Ann Arbor, MI – Several hundred University of Michigan students, former Peace Corps volunteers, and others celebrated the creation of the Peace Corps at 2am Thursday at the Michigan Union. The celebration marked the 50th anniversary of then presidential candidate John F. Kennedy's speech that lead to the Peace Corps. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Saline, MI – There will be no changes in the wording of the Saline Area Schools' non-discrimination policy. The school board voted against changes that would have added sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression to the policy. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.
Ypsilanti, MI – The Ypsilanti school board is the latest to hear the Washtenaw Intermediate School District's proposal to create a county-wide international high school. The plan was presented to the board Monday night. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.
Ann Arbor, MI – Today (Friday) marks the last day on the job for Ann Arbor school district superintendent Todd Roberts. The district held a farewell reception for Roberts on Thursday at Skyline high school. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ypsilanti, MI – The director of the state senate fiscal agency says the state can expect a 15 percent reduction in the general fund budget for fiscal year 2011-2012. On Thursday, Gary Olson gave the Eastern Michigan University community an update on the state budget. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ann Arbor, MI – This month, residents form throughout Washtenaw County will get to help shape the Ann Arbor Transportation Authority's vision for transit services for the next 30 years. About 45 people attended one of 20 planned public outreach meetings Wednesday night at the main Ann Arbor library. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.