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December 09, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 67) • Page Image 1

…be ffidi an Baijl Ann Arbor, Michigan Tuesday, December 9, 2008 michigandaily.com RESCWING THE AUTO INDUSTRY Congress nears deal on bailout Leftover Nike shoes sit ready to be shipped out yesterday from a warehouse owned by First Class Services in Ann Arbor. After signing a contract with Adidas, the University Athletic Department decided to give the excess Nike apparel to veterans in Michigan and Iraq. 'U'V givin1Wg Nike apparel to vetsl ...…

December 09, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 67) • Page Image 2

…2 - Tuesday, December 9, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com AN 2 - Tuesday, December 9, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom ~ ro DAILY SENIOR STAFFERS SAY GOODBYE This is the last paper edited aed produced is large part hy this year's eraduating seniors. To read their reflections on their time at The Michigan Daily, visit michigandaily.com/goodbyeO8 Back row: Sports Night Editer Colt Eoseesweig, Seeior Sperts Editer Dar Fe...…

December 09, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 67) • Page Image 3

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Tuesday, December 9, 2008 - 3 NEWS BRIEFS WASHINGTON With budget cuts, Obama's options are limited Barack Obama promises a line- by-line scrub of the federal budget to root out wasteful programs. But as a practical matter, entire chapters of the $3 trillion federal budget are off limits - and the pres- ident-elect's Democratic allies in Congress are bracing to defend farm subsidies, weapons systems and ...…

December 09, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 67) • Page Image 4

…4 - Tuesday, December 9, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com L 4e fitIC41*0an+ai(m Edited and managed by students at the University of Michigan since 1890. 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109 tothedaily@umich.edu ANDREW GROSSMAN EDITOR IN CHIEF GARY GRACA EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR GABE NELSON MANAGING EDITOR Unsigned editorials reflect the official position of the Daily's editorial board. All other signed articles and illustrations...…

December 09, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 67) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Tuesday, December 9, 2008 -5 A ers, afi many playing sian pu game, hallucir a nev deluge blocks down nary g happen ing hou in L-s blocks a eat gyri showers The enough wrote a Howeve the str attache talked "Tetris, a "bi metaph inventic The a cultu to categ ent, irrr a cohes can see ture an ate the see. An a differ deeply our cul everywl of every ris" on applicat 8-bit beauty ccording to some, there's a...…

December 09, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 67) • Page Image 6

…6- Tuesday, December 9, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com the michigan daily PARKING SPACES AVAILABLE Please Call 734-665-8825. PARKING SPOT AVAIL. immed on central campus. 734-741-9300 f or rent 060 Ag ! 4 BDRM. Adorable Abode, furn., dw- shr., free ldry., free parking, Fall 09. Big front porch. Benjamin St., $2300. Call 734-668-7955 am-Opm. !! AVAILABLE FOR FALL!! Spacious unfurnished two bedroom. Close to U/M campus. A/C, dish...…

December 09, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 67) • Page Image 7

…0 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com SPEAKER From Page 1 Throughout his speech, Portney advocated amarket-based approach to both of these problems. Citing stats that show the U.S. uses far more petroleum per per- son than the rest of the world, Portney said importing about 12 million barrels of oil each day, as the U.S. currently does, causes many severe problems for the country. He said reducing con- sumption is necessary and raising pet...…

December 09, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 67) • Page Image 8

…8 - Tuesday, December 9, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Filmmaker delves into federal debt By HANS YADAV tions of the national debt because Daily Arts Writer of all the financial jargon associ- ated with the topic. However, Change seems to be in demand this is an area where "I.O.U.S.A." these days. But the adjustment shines. The film does a great job in the White explainingallthe terminologyin a House is only way that pretty muc...…

December 09, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 67) • Page Image 9

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Tuesday, December 9, 2008 - 9 Novak hits big shots for Blue in upset Freshman scores career-high 14 in Saturday's victory By ALEX PROSPERI Daily Sports Writer There are big shots and then there are really big shots. In the Michigan men's basketball team's upset of then-No. 4 UCLA, freshman Stu Douglass hit an off- balance 3-pointer to give the Wol- verines a late lead. In order for Michigan to beat No....…

December 09, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 67) • Page Image 10

…10 - Tuesday, December 9, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 10 - Tuesday, December 9, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom ~ ,m THINK YOU RE AN EXPERT ON MICHIGAN ATHLETICS? PROVE IT. WRITE FOR DAILY SPORTS. E-MAIL ANDYREID@UMICH.EDU This explains all the losses fter going 10-22 last season, the Michigan basketball eam has a chance to make the NCAA Tournament this year. Some might suggest that the returning players have a...…

