Ann Arbor news roundup: April 22
AnnArbor.com's daily roundup offers you a look at some of the stories on our site today, as well as other content about Ann Arbor around the Web.
Lon Horwedel | AnnArbor.com
Top headlines on our site: â€¢ WITH VIDEO: Ann Arbor school board votes to issue 191 layoff notices to teachers â€¢ AATA hires international consultant to help develop transit master plan for Washtenaw County â€¢ EARTH DAY 2010: What should be on Ann Arbor's environmental agenda going forward? â€¢ WITH VIDEO: Ann Arbor's Andrea and Darrell Hough talk about their time on "The Biggest Loser"
News: â€¢ Man charged in Superior Township shooting death released on bond â€¢ UPDATED: Man dies after jumping from overpass onto M-14 in Ann Arbor, police say â€¢ This convicted Ann Arbor arsonist didn't fit the profile â€¢ Washtenaw County among communities in Michigan that will split $30 million energy grant award â€¢ Woman sought on warrant in 11-year-old drunken driving case after she left Washtenaw County courthouse â€¢ EARTH DAY 2010: A look at events marking 40th anniversary of Earth Day this weekend â€¢ DAILY LINKS TO ANN ARBOR: Sign ordinance rankles Ann Arbor businesses; U-M professor defends Tea Party movement
Business Review: â€¢ Dick's Sporting Goods keeps plans alive for new Pittsfield Township store â€¢ Neal Warling, Newcombe Clark leave Bluestone to open Ann Arbor office of national broker â€¢ EARTH DAY: AT&T's alternative fuel fleet conversion can boost automakers, environment â€¢ Ann Arbor-based online retailer Arbor Teas celebrates Earth Day with launch of eco-packaging â€¢ INNOVATION ECONOMY: A different kind of graduation in Ann Arbor: TechArb's new entrepreneurs â€¢ Strategy for sales success: Get disciplined â€¢ People & Achievements in the greater Ann Arbor area, including the Ypsilanti Area Chamber and Allegra Print & Imaging â€¢ Paparazzi Slideshow: Outlook Luncheon and B2B Expo â€¢ Datebook: Seminar on International Financial Reporting Standards and more
Sports: â€¢ Michigan's Brandon Graham hopes for early call in NFL draft â€¢ POLL: What should the Detroit Lions do with the No. 2 pick in the NFL Draft tonight? â€¢ SI.com: Brian Kelly doesn't want Notre Dame to join the Big Ten â€¢ How former Michigan players are faring in professional basketball â€¢ TODAY'S PRO LINKS: NFL draft is tonight, Tigers rally to beat Angels â€¢ TODAY'S COLLEGE SPORTS LINKS: No answers on Big Ten expansion; more perfection for Michigan softball â€¢ MGoBlue.com: University of Michigan baseball thumps Notre Dame, 13-1 â€¢ Big Ten Network: Video highlights of Michigan softball pitcher Jordan Taylor's perfect game â€¢ BASEBALL/SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: Skyline softball rallies past Father Gabriel Richard in seventh for first win; Jake Johnson throws perfect game for Milan baseball and more Wednesday results â€¢ LACROSSE ROUNDUP: Balanced scoring steers Pioneer boys lacrosse past Detroit Country Day; Pioneer girls also top DCD and more Wednesday results â€¢ HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Milan girls tennis picks up first win in program history; Pioneer, Huron boys golf win and more Wednesday results â€¢ Perfection, twice over: Michigan softball pitcher Jordan Taylor throws another perfect game â€¢ SLIDESHOW: Images from the Michigan softball team's doubleheader against Penn State â€¢ NFL DRAFT: At linebacker or defensive end, Brandon Graham should make an impact in NFL â€¢ Opening day Big Chill At the Big House ticket sales reach nearly 15,000
Entertainment â€¢ WITH AUDIO: My Dear Disco to play Lollapalooza; other local bands book festival gigs â€¢ WITH AUDIO: Nervous But Excited put their spin on classic duets â€¢ DAILY ENTERTAINMENT LINKS: South Park muzzled; Ann Arbor on Jeopardy!; American Idiot on Broadway; and more â€¢ This weekend: Celebrate El Dia De Los Ninos at your local library â€¢ WITH POLL: New Releases for Friday, April 23 â€¢ Art & Exhibits list â€¢ Ticket Sales â€¢ Movie Listings â€¢ CINEMA CHAT: "Oceans," "Losers," Jewish Film Festival and more â€¢ Authentic deli fare on the menu at The Bread Basket â€¢ HUNGRY SCHOLAR: Pacific Rim offers a terrific dining experience
Community: â€¢ Earth Day Festival on Sunday at WCC, 12-4, Rain or Shine â€¢ An anthropological study, thanks to Gourmet Magazine â€¢ The Week in Beer: Plants and birds and rocks and beers â€¢ Wildcrafting: stinging nettle is early this year â€¢ Peggy Lampman's Thursday dinnerFeed: Roasted sesame asparagus salad with pea shoots and radish cartwheels â€¢ Slow Food Huron Valley Ark of Taste Dinner â€¢ What Would Bourdain Drink? â€¢ Ann Arbor area women help co-author a book crossing interfaith boundaries â€¢ Rainwater doesn't have to go down the drain: Rain gardens to the rescue â€¢ PARENTING: Earth Day birthday: Throw an eco-party â€¢ El Dia de Los Ninos Cultural Celebration at Ann Arbor District Library Sunday â€¢ New lead paint law affects homeowners â€¢ PETS: Happy endings can come true — even for abused bunnies
News about Ann Arbor elsewhere: â€¢ Ann Arbor Chronicle: Business owners, city grapple with portable sign ordinance â€¢ Oklahoma Daily: University of Michigan professor defends Tea Party movement â€¢ Crain's Detroit Business: Paragon Display Group scores with school graphics â€¢ Science Blog: Telephone counseling increases daily servings of fruit, vegetables, U-M study says â€¢ Detroit News: 2 injured in Canton Township crash