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Friday's Scores

Oct. 16, 2021 03:01 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Ada Forest Hills Eastern 28, Grand Rapids Kenowa Hills 13 Addison 52, Napoleon 34 Adrian Madison 60, Dearborn Advanced Technology 0 Algonac 8, Yale 3 Allen Park 38, Trenton...

Man charged in 1982 disappearance of 9-month-old child

Oct. 14, 2021 18:51 PM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A Chicago man was charged in Michigan with murder in the disappearance of a 9-month-old girl in 1982, authorities said Thursday. Isiah Williams is accused of taking the child from her mother during a physical altercation when they lived together...

For first time in a decade, Domino's same-store sales slip

Oct. 14, 2021 14:09 PM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Domino's, a company seemingly tailormade for a pandemic, has not been spared from a phenomenon plaguing almost every employer this summer: A severe shortage of workers. The world's largest pizza chain has been a star on Wall Street this year...

Ex-music professor expected to plead guilty to sex charges

Oct. 14, 2021 10:16 AM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A former University of Michigan violin professor is expected to plead guilty to charges that he transported a female minor across state lines for sex, according to federal court records. Mlive.com reports that Stephen Shipps is scheduled to...

Gift helps U-Michigan put emphasis on environmental justice

Oct. 11, 2021 08:54 AM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The University of Michigan said it plans to expand environmental justice efforts after a $11.1 million gift. The school will establish the Tishman Center for Social Justice and the Environment, a scholarship fund and new faculty positions in the...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 09, 2021 03:00 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Addison 59, Grass Lake 0 Almont 14, Armada 7 Ann Arbor Huron def. Ann Arbor Skyline, forfeit Auburn Hills Avondale 35, Royal Oak 21 Bad Axe 53, Vassar 0 ...

Schlissel says he can always teach after U-M presidency

Oct. 07, 2021 12:49 PM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The president of the University of Michigan, who is stepping down in 2023, said Thursday he'll return to teaching and research “if nothing more interesting comes along.” Mark Schlissel gave his annual leadership address, two days after...

No. 9 Michigan's Harbaugh wary of visit to improved Nebraska

Oct. 07, 2021 03:12 AM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Jim Harbaugh and the Michigan Wolverines gave Scott Frost a harsh introduction to the Big Ten in 2018. Frost was coaching his third game with the Cornhuskers and his team, down 39-0 at halftime, lost 56-10. “I think it’s...

U-Michigan president leaving in 2023 before contract ends

Oct. 05, 2021 20:57 PM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The president of the University of Michigan said Tuesday that he will step down in June 2023, a year before his contract expires. Mark Schlissel, 63, has been president of the school since 2014. “This is the eighth year of...

Top NHL picks stay in school, including No. 1 overall pick

Oct. 04, 2021 02:52 AM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Owen Power stood in a sea of maize-clad fans pumping pompoms and cheering on Michigan's football team in a win over Washington this fall. Power is 6-foot-5 and has some notoriety as the No. 1 overall pick in the NHL draft, but he blended right...