Ypsilanti, MI – With record numbers of items checked out and programs attended, the Ypsilanti District Library is raising money to renovate the teen area of the Michigan Avenue library. WEMU's Andrew Cluley has more.
Ann Arbor, MI – A local official says he does not have much confidence that Michigan lawmakers will act quickly to address unfunded mandates outlined in a new state report. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ypsilanti, MI – Area colleges students may have noticed a spike in blood drives on their campuses over the past few years.
There's a reason for that.
Blood drives at the big three auto plants no longer yield big results, says Gerry Abejuro, regional representative for the American Red Cross. Job losses caused by poor economic conditions have caused that significant donor group to dry up. Now, the Red Cross is reaching out to other populations.
Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU. The topic is permaculture, and this week's guest is Nathan Ayers. He's the founder of the Burns Park Green Energy Association, and co-founder of Transition Ann Arbor.
Ypsilantni, MI – Award-winning screenwriter Sterling Anderson will address Eastern Michigan University students this afternoon. He's written scripts for television's "Medium" and "The Unit". He's writing the upcoming remake of "Superfly". Sterling Anderson talked about his craft this morning with WEMU's David Fair. Click to hear more.