TRUEMU Tigers Day, July 22nd

Join WEMU listeners and donors on a special trip to Comerica Park to see the Detroit Tigers take on the Seattle Mariners

Michigan Economic Center / www.mieconomiccenter.org

Find out how deeply Michigan's environmental and economic future  are tied to the health and abundance of our waters. 


Michigan Theater / www.michtheater.org

Michigan Theater Program Director Amanda Bynum fills in for Russ Collins to discuss all of your movie option for holiday weekend. 


Powerful antipsychotic medications are being used to treat children and teenagers with ADHD, aggression and behavior problems, a study finds, even though safer treatments are available and should be used first.

President Obama on Wednesday announced the formal resumption of diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Cuba after more than half a century of hostilities. The two countries have agreed to reopen embassies in Washington and Havana.

Standing in the White House Rose Garden, Obama called it "a historic step forward in our efforts to normalize relations with the Cuban government and people."

Obama said U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will visit Havana this summer to "proudly raise the flag over our embassy once more."

Huron River Watershed Council / www.hrwc.org

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued  the new "Clean Water Rule." How does it impact Michigan and Washtenaw County? Find out in this 89.1 WEMU's 'Issues of the Environment.' 

     

An agency of the federal government will have to stop doing business today. That's because members of Congress went home last week for the July Fourth recess without reauthorizing the Export-Import Bank.

The bank helps American companies sell their goods overseas. The bank's critics say they're stopping corporate welfare.

At Pride events in New York City this weekend, the emotional excitement about marriage equality was evident. But many people also were thrilled about the practical considerations.

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that the Environmental Protection Agency made a mistake when it told electric power plants to reduce mercury emissions. The high court says the EPA should first have considered how much it would cost power plants to do that.

The decision comes too late for most power companies, but it could affect future EPA regulations.

Mercury in the air is a health risk. When you burn coal or oil, you create airborne mercury that can end up in fish we eat and cause serious health problems.

Today's US Supreme court ruling was based in part on the case of a Michigan couple, April DeBoer and Jayne Rowse.  Both nurses, they had gone to court hoping to formally adopt they children they are raising together.  We spoke to them in Ann Arbor this afternoon when the decision was announced this morning.

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