December 09, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 67) • Page Image 11

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.comr SENIRS: LST hNCE TAKE YOUR SENIOR PORTRAIT and be pictured in the Michiganensian Yearbook Thai AND Tsmorrow *ec.8aO Bring this coupon with you and get $2 OFF your Sitting Fee!! M ichIg anen si a~n YEA RBOOK WALK-INS WELCOME $14 sitting fee without discount or schedule your portrait online: https://cws.ouryear.com, School Code: 87156 Dec. 8 Location: Sophia B. Jones Room, Union Dec 9. Location: Sophia B. ...…

December 08, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 66) • Page Image 1

…Iie dIidIgan &xilj Ann Arbor, Michigan Monday, December 8, 2008 michigandaily.com "U' endowment falls 20 to 30 percent S Economic downturn in investment value disappear in a matter of months. has caused billions The decline means the Univer- sity of Michigan's endowment, val- in losses for colleges ued at approximately $7.6 billion as of June 30, could have lost between By ANDY KROLL $1.52 billion and $2.28 billion in Daily News Editor va...…

December 08, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 66) • Page Image 2

…4 2A - Monday, December 8, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 4c sIdWIC4an allj 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1327 www.michigandaily.cor ANDREW GROSSMAN ELAINA BUGLI Editor in Chief Dusaness Manager 734-647-3336 734-764-0558 grossman@michigandaily.com bugli@michigandaily.com Rivalry gets inappropriate A PACK OF LYRES Yale University's marching band has been suspended because of a prop used during the football game between...…

December 08, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 66) • Page Image 3

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com NEWS BRIEFS WASHINGTON Economy will get worse before it gets better, Obama says President-elect Barack Obama said the economy seems destined to get worse before it gets better and he pledged a recovery plan "that is equal to the task ahead." Obama also said in an interview broadcast yesterday that the sur- vival of the domestic car-making capacity is important, yet any bailout must be "conditioned on an ...…

December 08, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 66) • Page Image 4

…4A - Monday, December 8, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com I C74C MC4 an i19 Edited and managed by students at the University of Michigan since 1890. 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109 tothedaily@umich.edu ANDREW GROSSMAN EDITOR IN CHIEF GARY GRACA EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR GABE NELSON MANAGING EDITOR Unsigned editorials reflect the official position of the Daily's editorial board. All other signed articles and illustrations rep...…

December 08, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 66) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Monday, December 8, 2008 -5A Away from the pack ByANNIE LEVENE Daily Arts Writer James Franco is having a really great year. Between outshining the current king of stoner com- edy, Seth Rogen, in this summer's "Pineapple Express" and generat- ing buzz for his role in director Gus Van Sant's "Milk," Franco has proven himself to be the rare kind of actor who seems to appeal to all demographics. Women wan...…

December 08, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 66) • Page Image 6

…6A- Monday, December 8, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com the michigandaily Forest Edge Apartments 1315 Hill St. ! 4 BDRM. Adorable Abode, farn., dw- shr., free ldry., free parking, Fall 09. Big front porch. Benjamin St., $2300. Call 734-668-7955 9am-9pm. !'.AVAILABLE FOR FALL!! Spacious unfurnished two bedroom. Close to U/M campus. A/C, dish- washer, laundry, balcony, free parking. Call 734-944-2405. !!!!!!2009/10 LEASING HAS ST...…

December 08, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 66) • Page Image 7

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Monday, December 8, 2008 - 7A Vigil caps campus World AIDS week St locc tea A sm Arbor r gathere cold Di light v died of The for Wo rallies, els and drawin of HIV States "Son forgott we hav what w tion ba foundir enaw I work, volunte and AI the eve The which celebra ry of V sored b commu udent groups, Spectrum Center, which was for- merly known as the University's al organizations LGBT center; the Yp...…

December 08, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 66) • Page Image 8

…8A - Monday, December 8, 2008 Bill Sneezington (left) avoids spreading germs to the rest of his band. Breaking the barrier CHRISTMAS From Page 5A Christmas Tale," little touches like that flow with the film and provide new dimensions to the characters and the plot. The opening sil- houette animation is another creative draw that manages to blend elements of the film together. The castbuilds fluidly off each character. With a family this dive...…

December 08, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 66) • Page Image 11

