On a small crest deep in South Dakota's Black Hills, a dozen children jumped on sleds and floated across the snow. They are wards of the state, and this is their home: the western campus of the Children's Home Society.
There are rolling hills, a babbling brook — even a new school.
Children's Home Director Bill Colson says it's a place to help children who can't make it in regular foster homes.
Income rose across the board for U.S. households over the past 30 years, according to a new report from the CBO. But it went through the roof for the households in the top one percent of the income distribution.
The University of Michigan is increasing its committment to environmental sustainability. Hear more about it on this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU. Our guest is the University of Michigan's Executive Director of the Office of Campus Sustainability, Terry Alexander.
Another attempt to put a stop to the proposed demolition of seven homes on South Fifth Avenue has been turned down by Ann Arbor city council members. Council voted seven to four against a proposal to form another historic district study committee. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ann Arbor's Downtown Development Authority and the "Get Downtown" program are stepping up efforts to inform those who work downtown about all of their parking and transportation options. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
WEMU's David Fair talks with SAFEHOUSE Executive Director Barbara Neiss-May about the incidence on domestic violence and sexual assault in Washtenaw County, and dwindling financial support for the efforts by SAFEHOUSE to help abused women and their children.
The local community board for the part of Manhattan where the Occupy Wall Street protests are being held voted Tuesday night to bless the occupation "within certain parameters," The Village Voice reports.
Originally published on Wed October 26, 2011 12:20 pm
When we think of eating disorders, the classic image is a waif-thin, anorexic woman.
But here's a question for men: Do you find yourself fasting after eating too much? Or maybe pushing through an insanely long run or workout, trying to compensate for overeating through intense exercise?