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Posted on Thu, Aug 26, 2010 : 11:30 a.m.

Ann Arbor news roundup: August 26

By Ann Dwyer'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.


Robin Lucy, associate professor of English at Eastern Michigan University, marches with other members of the faculty union during a protest Wednesday. Read the story here.

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Top headlines on our site: • UPDATED: Eastern Michigan University, faculty union far apart in contract talks • WITH POLL: Washtenaw County bicyclists deal with sealcoating of popular routes • Seven of eight arrested during Punk Week gathering sentenced to time served in jail • Former Ann Arbor area bouncer sentenced to five years in prison for receiving child pornography


News: • University of Michigan graduate student who disciplined children with baseball bat enters plea • COLUMN: Cops see Tasers as an effective tool for quelling violent encounters • Mobiata partners with FareCompare for iPhone app featuring airfare rate alerts • State shows liquor license issued to Dream Niteclub in former Studio 4 bar • Contractor for 601 Forest student high-rise in Ann Arbor files permit to build foundation • DAILY DOSE OF HEALTH NEWS: Salmonella symptoms explained • The Associated Press: Rick Snyder says running mate 'will help seize our one chance to Reinvent Michigan'

Business Review: • East William building that houses The White Market, College Shoe Repair for sale • Local economic developers push to maintain tax incentives, take cause Virg Bernero, Rick Snyder • Acquisitions of U-M startups result of region's growing prominence in innovative tech opportunities • Software expertise can be applied to any vertical market • Volunteers sought for Total Resource Campaign • Business schools teach it all except the essential point of transaction: sales interaction • Executive Profile: Amy Grambeau, director, Orange Egg Advertising • People & Achievements in the greater Ann Arbor area, including Paul Davis Restoration and The Beal Group • Datebook: Summer Speaker Series, Solar for Your Building and more • Paparazzi: Cooley Law School asks for community input on new legal service clinic in Ann Arbor • The Washington Post: Gasoline prices hit eight-month low

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Sports: • TODAY'S COLLEGE SPORTS LINKS: Dave Brandon not setting quota for Rich Rodriguez; Wisconsin, Iowa to be in opposing Big Ten divisions and more • TODAY'S PRO SPORTS LINKS: Johnny Damon defends decision to stay in Detroit; NFL owners want a longer season and more links • PLAY ALONG: Week 1 high school football predictions; old rivalry gets a new home • HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Former Michigan player Barry Pierson back on local field 41 years after his big game • HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Pioneer tailbacks and more of Washtenaw County's players to watch • HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PREVIEW: A team-by-team glance at the SEC Red Division • HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PREVIEW: A team-by-team glance at the SEC White Division • Saline field hockey drops opener at home to Grosse Pointe South • Saline soccer surrenders lead late in 1-1 tie with Livonia Stevenson • HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Carlo Zensus lifts Huron soccer over Warren De La Salle; Pioneer, Huron tennis notch shutouts and more Wednesday results • Four Washtenaw County teams to kickoff season at Big Day Prep Showdown • LIVE CHAT: Manchester versus Clinton kickoff high school football season at Big Day Prep Showdown • Ann Arbor's John Seltzer loses Michigan PGA Championship in playoff • Michigan basketball drops its third straight game on European tour

Entertainment • DAILY ENTERTAINMENT LINKS: Kristen Bell, Anna Paquin in 'Scream 4'; regional theater awards podcast; & more • Ticket Sales • 'Scream 4' turns local family's house into movie set for a month • Terry B's establishes itself as an outstanding destination in Dexter • Local webcomic Tales of a Checkered Man #042: 'Joey the Sloth, Part 6' • Movie Listings

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Community • What to do with all those tomatoes? Try this versatile side dish of black beans with fresh cilantro • Peggy Lampman's Thursday dinnerFeed: Heirloom Tomato Gazpacho with Shrimp, Crab & Herbed Croutons • Introducing the chronicles of the Jes and Ron volleyball adventure • What are the unwritten rules of your networking group? • Kindergarten and Young 5's: Finding the right fit • Prepare the kids for long trips in the car with personalized road trip boxes • Calming the back to school jitters • Taking a fresh look at a vintage home • Summer Garden Contest winners build beautiful retreats by relaxing garden rules • Green religion: a movement with roots in Ann Arbor • Paganism becoming more mainstream, experts say

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News About Ann Arbor elsewhere: • Detroit Free Press: Another death after Taser shock under investigation in Livonia • Detroit News: Bernero, Snyder fine-tune campaign teams, strategies • Ann Arbor Chronicle: Urban County reallocates housing funds • New York Times: Digital devices deprive brain of needed downtime • Fox News: Cash-strapped colleges not waiting until graduation to cultivate campus donors • Dexter Leader: Chelsea, Dexter reach agreement on fire service in Lima Twp. • Concentrate: Trailing spouse finds a way to bring his job to Ann Arbor • Concentrate Video: HandyLab miniaturizes laboratory testing • Saline Reporter: Council to look at bike-path plan