On Tuesday night, President Donald Trump delivered the State of the Union address, and Ann Arbor Mayor Christopher Taylor was watching. Mayor Taylor shares his perspective on the potential impacts of proposed policies introduced in the address in a conversation with WEMU's David Fair.
WEMU is happy to announce that On the Ground Ypsi will continue through 2018. We start this week's edition with WEMU's Patrick Campion and Concentrate Media's Brianna Kelly meeting with a team of aspiring young engineers from Ypsilanti Community High School, who want to show off their skills on the national stage.
President Donald Trump delivered his first State of the Union address Tuesday night, and 12th District Congresswoman Debbie Dingell was in attendance. She spoke to WEMU's David Fair about her thoughts on the speech, including such issues as the automotive industry and immigration.
Former Governor John Engler will serve as interim president of his troubled alma mater, Michigan State University. The MSU Board of Trustees is expected to officially vote on the appointment at a meeting this morning.
Rick Pluta reports on John Engler being named interim president of MSU.
President Trump is delivering his State of the Union address to Congress, which will be followed by a response from the Democratic Party. Journalists across the NPR newsroom will be annotating those remarks, adding fact-checks and analysis in real time. You can also watch the speeches live here.
Governor Rick Snyder kicked off his week of daily announcements Monday with a focus on broadband internet access. During the State of the State, Snyder said he would make a new announcement about infrastructure and the environment every day this week.
Cheyna Roth reports on Gov. Snyder's plan to expand broadband internet access in Michigan.
For some, it might seem incongruous to try and run a business from the perspective of an artist. It's exactly that perspective that has made the Zingerman's Community of Businesses such a success. In this week's 'creative:impact," we explore the artistic vision of Zingerman's co-founder and co-owner, Ari Weinzweig, and the business model it helped create that is being imitated around the world.
Every Monday morning, the executive director of the CivCity Initiative will join WEMU's David Fair for a conversation on topics pertinent to the city of Ann Arbor and Washtenaw County. Mary Morgan provides news, analysis, commentary and explains the various ways residents can become more engaged.
You don’t have to travel halfway around the world to see historic artifacts from the ancient world. Treasures have been procured from around the globe and are available for you to see, right in Ann Arbor. Where? It’s a museum on the University of Michigan campus.
You’ll find it clearly visible on State Street, and yet for many, it’s hidden in plain sight.
Listen to the full story with 89.1 WEMU’s Jorge Avellan
As evening settled over eastern Ghouta on Tuesday, the suburb just outside Damascus lay battered by 48 hours of sustained airstrikes. And the approaching night promised still more horror for one hospital.
By 5 p.m. local time, the Syrian American Medical Society says, barrel bombs had begun to fall in a downpour about the medical facility.
The wife of Kentucky state Rep. Dan Johnson, who killed himself last year amid allegations of sexual assault, has lost a bid to succeed her late husband. The special election returned the seat to Linda Belcher, whom Dan Johnson had unseated.