Ypsilanti, MI – Analog television signals will end in two years, and millions of today's television sets are going to be rendered useless. You don't want to store them, and they're definitely not wanted in landfills. What to do? Click on the audio icon to hear this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU, featuring the founder and CEO of Classic Computer Recovery, Linda McFarland.
Ypsilanti, MI – It was close, but Ypsilanti's city council has approved the first reading of an ordinance to place an income tax before voters in November. Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.
Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor school district officials say they'll try to find a way to continue offering benefits to same-sex partners of employees who weren't under contract this past month. Supporters of the benefits asked the school board Wednesday night to act quickly after employees were recently notified that the district would not to continue to offer the benefits. Click on the audio icon to hear more on the story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ypsilanti, MI – The Ypsilanti school board has signed off on budget cuts recommended by the district's superintendent to help balance the books. A number of teachers and staff are facing layoffs. Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.
Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's city council and a group of local activists are promoting drinking tap water over bottled water. Click on the audio icon to hear more on the story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ann Arbor, MI – The University of Michigan Survival Flight and transplantation programs continue with their work, even with heavy hearts after Monday's plane crash that left six team members dead. Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley
Ypsilanti, MI – It's getting down to crunch time for a group of Ypsilanti High School drama students who'll be in Scotland for two weeks this summer for the American High School Theater Fesitval. Click on the audio icon to hear more on the story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.