Ypsilantni, MI – Award-winning screenwriter Sterling Anderson will address Eastern Michigan University students this afternoon. He's written scripts for television's "Medium" and "The Unit". He's writing the upcoming remake of "Superfly". Sterling Anderson talked about his craft this morning with WEMU's David Fair. Click to hear more.
Ypsilanti, MI – Major building projects and continuing budget issues are among a variety of items discussed by Eastern Michigan University President Susan Martin in this interview with WEMU's David Fair. Click to hear more.
Ypsilanti, MI – Representatives of a number of federal agencies described efforts to keep Asian carp out of the great lakes at the Eagle Crest Conference Center on Wednesday. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Washtenaw County, MI – Washtenaw County's board of commissioners wants to establish new priorities to deal with the financial challenges the county is now facing. However, at its meeting Wednesday night, commissioners sent an outline of the priority developing process back to the drawing board. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ypsilanti, MI – Ann Arbor filmmaker and philanthropist Tom McPhee is just back from Haiti, where he documented the effort to care for abandoned and lost pets following the earthquake. Hear more in this interview with WEMU's Bob Eccles.
Ypsilanti, MI – An overflow crowd attended Monday night's Ypsilanti school board meeting. Most in the audience came to let the board know they're against closing schools to help balance the district's budget. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.
Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to February's 'First Friday Focus on the Environment' from WEMU, featuring League of Conservation Voters Executive Director Lisa Wozniak, and special guest Andy Buchsbaum, the Regional Director of the National Wildlife Federation's Great Lakes Regional Office. This month, the threat of Asian Carp to the Great Lakes.
Ann Arbor, MI – For the second time in three months, the Ann Arbor school district is looking for candidates to fill a vacancy on the board of education. Current trustee Adam Hollier is stepping down later this month. Hear more on the search for his replacement from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ypsilanti, MI – About 100 people turned out for an Ypsilanti schools community meeting Wednesday night, worried that the district might close two schools to save money. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.
Ann Arbor, MI – An Ann Arbor school board member elected in an unusual manner is resigning after serving the district for less than a year. Adam Hollier announced Wednesday night that he's stepping down from the board on February 12th. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Washtenaw County, MI – Washtenaw County's next administrator is currently the deputy county administrator. The county board of commissioners voted unanimously Wednesday night to appoint Verna McDaniel as county administrator, effective May 15th. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilant's city council has approved a list of budget priorities designed to guide city staff in crunching the numbers later this year as they work toward setting the city's spending plan. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.