saline http://wemu.org en Saline Far From Alone in Facing Issues Around Heroin, Substance Abuse http://wemu.org/post/saline-far-alone-facing-issues-around-heroin-substance-abuse <p>A spike in heroin overdoses including several deaths followed by three teens being charged in the death of a Michigan State University student has turned the spotlight on Saline for drug use.&nbsp; Washtenaw County officials however say the problem with heroin and other opiates is really a national epidemic.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 19:25:43 +0000 Andrew Cluley 42386 at http://wemu.org Saline Far From Alone in Facing Issues Around Heroin, Substance Abuse Voters Will Elect New Mayor in Saline http://wemu.org/post/voters-will-elect-new-mayor-saline <p>With Saline Mayor Gretchen Driskell challenging State Representative Mark Ouimet for his 52nd district seat, the city will have a new mayor after Tuesday's election.&nbsp; WEMU's Bob Eccles has a preview of the Saline mayoral race.</p><p></p> Fri, 02 Nov 2012 13:27:16 +0000 Bob Eccles 21495 at http://wemu.org