…* The Michigan Daily michigandaily.com I December 8, 2008 MICHIGAN 81, NO. 4 DUKE 73 CRISLER CRAZIES Second chance: 'M' stuns Duke By RUTH LINCOLN Daily Sports Editor As hundreds of fans stormed the Crisler Arena floor Saturday, Duke men's basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski walked off the courtsa loser for the first time this season. f a What did one of the most illustrious coaches in college basketball think of Michigan's 81-73 upset over his f...…

December 08, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 66) • Page Image 12

…2B - December 8, 2008 ortsM The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Wolverines win college portion of U.S. Nationals Beilein's experience is key By RYAN A. PODGES Daily Sports Writer It's been more than a month since the No. 3 Michigan men's swimming and diving team last competed. Five weeks ago, they lost to No. 1 Texas. But after the U.S. Short Course National Cham- pionship meet this weekend, it was clearly worth the wait. The Wolverine...…

December 08, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 66) • Page Image 13

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com U yDecember 8, 2008 - 3B With sweep, Blue finds fun again SAID ALSALAH/Daly Senior Payton Johnson helped the 200-yard freestyle relay team win its event. Wolverines dominate at EMU Invitational By AMY SCARANO Daily Sports Writer YPSILANTI - Inside the humid Jones Natatorium on East- ern Michigan's campus Satur- day the air smelled of chlorine. Swimmers were cheering for their teammates in bathing suits...…

December 08, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 66) • Page Image 14

…S-por-tsM( 4B - Monday, December 8, 2008 STAFF PICKS The Daily football writers predict what will happen in the 2008 college football season. The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Dan Courtney Feldman Ratkowiak Ian Robinson Nate Bob Sandals Gartland No.lAlabama(9.5)vsNo.ZFlorida Alabaaa Florida Alabama Alabama No.4Oklahoma (-17) vs. No.19 Missouri Missouri Missouri Missouri Oklahoma Oklahoma No. 5 Southern Cal (-33) vs. UCLA UCLA UCLA S...…

December 05, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 65) • Page Image 1

…I e fili6FC1 i a in 4,3at1 Ann Arbor, Michigan Friday, December 5, 2008 michigandailycom ENGINEERING BETTER BRAKES AUTO INDUSTRY BAILOUT CEOs make aid case on Hill Leaders from GM, Chrysler and Ford defend plans before Senate committee By CAITLIN SCHNEIDER Daily Staff Reporter In a final attempt to keep at least one of the Detroit Three from being forced to file for bankruptcy, the chief executives of General Motors, Chrysler and Ford app...…

December 05, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 65) • Page Image 2

…2 - Friday, December 5, 2008 MONDAY: In Other Ivory Towers The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Arts of war and peace With an awe-inspiring arched ceiling, walls of books ranging from Italian dictionaries to the Qur'an and the impressive stained glass windows above the entrance, there's no shortage of artistic inspi- ration for students cranking out a term paper in the Hatcher Gradu- ate Library Reference Room. In addition, two massive pa...…

December 05, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 65) • Page Image 3

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Friday, December 5, 2008 - 3 NEWS BRIEFS MUMBAI, India India demands strong action from Pakistan India demanded yesterday that Pakistan take "strong action" against those behind the deadly Mumbai attacks, and Washington pressured Islamabad to cooperate with the investigation. The only known surviving attacker told police that his group trained for months in camps oper- ated by a banned Pakistani mili- t...…

December 05, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 65) • Page Image 4

…4 - Friday, December 5, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Je JMidiigan ail Edited and managed by students at the University of Michigan since 1890. 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109 tothedaily@umich.edu ANDREW GROSSMAN EDITOR IN CHIEF GARY GRACA EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR GABE NELSON MANAGING EDITOR Unsigned editorials reflect the official position of the Daily's editorial board. All other signed articles and illustrations repres...…

December 05, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 65) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com F Wolverines trying to regain its steep legacy with upset of Duke SAID ALSALAH/Daily Junior Chris Summers thinks the Michigan hockey team's game tonight against Michigan State will be its biggest matchup of the year. Unlike past seasons, both teams have had lackluster starts and enter the series with little hype. Excitement low with teams down By GJON JUNCAJ meetings. In the past, Michigan Daily Sports ...…

December 05, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 65) • Page Image 6

