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Various streets in downtown Ann Arbor have closed to vehicle traffic to allow restaurants, bars, and retail businesses to offer patio services because of COVID-19.   Listen Listening... 0:44 Listen to the story. Since the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police officers, the call for more police accountability has intensified.  Federal legislation has been introduced to rectify this problem, and 12th District Congresswoman Debbie Dingell is one of its top supporters and discusses the bill's merits and its chances of passing.  Additionally, she explores COVID-19 pandemic trends in a conversation with WEMU's David Fair.  Listen Listening... 11:11 Listen to the full interview. Because high school graduation ceremonies had to be canceled due to COVID-19, Ann Arbor Public Schools will kick-off their alternative celebrations Friday for the Class of 2020.   Listen Listening... 0:47 Listen to the story. It's been nearly three months since Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer issued her first executive order to "stay home" to stop the spread of COVID-19 in Michigan.  Even though the number of cases are declining, the pandemic has had a negative economic impact on many areas of the state budget and residents of the state.  WEMU's Lisa Barry spoke with the governor, who talked about the many different issues she is trying to deal with as a result of the current global health crisis. Listen Listening... 8:32 Listen to the full interview. This week, "Art and Soul" is about the local visual arts scene.  WEMU's Lisa Barry is joined by Omari Rush, executive director of CultureSource and Chair of the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs.  They talk with Elisa Guyton, executive director of the Riverside Arts Center in Ypsilanti, who has been working hard to keep the center connected to the community during a pandemic which began just a few months after she took over the job. Listen Listening... 8:29 Listen to the full interview. Many theaters still have their doors closed, but we can still have a summer movie season!  In this week's "Cinema Chat," WEMU's David Fair talks to Michigan and State Theater executive director Russ Collins about all of the new films and special screenings that can view right from your home theater this weekend. Listen Listening... 11:27 Cinema Chat: 06/11/20 Dear WEMU Listeners, Donors, and Friends: Like you, we have been overwhelmed by the events of the past three months. From the time the EMU campus shut down on March 12, through stay home/stay safe, the effects of the pandemic on our community and in the world at large, and the current civil rights demonstrations, it has been a whirlwind that shows no signs of letting up any time soon. Read MoreFor nearly two months, the Chinese capital, a city of more than 20 million people, did not report a single local case of the coronavirus. But a recent spike in confirmed cases has officials in Beijing afraid they're staring down a new outbreak — and they are responding with swift and sweeping measures to contain it. Families stood in line wearing masks. White pop-up tents sheltered health care workers while they drew patients' blood. It wasn't the scene at a medical clinic, but the parking of a black church in South Dallas in late May. Friendship-West Baptist Church was the first of several black churches in the area to host a free weekly coronavirus testing event.

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