Ann Arbor, MI – Officials with Ann Arbor Spark and the Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti Smart Zone say they've continued to be successful in attracting and retaining businesses. The organizations outlined their progress at an Ann Arbor city council work session Monday night. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Washtenaw County, MI – A three year old effort to promote literacy in Washtenaw County has been recognized by county commissioners as a community-lead coalition. Hear more on the coalition and its blueprint to end illiteracy from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ann Arbor, MI – The Ann Arbor Public Schools Educational Foundation has kicked off a fundraising campaign aimed at raising one million dollars to save district programs that are not part of the mandated curriculum. The "One Million Reasons" campaign began Thursday. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ann Arbor, MI – What started out as basically a bus pass program in Ann Arbor has grown over the last decade into a fun program promoting all types of transit. Officials with the "Get Downtown" program celebrated its tenth anniversary this week. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's city administrator is recommending the elimination of 60 positions in the budget year that begins July first. Roger Fraser presented his budget recommendations at a public forum Wednesday night. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ann Arbor, MI – After a couple of postponements, Ann Arbor's city council has now tabled a plan to ban the use of cell phones and other handheld electronic devices while driving in the city. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.