…Ib- Friday, December 5, 2008 the michigan daily The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom Located in fthe heart of the action ocapus! 1507 S. State PARKING SPACES AVAILABLE Please Call 734-665-ee25. PARKING SPOT AVAIL. immed. on centr1 Campus. 734-741-9300. 15 DIFFEIRENT LOCA TIONS! !4 BDRM. Adorable Abode, furs., dw- abe., free /dry., free parking, Fall 09. Big front porcb. Benjamin St., $2300. Call 734-668-7955 9am-9pm. !AVAILABLE FOR FAL...…

December 05, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 65) • Page Image 7

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com BAILOUT of the e ing GM, From Page 1 bankrup ly negati cally giving up some concessions," "The Zullo said. "Giving up the jobs bank ries me is important politically. They're Chapter trying to show to Congress that we're in they're willing to give up some ben- depressi efits." tion pha Zullo said Michigan auto are runn workers nearing retirement panies w would be the most affected if bankrup the companies ...…

December 05, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 65) • Page Image 8

…8 - Friday, December S, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com mj 8 - Friday, December 5, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom A I WILDCATS From Page 5 After its tough first-set loss, the Wolverines found their rhythm and looked comfortable in front of. the Wildcat crowd. Freshman right side hitter Alex Hunt grabbed 15 kills in the match, and junior outside hitter Juliana Paz led the team with 22. "Juliana went off in the fourth...…

December 05, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 65) • Page Image 9

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Friday, December 5, 2008 - 9 Copying the legends "You can kill me, but you can't take my dignity. 'Transporter 2' already did that' Getting n 'Transporter 3' is just another run-of-the-mill action film By Blake Goble I Daily Film Editor By JOSHUA BAYER Daily Arts Writer "Happy" In Galoshes is not an album that's meant to be reviewed. This isn't to say it's so piss-poor that the whole pro- cess of cri...…

December 05, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 65) • Page Image 10

…10 - Friday, December 5, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com d COMING TO A RED CARPET NEAR YOU Award season is almost here, and a number of unreleased films have already joined the Oscar race. To sort out the season's best, Daily Arts is taking a look at the trailers for the year's most anticipated films. "SEVEN POUNDS" COLUMBIA DECEMBER 19.2008 IN 4 Though he started on the streets of Philly as the Fresh Prince, Will Smith has gr...…

December 04, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 64) • Page Image 1

…THESEASON FORGIVING s Forget Chia Pets and the Clapper. Daily Arts runs down , wthe gifts you should really buy this holiday season. No anny Harns.need to include the gift receipt this year. A 'See the B-side, inside ~I~e Lidilgan at Ann Arbor, Michigan Thursday, December 4,2008 michigandaily.com LIGHTING UP STATE STREET FOR THE HOLIDAYS AFTER THE AUTO INDUSTRY Carmakers struggles hit home As relatives lose income. That would leave 29-yea...…

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…2A - Thursday, December 4 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 2A - Thursday, December 4, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom MONDAY: In Other Ivory Towers TUESDAY: Arbor Anecdotes WEDNESDAY: THURSDAY: Before You Were Here Campus Characters FRIDAY: Explained John Tucker of the 'Nerd Legion' It's Wednesday, which means the weekly Magic: The Gathering tournament is hap- pening at Get Your Game On, a store on the corner of ...…

December 04, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 64) • Page Image 3

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Thursday December 4, 2008 - 3A NEWS BRIEFS MEXICO CITY US releases first part of drug aid for Mexico The U.S. government finally released the first part of a $400 mil- lion aid package Wednesday to sup- port Mexico's police and soldiers in their fight against drug cartels. The money comes at a critical time: Mexico's death toll from drug violence has soared above 4,000 so far this year, and drug-related...…

December 04, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 64) • Page Image 4

…4A - Thursday, December 4, 2008 Opinion The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com L74C M Edited and managed by students at the University of Michigan since 1890. 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109 tothedaily@umich.edu Plainly put, the soldiers are too fat, exercise too little, and take little care of their diet." -Reinhold Robbe, Germany's parliamentary commissioner for the armed forces, on the overweight condition of German soldiers in Afg...…

December 04, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 64) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Terps down Michigan Thursday, December 4, 2008 - 5A Despite first-half woes, Rust makes Team USA ByJASON KOHLER Daily Sports Writer COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Maryland lived and died by the 3-pointer Wednes- day night, but the Michigan men's bas- ketball team wasn't able to MICHIGAN 70 take advantage MARYLAND 75 with its own hot shooting from beyond the arc. The Terrapins shot 9.1 percent from beyond the are ...…

December 04, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 64) • Page Image 6

