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Gallery: Black Lives Matter protests continue in Ypsilanti on Saturday, June 6
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Ypsilanti BLM protests draws several hundred people

On Saturday, June 6, a peaceful, Black Lives Matter demonstration took place in Ypsilanti with approximately several hundred participants to protest police brutality against Black people in the United States. Protesters marched peacefully from the Ypsilanti District Library to the Ypsilanti Police Department.

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Local bicycle shops experience a sudden boom of sales during pandemic

Two Michigan-based bicycle shops, Wheels in Motion and Tree Fort Bike, experienced unexpected rapid growth of bicycle sales in wake of the social distancing restrictions in Michigan due to the pandemic. Nationally, cycling has suddenly become super popular as it is a healthy exercise and adheres to social distancing practices.

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Halle Library Ground and First Floor to Reopen

Halle Library Ground and First Floor to Reopen

Halle Library ground and first floors will be open for regular use Wednesday, Jan. 8, at 9:00 a.m. On Tuesday, Jan. 7, Eastern Michigan University’s unexpectedly closed Halle Library temporarily due to an “emergency smoke alert”. A paper sign was placed on the front entrance of the building, with “building closed until further notice”. Appears the front entrance doors were locked following to prevent entry. 

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Julez DeShetler and Queso Tone catch up after a short hiatus due to illness and someones birthday. The pair talk about their semesters and the final big events of the year, the Eastern Echo Media Gala and Rock The Patio. The latter playing host to Eagletainment's very own Queso Tone as a musical performance, with the shows closing act Anthony Roperti a former guest of the show.