Highlights from Sunday’s Ann Arbor News:

> “Storm leaves power outages”
> “Scio Twp. teen quits race for trustee”
> “City budget cuts unsettled”
> And columnist Jo Mathis writes about the death of city planning in Ann Arbor: “Reorganizing a professional out of a job”

Also, another good reason to vote against imperialism this fall:

” … $28 million has been added to the 2004 Selective Service System (SSS) budget to prepare for a military draft that could start as early as June 15, 2005. Selective Service must report to Bush on March 31, 2005 that the system, which has lain dormant for decades, is ready for activation. Please see website: www.sss.gov/perfplan_fy2004.html to view the sss annual performance plan – fiscal year 2004. …”
> Congress.org: “Pending Draft Legislation Targeted for Spring 2005”

Finally, there’s been quite a bit excitement surrounding Michael Moore’s newest film, Fahrenheit 9/11. It won the highest award given at the Cannes film festival, the first time a documentary has won the award since 1953. Michael Moore’s site has more information about the film’s reception. See also NYTimes: “Fahrenheit 9/11 wins top prize at Cannes”

Author: Rob