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Local and federal authorities are still investigating a Saturday fire that destroyed the Islamic Center of Ypsilanti located in Pittsfield Township


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The United Arab Emirates' Ambassador to Russia, Omar Saif Ghobash, came to Ann Arbor to promote his new book,  "Letters To A Young Muslim."  The book is a collection of letters to his sons urging them to reject extremism.

I spoke with him about the book and what changes he hopes to bring about.


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Islamophobia continues to affect many communities around the country, including right here in Washtenaw County.  Earlier this year, anti-Islam messages were written at the University of Michigan's Diag.  As the New Year approaches, local Muslims hope for a better future in 2017.


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The US Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has dismissed a First Amendment case filed against the Allegan Police Department by a group that tried to stage an anti-Islamic event at a high school. 


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The Interfaith Council for Peace and Justice and the Interfaith Round Table of Washtenaw County have responded to an anti-Islam message written at the University of Michigan's Diag.