There are three candidates vying for the Democratic nomination for Washtenaw County Sheriff, including 51-year old Incumbent Dan Minzey. 43-year old Jerry Clayton retired from the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Department after 20-years. Clayton says he offers a complete change in management style. Iva Jo Beilec is 76-years old and has no law enforcement experience. WEMU's David Fair has a look at the people, and issues, driving this race.
The Democratic primary in Ann Arbor will go a long way in determining the new look of City Council. It's been a long while since a Republican has been on council, so if that trend continues, the winner's in Tuesday's races will make it to the council table. There will be at least three-new faces on council, as Ron Suarez, Joan Lowenstein and Christ Easthope did not seek re-election. WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports.
Ypsilanti, MI – Eastern Michigan University's Board of Regents has approved tuition, room and board rates, and a new budget for fiscal year 2008-2009. Click on the audio icon to hear the story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ypsilanti, MI – The city of Ypsilanti has taken another step toward approving a two-sided electronic billboard to replace the current Visitor's and Convention Bureau sign on the north side of I-94 at Huron. Click on the audio icon to hear more on the project from WEMU's Bob Eccles.