Ypsilanti, MI – This week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU examines the negative impacts of high ozone levels on health. Our guest is Dr. Harvey Leo. Dr. Leo is a pediatric allergist and immunologist, and assistant research scientist at the Center for Managing Chronic Disease at the University of Michigan School of Public Health.
Ann Arbor, MI – As expected, Ann Arbor's city council has held off on approving the 2012 fiscal year budget until issues with the Downtown Development Authority over tax and parking revenue can be resolved. However, at Monday night's meeting, citizens called on council to protect public services. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ann Arbor, MI – To meet new state guidelines for teacher evaluations, the Ann Arbor school district is considering a new testing program. District officials say the test could be a useful tool in personalizing learning. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor Transportation Authority officials say they're getting important feedback from the latest round of meetings on the county-wide transit master plan. Meetings were held in Chelsea, Ypsilanti, and Ann Arbor this week, with meetings in Dexter and Saline coming up Monday and Tuesday. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ann Arbor, MI – Two weeks before a formal budget presentation, the Ann Arbor school board has asked the administration not to include a plan for some elementary schools to share principals. The board voted five to two Wednesday night to reject the plan. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ypsilanti, MI – This week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU examines raptors - birds of prey in our area. Our guest is the Director of the Raptor Program at the Leslie Science and Nature Center in Ann Arbor, Francie Krawcke.
Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's city council may delay a final vote on the next fiscal year's budget due to questions over funds the Downtown Development Authority may owe to other taxing authorities. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.