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The use of robots to make deliveries in Ann Arbor has increased during the coronavirus pandemic.  


Ann Arbor District Library
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In this edition of "Beyond Books," our partnership with the Ann Arbor District Library, WEMU's Lisa Barry talks with Rich Retyi, communications and marketing manager, and library director Josie Parker.  They talk about how the library is open and available to everyone in the community and puts special effort into being open in extreme weather conditions to make sure everyone has a safe place to go.


Jorge Avellan / 89.1 WEMU

An Ypsilanti man has taken his love for vintage discarded materials and has turned it into art.  But not just any type of art, he’s making robot-like creations out of them.  89.1 WEMU’s Jorge Avellan paid a visit to his workshop to watch the process of unique creation.  


Ypsilanti Community Schools

Ypsilanti Community Schools' Grizzly Robotics team will compete in a national  contest this week. 


Robotics Students
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A major high school robotics competition is taking place today and tomorrow in Ann Arbor.