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Photos of the Week: Jan. 23 to Jan. 29

BY PHOTO STAFF

Photo staff presents its best photos of the week from January 23 to January 29.

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Experiential learning class plans spring trip to Brazil

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BY WILL GREENBERG

Add this to the list of nominees for coolest class of the year.

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No. 5 Maryland too much for Michigan

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BY KELLY HALL

Back-to-back 3-pointers from the hands of sophomore guard Siera Thompson and junior guard Madison Ristovski cut the Maryland lead to 17-16. Michigan had early hope, but ultimately was too overwhelmed by the Terrapins’ offense and was unable to fight back against a team shooting over 50 percent. Five Wolverines committed at least three fouls in the 91-65 Michigan loss.

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'The Babadook' brings scary back to the worn out horror genre

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BY ANDREW MCCLURE

Rookie director Jennifer Kent splashes big and dark in her debut, “The Babadook,” which is not only among the best pictures of 2014, but one that’ll surely secure her seat at the not-big table of aughtie indie filmmakers to watch.

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New organization aims to increase financial literacy

BY SAMANTHA WINTNER

After nine months of preparations, the national organization Moneythink has made its Michigan debut at Skyline High School in Ann Arbor.

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University leads effort to digitize thousands of Old English texts

BY NABEEL CHOLLAMPAT

After a 16-year University-led effort, the earliest printed texts of modern era writers will now be available online and for free.

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City Council set to discuss amicus brief to Supreme Court

BY LARA MOEHLMAN

At the Ann Arbor City Council meeting Monday, members will discuss filing an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in the DeBoer v. Snyder case, along with the construction of an airport solar installation and a resolution to approve zoning changes for a new Plum Market.

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Prosecutor will not press charges against officer who shot Ann Arbor resident

BY ANASTASSIOS ADAMOPOULOS AND LARA MOEHLMAN

The Washtenaw County Prosecutor’s Office announced Friday afternoon it will not press criminal charges against Ann Arbor Police Officer David Ried for the fatal shooting of 40-year-old Ann Arbor resident Aura Rosser on Nov. 10, 2014.

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Legality of Uber, Lyft in Ann Arbor still unresolved

BY LARA MOEHLMAN

Across Michigan, local governments have placed regulations on two prominent rideshare companies operating in the state, Uber and Lyft.

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Michigan's lone senior, "Moose" takes added leadership responsibilities in stride

BY LEV FACHER

Known as “Moose” to his coaches and teammates, the 6-foot-7 senior is enjoying a late-career surge.

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Obama pushes for student tax credit changes

BY ANASTASSIOS ADAMOPOULOS

Several education initiatives announced by President Barack Obama in his annual State of the Union address earlier this month have garnered both negative and positive reactions from the higher education community.

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Hockey set for Detroit showdown with Hildebrand, Michigan State

BY ZACH SHAW

With rivalry bragging rights and conference positioning on the line, the Spartans have one player who may be able to slow the Wolverines’ roll and allow Michigan State to come away with an upset win: Jake Hildebrand.

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