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Union Dues & Michigan Schools: Patrick J. Wright, Director, Mackinac Center Legal Foundation – A federal appeals court ruling this week upholds the law banning Michigan public school districts from collecting union dues from teachers and other school employees through payroll deduction.
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Downtown Friday with the Main Street Area Association: Shine – Kelly Hadin, Owner, Shine – A new South Fourth Avenue Ann Arbor store is billing itself as a “lifestyle boutique.” Manager Kelly Hadin says Shine offers a dazzling array of products for anyone on your gift list. This is the second location for Shine, which also has a store in Royal Oak.
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Around the Home: Advantages of Buying A New Home – Pete Nowakowski, Marketing & Communications Director, BRAG Ann Arbor; Jim Haeussler, President, Peters Building Company – You may be surprised to find that buying or building a new home just may be the best value right now in this economic climate. Find out what to look for in a home, the builder, and the community where you want to reside. We also learn more details about the upcoming Parade of Homes, June 20-23, sponsored by BRAG Ann Arbor.
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Statewide Honors for Ann Arbor’s Student Building Industry Program – John Birko, Instructor in the Ann Arbor Student Building Industry Program, AAPS Students (Huron H.S. Seniors) Amy Liu and Grant Stadelman – This year the Ann Arbor Student Building Program completed its 43rd home since the program providing high school students to train in the building trades first began, and they took top honors in a statewide competition and are heading to nationals.
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Downtown Friday with the Downtown Association of Ypsilanti: Ypsi Food Co-op – Dave Heikkinen, DAY President; Corinne Sikorski, General Manager, Ypsi Food Co-op – Located on River Street near Ypsilanti’s Depot Town, the Ypsi Food Co-op is Michigan’s only solar-powered grocery store. The Co-op sells natural foods with an emphasis on organic and locally-grown and made produce and groceries.
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Ypsilanti Community Schools’ New Athletic Director – Lamanzer Williams, Former NFL Football Player – He was with the Miami Dolphins and the Jacksonville Jaguars, but now former Minnesota football player Lamanzer Williams will be heading up the athletic program for the newly consolidated Ypsilanti Community Schools. Williams is the first external hire made by the new district, which was forged from the newly-merged Willow Run and Ypsilanti schools.
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