Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti residents will vote in August on a proposal to create a dedicated funding source for public transportation. City council has approved putting the Headlee override question on the ballot. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ypsilanti, MI – Last week, four candidates to be Michigan's next Governor came to Washtenaw County as part of a candidate 'mixer' hosted by the Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti Regional Chamber of Commerce, the Ann Arbor Area Board of Realtors, and the local Builders and Remodelers Association. In part one of a special series, WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports on the candidacy of Republican Tom George.
Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's city council has approved the 2011 fiscal year city budget. Council made several amendments to avoid police department layoffs, to reduce or eliminate fire department layoffs, and to maintain existing levels of human services funding. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Washtenaw County, MI – Nationally, the foreclosure crisis is finally showing signs of easing, even as the number of homes being seized continues to climb. Washtenaw County appears to be following the national trend. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ann Arbor, MI – The third time was the charm for Andy Thomas as he's now been chosen to join the Ann Arbor school board. The board voted Wednesday night to appoint Thomas to replace trustee Randy Friedman who resigned last month. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor school district officials say the district's lawyers have told them an elementary school program open only to African-Americans violated district policy and state law. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.