January 22 2013

. January 22, 2013.
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Sore Loser

Anna Burns Welker, wife of New England Patriots receiver Wes Welker, apologized this week for using Facebook to bash Ray Lewis, the Baltimore Ravens’ linebacker who murdered someone … allegedly. 

“Proud of my husband and the Pats,” Welker wrote. “By the way, if anyone is bored, please go to Ray Lewis’ Wikipedia page. 6 kids 4 wives. Acquitted for murder. Paid a family off. Yay. What a hall of fame player! A true role model!”

Unfortunately for Mr. Welker, his team is not going to the Super Bowl and his wife uses Facebook like a high school cheerleader. 

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Queen Beyonce’s Coronation

Leave it to Buzzfeed to give us yet another fantastic Beyonce list. Its the “22 Most Fabulous Beyonce Moments of the Inauguration.” 

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In other NFL News…

Despite the spotlight on Harbaugh vs. Harbaugh in the upcoming Super Bowl, another NFL coach is gearing up for his own big day. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell reinstated New Orleans Saints’ head coach Sean Payton after a season-long suspension. Payton was penalized following the NFL’s bounty investigation in early 2012 when they concluded that monetary incentives for causing “cart-offs” is generally frowned upon. 

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Welcome back, hockey

Detroit Red Wings’ new guy Jordin Tootoo and Columbus Blue Jackets’ tough guy Jared Boll reminded the crowd at Nationwide Arena in Columbus Monday night why they really came to the game when they don’t know a penalty kill from a slap shot–sometimes fights start 3 seconds into the first period. 

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Domino’s Farms Aids Ann Arbor’s Need for Office Space

Domino’s Pizza and Arbor Research are both launching new office building projects at Domino’s Farms. Domino’s Pizza is creating a 33,000-square-foot building on the north side of Domino’s Farms, expanding to their current space. Arbor Research is creating a new 49,500-square-foot headquarters building on the east side of Domino’s Farms. Both buildings should be completed

A Physician’s Perspective on Legalized Cannabis

On Tuesday, November 6th, Michigan became the 10th state to legalize cannabis for recreational use. Ten years ago, we had become the 13th state to legalize Cannabis for medical use. I voted for the medical cannabis law years ago because, in my view, cannabis is not a dangerous product, and too many people were being imprisoned for its use. At that time, however, I did not subscribe to the argument that there were legitimate medical uses for cannabis. How things have changed.

Tiny Expo at Ann Arbor District Library—A Curated Holiday Gift Fair with Flair

The Tiny Expo is a gem of an indie arts and crafts fair for vendors with original and unexpected products that make wonderful gifts but may not be an obvious fit for Ann Arbor’s mainstream art fairs. Shoppers who crave artistic, high quality products with diverse price points will find a rich variety of unique, handmade products to choose from.

New Tenants in Downtown Ypsilanti

Formerly long-vacant buildings in Downtown Ypsilanti are experiencing revitalization as small businesses and nonprofits are rapidly filling up spaces. Michigan Advocacy Program (MAP), a nonprofit organization that, “provides access to the justice systems for those that need it most,” recently purchased the Smith Furniture building at 15 S Washington Street which became their headquarters. Decode