updated 5/27/2004 2:49:21 PM ET 2004-05-27T18:49:21

-- Residents of Hamtramck (ham-TRAM'-ik), Michigan, will get a chance to decide whether a change in a city ordinance dealing with Muslim calls to prayer should be rescinded.

The issue involves an earlier decision to let a local mosque broadcast its calls to prayer over loudspeakers five times a day, for the city's sizable Muslim population.

A petition with more than 630 signatures calls for reversing the change.

It's not known when a vote will be held. Until then, the mosque will be allowed to broadcast its prayer calls -- starting tomorrow.

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