Ypsilanti, MI – The Ann Arbor Book Festival is this weekend. Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul, and Mary will perform Saturday, and he stopped by WEMU's studios to chat and sing a bit with WEMU's Bob Eccles. Click the audio icon to hear more!
Ypsilanti, MI – Eastern Michigan University President doctor Susan Martin says the state's increasing budget deficit is still a threat, but EMU is finding ways to adjust and grow in the poor economy. Hear more in this interview by WEMU's David Fair.
Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor public schools officials say the plan to offer world languages in all of the district's elementary schools this fall is progressing even better than expected. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti's city council held the first in a series of meetings on the city's 2009-2010 fiscal year budget Tuesday night. Council got a fairly sobering update on the state revenue sharing picture from the city's Lansing lobbyist. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.
Ypsilanti, MI – The White House Project is in Lansing today. It's a national non-profit organization aimed at advancing women's political leadership. One of the many sponsors of the event is 52nd district State Representative Pam Byrnes. Hear more on the effort in this interview with Byrnes by WEMU's David Fair.