…6A- Thursday, December 4, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com PARKING SPACES AVAILABLE Please Call 734-665-8825. PARKING SPOT AVAIL. immed. on central campus. 734-741-9300. fo r rent 060 4 BDRM. Adorable Abode, furn., dw- shr., free ldry., free parking, Fall 09. Big front porch. Benjamin St., $2300. Call 734-668-7955 9am-Opm. !! AVAILABLE FOR FALL!! Spacious unfurnished two bedroom. Close to U/M campus. A/C, dish- washer, laundry, ba...…

December 04, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 64) • Page Image 7

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com the michigan daily * Apartments Available!1 www.Bartonbrook.com, 734-665-56201 AVAILABLE NOW. SHORT Term Lease. Large 6 bedroom house located on U/M Central Campus. Price re- duced. Call Michigan Realty, 734-662- 5500 or www.michcomrealty.com EHO Located in the heart of the action on ca p ! 1307 5. State AVAILABLE NOW 1 bedroom. 428 S. Division. $875 negotiable. Call 734-996-1991 for viewing. BEST ON-C...…

December 04, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 64) • Page Image 8

…8A - Thursday, December 4, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com * Automakers seek support for bailout on Capitol Hill Study: State gets an'F' for college affordability 0 Execs to discuss deal before Congressional leaders today WASHINGTON (AP) - Imper- iled automakers and their union worked feverishly yesterday to sell a skeptical Congress on a $34 billion aid plan, promising labor conces- sions' and restructuring. The Sen- ate's De...…

December 04, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 64) • Page Image 9

…the ; . :,' z xy V4. D The Michigan Daily I michigandaily.com I Thursday, December 4, 2008 20 0 8 DAY ', " I 0 E Ihe L)ailyArts guide to the best upcoming events - it's everywhere you should be this weekend and why. Shopping for gifts shouldn't suck. Getting gifts shouldn't either. At Daily Arts, we're here to help. We've compiled a list of the essential gifts this holiday season - both for your own wish list and as purchases for other...…

December 04, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 64) • Page Image 10

…2B - Thursday, December 4, 2008 Today12.4.08 Adam Zagajewski Poetry Reading 5 p.m. At Rackham Amphitheater Free "Pride and Prejudice" Presented by the U-M Department of Theatre and Drama 7:30 p.m. At the Arthur Miller Theatre, Walgreen Drama Center $18 & $24; $9 with student ID Tomorrow 12.5.08 "Dance and Related Arts Concert" Presented by the U-M Dance Depart- ment 8 p.m. At the Betty Pease Studio in the U-M Dance Building $5 "Never a Dull Mo...…

December 04, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 64) • Page Image 11

…0 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Thursday, December 4, 2008 - 3B The worst sex of2008 'Open your thighs,' he urged as he parted the folds of her vulva. 'You are so moist down there.' He stroked and probed her with two fingers as she felt her blood waken. He raised himself to his knees and bent to roll his tongue around her weeping orifice. He was bringing her toa pitch of ecstasy when she heard Madame Veuve, on the landing, put down...…

December 04, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 64) • Page Image 12

…4B - Thursday, December 4, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Misguided memories Recent Holocaust films pay tribute, but not necessarily in the right ways By SHERI JANKELOVITZ Daily Arts Writer In a recent article called "Never Forget. You're Reminded," New York Times writer A.O. Scott wrote of the sudden influx of Holo- caust films in Hollywood, He claimed these films were only made to be awards fodder, rather than pay tribute to ...…

December 03, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 63) • Page Image 1

…her life around, but if it's anything like her =. ,x new album, it's still a train wreck. R See Arts, Page; n It'3aaiIj Ann Arbor, Michigan Wednesday, December 3, 2008 michigandaily.com CROWNING MR. ENGINEER DETROIT THREE IN CRISIS Picture darkens for GM, Chrysler ANE CESRE/uaiy Karan Patel, a graduate student in the School of Engineering and member of Theta Tau, is crowned as Mr. Engineer 2009 at Stamps Auditorium last night. Contestan...…

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…2A - Wednesday, December 3, 2008 Ann Arbor's abolitionists Today, the intersection of Huron and Division Streets offers hectic traffic, local news, delivery pizza and gyros. But in 1836, the corner lot now occupied by The Ann Arbor News was a First Presbyterian Church, which served as headquarters to the Michigan State Anti-Slavery Society. The society was one of Ann Arbor's many contributions to the abolitionist movement 25 years before the...…

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