Ypsilanti, MI – Mother's Day is right around the corner, and you may be looking to do something a little more special than picking up some flowers and making breakfast in bed. How about taking Mom to a movie? WEMU's David Fair and Michigan Theater Executive Director Russ Collins cover the options available this weekend as part of Cinema Chat. First, they open with some movie news.
Ann Arbor, MI – The Ann Arbor Downtown Development Authority has approved plans to transfer $2 million to the city to help with the 2011 fiscal year budget. WEMU's Andrew Cluley has more on the seven-to-four vote.
Ann Arbor, MI – The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan will lead a study on the effectiveness of the Michigan Merit Curriculum and the Michigan Promise scholarship program. WEMU's Bob Eccles has more.
Ypsilanti, MI – The President of Washtenaw Community College is keeping an eye on budget talks in Lansing, where one plan would keep funding for community colleges at current levels, and another would trim funding by three percent. WEMU's Bob Eccles has the story.
Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor residents concerned about possible cuts to public safety and human services spoke at a hearing on the city's proposed 2011 fiscal year budget. We have more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ypsilanti, MI – A collaborative effort involving several Washtenaw County agencies and the Dolly Parton Foundation will make every child in two local zip codes eligible for a free book each month until age five. WEMU's Andrew Cluley has the story.