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Mayor Chris Taylor and Elizabeth Nelson

Decision 2020

Affordable housing, a schools challenge, and voting tips.
A pandemic changes everything--including voting patterns.

Absentee ballots made up three-quarters of the votes cast in the August primary, and of those, 40 percent were cast more than two weeks before the
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The Aprill farmís new family: Richard Andres, Deb Lentz, and Lois Andres

Flipping the Aprill Farm

Inside the multimillion-dollar deal that saved a prime parcel in Scio Township
Extraordinary timing, great good luck, creative financing, and two fortuitous phone calls combined to save one of the finest farms and richest farmlands in Scio Township from a future as a subdivision.

The
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The Indivisibles

They mobilized to fight Trump's agenda-and to keep themselves sane.
Randy H. Milgrom
In our binary political system, when your party is out of power, it can feel like you're wandering in the wilderness. Or worse. Since the 2016 presidential election, for some it's been much worse.

On
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illustration of a doctor speaking and a woman on the couch with a laptop

Zoom Boom

Unhappy with the way they look in video meetings, Ann Arborites are lining up for cosmetic surgery.
"I personally had my eyes done right as soon as we were able," Rick Beil says. "I've seen myself on all those meetings, too!"

Beil, one of the board-certified plastic surgeons at the Center for Plastic &
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