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National Park Service

Arbor Day was last week, but Ann Arbor did not plant any new trees.

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The coronavirus pandemic is taking its toll on many people’s mental health.

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Health systems across Michigan are facing layoffs and mounting expenses as the COVID-19 crisis continues.

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University of Michigan officials are predicting the school could lose up to 1 billion dollars this year due to COVID-19.

Pittsfield Township

Pittsfield Township is providing 50-thousand dollars in grant funding to help small businesses struggling during the coronavirus crisis.

Derek Mueller

Eastern Michigan University is providing additional grant funding to graduate students looking to take online courses this summer.


Washtenaw County Office of Community & Economic Development

As businesses remain closed and unemployment continues to rise, a growing number of local organizations are turning to Washtenaw’s county government for help.

Ypsilanti District Library

As the coronavirus keeps local libraries closed and forces them to move their operations online, the Ypsilanti District Library is taking steps to ensure those without internet access can still receive important information.


Health officials are confirming an outbreak of COVID-19 at an Ann Arbor nursing home.

University of Michigan

The University of Michigan has launched a new website to help people get their stimulus checks faster.

Eastern Michigan University

Eastern Michigan University officials say they should have refunds issued to all of their students who paid for meal plans and on-campus housing by the end of the month.

Ford Motor Company

Plans are moving forward on an effort to start building hospital ventilators in Ypsilanti Township.

Eastern Michigan University

Eastern Michigan University has shifted all of its classes online and told students to go home to help slow the spread of the coronavirus, but some are still living on campus.

St Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor

To help slow the spread of the coronavirus, St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor has expanded its drive-through testing for COVID-19.

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As the number of coronavirus cases continues to increase, so do the number of donations being made to a local health system.

Eastern Michigan University

The coronavirus crisis is continuing to raise questions about the future of sports and athletic programs at college universities.


Washtenaw County now has 400 confirmed cases of coronavirus.

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The coronavirus pandemic has forced Washtenaw County's court system to rely more heavily on technology.

Michigan Medicine

Michigan Medicine officials say they are "amazed" by the amount of support their food and medical supply drive has received so far.

Lisa Barry

Michigan and the federal government have both pushed the deadline for filing taxes this year back to July, but county officials are not too concerned that change will cause much of a disruption locally.

Eastern Michigan University.

Eastern Michigan University is donating medical supplies to help local hospitals dealing with the coronavirus outbreak.

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As the coronavirus pandemic continues, forcing businesses to close and many people to stay home, local libraries are seeing a spike in demand for their services.


School districts across Washtenaw County are facing technological challenges to continue educating students as they stay at home.

Eastern Michigan University

As the coronavirus pandemic continues, many Eastern Michigan University students are turning to the school’s on-campus food pantry for assistance.

Census 2020

Washtenaw County officials say the 2020 census is still moving along pretty much as planned, despite the coronavirus pandemic.

Eastern Michigan University

Students and faculty from Eastern Michigan University’s nursing program are stepping up to help slow the spread of COVID-19.

University of Michigan

The University of Michigan has announced it is moving all of its spring and summer courses to online-only options.

Ann Arbor District Library

As businesses shut down and more people are being told to stay home, the Ann Arbor District Library is expanding its online options so people can still access their content.

Michigan Medicine

More people will now be able to get tested for the coronavirus at the University of Michigan Health System.

Washtenaw County Health Department

There are now 14 known cases of coronavirus in Washtenaw County.