Ann Arbor, MI – The Michigan Supreme Court has thrown out a lawsuit against the Ann Arbor school district for offering health insurance to same-sex partners of district employees. However, Wednesday's ruling does not resolve the issue of domestic partner benefits for gay and lesbian employees. Click on the audio icon to hear more on the story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU, featuring the Director of Environmental and Utility Services for Ann Arbor's public schools, Randy Trent.
Ypsilanti, MI – Washtenaw County officials hope the county can become the site of a wind farm. County Commissioners voted eight to two Wednesday night to spend up to 86-thousand dollars on a study to determine if the county has the right conditions to generate wind power. Click on the audio icon for more on the story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti's city council has dropped plans for a public hearing into a complaint against Mayor Pro Tem Trudy Swanson. Click on the audio icon to hear more on the story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.
Ypsilanti, MI – Eastern Michigan University's Board of Regents says the firings of President John Fallon, Vice-President Jim Vick, and Police Chief Cindy Hall, plus the reprimand of university attorney Ken McKanders will be the only personnel changes made in connection to the university's handling of the rape and murder of a student last December. Click on the audio icon to hear how the university plans to move forward from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.