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As about 600 people assembled to hear a speech by the Rev. Al Sharpton at Michigan State University´s Wharton Center Feb. 26, several attendees noted, with a touch of regret, that they were missing the MSU- Minnesota basketball game.
Savvy families have a new must-see list with the reveal of our readers' winners for Best Museum for Families. Each of our winners makes an excellent destination on wet or chilly days, or a fun weekend outing in any weather.
James Minder resigned as CEO of Smith & Wesson, the country's second-biggest handgun maker, when it was revealed he worked his way through the University of Michigan as a stick-up man. Minder spent 15 years in Michigan prisons for armed robberies and an attempted prison escape.
On this day Michigan Rep Ruth Thompson (R) introduces legislation to ban mailing "obscene, lewd, lascivious or filthy" phonograph (rock & roll) records.
On this day, Ann Arbor's Mayor Arthur Brown decided to crack down on the city's wayward students.
Between February 26 and March 1, 1902, William E. Metzger, president of the Tri-State Automobile and Sporting Goods Association, charged the public 25 cents to attend an automobile and sporting goods show at the Detroit Light Guard Armory.
During the 1830s and 1840s, Burt and his crew surveyed much of Michigan. According to the U.S. surveyor general, Burt produced "the most satisfactory" work he had ever seen.