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.
Ann Arbor – The president of the Ann Arbor Public Schools teachers' union says he's still confident the union and the district will reach an agreement that is a win-win decision. WEMU's Andrew Cluley has more.
Ann Arbor – Ann Arbor Public Schools have reached an agreement to keep custodian and maintenance employees in house. The school board approved the contract last night that will save the district more than one-point-eight million dollars next year. WEMU's Andrew Cluley has more.
Ann Arbor – Washtenaw Intermediate School District officials say the county's schools could save up to 25 percent in busing costs by consolidating service. The Ann Arbor School Board last night got their first official briefing on the plan that could save the district about two million dollars a year. WEMU's Andrew Cluley has more.
WEMU – There are plenty of films to see over the weekend. Michigan Theater Executive Director Russ Collins joined WEMU Morning Edition host David Fair for this week's edition of Cinema Chat. Before getting to those movie options Russ offered some of the news buzzing out of Hollywood.
Washtenaw County, MI – Washtenaw County officials are moving forward with a plan to increase staff at its jail to cover the additional beds and the new intake area that are part of the facility's expansion. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ann Arbor, MI – Officials with the University of Michigan Depression Center say a plan for federally designated depression centers of excellence will save lives and dollars. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.