left open the possibility before the murder trial for Eastern Michigan University football player Demarius Reed starts Monday.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Eastern Echo

Former EMU Baseball coach Ron Oestrike dies at the age of 82

Vice President and Director of Athletics Heather Lyke said in a news release. "Coach Oestrike represented all the good in athletics - honesty, integrity, and a deep caring for the student-athletes.

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Related Topix: Kids

Thu Jul 10, 2014

MLive.com

Officials: Borderless police patrols in Ypsilanti area already making an impact

Eastern Michigan University Chief of Police Robert Heighes addresses the audience during a press conference to announce the Eastern Washtenaw Safety Alliance on Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at the SPARK East Business Incubator in Ypsilanti.

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Related Topix: Ypsilanti, MI

Tue Jul 08, 2014

ClickOnDetroit

Police alliance formed in Washtenaw County

ABOUT TO GET MORE FREEDOM. AND IT TOPS OUR NEWS AT 5:30. AFTER RECENT HIGH-PROFILE CRIMES INVOLVING EASTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY STUDENTS, A NEW PLAN TO FIGHT CRIME AT EMU AND ACROSS YPSILANTI.

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Related Topix: Washtenaw County, MI, Ypsilanti, MI

Mon Jul 07, 2014

MLive.com

Ypsilanti area 'safety alliance' among 3 police departments to be announced Tuesday

The Ypsilanti Police Department is expected to be part of a 'safety alliance' that will provide better coverage on the city and the campus of EMU.

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Related Topix: Ypsilanti, MI, Washtenaw County, MI

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