Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to January's First Friday Focus on the Environment from WEMU. Our special guest is the longest-serving member of the U-S House, Michigan's 15 district representative John Dingell.
Ypsilanti, MI – Officials with SOS Community Services say it appears the organization received strong support from year-end donations, but fear the demand for services will remain high in 2011. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ann Arbor, MI – Medical marijuna advocates picketed outside the Ann Arbor city council meeting Monday night. Even though council postponed a vote on the first reading of proposed medical marijuna licensing guidelines, advocates were pleased with council's actions by the end of the night. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ypsilanti, MI – In April, Eastern Michigan University kicked off its first capital campaign in more than a decade. EMU is now nearly 80 percent of the way toward the campaign's goal. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU. This week's guest is Lynn Henning, CAFO Water Sentinel for the Michigan Chapter of the Sierra Club. She's a family farmer and activist who exposed the egregious polluting practices of livestock factory farms in rural Michigan, gaining the attention of the federal EPA and prompting state regulators to issue hundreds of citations for water quality violations.
Ypsilanti, MI – Eastern Michigan University officials say the 80-thousand square foot addition to the Mark Jefferson science building will be ready when winter classes start in January. The university hosted a sneak preview of the facility on Thursday. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.